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NYTimes: Some Risks as Obama Confronts Congress

by Lisa Mathias

Tuesday’s New York Times addressed President Obama’s comments on Republicans during a tour of Virginia and North Carolina, questioning whether his jabs at the GOP will contribute to his efforts to be seen as a leader trying to remedy the unemployment issue in the country. The WG’s David Winston says Obama is not in a position to joke about Republican efforts:

“What he’s obviously trying to do is model himself on Harry Truman and the ‘do-nothing Congress,’ ” said David Winston, a Republican strategist. “The problem with that is that the unemployment rate in November of 1948 was 3.8 percent.”

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