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14. Now let's just parse this quotation from an upstanding Republican "lawmaker".
"Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) a member of House Republican leadership compared Bushs political problems to then President Trumans in 1952. President Eisenhower subsequently won the presidency and Republicans captured the House."

Were probably slightly behind where Truman was with his Democratic Party in 1951 and 1952, McCotter said. History has vindicated Trumanfortunately I dont see a Democratic Eisenhower out there.

"fortunately I dont see a Democratic Eisenhower out there.

What does he mean by this? It is either that Eisenhower was a terrible President and it is "fortunate" that there isn't another like him to ruin the country - or - Eisenhower was a very good President, but if it is a Democrat, this Republican "patriot" had rather have a lesser person in charge and to hell with the country.

Man these Republicans just cannot help but show their true colors. They actually hope that the country does worse under a Democratic President - I don't think any Democrat wants the country to do worse under a Republican President, they just (from experience) assume that it will do worse. And that is a big difference...

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  -Shouting match breaks out as Bush officials berate GOP Reps. who leaked meeting to press DeepModem Mom  May-11-07 08:25 AM   #0 
  - completely opposite of what LaHood says today on cspan  antifaschits   May-11-07 08:29 AM   #1 
  - I had to go out when he was on - in a nutshell, what did he have to say  donsu   May-11-07 11:17 AM   #24 
  - Does somebody need a timeout?  BOSSHOG   May-11-07 08:30 AM   #2 
  - You are absolutely right!  Dhalgren   May-11-07 08:40 AM   #6 
  - Timeout?  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   May-11-07 08:45 AM   #8 
  - Pray tell, what's a buttonset?  Perragrande   May-11-07 09:25 PM   #33 
     - Good question.  Clark2008   May-11-07 10:41 PM   #36 
  - I believe Ted Haggard is out of rehab...  Virginia Dare   May-11-07 08:45 AM   #9 
  - John Dean  tavalon   May-11-07 10:50 AM   #21 
  - John Dean said that, I believe. (eom)  tblue37   May-11-07 12:29 PM   #26 
  - Hey, it worked for Aaron Burr ......  Perragrande   May-11-07 09:27 PM   #34 
  - Will somebody be shouted at because they exposed the last shouting match?  BOSSHOG   May-11-07 08:31 AM   #3 
  - Good question! nt  DeepModem Mom   May-11-07 08:33 AM   #4 
  - pardon me, but WHO THE FRICK is Rove to be able to berate a congressperson?  Lerkfish   May-11-07 08:35 AM   #5 
  - Exactly.  donco6   May-11-07 08:46 AM   #10 
  - Oh, for the heady days when Delay was in charge!  Warpy   May-11-07 08:53 AM   #13 
  - And who in their right mind would allow that nasty little amoral jerk to berate them?  emulatorloo   May-11-07 04:01 PM   #32 
  - My goodness, it's getting ugly isn't it?  Virginia Dare   May-11-07 08:41 AM   #7 
  - Hmm, I don't know--sounds like more theater. Why does this keep  wienerdoggie   May-11-07 08:49 AM   #11 
  - Oh, come on! Let's see some punches thrown!  tanyev   May-11-07 08:52 AM   #12 
  - Reality TV...The Implosion of War Criminals..GOP Unmasked!  Tellurian   May-11-07 10:00 AM   #18 
  - Now let's just parse this quotation from an upstanding Republican "lawmaker".  Dhalgren   May-11-07 08:54 AM   #14 
  - They detract themselves from bush by visiting his private quarters?  Deb   May-11-07 09:09 AM   #15 
  - Word is Laura & JR are no longer living together..  Tellurian   May-11-07 10:03 AM   #19 
  - This is part of the script  rocknation   May-11-07 09:20 AM   #16 
  - That's very plausible,  seasonedblue   May-11-07 10:53 AM   #22 
  - Scripted. Indeed, rocknation. I think you've summed it up quite accurately.  Straight Shooter   May-11-07 11:22 AM   #25 
  - I'm with ya. Doesn't pass the sniff test. n/t  Beausoir   May-11-07 01:05 PM   #28 
  - We have been played for suckers for 6 years, and this charade is more of the same.  IndianaGreen   May-11-07 09:42 PM   #35 
  - This is wonderful theater. I hope I can get Kirk to sign my Playbill. nt  Gidney N Cloyd   May-11-07 09:44 AM   #17 
  - Republicans and their secrets.  The Backlash Cometh   May-11-07 10:42 AM   #20 
  - They are idiots just for wasting their time to talk to Laura  NewYorkerfromMass   May-11-07 10:54 AM   #23 
  - I believe that the reps are wanting to signal their  tblue37   May-11-07 12:31 PM   #27 
  - LaHood And Kirk Both, Ma'am  The Magistrate   May-11-07 01:12 PM   #29 
  - Yes, indeed. nt  DeepModem Mom   May-11-07 01:13 PM   #30 
  - remember what finally brought Nixon down . . .  OneBlueSky   May-11-07 02:58 PM   #31 
  - Fight! Fight! Fight!  Oregonian   May-12-07 12:34 AM   #37 
  - The GOP is starting to cannibalize their own.....Implosion, finger pointing, etc  opihimoimoi   May-12-07 12:43 AM   #38 
  - As November 2008 nears  ThoughtCriminal   May-12-07 02:39 AM   #39 
  - What a pity it's not believable  Cobalt-60   May-12-07 03:45 AM   #40 
  - Sounds like they're starting to notice the barbarians at the gate.  calimary   May-12-07 04:46 PM   #41 

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