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Divider in Chief?

10:31 AM, May 3, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The Republicans' line on President Obama: That he is the divider in chief. The Hill reports

Republicans are seeking to portray President Obama as the divider-in-chief, arguing the presidential candidate who trumpeted hope and change four years ago is now running an increasingly negative campaign.

Their chief argument is that Obama's attacks on the wealthy are meant to incite class warfare and a heightened us-versus-them mentality never seen before in present day politics.

But Republicans also point to Democrats’ “war on women” and the contraception mandate in Obama’s healthcare law, which they argue is an attack on religious freedom.

Even the lead-up to the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden over the last week was used by a sharp-elbowed Obama to divide the nation, Republicans say.

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