Sack cartoon: Obama's second term

  • Article by: STEVE SACK , Star Tribune
  • Updated: January 22, 2013 - 7:25 PM
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ranger78Jan. 22, 13 9:06 PM

Ya think? The American public bought the lie that he was a moderate and that Romney was an extremist. We are about to see who the real extremist is. America gets the politicians it deserves because it is too ignorant to look at the facts and listens to the rhetoric. And the so-called unbiased media plays along with the left because that is who they are.

stevenelJan. 22, 1311:26 PM

At the start of his first term, President Obama spent a lot of time reaching across the aisle and preaching nonpartisanship, only to find Republicans who were party first,country a distant second. This time he's telling them to reach across the aisle to him. There are two Republican parties - the responsible opposition and the extremists who have been running and ruining the party since McCain lost. One of those Republican parties is falling into the ash heap of history. I hope the moderate grounups are the ones who manage to survive.

buskahJan. 23, 13 4:26 AM

I would have gladly voted for Romney, except that he said over and over again he was going to kill the Affordable Healthcare Act. The healthcare bill that Obama got passed is horrible but it's a start. If Romney would have endorsed something better he may very well be the president right now.

wisstinks4Jan. 23, 13 7:01 AM

Ain't that the truth. What a mess. Lefties are running this thing into the ground. Really, we can't make it on $1.7T, we need more? This is not monopoly!! Real people's lives are messed up because of all this spending. Stop!

elmore1Jan. 23, 13 7:56 AM

Barry is as far left as you can go. Right (to moderate) is where he needs to go.

smdentJan. 23, 1312:18 PM

I for one am very happy with the left turn. Look at what "right wing" politics brought us - a ruined economy, two unpaid for wars, guns everywhere, bigotry and hatred towards women, gays, immigrants, minorities, and the poor. The middle-class Russians have a saying - - they want to be a "normal country." Well, I, too, want us to be a normal along the lines of the progressive western democracies that enjoy a higher standard of living, job security, universal healthcare and equality for all. Those who say we can't afford it don't know what they're talking about. We are still a very rich country and can have it all, if we try and the 1%ers let us.

callmeronJan. 23, 13 1:53 PM

Many cartoonists portray Obama as driving a car or a train off a cliff. Why? Isn't it obvious: Obama is rapidly bankrupting the country. Duh. Of course, cartoonist Steve Sack thinks Obama is doing a masterful job borrowing and spending trillions of dollars to expand the welfare state. Did you know that Obama's budget deficits for his first four years average OVER $1 trillion per year higher than Bush's average? It's true. Will Sack do a cartoon about that? Don't count on it. Oh, one more thing: Obama supported gay marriage all along, he just lied about being opposed to it. Nobody has an "epiphany" months before an election and then all of a sudden supports something he was staunchly opposed to unless it is a carefully calculated political move, which is what it was.

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