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Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:28 PM

a bitter, old man speaks.....

Shortly after President Obama addressed the nation from the White House, his former presidential campaign opponent Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) delivered a blistering critique on the Senate floor, blaming the president for seeking short-term political gain at the expense of the nation’s economy.

“I’ve been around this town for a number of years, and as is well know, had an interest in the presidency more than academic,” McCain said as he began. He noted that his perch as a lawmaker has afforded him a chance to see several presidents handle national moments of crisis.

“But I must say, at a time of crisis on New Year’s Eve, when at midnight at least certain actions take place — or have to be planned to take place — we have a president of the United States go over and have a cheerleading, ridiculing of Republicans,” McCain said.

“As I watched other presidents address crises, the way that they were able to resolve them and resolve them with presidential leadership – and that’s why we elect presidents, to lead – they did it by calling the leaders of both parties to the White House, to sit around the table and do the negotiations and the discussions and they are sometimes concessions have to be made, compromises have to be made,” McCain noted.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2012/12/31/mccain-questions-obamas-sincerity/?hpid=z2

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spanone Dec 2012 OP
bongbong Dec 2012 #1
lpbk2713 Dec 2012 #2
Angry Dragon Dec 2012 #3
unblock Dec 2012 #4
Arkansas Granny Dec 2012 #5
Control-Z Dec 2012 #6
Wellstone ruled Dec 2012 #7
baldguy Dec 2012 #8
SharonAnn Dec 2012 #9
malaise Dec 2012 #10
lillypaddle Dec 2012 #11
GObamaGO Dec 2012 #15
Lex Dec 2012 #12
Pretzel_Warrior Dec 2012 #13
onethatcares Dec 2012 #14

Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:33 PM

1. McDopey

 

Whatever tiny relevance you still had vanished the second you picked $arah The Grifter as your VP candidate.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:33 PM

2. They got what they have coming to them.




They worked hard for the distinction of "worst Congress ever" so go fug yerself old timer.


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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:33 PM

3. When I read your title I thought of McCain and was not disappointed

I wonder why he thinks the President is the only one that has to compromise??
and how come boner can not lead the House??
and it is not up to the President to negotiate the bill
it is up to the House and Senate to come up with a bill

mccain is also an idiot

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:34 PM

4. the gop, the party of dishit out but can't take it.

of course, republican presidents only ever have nice things to say about democrats when they buck party leadership and vote with the republicans....

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:34 PM

5. I see that sour grapes are still on the menu.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:39 PM

6. Someone writes "a bitter, old man speaks....." and no one need ask who.

Sad for him. Deserved.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:43 PM

7. This is nothing more than

posturing by the Rethugs. They don't want a any deal,their ideals are very obvious at this late time and that is to completely blow up the U.S.economy and hope the people will elect a bullet proof Rethug Congress in 2014. Just look at the text of what McGrummpy said,he is speaking in condescending phases. McGrummpy is not that bright of a light bulb,you know one of his staff wrote this hit piece. This turkey is as dumb as a box of rocks,it's the staffers who call all the shots,just more of the same chickenshit game playing. Face it guy's,they don't want to deal with a Non White President.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:56 PM

8. Words of wisdom from Sen. Abe Simpson.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:21 PM

9. Umm, I think he did "call them to the White House, sit around the table and do the negotiations"

Quote from McCain:

“As I watched other presidents address crises, the way that they were able to resolve them and resolve them with presidential leadership – and that’s why we elect presidents, to lead – they did it by calling the leaders of both parties to the White House, to sit around the table and do the negotiations and the discussions and they are sometimes concessions have to be made, compromises have to be made,” McCain noted. "

Has McCain been asleep?

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:22 PM

10. Fugg that irrelevant

loser.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:40 PM

11. He should get OUT

while he has even a semblance of a decent reputation. Fuck him.

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Response to lillypaddle (Reply #11)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 06:44 PM

15. Which means he should have gotten out about 12 years ago.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:42 PM

12. I have never in my life heard such whining from grown-ass men.

Jesus. STFU, McWhiny.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:44 PM

13. DEAL with it McTrash. You are a crazy gomer

 

And you lost both of your tries for president--just like RMoney.

You and your idiocracy party brought this own yourselves with your race baiting and insults and lack of cooperation toward MY president and YOUR president, Barack Hussein Obama.

Fuck you.

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 06:40 PM

14. I wish he would just go away

and stop acting like the pukes have done anything to actually move towards working together.

his idea of compromise is just like the rest of his party, give them everything they want and more.

fug him

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