The President Put Jobless Americans First


Leadership is about making tough decisions, and President Obama chose to negotiate with GOP leaders instead of fighting


Date: Friday, December 10, 2010, 6:48 am By: Michael H. Cottman, BlackAmericaWeb.com

When it comes to negotiating with Republicans, President Barack Obama decided it was best to go along to get along.

And despite the relentless criticism from angry liberal Democrats, the president did the right thing for all the right reasons. Obama made a wise – and courageous – choice, and I don’t see the problem. Critics say they want to see a more decisive president – well, now they’ve got one, so deal with it.

Leadership is about making tough decisions, and Obama chose to negotiate with GOP leaders instead of fighting. He chose to protect two million Americans fro