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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-04-09 09:21 PM
Response to Reply #10
13. No, anyone characterizing Obama's efforts to secure the Olympics as "stunning failure"
is a fucking moron.

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  -Frank Rich is determined to join the ranks of the clueless editorial hacks ProSense  Oct-04-09 08:56 PM   #0 
  - And, here's the email contact for Frank Rich  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:01 PM   #1 
  - Screw Frank Rich  Joe Bacon   Oct-04-09 11:35 PM   #65 
  - Frank Rich's schtick is weavin current events and popular culture into his take on political issues  KittyWampus   Oct-04-09 09:06 PM   #2 
  - This is not the only time ..Frank Rich has tried to be "current"..  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:34 PM   #28 
  - The Financial Reforms Are On Track To Be As Bold And Sweeping As Health Care Reform  MannyGoldstein   Oct-04-09 09:07 PM   #3 
  - Why  ProSense   Oct-04-09 09:09 PM   #5 
  - This thread makes too much sense so  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:07 PM   # 
  - there are no fail pushers  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:22 PM   #14 
     - You've already proven yourself to be not  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:43 PM   #35 
  - The Olympic story is stupid all around but its reference in the Rich OpEd  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:07 PM   #4 
  - +1  MannyGoldstein   Oct-04-09 09:18 PM   #9 
  - No, Frank Rich is not a "really honest guy"..  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:24 PM   #16 
     - This proves he isn't honest? Those are his opinions. We aren't required to agree with him  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:29 PM   #24 
     - No, his argruments aren't decent and if you get that from  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:36 PM   #30 
     - He's a calculating little shit  BeyondGeography   Oct-04-09 09:45 PM   #38 
        - Thank you! Somebody out there who  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:49 PM   #43 
        - If so, "takes one to know one".Remind me why it is you don't have a job  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:49 PM   #44 
  - your posts are very strongly worded  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:09 PM   #6 
  - Yes, I strongly believe  ProSense   Oct-04-09 09:14 PM   #7 
  - not just Frank Rich  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:18 PM   #8 
     - Indeed.  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:20 PM   #11 
     - And, those who trash Obama are really "strong worded" too.  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:26 PM   #20 
        - Actually I question everything.Unlike some who dare not question anything.  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:32 PM   #26 
        - absolutely  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:33 PM   #27 
           - Yes, they are using abusive language against Obama..  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:41 PM   #34 
              - People called Pelosi a "stupid bitch" and didn't get banned  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:47 PM   #39 
                 - I'm not getting into this juvenile game with you.  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:53 PM   #49 
                    - Great argument. Love the facts!  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:55 PM   #51 
  - The Op believe that anyone who does not 100% agree is a "hack"  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:20 PM   #10 
     - No, anyone characterizing Obama's efforts to secure the Olympics as "stunning failure"  ProSense   Oct-04-09 09:21 PM   #13 
     - I don't think it is a stunning failure but I don't think it was a success either  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:26 PM   #18 
     - I thought his Olympics reference was lame  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:26 PM   #19 
     - It wasn't a "passing reference".."stunning failure" is  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:28 PM   # 
        - ok, you win  Enrique   Oct-04-09 09:38 PM   #32 
           - Nah. they won't be happy until Rich and Thomas both apologize or are fired.  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:43 PM   #36 
           - "Apologize or fired"? Fuck that. Maybe  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:47 PM   #41 
              - I commend your creative and inovative style of language.  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:54 PM   #50 
                 - Frank Rich is a sloppy critic.  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:57 PM   #53 
                    - Maybe so. That is a matter of opinion.And everyone has one.  saracat   Oct-04-09 10:11 PM   #59 
           - I'm stating facts and you're spewing bullshit..  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:44 PM   #37 
              - Classy, aren't ya? What a wonderful argument.You must be so proud of yourself!  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:47 PM   #40 
              - Yes, it's classy enough to point out the facts when  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:51 PM   #46 
              - actually, you're not "stating facts"  paulk   Oct-05-09 08:57 AM   #75 
     - he's the first US President to make an in person appeal  paulk   Oct-04-09 09:48 PM   #42 
     - Thye OP thinks their opinion is sufficient.  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:50 PM   #45 
     - It's idiotic. What difference does it make that it was Obama?  ProSense   Oct-04-09 09:53 PM   #48 
     - "Rich is an idiot."  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 09:59 PM   #55 
     - Try not to be an American fool  BeyondGeography   Oct-04-09 09:58 PM   #54 
        - 1st time an USA President has gone. It was a mistake. eom  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 10:03 PM   #58 
        - the leaders of Spain and Japan don't exactly have the cachet  paulk   Oct-04-09 11:51 PM   #66 
     - +1  CTLawGuy   Oct-05-09 05:30 AM   #70 
     - When the so called journalists are wrong ..we can point it out  Cha   Oct-04-09 09:30 PM   #25 
        - Yes you can but you can't charecterize a persons whole career as a "hack" because you disagree  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:39 PM   #33 
  - That's been happening for a few weeks now  BeyondGeography   Oct-04-09 09:20 PM   #12 
  - really? Hypocrisy runs rampant here.Reminds me of roses for Helen and snark  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:23 PM   #15 
     - Oh, look, I'm being called a hypocrite by the "Obama, who I never liked, threw women under the bus  BeyondGeography   Oct-04-09 09:26 PM   #17 
     - Sadly it's not. The scouring that Sibel Edmunds has received extends their fury to any  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 09:28 PM   #22 
     - So it's "criticism" when you do it, and when you don't like it, it's "snark"?  CakeGrrl   Oct-05-09 05:40 AM   #71 
  - Its okay to criticize on Financial Reform or even Health Care Reform the problem here is with  Thrill   Oct-04-09 09:28 PM   #21 
  - Frank Rich was already clueless in 2000  Vattel   Oct-04-09 09:29 PM   #23 
  - No, I honestly believe that President Obama has been kept in such a bubble that he  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 09:35 PM   #29 
  - A Stunning Failure indeed.  Tansy_Gold   Oct-04-09 09:52 PM   #47 
     - Nicely put.  saracat   Oct-04-09 09:56 PM   #52 
     - thank you  Tansy_Gold   Oct-04-09 10:00 PM   #56 
     - Yes, she presents excellent perspectives, much of which I have not considered.  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 10:01 PM   #57 
     - The only "failure" would not be trying to secure the games  Cha   Oct-04-09 10:13 PM   #60 
  - We all know that Gore ran a shitty campaign and made no effort to reach out to  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 09:38 PM   #31 
     - Frank Rich wasn't talking about the "campaign" when  Cha   Oct-04-09 10:23 PM   #61 
        - Hey, we get it - you don't like Frank Rich. Sorry, but that doesn't make him either wrong  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 11:31 PM   #63 
           - But, you like red herrings and strawmen..so  Cha   Oct-05-09 12:12 AM   #67 
  - Paul Krugman on "the politics of spite" Cross posted from GD  Cha   Oct-04-09 11:06 PM   #62 
  - Not everyone who criticizes President Obama is a hack.  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-09 11:33 PM   #64 
     - Same folks called Krugman slime and an idiot when he criticized Obama!  saracat   Oct-05-09 02:17 AM   #68 
        - People are either saints or demons here, depending on their opinion of Obama at a given moment. n/t  QC   Oct-05-09 08:01 AM   #73 
  - If what he says is true  jeanpalmer   Oct-05-09 03:58 AM   #69 
  - I recall reading an article over a week ago here that the plain vanilla  joeycola   Oct-05-09 06:10 AM   #72 
  - Get the big picture rather than stopping at details. Are lobbyists still working with people in the  Mass   Oct-05-09 08:05 AM   #74 
  - Lobbyists are going to be a part of the legislative process  TayTay   Oct-05-09 02:40 PM   #77 
  - It is hard to take anyone seriously that makes Rio winning the Olympics  TheKentuckian   Oct-05-09 02:23 PM   #76 
 

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