Why Voters Turned Against Obama Policies
By Jay Ambrose
February 10, 2010
You've got to like President Obama's articulateness, his command of information, his obviously swift intelligence, but here is what you don't have to like about him: his fierce unbending ideology, his endless and increasingly absurd posturing as a saint while insisting opponents are scoundrels and what could turn out to be political klutziness.
He's not an ideologue, he told congressional Republicans when he boldly faced them at a televised caucus meeting, but he is, at least if you define an ideologue not as a stop-at-nothing fanatic, but instead as someone obedient to one or two controlling ideas and values that then tend to inform virtually every aspect of the person's political thinking.
It seems to me that Obama has a controlling idea -- th
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