SO . . .
The Dem’s finally got around to pointing out, albeit indirectly, that the Republican’s decided the night before Obama’s inauguration to ‘make certain he is a one term President.’ The did it by deliberately sabotaging any and all efforts to improve the economy . . .
The pundits give generally high marks to the convention but many feel “Obama gave no [affirmative] reason to vote for him” . . .
Ryan-Romney say Obama didn’t deliver . . .
Obama did not deliver because of the refusal of the other side to cooperate . . .
Obama should come out and say something along the lines of: “Send Congress a message, conservative and liberal alike, that by re-electing President Obama we are giving him a mandate to demand of Congress that they cooperate, compromise and reach consensus. Let us make that clear: a vote for Romney is a mandate for the Tea Party Agenda; a vote for Obama is a mandate to work together, to leave NOTHING off the table, to draw no lines in the sand, to ignore the pressure groups and the lobbyists and the ‘pledges’ and actually finish the work of rebuilding this economy. . . . ‘
Make it explicit: a vote for Obama is a demand from the American people to cooperate and compromise. No more filibusters; no more wasting time on bills that are purposely so partisan everyone knows they will fail; no more entering ‘negations’ with a list of ‘non-starters’
A mandate for all to actually govern, Grover Norquist and Government Unions alike be dammed