I wrote a piece for POLITICO today that I hope you will enjoy. It details Obama’s cynical move to politicize his own jobs bill while demanding that Republicans put politics aside.
The hypocrisy is so striking that it starts to beg the question of whether the president can be trusted at all by Republicans. Here are a couple of paragraphs to give you the idea.
It’s hard to keep from laughing when President Barack Obama insists that Republicans put party and politics aside and pass his new “jobs” plan. The president’s own approach has been so nakedly political that it consigns his demand to absurdity . . .
The problem for the White House is that George W. Bush’s presidency has begun to recede too far into the mists of time for Obama to continue blaming his predecessor for the current economic mess. He needs a new culprit — and he wants voters to finger congressional Republicans.
And here is the link.