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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-21-10 12:40 PM
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5. "Campaigning is not governing"
Losing is not winning.

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  -Why is the White House messaging so terrible? Stoic  Aug-21-10 12:24 PM   #0 
  - Yea its time for action, and their shields are gone.  RandomThoughts   Aug-21-10 12:26 PM   #1 
  - Maybe because no one is buying the bullshit anymore?  Beacool   Aug-21-10 12:28 PM   #2 
  - "Campaigning is not governing"  ProSense   Aug-21-10 12:40 PM   #5 
  - But losing hurts so much, you know...  impik   Aug-21-10 12:53 PM   #9 
     - Not nearly as much as the nation is hurting.  Beacool   Aug-21-10 01:16 PM   #12 
  - you trying to start a kerfluffle Bea? i'll give you this is you promise to be good;  dionysus   Aug-21-10 08:37 PM   #34 
  - Well, you know what Mae West used to say:  Beacool   Aug-21-10 10:19 PM   #36 
  - What bullshit?  Baltoman991   Aug-22-10 08:55 AM   #40 
  - Trust me, no appeal to reason will work here  CakeGrrl   Aug-23-10 01:04 PM   #54 
     - YES  DonCoquixote   Aug-23-10 07:50 PM   #57 
  - This train is never, EVER late.  CakeGrrl   Aug-23-10 12:19 PM   #47 
  - Neither is whatsername.  cliffordu   Aug-24-10 10:52 AM   #60 
  - The 2008 campaign still really stings for you huh?  Cali_Democrat   Aug-24-10 11:01 AM   #61 
  - Take a look  ProSense   Aug-21-10 12:30 PM   #3 
  - He didn't call them out for SQUAT.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-21-10 02:04 PM   #17 
     - First,  ProSense   Aug-21-10 02:16 PM   #22 
        - Read your post.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-21-10 02:22 PM   #23 
           - You should really quit amateur analysis  ProSense   Aug-21-10 02:28 PM   #24 
              - Uh huh.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-21-10 02:34 PM   #27 
              - LOL, I'm hung over and I knew exactly what ProSense was saying...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-23-10 12:39 PM   #49 
              - So are you a paid pro.  joe black   Aug-24-10 12:05 PM   #63 
  - not sure the "messaging" is the problem- the MEDIA , which  Bluerthanblue   Aug-21-10 12:36 PM   #4 
  - Exactly. nt  Saturday   Aug-21-10 12:41 PM   #6 
  - +1  AtomicKitten   Aug-21-10 12:43 PM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-10 12:52 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-10 01:56 PM   #14 
  - It's intentional.  Jim Sagle   Aug-21-10 12:54 PM   #10 
  - For what purpose? nt  woo me with science   Aug-21-10 01:25 PM   #13 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-10 02:01 PM   #16 
        - you believe in some fancy conspiracy theories jim.  dionysus   Aug-21-10 08:38 PM   #35 
           - Nuthin' fancy: He who has the gold makes the rules. Same as it ever was.  Jim Sagle   Aug-21-10 10:39 PM   #37 
              - Why was it removed?  woo me with science   Aug-23-10 12:49 PM   #52 
                 - I swear.  woo me with science   Aug-23-10 12:56 PM   #53 
  - I am hoping Obama and his advisors are not too comfortable with  BootinUp   Aug-21-10 01:16 PM   #11 
  - they are working against a bought and paid for Media  Aramchek   Aug-21-10 01:58 PM   #15 
  - The un-reccers are busy  Mimosa   Aug-21-10 02:04 PM   #18 
  - pssssst dems - repubs will NEVER love you. nt  msongs   Aug-21-10 02:05 PM   #19 
  - But.....but.....  woo me with science   Aug-21-10 02:30 PM   #25 
  - It's because he doesn't know how to play the game.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-21-10 02:07 PM   #20 
  - I think sound bites are easier if you don't mind lying. nt  rrneck   Aug-21-10 02:30 PM   #26 
     - That's true, but you don't HAVE TO lie per se.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-21-10 02:43 PM   #28 
        - Good point.  rrneck   Aug-21-10 02:52 PM   #29 
  - His achievements are not "modest" they are  rury   Aug-21-10 02:12 PM   #21 
  - Because he didn't keep the people who got him there  seabeckind   Aug-21-10 03:45 PM   #30 
  - To be fair if all the forces of evil weren't piling against him he'd be OK. That's why we can only..  DemocraticPilgrim   Aug-21-10 04:10 PM   #31 
  - Agreed, good advice and welcome to DU.  great white snark   Aug-21-10 05:35 PM   #33 
  - Because the 24/7 media gets to reframe the discussion every 6 seconds.  JoePhilly   Aug-21-10 05:29 PM   #32 
  - Glad people recognize this  Egnever   Aug-23-10 12:43 PM   #51 
  - Yep!  Steely_Dan   Aug-21-10 11:21 PM   #38 
  - I don't think he has really started to campaign. When he does, he'll rock. Just like he always does.  applegrove   Aug-21-10 11:21 PM   #39 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-22-10 09:07 AM   #41 
  - President Obama has been hammering  Mr. Mustard   Aug-22-10 09:43 AM   #42 
  - Excellent points, all! Welcome to DU!  JNelson6563   Aug-23-10 12:00 PM   #45 
  - Excellent Post Mr. Mustard...  Steely_Dan   Aug-23-10 07:13 PM   #56 
  - Obama is not as personable as Clinton.  hollowdweller   Aug-22-10 09:58 AM   #43 
  - I sure hope he's not as "personable" as Clinton. Democrats have finally recovered  suzie   Aug-23-10 01:08 PM   #55 
  - Maybe because President Obama is too busy governing  Proud Liberal Dem   Aug-22-10 10:12 AM   #44 
  - Better question: why is the MSM so biased and shitty?  CakeGrrl   Aug-23-10 12:18 PM   #46 
  - I don't think it's the White House so much as the way the media is spreading the information.  vaberella   Aug-23-10 12:21 PM   #48 
  - Because the media is stacked against him?  Egnever   Aug-23-10 12:39 PM   #50 
  - For the same reason a single rose in an acre of cowshit "smells bad"  Doctor_J   Aug-23-10 07:57 PM   #58 
  - They've gotten very comfortable and are playing it safe  potassiumnitrate   Aug-23-10 08:54 PM   #59 
  - I don't think his achievements have been modest  sallyseven   Aug-24-10 11:29 AM   #62 
  - Because less Big Money, and fewer neocon whores, are keeping it consistent. n/t  Orsino   Aug-24-10 12:35 PM   #64 
 

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