You need to watch the following clip: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/white_house-jan-june13-issues_02-05/ (please copy and paste into browser or google if it does not work at first)
You need to listen to the following news stories:
Now read this CNN story: http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/27/politics/fiscal-cliff
Answer the following question in a few sentences:
In your opinion, did Obama run his presidency like a campaign?
Now, in about 200 words answer whether and why you think he should have changed this approach to his government?
Next: If Obama should have changed his political tactics, what would you suggest he do? Take the position of someone who would advise the president and explain what his new tactic should have been in 300-500 words.