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rocktivity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-22-08 11:25 AM
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8. Bush is a figurehead; a puppet being manipulated by smart people.
Bush is only smart enough to realizie that HE'S not smart enough.

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  -If Bush and friends are stupid, why are they still in power 7+ years later? Peake  Jun-22-08 11:12 AM   #0 
  - Not stupid...insane!  whistle   Jun-22-08 11:17 AM   #1 
  - Because a large percentage of the public is even more stupid.  hobbit709   Jun-22-08 11:17 AM   #2 
  - from the lips of a McCain supporter I spoke too  CountAllVotes   Jun-22-08 11:28 AM   #11 
  - Sounds like the Repuke SIL of a friend who told her she wasn't worried about  beac   Jun-22-08 01:58 PM   #37 
     - yeah ...  CountAllVotes   Jun-22-08 03:44 PM   #46 
  - lol - you are sooooooooo right!  anniebelle   Jun-22-08 11:30 AM   #12 
  - Idiocracy came early. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-22-08 12:48 PM   #31 
  - Why do hate America?  baby_mouse   Jun-22-08 01:32 PM   #36 
  - Uninformed, disinformed, ignore-ant via indoctrination/media directives  Echo In Light   Jun-22-08 02:14 PM   #42 
  - I, for one, have never bought the "stupid" thema.  Jackpine Radical   Jun-22-08 11:18 AM   #3 
  - I still say it's stupidity.  zanne   Jun-22-08 11:23 AM   #7 
  - Extremely well-said.  Peake   Jun-22-08 11:27 AM   #10 
  - Not stupid, not insane  The Traveler   Jun-22-08 11:18 AM   #4 
  - Read M. Scott Peck and imagine how evil can be magnified  InkAddict   Jun-22-08 12:46 PM   #29 
     - that describes Bush and his cronies perfectly!  dana_b   Jun-22-08 02:08 PM   #39 
     - Yes, exactly. We are dealing with evil, not mere incompetence.  Jackpine Radical   Jun-22-08 02:59 PM   #43 
     - Thanks for the references!  The Traveler   Jun-22-08 09:16 PM   #48 
     - I like Scott Peck's work a lot  Peake   Jun-22-08 09:38 PM   #49 
  - If the electorate is split evenly 50-50...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-22-08 11:22 AM   #5 
  - The Bush administration has changed the structure of government for at least a decade.  Buzz Clik   Jun-22-08 11:22 AM   #6 
  - Bush is a figurehead; a puppet being manipulated by smart people.  rocknation   Jun-22-08 11:25 AM   #8 
  - I agree, I also believe one can be corrupt and incompetent at the same time.  Uncle Joe   Jun-22-08 12:08 PM   #25 
  - The fact that he realizes it makes him act like even more of an a-hole  herbster   Jun-22-08 02:08 PM   #40 
  - The simple way we can remove them is by supporting and voting for Obama and other Democrats.  elocs   Jun-22-08 11:26 AM   #9 
  - That's right, but what to do about the fact that they use energy manipulation to drive elections?  Peake   Jun-22-08 11:35 AM   #14 
  - Obama Si. Pelosi no.  tmfun   Jun-22-08 11:37 AM   #17 
  - Bush = stupid, friends = sneaky and slimy  tularetom   Jun-22-08 11:32 AM   #13 
  - They are stupid and very evil. That's why they are still in power.  fasttense   Jun-22-08 11:35 AM   #15 
  - Too many STUPID people  Mike Nelson   Jun-22-08 11:37 AM   #16 
  - Stupidity is rewarded in this country  Cheap_Trick   Jun-22-08 11:39 AM   #18 
  - Bush is incredibly stupid, IMO. But he's not running the show.  smoogatz   Jun-22-08 11:42 AM   #19 
  - And the economy's healthy meter is on 100%. Evil has sticky tentacles  lonestarnot   Jun-22-08 11:49 AM   #20 
  - Because some dems don't agree completely with the dem candidate so they don't vote  dmordue   Jun-22-08 11:52 AM   #21 
  - What? Like in 2004? Every Dem voted for Kerry--hell even some Greens did. He lost.  readmoreoften   Jun-22-08 03:03 PM   #44 
  - Ummm....blackmail.  InkAddict   Jun-22-08 11:53 AM   #22 
  - Laziness on the part of the people  treestar   Jun-22-08 11:54 AM   #23 
  - Yes, but we can't vote against the energy monopoly.  Peake   Jun-22-08 12:11 PM   #26 
  - yes and no  dana_b   Jun-22-08 02:12 PM   #41 
  - They rigged the game  2hip   Jun-22-08 12:06 PM   #24 
  - I think it's the difference between clever and intelligent  JerseygirlCT   Jun-22-08 12:15 PM   #27 
  - It says nothing about their intelligence-- they remain because they're corporate servants.  Marr   Jun-22-08 12:26 PM   #28 
  - Because the Mighty Stupidity Machine (MSM) Backs Them Totally  AndyTiedye   Jun-22-08 12:46 PM   #30 
  - They are thugs-that's why they are still in power.  TheGoldenRule   Jun-22-08 12:49 PM   #32 
  - Because they are puppets for the ones with the real power.  tabasco   Jun-22-08 12:52 PM   #33 
  - they are not stupid, they are unabashedly helping themselves  MrsBrady   Jun-22-08 01:10 PM   #34 
  - Because stupid, craven and evil serves the corporate power structure best. n/t  Mojambo   Jun-22-08 01:28 PM   #35 
  - Not stupid, evil. George, however, is stupid.  Rex   Jun-22-08 02:02 PM   #38 
  - 'Cause the American voter is stupider. If that's possible.  salguine   Jun-22-08 03:05 PM   #45 
  - We've been presuming that the CONGESS would protect the Constitution -- ?  defendandprotect   Jun-22-08 03:49 PM   #47 
     - The Democrats gained five Senate seats in 2006.  ProSense   Jun-22-08 09:49 PM   #50 
 

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