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Obama's deficit proposal marks a move away from compromise

Publié par Clifford Armion le 20/09/2011

Peter Nicholas and Lisa Mascaro

"Reporting from Washington Over the summer President Obama pushed a "grand bargain" that called on Republicans and Democrats to forge a compromise: Each would agree to painful sacrifices that would slash the nation's deficit and shore up the social safety net for decades. "The approach failed to achieve a deal, angered many Democrats and coincided with a steady drop in Obama's prospects for reelection. "in releasing a new deficit-cutting plan Monday, Obama displayed a striking change in course. His shift in both substance and rhetoric amounted to a tacit admission that the strategy he had pursued from April through August had failed." Read on...
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"Obama's deficit proposal marks a move away from compromise", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 16/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-s-deficit-proposal-marks-a-move-away-from-compromise