Letter: Two important messages from President Barack Obama's news conference

Published: Thursday, Nov. 15 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

President Barack Obama makes an opening statement during his news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Charlres Dharapak, ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Having just watched President Barack Obama's news conference, I believe I discerned two important messages from the president to all Republicans:

1. I am the President and you are not. Get over it.

2. Regarding the "fiscal cliff," you have been outmaneuvered at every turn. You are now painted into a corner. Either you get in line and do as I wish, or I will drive this bus off the cliff and you will get the blame.

If you do get in line, I will say some nice things about you and maybe throw you a bone or two.

Thomas Brown


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