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July 17, 2013


Did Obama Plan for Perpetual Gridlock?

President Obama hoped that that his victory in 2012 would break the partisan 'fever' in Washington, but "behind closed doors, people close to the president tell Politico, Obama never quite bought his own rhetoric and was quietly planning for precisely the opposite scenario, perpetual gridlock, during West Wing strategy sessions in the weeks before and after beating Mitt Romney."

Said one "The fever didn't break. It turned into smallpox."












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