The reality is that Obama has been possibly the most divisive and partisan president in the history if the United States. And the American people are suffering because of it. Shortly after he was inaugurated, when Congressional Republicans first came to the White House to negotiate a stimulus package, Obama flatly refused to incorporate any of their tax policy ideas into the plan. “I won. So I think on that one, I trump you,” Obama told then-House Minority Whip Eric Cantor.
The results of Obama’s partisan policies speak for themselves: The nation has lost 316,000 net jobs since Obama took office, unemployment is above 8 percent for the 42nd month in a row, and real median household income is down $4,300. Yet asked if Americans are better off now than they were four years, Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter confidently proclaimed, “Absolutely!”