Originally Posted by go bowe
i don't necessarily disagree but i wonder when i hear that o'bama doesn't lead what is it that he is supposed to do to be a leader?
can he individually buttonhole the tea partiers and hard-right conservative reps in the house and persuade them to compromise?
when their own leaders cannot?
what actions would constitute "leadership" with regard to the fiscal cliff negotiations? what should he do?
He is "The Man" he needs to put forth a plan and sell it like he has sold himself for the last 6 years. Bush sold a bunch of dems on a gazillion dollar war, I think Obama could sway some r's over a few trillion dollars.