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By Norm Luther
Spokane 

They're starting to cave

 


Following ex-President Obama’s 2008 election, a Canadian relative sent congratulations, adding, “I didn’t think the US was ready for a black president.”

Unfortunately, she was probably right. Following Obama’s election, Southern Poverty Law Center documented a big hate group spike. Beginning his presidency, Rush Limbaugh said “I hope Obama fails”, the Tea Party arose, and Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stated the singular Republican Party priority was Obama’s 2012 defeat. Before his inauguration, Republican leadership plotted to obstruct every Obama policy, even if previously Republican-enacted (e.g., Obamacare—Mitt Romney; Immigration—Ronald Reagan)...



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