That’s always been their top priority. But it’s nice of them to finally admit it. The White House spent two years reaching out to people who want to destroy them, and still want to destroy them. And, to ice the cake, the public doesn’t even realize that Obama bent over backwards for the GOP, and watered down some of his most significant campaign promises for them (and for conservative Democrats).
It should raise the question as to whether such efforts were worth it, and, if you’re going to get blamed for being partisan anyway, perhaps you should make the best of it and take the bastards on.
Of course, I suspect the White House already thinks it takes the GOP on on a regular basis. And there’s the rub. Not only are they afraid to fight, they don’t seem to understand the overall concept of what constitutes fighting back. Hint: It’s not giving a speech and amping up the ire from zero to 1 on a scale of 100.
“The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.”