Obama’s Attempts at Bipartisanship: a Chronological Review

(Author’s note: This is the first in a two part series using a chronological review of media reports.  The second article will detail Republican obstructionism of most of the Obama agenda, particularly his jobs bills, a fact that refutes the criticism that Obama’s agenda – the same agenda that Republicans have blocked – has failed) We have heard the “Obama as radical partisan” canard from Republican critics since the first day of Obama’s first term, and the fog of history and rhetoric makes it difficult to objectively assess Obama’s record on bipartisanship.  Republican dogma says that Obama was the uber-partisan, … Continue reading this post