J. KARL MILLER: The president should offer meaningful compromise on 2013 budget

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 9:17 p.m. CST, Monday, December 10, 2012

Along with many other serious political observers, I had hoped the president's election to a second term would enable him to junk his "I won" attitude and work to bring the nation together, rather than continue a vigorous campaign to rub the losers' noses in the dirt. We have seen enough divisiveness to last several lifetimes.