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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:24 AM

5. How is this anything new?

The Republicans declared "war" on President Obama from the moment he took office. Instead of working for their constituents, and addressing pressing issues, they worked on making him "a one-term president." What a waste of time and energy and it certainly hurt Americans on both sides of the aisle.

I'm reminded of Barry Goldwater. Remember seeing him on one of the late night shows, think it was Leno, in his twilight years. Jay attempted to bait him, asked him what he thought of then-President Clinton, but Goldwater, the elder statesman, refused to be baited. He proudly said that he wouldn't be drawn into criticism of Clinton because "he's my president, too."

Wish we could return to those days and that mindset.

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