Newsdome: President Obama caves to Republicans ... again

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>> President Obama announced his jobs creation address would be televised on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m., the exact same time as the GOP presidential debate. Bad ass! But then, in typical compromising fashion, Obama caved to Republicans and moved the address to the next day. Grow a backbone, Barack! Rick Perry would never cave to you like that. (the Huffington Post)

>> A new report shows that the debt ceiling debates squashed American confidence in politicians more so than any other recent event and may force the economy back into a recession. Oh and it pushed us to the edge of default. And made the country lose its triple-A credit. And can’t forget about the lost dignity. (Politico)

>> WikiLeaks is blaming two journalists at The Guardian, David Leigh and Luke Harding, for including a password in their book that led to the release of 250,000 unredacted US diplomatic cables. Of course The Guardian says its WikiLeaks own fault for being careless with their sensitive documents. Ahh, the hacker becomes the hackee. (the New York Times)

>> Many people are taking issue with former VP Dick Cheney’s new memoir, including former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice who said he took “cheap shots.” One scene has Condi crying to the VP, but she says she never cried to him in the entire eight years they worked together. They both lied about WMDs in Iraq, so who do you believe? (Politico, Reuters)

>> And finally: A “SuperPAC” supporting Michele Bachmann has gone after presidential frontrunner Rick Perry in a South Carolina TV ad saying that spending during his 11 years as Texas governor are at odds with the Tea Party movement. And here I thought being against Tea Party values was a compliment. (LA Times)






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