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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:32 PM

CNN Advice for Obama: Why not appoint an all-GOP cabinet?

Wouldn't that be bold and in keeping with your campaign pledges to bring everyone together?

Why not consolidate all cabinet posts under a "Secretary of Business" and appoint Mitt Romney to it? Wouldn't that be BOLD!

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These people done lost they minds. They hear the part of the speech where "we want to work together," but never listen to the part where he says "if the price of peace is .... that's not change, but surrender to the status quo..."

They're in for a rude awakening.

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Reply CNN Advice for Obama: Why not appoint an all-GOP cabinet? (Original post)
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 OP
TeamPooka Nov 2012 #1
GiaGiovanni Nov 2012 #2
Ikonoklast Nov 2012 #68
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redqueen Nov 2012 #3
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #8
bulloney Nov 2012 #15
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #21
theKed Nov 2012 #27
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #37
theKed Nov 2012 #46
AikidoSoul Nov 2012 #52
woodsprite Nov 2012 #20
vankuria Nov 2012 #25
TBF Nov 2012 #43
SammyWinstonJack Nov 2012 #71
redqueen Nov 2012 #39
flamingdem Nov 2012 #40
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #55
caraher Nov 2012 #57
sarcasmo Nov 2012 #61
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #74
BlueMan Votes Nov 2012 #4
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #5
txdemsftw Nov 2012 #9
sarcasmo Nov 2012 #62
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argiel1234 Nov 2012 #67
Ganja Ninja Nov 2012 #6
sabrina 1 Nov 2012 #7
Skink Nov 2012 #10
sellitman Nov 2012 #11
BumRushDaShow Nov 2012 #12
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #16
redqueen Nov 2012 #41
Angry Dragon Nov 2012 #13
cynatnite Nov 2012 #14
hifiguy Nov 2012 #17
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #23
former9thward Nov 2012 #65
JHB Nov 2012 #44
Whisp Nov 2012 #18
Ya Basta Nov 2012 #19
TRJuan Nov 2012 #22
seabeyond Nov 2012 #24
Zorra Nov 2012 #26
DisgustipatedinCA Nov 2012 #28
tularetom Nov 2012 #29
eShirl Nov 2012 #30
PowerToThePeople Nov 2012 #31
fugop Nov 2012 #32
theKed Nov 2012 #33
amborin Nov 2012 #34
Supersedeas Nov 2012 #45
LynneSin Nov 2012 #35
cali Nov 2012 #36
Proud Liberal Dem Nov 2012 #38
SalviaBlue Nov 2012 #42
TwilightGardener Nov 2012 #47
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #48
lpbk2713 Nov 2012 #49
gollygee Nov 2012 #50
WCGreen Nov 2012 #51
redStateBlueHeart Nov 2012 #53
WinkyDink Nov 2012 #54
Autumn Nov 2012 #56
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sarcasmo Nov 2012 #60
hiphopnation Nov 2012 #63
L0oniX Nov 2012 #64
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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:33 PM

1. CNN is full of idiots

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:34 PM

2. No one ever suggested that Dubya have an all-Dem cabinet

 

What is CNN (Time Warner) doing?

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Response to GiaGiovanni (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:10 PM

68. Massive amounts of cocaine?

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:34 PM

3. !

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Response to redqueen (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:35 PM

8. You think I'm joking about the Secretary of Business thing...I'm not...they really said that

Appoint Mitt Romney "Secretary of Business."

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:39 PM

15. My suggestions would be Secretary of Offense or Secretary of the Inferior.

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Response to bulloney (Reply #15)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:41 PM

21. Undersecretary of State for Pissing Off Allies

Obama gains negotiating leverage with foreign leaders by threatening to send Romney to their countries on diplomatic missions.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #21)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:45 PM

27. How about

"Secretary of Staying the Hell Away from Policy"?
or just
"Secretary of the Cayman Islands"?

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Response to theKed (Reply #27)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:55 PM

37. Ambassador to the Cayman Islands

That would be hilarious.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #37)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 02:19 PM

46. Oh MAN

That would be a perfect jab at him.

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Response to bulloney (Reply #15)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:55 PM

52. Baby, baby, baby you are adorable!!!!!


and totally right on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:41 PM

20. He shouldn't even be appointed dog catcher. n/t

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Response to woodsprite (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:43 PM

25. LOL

Something my Dad would say!!!

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Response to woodsprite (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:14 PM

43. Especially not dog catcher - he is horrible with dogs. nt

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Response to woodsprite (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:15 PM

71. Especially NOT dog catcher.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:07 PM

39. This is what I pictured when I read those words... just replace "FOX NEWS" with "CNN"

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:07 PM

40. If that happens I want my money back n/t

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:10 PM

55. RIGHT. I'm SURE they'd love such a major intrusion in BUSINESS!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:15 PM

57. You sure that wasn't Secretary of Bullshit?

Gosh, while they're at it why not suggest Obama simply instruct his electors to vote for Romney and resign?

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:33 PM

61. Secretary of hiding money.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:28 PM

74. SMH.... nt

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:34 PM

4. if rmoney had prevailed- would they be telling him to appoint a Democratic cabinet...?

 

of course not.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:34 PM

5. Dear Wolf Blitzer: Your tax increase is coming, motherfucker

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:36 PM

9. LOL

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:34 PM

62. +1

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:08 PM

67. .

 

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:35 PM

6. My advice to CNN.

Leave comedy to the Daily Show.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:35 PM

7. On the contrary, he needs to appoint a totally Progressive cabinet this time.

There were too many concessions to the Third Way and even to Republicans last time, and what good did that do as far as appeasing Republicans?

Republicans should never be appeased, they should be confronted and rolled over. It's about the country, not about making extremists feel wanted.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:36 PM

10. He tried that

Atleast his financial team.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:36 PM

11. Heck, why not ask him to step down along with VP Biden and make the Orange man boss?

It would make as much sense.

What a bunch of fucksticks!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:37 PM

12. We are now going to have to suffer through 4 years of zombie media

who are walking around with remnants of their exploded heads slapping around their shoulders.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #12)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:39 PM

16. Gahahaha

Newest: "Democrats now will think they have a mandate to let that top tax rate expire."

Yes, I wonder why they would think that? It's not like Obama mentioned it in every single commercial and campaign speech he made, or anything like that. OH, right. That's exactly what he did.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #16)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:11 PM

41. Good god...

That is just pathetic!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:38 PM

13. CNN is full of shit

Is it time to clean house in the cabinet??

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:38 PM

14. Oh, for shit's sake...

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:40 PM

17. Bill Clinton for Secretary of Explaining Things.

What the fk is in the water at CNN? Hallucinogens?

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:42 PM

23. I think the pro-Obama ayahuasca shamans sent a special delivery to the CNN newsroom



Secretary of Business!

They're demented!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #23)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:46 PM

65. It was Obama, not CNN, that suggested a 'Secretary of Business'

Which I don't understand since we already have a Commerce Secretary. http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/economy/264587-obama-calls-for-a-secretary-of-business

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:58 PM

44. It's not what's in their water, it's what's in their paychecks

Rest assured, there is no incentive system for accuracy. Maybe there's a "wishful thinking" bonus, but nothing reality-based.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:40 PM

18. figures CNN would say something so IDIOTIC.

they never give up tonguing the GOP

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:40 PM

19. Message for CNN

 

Your opinions are irrelevant.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:41 PM

22. Better idea...

Why not arrest all the GOP members for their racist ways and lock them up forever? They have a disease and they need to be "treated" accordingly.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:42 PM

24. jeeezus. these people are pathetic. nt

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:44 PM

26. Republicans are completely out of touch with reality. nt

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:46 PM

28. Republicans need their own reminder: Elections have consequences.

Suck it, CNN.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:47 PM

29. Which one of those douchebags said that?

No matter who said it, it doesn't surprise me.

It really is kind of sad what has happened to CNN over the last 15 years or so.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:48 PM

30. Obama is the one who knocks.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:48 PM

31. CNN is obvious Rethug. n/t

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:48 PM

32. Remember that a-hole from NH?

Did they even mention Gregg? And how the president reached out to him only to have the guy spit on his hand and then crap all over Obama every time someone put a microphone in his face?

President Obama tried to be bipartisan with his appointments, and those idiots acted like they were entitled to the offer while simultaneously turning their backs on him. Uppity president. How dare he.

Anyway, the president is a better person than I, and he may very well try to reach out again. But CNN should shut up unless they actually gave the background story, which is that he tried and they said NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO and NO!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:49 PM

33. In other news...

...CNN has reportedly moved their offices to Boulder, CO.
Interns were last seen taping up the windows, giggling, and ordering "like, 50 extra-large pizzas, dude". In a surprise move, Wolf Blitzer has been promoted to "special correspondent to High Times and the X-Games".

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:49 PM

34. Ted Turner abandoned CNN yrs ago due to its right-wing drift; now it's faux lite eom

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Response to amborin (Reply #34)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 02:18 PM

45. I even flip to FOX from time to time to see the Crazy, CNN is just dead to me...irrelevant

Never in bother to check in with them at all last night...not even to watch them wallow in frustration.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:50 PM

35. If there was a secretary of Business I hope Obama would pick someone who knows how to BUILD one....

and not tear them apart and sell them to the highest bidder while shipping jobs overseas.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 12:50 PM

36. lol. that's a riot. please, please give a link.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:03 PM

38. WTF

Talk about maximum stupidity! They would NOT be calling on the Republicans to do something like this. Hell, even after the whole 2000 (s)election of George W. Bush, which practically demanded a bipartisan cabinet, NOBODY demanded that he appoint more Democrats to his cabint.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 01:13 PM

42. Wow. The stupid hurts.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 02:24 PM

47. Ridiculous. If we wanted a cabinet full of GOPers, we'd have

voted for Mittens. What part of "not in power" do these people not understand?

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #47)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:36 PM

48. It's truly remarkable, their stupidity

They said "He should appoint a Republican as SecTreas if he wanted to be bold and dynamic, but we hear he will appoint Lew from within his administration" (the implication being that doing the former would be lame and conventional). Yeah, it's so conventional to appoint your own people who share your philosophy and approach to key positions in your administration! How droll.

These people are not going to quit. Luckily, Obama outsmarts them every time.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:40 PM

49. The CNN brain trust never ceases to mystify me.




I don't know whether to laugh or stare in amazement.





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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:41 PM

50. HAHAHA

Yeah, right.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:43 PM

51. And I remember how George W. Bush appointed a whole mess of Democrats....

to gloss over the fact he had been given the election by the Supreme Court...

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:06 PM

53. What the fuhh???

Lincoln's idea was innovative: appointing a cabinet made up of the other Republican presidential nominees he beat in the primaries. All GOP cabinet? What the hell are they smoking???

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:09 PM

54. Are you SERIOUS?!?! Oh, RIGHT. BUSHES can appoint Scalitos, Thomases, Roves, Cheneys, ...but Obama

should appoint REPUBLICANS?!

THE GALL OF CNN IS, AS THEY SAY, UNMITIGATED.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:12 PM

56. My advice for CNN fuck off assholes

bold my ass .

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:22 PM

58. While we're asking questions

Why doesn't CNN just go ahead and have an all Republican lineup?
Since he's on all the time, when is John McCain going to get his own program?
How in God's name did an ex-Murdock employee who hacked Great Britain's phone system end up with a primetime show on your network?
Glenn Beck? Really?
Would it be too much trouble to fire the recklessly incompetent Wolf Blitzer?

and more importantly

"Why doesn't CNN suck my balls?"

(Sorry, potential jurors.)

Noticed nobody else had said that last yet. It needed to be asked.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:31 PM

59. well they do have a point

i mean the very reason for winning an election is to give all yhe power to the people you beat.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:32 PM

60. Idiots!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:36 PM

63. when did CNN become SO un-watchable?

what unmitigated horseshit

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:38 PM

64. My advice to CNN ...STFU ...you obsolete POS tv network.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:50 PM

66. Let's all stick pins in our eyes and then spray them with bleach!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:12 PM

69. CNN must be out of their damn minds

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:12 PM

70. Possible Obama unity gesture #1- Have dressage replace baseball as the national pastime.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:18 PM

72. Didn't they say that 4 years ago?

Weren't they referencing "Lincoln's team of rivals"?

http://tinyurl.com/bdm388c

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 06:22 PM

73. If anything, he should send home the compromise positions

he's filled.

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