LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President deserves dismal grade

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President Obama’s demonization of oil speculators and the fraudulent Buffett Rule are exercises in political futility and nothing more than intentional distractions from a dismal term in office.

The underlying reason Senate Democrats won’t pass a budget is they fear losing control of the Senate to the Republicans in November. It was bad enough when Democrats controlled both Houses and rammed through Mr. Obama’s health care monster, shutting out Republicans. But to make things worse, they unleashed the tyrannical Dodd-Frank finance laws on the economy, and refused to make the Bush tax cuts permanent.

Still, even if they lose the Senate, they will undoubtedly let the tax cuts expire at the end of the year before they leave office. This will raise everyone’s taxes and prolong the recession.

Hopefully, the increased cost-of-living pain will wake up enough Democrats and independents to the realization that they were suckered by Mr. Obama’s political bible, which has as a basic tenet the achievement of “social justice” at the expense of the hard-working. This idea has the endorsement of former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Barney Frank and Sen. Harry Reid.

Mr. Obama has never stopped campaigning, regardless of broken promises, deliberate distractions, misappropriation of public funds and insurmountable debt. If he is re-elected, I can only imagine it will have been with the aid of voter fraud.


Apple Valley, Calif.

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