We could call it doubling down on a mistake. Or drawing a partisan line in the sand. But this is Barack Obama and his favorite movie is -- I'm not making this up -- "The Godfather," so let's stick with the mob theme.

The "Obama Family" is going to the mattresses.

With his charge that critics of his health care overhaul are "bearing false witness," the holy roller president has declared war on the GOP. It's another sign his White House can't shoot straight because Obama is unloading on the wrong target.

Republicans don't have the votes in Congress to block anything, so they can't possibly be the sticking point. Democrats have huge majorities in both houses, but it is centrists and conservative Dems blocking the health bills.

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Michael Goodwin is a columnist for the New York Daily News and a FOX News contributor.

 

 

Michael Goodwin is a Fox News contributor and New York Post columnist.