DIONNE: Obama: The conservative of 2012?

DIONNE: Obama: The conservative of 2012?

There are 1 comment on the Petaluma360 story from Dec 26, 2011, titled DIONNE: Obama: The conservative of 2012?. In it, Petaluma360 reports that:

At a moment when the nation wonders whether politicians can agree on anything, here is something that unites the Republican presidential candidates - and all of them with President Barack Obama: Everyone agrees that the 2012 election will be a turning point involving one of the most momentous choices in American history.

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Waco, TX

#1 Dec 26, 2011
Some of us have been saying that all along.

“Obama: The conservative of 2012?”

Published: Monday, December 26, 2011 at 3:00 a.m.
E.J. Dionne Jr. is a columnist for the Washington Post.

Obama will be the conservative in 2012, in the truest sense of that word.

He is the candidate defending the modestly redistributive and regulatory government the country has relied on since the New Deal and that neither Ronald Reagan nor George W. Bush dismantled.

The rhetoric of the 2012 Republicans suggests they want to go far beyond where Reagan or Bush ever went.

And here’s the irony: By raising the stakes of 2012 so high, Republicans will be playing into Obama’s hands.

As my colleagues Greg Sargent and Paul Krugman have been insisting, Romney is saying things about the president that are flatly, grossly and shamefully untrue.


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