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State of the Union

Obama is the partisan one

During his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama said his "one regret" was the deplorable partisan state of affairs that has marred his presidency and that the "rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better" ("In final State of the Union, Obama calls for unity," Jan. 12).

Are you kidding me? How does he think it got that way? President Obama pushes the limits of every hot button liberal issue, acts independently of Congress and is then aghast that conservatives don't just fall in line behind him. What does he...