A recent Republican letter warned readers against supporting Democrats. Space prohibits detailed analysis of the letter's invalid assertions, but all lacked evidence, and some, like the supposed Benghazi and IRS "coverups," have been thoroughly discredited.
Other accusations blamed President Obama for the sins of Republicans, like Bush's Middle East disaster, caused by lying us into two unnecessary wars.
Bush also caused the worst recession in modern history by not budgeting for the wars and by letting the finance industry run amok. Obama inherited these two messes; he didn't cause them.
The writer accused Obama of lacking a coherent military policy. I suspect she dislikes Obama's strategy of trying diplomacy before military action, working in coalitions with allies, and not shooting first and asking questions later.
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She says Detroit and Chicago are casualties of Democratic governance, forgetting that these two cities' problems climaxed during a huge, nationwide, Republican-caused recession.
She also forgot that Michigan's Republican governor passed draconian laws robbing city dwellers of their civil rights so the state can plunder municipal assets.
She criticizes Obamacare for passing without Republican votes. So? Social programs like Social Security and Medicare have never had Republican support.
Obamacare is working well, except in states ruled by Republicans, like ours. Gov. Rick Scott refused federal money to expand Medicaid, condemning hundreds of thousands of Floridians to lack medical insurance.
We have many reasons not to support Republicans. Their stated top priority has been to sabotage anything Obama tries to do, never mind the damage to the country.
The result is that important actions have languished, earning representatives the distinction of being the worst Congress in history, with an approval of 7 percent. Why should Americans support these irresponsible people?