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Tue Nov 13, 2012, 04:25 PM

A "Mandate to Compromise"

Caught a bit of David Gregory Sunday. He was explaining to viewers that the Obama victory, which I understand is nearly equal to Bushs' victory over Kerry in 2004, is a "mandate to compromise".

If memory serves me, nearly all the media, including NPR, called Bushs' victory something like a "blank check from voters".

We did our part, people standing in lines for hours to express their political will, making the phone calls, knocking on doors, etc..

We were lied to by the media right up to the last minute to discourage us from voting, even a week from election day all we heard about was the "Romney momentum". Polls that just flat out lied. Ad nauseum.

So now that we turned them all upside down with the voter turnout, the new meme is "grand bargain". I see nothing grand about it at all.

If this comes to pass and the 99% once again gets sold out, it will force many to draw some very dark conclusions about what is left of the democratic process in this country.

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sheshe2 Nov 2012 #1
warrprayer Nov 2012 #2
RepublicansRZombies Nov 2012 #3
warrprayer Nov 2012 #4
Fumesucker Nov 2012 #5
leftstreet Nov 2012 #6
warrprayer Nov 2012 #7

Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 04:41 PM

1. David Gregory

has become a GOP talking head.....I no longer listen to any of his noise.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 04:45 PM

2. yeah but....

... this "grand compromise" crap is being repeated all over the corporate media echo chamber.

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Response to warrprayer (Reply #2)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 04:56 PM

3. we have to stop those assholes from using our public airwaves to shill for the 1%

 

It is an affront to our democracy.

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Response to RepublicansRZombies (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:08 PM

4. hopefully

Occupy has been quietly organizing since last year and if this "grand bargain" keeps being pushed, will educate the public on what it means when the media won't.

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:11 PM

5. The pragmatic moderate centrists all agree with David Gregory n/t

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:12 PM

6. I remember a time when those were called Republicans n/t

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 05:17 PM

7. you forgot

the sarcasm thingee

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