Thursday, September 9, 2010

Hey Obama, stop apologizing

Posted By on Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:45 AM

I shake my head at the news a lot these days. For instance, why are middle- and lower-class folks pushing Congress to extend tax cuts for people who make significantly more money than they do? Are they brainwashed or what? It doesn't make any sense, especially when our country could use the tax revenue.

With that, I admire President Obama for refusing to compromise on this issue. He's tried the bipartisan route only to be shut down at ever turn by the "Party of No." That's the same party that's in favor of extending tax cuts for the rich, the same party that screwed our economy like a cheap hooker only to fling her aside and pretend they've never seen her before.

Listen up, folks: The president is trying to make YOUR tax cuts permanent while insisting the wealthy pay their fair share. (Please re-read that last sentence until it sinks in.)

And Mr. President, you don't need to apologize for standing up for what's best for Americans. That's your job. Just because they don't understand, just because they're uninformed and shutter at facts doesn't mean you should back down. No, you should stand your ground. Don't allow people to play politics with our country's future, padding their pockets along the way. I repeat: Stand your ground.

Here's our president in Ohio, yesterday, speaking on this very topic:

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