Politics & Government

April 29, 2009 5:15 PM

As Obama grows stronger, GOP rhetoric becomes extreme

To hear Republicans tell it, Obama's first 100 days have been an unprecedented disaster. "The most harmful budget in American history," said a recent GOP missive. Said another, Obama's global warming proposals could change "the economic fortunes of the hearland . . . for generations." "They're floundering," one political scientist said.

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