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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 01:17 PM

Obama ‘would object’ to annihilation of Republican Party

Source: Yahoo! News

Obama 'would object' to annihilation of Republican Party

By Olivier Knox, Yahoo! News | The Ticket – 1 hr 38 mins ago

Um, bipartisanship? President Barack Obama “would object” to the annihilation of the Republican Party, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Thursday. His comments came two days after Republican House Speaker John Boehner charged that doing away with the GOP would be one of the Democrat’s top second-term priorities.

“I know it’s not his goal. His goal is to work together with Congress, with members of both parties to achieve progress on behalf of the American people,” Carney said.

But Obama would not object if somehow the GOP were destroyed, right?

“I think he would object,” Carney insisted. “He believes that the two-party system is part of the foundation of our democracy and that it is a healthy aspect of our democracy even if it’s contentious.”

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Eugene Jan 2013 OP
Walk away Jan 2013 #1
msongs Jan 2013 #2
Arkana Jan 2013 #3
Zorro Jan 2013 #4
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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 01:34 PM

1. Ok...maybe the Teabagparty could be destroyed....

who could object to that?

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 01:37 PM

2. the correct response - Repubs must compete in our free enterprise system or perish. of course repubs

are now planning to rig the presidential election game at the state level with electoral vote apportionment

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 01:41 PM

3. Then he's wrong.

Strictly speaking, the two-party system isn't the foundation of shit.

The framers vigorously opposed the idea of political parties, but factionalization is just human nature.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 01:57 PM

4. The Republican Party has willfully fallen into the embrace of the Tea Huggers

and can only save itself by divorcing its obnoxious and abusive partner.

But then again I don't really care. They deserve each other.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 02:08 PM

5. I actually don't wish for the annihilation of any party either.

Can't possible know the full length and breadth of "good" without a comparison to the "bad".

Can't possibly experience the exhilaration of a win for something worthwhile, when there isn't anyone to fight.

We'd all live in a world of watered down vanilla pudding without opposition.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 02:33 PM

6. Why Obama Is My Best Friend?

 

Why Obama Is My Best Friend? http://bit.ly/10UyM0V

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