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Response to RickFromMN (Reply #44)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 01:37 PM

55. Hot air, or more precisely scripted drama.

They need to keep the narrative that the reason they only pass center right to far-right laws and appointees is because

"the mean Republicans won't let us govern no matter how hard we try for the 99%, the 1% only got 75% of what they wanted because we tried so hard, so give us a cookie and a vote and
i will try super duper hard next time"

In order to keep empowering the Republicans, they have to pretend the GOP and not The Democrats get to change the rules today, and they only wanted and allowed continued obstruction no matter how hard the Democrats tried.
It is a lie of course, but how else could the Democratic party get away with endorsing and requesting continued obstruction?

Think Washington Generals

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