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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:30 AM

Would it be too much to ask media point out to Ryan what exit polls said re increasing taxes on 2%?

Apparently so. John Heilemann is coincidentally pointing this out right now on Morning Joe--that Obama has a mandate to raise taxes on the rich according to the presidential exit polls. Ryan insisted in an interview with ABC News that because the House was re-elected the president lacks a mandate to raise taxes on the wealthy.

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/paul-ryan-obama-has-no-mandate-to-raise

From the 2012 Exit Polls

Income Tax Rates Should Be...

Increased for all: 13%
52% Dems
44% Republicans

Increased for $250k+: 47%
70% Dems
29% Republicans

Not increased: 35%
23% Dems
75% Republicans

http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/race/president#exit-polls

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flpoljunkie Nov 2012 OP
Fence rider Nov 2012 #1
flpoljunkie Nov 2012 #2
ladjf Nov 2012 #3
flpoljunkie Nov 2012 #4
ladjf Nov 2012 #5
flpoljunkie Nov 2012 #6
sonydee Nov 2012 #7

Response to flpoljunkie (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:37 AM

1. Point it out?

The only way Ryan would pay attention is if you Pointed it out with a sharp stick!

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Response to Fence rider (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:49 AM

2. Point it out? The don't even try!

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Response to flpoljunkie (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 08:53 AM

3. Ryan is dumb. His method is to cobble together several right-wing paragraphs, mainly

about conserving money and then repeat those ideas over and over. The problem is that he knows nothing about economics. Consequently, he spouts theories that would turn out badly for Americans.

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Response to ladjf (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:24 AM

4. Yet, he is considered to be an intellectual heavyweight in the Republican party.

Perhaps that in itself tells us a lot about the Republican party.

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Response to flpoljunkie (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 09:29 AM

5. I base my assessment of Ryan's low intellect on his poor performance against Bidden

in the VP debate. As long as Ryan was spewing out his regular sound bites, he was
confident and controlled. But, whenever Bidden knocked him off of his routine, he became a babbling idiot with no ability to think creatively.

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Response to ladjf (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:23 PM

6. He's definitely an ideologue. House still Republican due to gerrymandered districts-- without which

we'd, very likely, have a Democratic House.

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Response to flpoljunkie (Original post)

Wed Nov 14, 2012, 12:36 PM

7. He may get it if you write on whiteboard

I wonder if you explain it on Mitt Romney whiteboard if he get then.

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