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Well revelations about America's top secret surveillance programs thanks to mr.
-- just one more issue.
Adding to the strain between President Obama and some of his core supporters on the left many of whom.
Already testy about the lack of progress on democratic legislative goals and mr.
-- second term.
On the environment gun control and immigration reform to name a few.
Let's talk about it -- Joseph Trippi former campaign manager for Howard dean's presidential run and a Fox News contributor.
The polls recently have shown some softening of support for the president.
Among young people.
Among independents and now according to the Wall Street Journal even among his most hardcore supporters should he be worried -- Well I think he's got to be a little bit worried for his agenda I mean the problem here is he's not gonna satisfy anybody on the left I mean.
John -- he's not gonna get more of these things passed by moving further to the left he's got to move to the senator.
And and compromise with the Republican House in the left I -- people on the left understand that.
There's there's the Republican House that John Boehner and the Republicans are.
Holding up a lot of the president's agenda at least that's how they think that he was getting the benefit of the doubt because of that.
I think some -- that's eroding but in the end he's not going to be able move further left to make people happy the only -- -- getting -- done.
-- by finding compromise and that's it is we all know incredibly tough in the polarized environment in Washington syllables so why all the talk from the president right now about climate change for instance isn't that something that that is only going to sort of anger.
You know with conservatives in the house and John Boehner is he trying to gain support from his.
Most avid supporters.
What I think what the president's been trying to do is through executive order it through administrative processes regulations and in other things.
Move where he wants to go on things like like global climate change.
Fit it in other issues gitmo closing down gitmo which again.
That the congress passed.
Bills that made it very difficult to transfer -- -- I don't know how how he's going to but on the left people want to shut down gitmo so it it -- again he's sort of in this very tough place where he can't -- solidifies the -- -- Because -- base but frankly we don't have any weapons is a Democrat we don't have a whole lot of other places to go.
And at the same time he's got to somehow.
Find -- capacity for compromise with the Republican House or you're not gonna get anything done in the Republicans are just as frustrated with a lot of conservatives.
Frustrate every time Boehner.
It in leadership on the Republican side try to meet halfway see that with the gang of eight now in the senate on immigration.
Is any of this going to change after the congressional mid terms in 4014.
I think that's the only way you can't change is if the country decides it either doesn't want divided government.
In which the Republicans would would be losing the house somehow.
I think that that's a tough road but he could it could still could be possible.
Or the Republicans increased their that you don't win that way in the senate in 2014.
In but it isn't the case that the country and elected arguably reelected the most liberal presidency and maybe since I don't know FDR.
And also elected a conservative house to sort of ride herd over him.
What would that.
We've been -- we've had divided government for for a while Americans.
Tyndall a white divided government.
I'm not sure they're liking it much right now though so it's going to be interesting is he going to 2014 how does that play out.
Dude do you what what side of this equation do the American people respond to and in an off year.
A lower turnout it should move toward in the Republican direction but.
I'm not sure it's gonna play out the way it always has with C it's way too early action on the -- -- Joseph -- always good to have you on thanks --
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