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Inland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-26-05 10:08 PM
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2. We don't. Bush doesn't. Congress does. State houses do.
They run again in two years, and it is no longer the coventional wisdom that following Bush is a good idea for election. That means less Bush agenda passing.
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  -What difference does it make if Bush's approval ratings dropped to zero? patricia92243  Mar-26-05 10:04 PM   #0 
  - Can we say Nixon?  ClassWarrior   Mar-26-05 10:07 PM   #1 
  - We don't. Bush doesn't. Congress does. State houses do.  Inland   Mar-26-05 10:08 PM   #2 
  - very good exactly right!  gizmo1979   Mar-26-05 10:18 PM   #6 
  - It really doesn't make much of a difference, no.  deadparrot   Mar-26-05 10:08 PM   #3 
  - it takes away his "mandate" and his "political capitol" is nil n/t  AZDemDist6   Mar-26-05 10:16 PM   #4 
  - Speaking to hand picked audiences with a fawning press, how  tsuki   Mar-26-05 10:48 PM   #16 
     - Yep  FreedomAngel82   Mar-27-05 12:06 AM   #21 
        - He doesn't care  lyonn   Mar-27-05 12:24 AM   #22 
        - I don't know. The Neocons seem to be addicted to headlines.  tsuki   Mar-27-05 12:55 AM   #24 
  - Coat-tail effect / concrete-shoes effect in 2006 elections  NAO   Mar-26-05 10:17 PM   #5 
  - it has a tremendous influence on his ability to get legislation passed  imenja   Mar-26-05 10:20 PM   #8 
  - Good point! Thanks.  patricia92243   Mar-26-05 10:21 PM   #10 
  - Reagan's coattail got Oklahoma  lyonn   Mar-27-05 12:28 AM   #23 
  - bush coat tails strangling congress  radfringe   Mar-27-05 06:54 AM   #25 
  - I must admit  Contrary1   Mar-26-05 10:20 PM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-26-05 10:33 PM   #11 
     - Yeah, yeah, yeah  Contrary1   Mar-26-05 10:38 PM   #12 
     - Normally, we are supposed to say "Welcome to DU." But I'm not too sure  patricia92243   Mar-26-05 10:39 PM   #13 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-26-05 10:39 PM   #14 
        - We need to let this one stay posted for a while...  Contrary1   Mar-26-05 10:41 PM   #15 
           - Sorry, I've had all the Fundies for weeks on the TeeVee and in the  tsuki   Mar-26-05 10:51 PM   #17 
           - Wow! I've never actually witnessed the mods removing someone's name and  patricia92243   Mar-26-05 11:03 PM   #18 
  - as his popularity drops, so does the support  leftofthedial   Mar-26-05 10:20 PM   #9 
  - It bankrupts his politcal capital  MO_Dem   Mar-26-05 11:08 PM   #19 
  - it might make us less safe  cosmicdot   Mar-26-05 11:41 PM   #20 
  - Spill a bucket of paint in a room full of people....  OneTwentyoNine   Mar-27-05 07:15 AM   #26 
  - It will help sink his destruction of SS plan.  BlueManDude   Mar-27-05 07:36 AM   #27 

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