Column: Obama's message - ante up
Published 11/17/2012, Worthington Daily Globe
WASHINGTON — As the debt ceiling loomed last year, President Obama believed Republicans had him over a barrel. They had won the midterm election. More important, calling the GOP’s bluff seemed too big a bet: Defaulting on the debt risked plunging the global financial system into chaos.Word count: 761
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