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#Obamaments -- Tweet them.

Finally -- FINALLY -- the Obama campaign is touting the accomplishments of our esteemed president.  If President George W. Bush had accomplished in his last term what President Obama accomplished in his first, folks would have turned themselves inside out to rewrite the Constitution just to reelect him to a third term.

Two years ago, a friend of mine who is a conservative Tea Party Republican gave me a tin of "Obama Accomplishmints" -- the argument being that, since President Obama had no real accomplishments to speak of, the best we could expect was a tin of breath mints titled "Obama Accomplishmints."


I would urge those of you who support the President to tweet about his real accomplishments -- or rather, "Obamaments." The Republican Right has tried with all its might to paint this president as a failed president. Excuse me, but would a failed president have:

*Ended the war in Iraq?
*Signed the Lily Ledbetter law allowing women to sue for past gender-based wage discrimination? *Reformed health care?
*Ended "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"?
*Created a consumer watchdog agency to balance the financial power of Wall Street in favor of the 99%?
*Saved Chrysler and GM?
*Kept the American economy from going from a recession to a full-blown depression?
*Made sure Osama bin Laden was captured and killed?
*Gave orders to execute Kenyan pirates who hijacked an American tanker?

I could go on, but let's be clear: A mediocre white man would have been reelected solely for ending the war in Iraq and making sure Osama bin Laden was killed, something that a certain mediocre white man was unable to do. But no, President Obama would have to freakin' walk on water and turn loaves into fishes to be considered to have accomplished anything.

Now maybe President Obama lucked up here and there, and yes, he's not the progressive the Far Left hoped he'd be, and there's still work to be done on the economy for sure, but to make like he's been sitting around for three years with his thumb up his butt? I call B.S., big time.

If we're going to debate President Obama's record, let's tell the truth about it. In fact, let's tweet about it. If you support President Obama's record, tweet about his accomplishments -- or rather, #Obamaments -- just to set the record straight.


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