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What if Obama emulated the Republicans’ style of political blackmail?
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By Pat Cunningham
Oct. 6, 2013 11:20 a.m.

Republican blackmail
Nicholas Kristof NAILS IT:

Suppose President Obama announced:

Unless Republicans agree to my proposal for gun control, I will use my authority as commander in chief to scuttle one aircraft carrier a week in the bottom of the ocean.

I invite Republican leaders to come to the White House and negotiate a deal to preserve our military strength. I hope Republicans will work with me to prevent the loss of our carrier fleet.

If the Republicans refuse to negotiate, I will be compelled to begin by scuttling the U.S.S. George Washington in the Pacific Oceanís Mariana Trench, with 80 ...

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