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pa28 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-10 12:26 AM
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27. "Forge partnerships with Republicans".
Yes, McConnell and Issa have a different kind of forge in mind. They'll be the hammer to Obama's anvil.

Honestly, how can these allegedly serious advisors possibly believe what they are saying?

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  -Aides: Obama to prove he's a different kind of Democrat somone  Nov-13-10 11:20 PM   #0 
  - Dupe. Here:  Poll_Blind   Nov-13-10 11:21 PM   #1 
  - they figured this out only in the last two weeks  Skittles   Nov-13-10 11:21 PM   #2 
  - Don't you mean...  lame54   Nov-13-10 11:36 PM   #3 
     - they didn't listen to their base until after they got "shellacked"  Skittles   Nov-13-10 11:53 PM   #10 
        - they're still not  ibegurpard   Nov-13-10 11:58 PM   #13 
           - yup  Skittles   Nov-14-10 12:02 AM   #15 
           - doing the same thing over and over.......  xxqqqzme   Nov-14-10 12:07 AM   #20 
           - yep - "a different kind of Democrat" -- otherwise known as a REPUBLICAN, dammit.  kath   Nov-14-10 02:03 AM   #36 
  - In other words...triangulation...  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-13-10 11:41 PM   #4 
  - Rahm probably did all the pissing but with the wind.  LiberalFighter   Nov-13-10 11:43 PM   #5 
  - Indeed. When is he going to decide to win his own base? We need a Democrat!  ThomCat   Nov-14-10 06:33 AM   #44 
  - He's already proved it to anyone paying attention  ibegurpard   Nov-13-10 11:44 PM   #6 
  - Too little too late. He's already passed a massive amount of the RW agenda.  Edweird   Nov-13-10 11:45 PM   #7 
  - The people pushing the change--The Ruling Class believe  OHdem10   Nov-13-10 11:57 PM   #11 
  - This.  Poll_Blind   Nov-13-10 11:59 PM   #14 
  - I don't believe that this is anything more than a marketing ploy.  Edweird   Nov-14-10 01:58 AM   #34 
     - Can you elaborate?  Poll_Blind   Nov-14-10 02:03 AM   #37 
  - What (of what he's signed so far) was part of this so-called "RW agenda"?  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-14-10 12:10 AM   #22 
     - Privatization, union busting, the individual mandate, attacking social security,  Edweird   Nov-14-10 02:03 AM   #35 
     - Links?  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-14-10 09:04 AM   #50 
     - Trying to reinstate DADT and keeping troops in Iraq and Afghanistan both leap to mind.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-14-10 07:03 AM   #47 
        - Disagree  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-14-10 09:15 AM   #51 
  - Notice they say nothing about meeting the expectations  adnelson60087   Nov-13-10 11:51 PM   #8 
  - Oh, they GET it. But the DC Dems exist solely to suppress their base.  Jim Sagle   Nov-14-10 01:40 AM   #30 
  - Of course not. The only people who never count are the Dem Base.  ThomCat   Nov-14-10 06:35 AM   #45 
  - YeP. Different Democrat = DINO  aquart   Nov-13-10 11:53 PM   #9 
  - So he will tilt at the same windmills he has been for the last two years?  iris27   Nov-13-10 11:57 PM   #12 
  - sounds like he just does NOT.FUCKING.GET.IT.  Skittles   Nov-14-10 12:02 AM   #16 
     - I think he gets it  ibegurpard   Nov-14-10 12:09 AM   #21 
        - it's very hard to think otherwise  Skittles   Nov-14-10 12:11 AM   #23 
  - "they think he must forge partnerships with Republicans"  Amonester   Nov-14-10 12:02 AM   #17 
  - What different? We already had bill Clinton. Nt  xchrom   Nov-14-10 12:05 AM   #18 
  - I'm already convinced  MannyGoldstein   Nov-14-10 12:07 AM   #19 
  - Did you read the article at WAPO? The election was a  OHdem10   Nov-14-10 12:13 AM   #24 
  - It flies in the face of the evidence, *but* it's a nice prelude to supporting Social Security cuts.  Marr   Nov-14-10 12:13 AM   #25 
  - This article is nonsense double-talk. It jumps all over the place  Misskittycat   Nov-14-10 12:20 AM   #26 
  - Schoen annoys the heck out of me, but. He would never write  OHdem10   Nov-14-10 12:30 AM   #28 
     - I'm confused. Where in this article is there a reference to someone named Schoen?  Misskittycat   Nov-14-10 02:13 AM   #38 
  - "Forge partnerships with Republicans".  pa28   Nov-14-10 12:26 AM   #27 
  - Has the shellacking dried yet? He'd better listening to those who elected him...  Historic NY   Nov-14-10 01:40 AM   #29 
  - Sounds like a good plan to get "shellacked" again in 2012. No thank you.  leveymg   Nov-14-10 01:42 AM   #31 
  - Let me save them the "months" they're claiming it'll take. Whatever the problem, he'll move right.  Warren DeMontague   Nov-14-10 01:47 AM   #32 
  - Yup. I do believe you are right.  ThomCat   Nov-14-10 06:38 AM   #46 
  - How about trying to win back your base first, then try to get the independents? Forget the repugs -  jillan   Nov-14-10 01:53 AM   #33 
  - Not sure why anyone thought that anything other than this was going to happen after the election.  BzaDem   Nov-14-10 02:17 AM   #39 
  - Exactly. n/t  JTFrog   Nov-14-10 04:48 AM   #43 
  - If Democrats had won, the same people would now be proclaiming  Marr   Nov-14-10 10:24 AM   #56 
  - So two MORE years of the same as the last  Raine   Nov-14-10 02:18 AM   #40 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-14-10 04:14 AM   #41 
  - I believe he has already proven that  Skittles   Nov-14-10 04:36 AM   #42 
  - It gets harder . . . and harder . . . . and harder . . . .  Stinky The Clown   Nov-14-10 07:04 AM   #48 
  - I'd like to hear just exaclty how they intend to 'forge' patnerships  Bluenorthwest   Nov-14-10 07:42 AM   #49 
  - ...  woo me with science   Nov-14-10 09:50 AM   #52 
  - He will lose '12 in this approach, but I don't think he cares a bit about that.  stillwaiting   Nov-14-10 09:53 AM   #53 
  - P.S. He's ALREADY established very well that he's a "different" kind of Democrat.  stillwaiting   Nov-14-10 09:56 AM   #54 
  - Yeah, the different kind of Dem he's talking about is called a "Republican"!!!  grahamhgreen   Nov-14-10 09:58 AM   #55 
  - +1 nt  TBF   Nov-14-10 11:15 AM   #59 
  - The Washington Post doing it's best to wimpify Obama as much as possible  lunatica   Nov-14-10 10:33 AM   #57 
  - Trojan Horse presidency. -nt  Poboy   Nov-14-10 11:12 AM   #58 

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