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79. Now that is not "retarded"
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  -Rahm Likely to Leave White House This Week brooklynite  Sep-27-10 09:09 PM   #0 
  - Oddios....DINO Breeder!  SugarShack   Sep-27-10 09:09 PM   #1 
  - Did You Mean Adios? or Odious?  Demeter   Sep-28-10 02:47 AM   #55 
     - !Adios odioso!  RUMMYisFROSTED   Sep-28-10 08:03 AM   #80 
     - LOL  disillusioned73   Sep-28-10 03:52 PM   #119 
     - Good Bye to the DLC Corporate Boot Lick  saigon68   Sep-29-10 05:54 AM   #142 
  - What will DU do..  Davis_X_Machina   Sep-27-10 09:11 PM   #2 
  - Well.....  cliffordu   Sep-27-10 09:16 PM   #4 
  - Obama. Buck stops at the top. n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Sep-27-10 09:18 PM   # 
  - Look . . . Obama picked DLC/Rahm -- and the pro-corporate team ....  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 12:32 AM   #39 
  - Good points ! n/t  EVDebs   Sep-28-10 06:37 PM   #126 
  - We'd all like to see a Progressive picked to be COS but anyone who still  harun   Sep-28-10 07:59 AM   #78 
  - Wow...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-28-10 08:19 AM   #82 
  - He is our last bastion of blamage  tavalon   Sep-28-10 05:54 PM   #124 
  - Who we should have been blaming from the beginning. nm  rhett o rick   Sep-28-10 09:29 PM   #138 
  - Don't let the door hit ya  Newsjock   Sep-27-10 09:15 PM   #3 
  - I agree with that last sentence.  femmocrat   Sep-27-10 09:17 PM   #5 
  - I seriously disagree.  kag   Sep-28-10 01:19 AM   #48 
  - Please see Reply ##s 89 and 91. Any Dem well-informed enough to know  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:20 AM   #92 
  - Nah, it's entirely Apro'pos. The DLC is done.  Grinchie   Sep-28-10 03:30 AM   #57 
     - We wish, but I doubt DLC is done. Maybe the organization per se is waning, but its philosophy,  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 10:59 AM   #88 
     - Far from it...  liberation   Sep-28-10 08:12 PM   #131 
  - Give me a break. Rahm did everything he could to lick corporation/Repuke boots.  NoodleyAppendage   Sep-27-10 09:17 PM   #6 
  - So true!  pam4water   Sep-28-10 12:16 AM   #38 
  - lick corporation/Repuke boots.  saigon68   Sep-28-10 07:25 AM   #74 
  - Be still, my heart...  rocktivity   Sep-27-10 09:18 PM   #7 
  - Damn straight! I'm psyched and energized to vote! n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Sep-27-10 09:18 PM   #8 
  - Only if Obama's base is very ill-informed. Rahm's only the tip of the iceberg. See also Reply 92.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:12 AM   #91 
  - Oops,then it turns out to have been Obama all along...  Yeahyeah   Sep-27-10 09:21 PM   #9 
  - ...and we have another two years more of the pro-corporate agenda ...!!  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 12:37 AM   #41 
     - In terms of DNC heads, Kaine is no Dean, either. Even as loyal a Dem as Jon Stewart looked  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:29 AM   #94 
        - Obama has been following the GOP pattern....put fox in charge of chicken coop ....  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 12:36 PM   #105 
  - Less than 48 hours after the election in 08 progressives here slammed Obama  Gman   Sep-27-10 09:22 PM   #10 
  - Get over it.  Yeahyeah   Sep-27-10 09:24 PM   #13 
  - I agree. We now live in an oligarchy, get over it. Well said. nm  rhett o rick   Sep-28-10 09:30 PM   #139 
  - Present company included--I was appalled that one of the first things Obama did  rocktivity   Sep-27-10 09:28 PM   #14 
  - And I loved it. i don't think he could have made a better pick.  Gman   Sep-27-10 09:52 PM   #22 
  - You should raise your standards.. nt  Hawkowl   Sep-28-10 12:54 AM   #43 
  - Of course you loved it. nt  Bluebear   Sep-28-10 04:26 AM   #63 
  - You want the DLC-corporate wing influencing the administration?  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 12:43 PM   #108 
  - It probably was.. A Deal in Case Obama actually overtook Hillary, which he did.  Grinchie   Sep-28-10 03:34 AM   #59 
  - Please see Reply 89.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:09 AM   #90 
  - What accounted for all the Clinton people in Obama's campaign and all his other Clinton appointees?  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:09 AM   #89 
  - That's the best explanation for Obama taking DLC/Rahm into WH I've heard yet .....  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 02:43 PM   #118 
  - There will be other things.  Radical Activist   Sep-27-10 09:34 PM   #18 
  - Yeah... No soup for you -- Even if you are starving. How do you like that outcome?  Grinchie   Sep-28-10 03:38 AM   #60 
  - I was certainly one who declared Rahm a mistake from the beginning  tkmorris   Sep-27-10 10:15 PM   #27 
  - A big part of the reason for the criticism was that Obama kept  Frank Booth   Sep-28-10 01:14 AM   #46 
  - That depends. If the choice of the economic team and DLCers  sabrina 1   Sep-28-10 04:39 AM   #64 
  - Nah, we'll be whining at least as loud  Le Taz Hot   Sep-28-10 05:38 AM   #67 
  - I'm not well known  kenfrequed   Sep-28-10 08:43 AM   #85 
  - Why on earth would you hold onto something of no consequence IRL or even at DU for 2 years?  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:19 PM   #102 
  - Why wouldn't Democrats be critical of DLC-corporate wing warrior being  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 12:38 PM   #107 
  - Wow... who the hell does keep track of stuff like that with such detail?  liberation   Sep-28-10 08:17 PM   #134 
  - One thing we can thank him for is the blue dogs and  Bitwit1234   Sep-27-10 09:23 PM   #11 
  - Only the 2008 Democratic Presidential nominee had the power to appoint Kaine.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:38 PM   #106 
  - I hope the door leaves a mark on his left ass cheek on the way out. Nt  xchrom   Sep-27-10 09:23 PM   #12 
  - Ditto!  SoapBox   Sep-28-10 12:12 AM   #37 
  - Goodbye and good riddance!!!! n/t  Liberal_Stalwart71   Sep-27-10 09:30 PM   #15 
  - Good Riddance! n/t  Melissa G   Sep-27-10 09:33 PM   #16 
  - Woot!  PassingFair   Sep-27-10 09:34 PM   #17 
  - oh-my-goodness! please go, Rahm, go!  inna   Sep-27-10 09:35 PM   #19 
  - I'm not that hard up  Demeter   Sep-28-10 02:49 AM   #56 
     - In a Tanned Angelo Mozilo Clone sort of way.. Barf  Grinchie   Sep-28-10 03:48 AM   #61 
  - He can run but he probably won't win.  Radical Activist   Sep-27-10 09:35 PM   #20 
  - To be replaced by Tom Daschle!  midnight armadillo   Sep-27-10 09:41 PM   #21 
  - Rahm For Mayor?  markmyword   Sep-27-10 10:31 PM   #30 
     - Wow! Welcome to DU!  Raster   Sep-28-10 07:40 PM   #129 
  - I never understood why people held this guy responsible for Obama's decisions. n/t  Jefferson23   Sep-27-10 09:56 PM   #23 
  - Clue phone....it's for you.  PassingFair   Sep-27-10 11:46 PM   #33 
     - Seriously, that's the response I'd have...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-28-10 08:16 AM   #81 
     - Emanuel is not a guy I was pleased to see involved at all.  Jefferson23   Sep-28-10 09:07 AM   #87 
  - Allahu akbar!  XemaSab   Sep-27-10 09:57 PM   #24 
  - Jesus! I hope you're not posting from anywhere near the former premises of the NYC Burlington Coat  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:50 AM   #97 
  - Wouldn't "mazel tov" be more appropriate for this occasion?  liberation   Sep-28-10 08:15 PM   #133 
  - Kick & Rec!  pezDispenser   Sep-27-10 09:58 PM   #25 
  - Yay! Rahm finally makes one good decision!  grahamhgreen   Sep-27-10 09:59 PM   #26 
  - Let the joyous news be spread!  Nostradammit   Sep-27-10 10:23 PM   #28 
  - I hope they're too smart to NOMINATE him. I'd hate to see that little jerk cost Dems that seat.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:11 PM   #101 
  - The good news is that he is out of the White House  Chisox08   Sep-27-10 10:27 PM   #29 
  - Don't let the door hit you in the *ss  emsimon33   Sep-27-10 10:55 PM   #31 
  - I'm sorry but I have to say this  Indianademocrat91   Sep-27-10 11:37 PM   #32 
     - No pun intended, but who in hell are you to decide for whom Hell is reserved?  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:06 PM   #100 
  - One guy who I hope the door DOES hit in the ass on the way out  slay   Sep-27-10 11:52 PM   #34 
  - You really think a guy Obama hired and never fired is to blame for Obama's Presidency?  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 11:55 AM   #98 
     - Ok, fine, you want to talk who's responsible for Obama's escalation in Afghanistan  slay   Sep-28-10 12:52 PM   #111 
  - Yikes. Will Obama survive in 2012 with all this staff turnover?  alp227   Sep-28-10 12:07 AM   #35 
  - This is normal  Broderick   Sep-28-10 05:33 PM   #121 
  - I don't think this is going to change anything  ibegurpard   Sep-28-10 12:10 AM   #36 
  - This was all predestined, in fact, from the beginning of the universe.  Hardrada   Sep-28-10 12:39 AM   #42 
  - Obama's declaration that he is a New Democrat was a pretty solid indicator,too.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:27 PM   #103 
  - You must have missed DLC/Rahm "crowing" about how much Obama helped business...????  defendandprotect   Sep-28-10 12:36 AM   #40 
  - This shows that Rahm's not only anti-progressive, but that he's also stupid.  Frank Booth   Sep-28-10 01:19 AM   #47 
  - He's not acting.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:34 PM   #104 
  - Thanks for that citation -  truedelphi   Sep-28-10 01:21 AM   #49 
  - Wow. Thta post is awesome in its capability to eviscerate the Democrats and their stupidity  Grinchie   Sep-28-10 03:57 AM   #62 
  - Happy to Rahm go  avaistheone1   Sep-28-10 01:01 AM   #44 
  - I can only hope there's a large truck to hit him on the way out.  Vidar   Sep-28-10 01:10 AM   #45 
  - Really? You really want him to be hit by a truck?  dogfacedboy   Sep-28-10 02:01 AM   #53 
     - No, that wouldn't be nearly painful enough.  Vidar   Sep-28-10 02:17 AM   #54 
     - I personally prefer him to get a really nasty rash in his crotch area  martymar64   Sep-28-10 06:25 AM   #69 
  - It was the great Howard Dean & his "50 state strategy" NOT fucking DLC Emanuel  LaPera   Sep-28-10 01:31 AM   #50 
  - Recommending for what you said.  robertpaulsen   Sep-28-10 05:26 PM   #120 
  - Sorry folks, but this whole thread sounds like  dogfacedboy   Sep-28-10 01:48 AM   #51 
  - I blame dogfacedboy!  slay   Sep-28-10 03:33 AM   #58 
  - Good riddance to bad rubbish. nt  Lorien   Sep-28-10 01:56 AM   #52 
  - Bye!  FlyByNight   Sep-28-10 05:08 AM   #65 
  - Fuck you and the whores you rode in on.  denem   Sep-28-10 05:09 AM   #66 
  - YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  on point   Sep-28-10 06:15 AM   #68 
  - I'm glad to see Rahm go.  dotymed   Sep-28-10 06:47 AM   #70 
  - Now that made my day! Good riddance. Hope the good people of Chicago  mod mom   Sep-28-10 07:15 AM   #71 
  - K&YAY!  Hubert Flottz   Sep-28-10 07:18 AM   #72 
  - Why wait? Go NOW!  Roland99   Sep-28-10 07:19 AM   #73 
  - You won't be missed a**hole!  budkin   Sep-28-10 07:30 AM   #75 
  - Is there some way..  The Uncola   Sep-28-10 07:33 AM   #76 
  - He's leaving on awfully short notice  tularetom   Sep-28-10 07:54 AM   #77 
  - Maybe, but he said long before Obama that he'd love to be Mayor of Chicago.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:48 PM   #109 
     - Has he maintained a residence there?  FBaggins   Sep-30-10 02:01 PM   #144 
  - Now that is not "retarded"  SHRED   Sep-28-10 08:00 AM   #79 
  - Well, one of the first things Obama did  BEZERKO   Sep-28-10 08:35 AM   #83 
  - Bye Rahm. Pfft! n/t  ProfessionalLeftist   Sep-28-10 08:39 AM   #84 
  - What will Israel do without him.  goforit   Sep-28-10 09:02 AM   #86 
  - I'll say it again, I like Rahm Emanuel and I hope he  mzmolly   Sep-28-10 11:26 AM   #93 
  - I wish you people wouldn't cheer something like this....  TK421   Sep-28-10 11:42 AM   #95 
  - LOL, that was very good! n/t  Jefferson23   Sep-28-10 11:47 AM   #96 
  - The "change" he brought  Blue Owl   Sep-28-10 12:04 PM   #99 
  - Did Rahm ever promise change?  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:51 PM   #110 
     - No, Rahm just steals our change - and our dollars.  slay   Sep-28-10 12:55 PM   #113 
     - His "team" promised change  Blue Owl   Sep-28-10 01:23 PM   #116 
  - Such mean posters! As Rahm leaves, we should be giving him a hand.  No Elephants   Sep-28-10 12:54 PM   #112 
  - I'll give him a finger  slay   Sep-28-10 12:57 PM   #114 
  - Or take up a collection to send him a crate of dead fish.  chill_wind   Sep-28-10 01:41 PM   #117 
  - Excellent!  closeupready   Sep-28-10 01:03 PM   #115 
  - Good... but who will be the replacement?  fascisthunter   Sep-28-10 05:42 PM   #122 
  - Joe LIEberman or Jim DeMint ?  Hubert Flottz   Sep-29-10 04:22 AM   #141 
  - too late. damage done. nt  tomp   Sep-28-10 05:46 PM   #123 
  - As head of DCC he helped to put a lot of DINOs in office, often working AGAINST progressive  kath   Sep-28-10 06:13 PM   #125 
  - Couldn't happen fast enough!  EndElectoral   Sep-28-10 07:04 PM   #127 
  - abrasive and controversial  creon   Sep-28-10 07:29 PM   #128 
  - Can't say that upsets me.  Proud_Lefty   Sep-28-10 08:10 PM   #130 
  - It feels like Christmas already!  Justitia   Sep-28-10 08:12 PM   #132 
  - I'm Glad Rahm is Leaving...  Oldtimeralso   Sep-28-10 08:33 PM   #135 
  - "...he is leaving his post at the White House..."  unkachuck   Sep-28-10 08:46 PM   #136 
  - With this are they trying to buy my vote?  begin_within   Sep-28-10 08:52 PM   #137 
  - First of all Pres Obama choose Rahm. Why would we think he will choose someone less abrasive?  rhett o rick   Sep-28-10 09:33 PM   #140 
  - good riddance  Lost4words   Sep-29-10 06:54 AM   #143 
 

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