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How Obama referred to Tea Party protesters as 'tea-baggers' in handwritten letter to Texas teacher complaining about health care law

By Snejana Farberov

PUBLISHED: 17:21 EST, 27 November 2013 | UPDATED: 17:52 EST, 27 November 2013



Responding to an angry constituent’s letter about the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama allegedly used a sexually charged derogatory term referring to members of the Tea Party movement.

Thomas Ritter, a fifth-grade school teacher from Irving, Texas, has sent the president a note criticizing Obamacare – the controversial law offering health care to the uninsured, which has become the butt of jokes following a disastrous launch last month.

'This bill has caused such a ­divisive, derisive and toxic environment... The reality is that any citizen that disagrees with your ­administration is targeted and ridiculed,' the Texas man wrote to the commander-in-chief.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2514667/Obama-referred-Tea-Party-protesters-tea-baggers-handwritten-letter-Texas-teacher.html#ixzz2lwsN9qLj

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Obama certainly knows what a 'teabagger' is. The true Obama is beginning to come through.

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Obama pens letter to schoolteacher, says health care ‘wasn’t the smart political thing!’

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-pens-letter-to-school-teacher--says-health-care-%E2%80%98wasn-t-the-smart-political-thing--222958563.html

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A Texas schoolteacher who wrote a letter highly critical of President Obama’s health care law was surprised when the president himself wrote back defending his policies but admitting that health care “wasn’t the smart political thing!”

Just like every commander in chief before him, Obama has his share of critics. And in the Internet age, those critics have been given a bigger voice than ever before.

But what do you when the president writes back? The New York Post reports that fifth-grade schoolteacher Thomas J. Ritter was shocked to receive a handwritten response from Obama that reads in part:


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