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Poisoned long ago

Tribune-Review
| Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:00 p.m

Poisoning the well? Really, did I hear that correctly?

The GOP said President Obama would poison the well by issuing an executive order concerning immigration. The well has been poisoned since the man was sworn in!

From Day 1, Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said his goal was to make Obama a one-term president. Obama was called a “socialist”; his birth status was questioned and his patriotism was questioned.

He nationalized no industries. He allowed me to buy health insurance on exchanges, which irritates conservatives to no end. But that isn’t “socialism.”

This was his entire first term and now his second term. When was this well not poisoned?

And this has been getting worse with all the “dark money” funding hate-filled politics. Remember Bill Clinton? They were trying anything they could to make him a one-termer. These guys pumping so much money into politics — that’s poison.

I see nothing to lose for President Obama by signing that executive order on immigration. The well was poisoned before, it will be poisoned tomorrow and this will end only when people start researching candidates and voting in huge numbers again.

We can’t let the oligarchs buy the U.S.A.!

Nick Balandiat

Baldwin Borough

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