Obama: Most people would “acknowledge that I’ve tried real hard”. What do you think?
Via RCP, President Obama made a stop during his campaign tour of Ohio on Friday to speak with a local television station. When asked what he would say to a constituent who may be disappointed with President Obama’s promise that he was going to reach across the aisle to get things done and who may be on the fence about November’s election, the president replied:
“I suspect that most people in Cincinnati would acknowledge that I’ve tried real hard, and we just haven’t gotten the kind of willingness on the part of the Republicans to engage on a whole range of issues that, I wish had happened, and, part of what I think needs to happen in this election is the voters once again have to send a message, ‘We want common sense ideas. We don’t folks who are just saying no to everything.’ Even stuff, traditionally [they] were in favor of. …”
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