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Despite my disappointment with a lack of significant financial reform and a very watered down health care reform, I was a huge supporter of President Obama because I felt that we, as Americans, expected far too much of him and had unrealistic expectations of what he could accomplish in such a short time.
However, this tax cut deal is an utter betrayal of those who put him in office and those middle-class Americans he always says he's fighting for. It's not just the bad deal he made with Republicans that angers me, but giving them a pass on their hypocrisy, since the first thing they do post-midterm elections is pass tax cuts for the rich that won't create jobs and only adds to our debt. He failed to hold them accountable for their campaign rhetoric and in the process, undermined his fellow Democrats who needed his support to help move this country forward.
Thank goodness for our congressional representatives. At least they have some courage and conviction.
posted 2 years, 5 months ago
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