Graham: Obama uses 'Karl Rove' politics, but he's a great dad

Democrats and the Obama administration are using Rove-like tactics to muscle their agenda through Congress, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said today on Meet the Press.
"I know bipartisanship when I see it. You pay a price for it. There has been no bipartisanship. The stimulus package was Karl Rove politics, pick a few Republicans off, call is bipartisan. The climate change bill was Tom DeLay, banging heads, twisting arms to get one vote more than you needed. So there's really been no change in Washington. [emphasis added]

Graham was one of a handful of Republicans who bucked the Bush White House, especially on issues of torture and executive authority.

Meanwhile, Graham praised President Obama for providing a great example of fatherhood. The First Family, Graham said, has been a role model for America.
Preisdent Obama, quite frankly, has been one of the better role models in the entire country for the idea of being a good parent, a good father. So this idea that we're for a good family and Democrats are silent is not true...quite frankly, President Obama has done a lot of good in the way he carries himself and conducts himself in the way of family.


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