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Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:13 PM

Ageism is the new Repuke meme.

Two of these guys tonight have knocked the Senate as being too old to know what they are doing. One said something like ' sleep deprived octogenerians" the other said essentially the same thins...bleary eyed old people... fuck these assholes. I've lived long enough to know what crazy, demented looks like and with my old bleary eyed eyes I see the republican congress.

Maybe at my advanced age I'm reading too much into these statements but did anyone else pick up on this? This was in the last hour on MSNBC.

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Reply Ageism is the new Repuke meme. (Original post)
Raven Jan 2013 OP
Mrs. Overall Jan 2013 #1
beardedcollie Jan 2013 #10
CakeGrrl Jan 2013 #2
spanone Jan 2013 #3
Odin2005 Jan 2013 #4
jwirr Jan 2013 #5
virgogal Jan 2013 #6
RebelOne Jan 2013 #9
DearAbby Jan 2013 #7
zbdent Jan 2013 #8

Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:16 PM

1. Yes! Was just about to post about it.

I can't believe the crap coming from republicans this afternoon. I would love to hear a few senators interviewed about this ridiculous name calling and commentary on the Senate's proposal.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 12:39 PM

10. Who said this and on which show exactly?

Where can I find the exact quote and who said this? I cannot find it mentioned anywhere, except on DU, which has a good track record on calling out ageism.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:17 PM

2. They will offend any demographic

in their single-minded desire to say no to the President.

And he knows it.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:19 PM

4. Red meat to right-wing Gen-Xers?

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 06:22 PM

5. You know I am getting sick and tired of assuming that intelligence is automatically related to age.

I have known some very intelligent seniors and am not half bad myself.

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Response to jwirr (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 07:17 PM

6. Me too.

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Response to virgogal (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 07:46 PM

9. Ditto. I am a senior citizen and do not think

my intelligence has diminished with age.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 07:22 PM

7. 53% of Americans already view the Republican party as extreme

they are trying to break their own record, the last group of people who loyally support the Party. The Senior vote. I would love to see what their amended spending cuts would be...the CPI idea the Senate GOP dropped like a hot potato because of the Optics of chewing up SS benefits just to protect the wealthy...it's a self inflicted wound.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 07:37 PM

8. now, if they could alienate whites and males,

they would have alienated every demographic possible.

They got the "old", now the "white" and "male" are left ... or should I say "remain"?

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