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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-10 08:06 AM
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10. I see your point
but Obama did fight for the resurrection of the auto industry when it was not popular, and he fought hard for a fairly good Wall Street reform bill.

Should Obama pick more fights more often? I think the answer is yes.
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  -Has Obama fought for anything? I mean, REALLY fought? Honeycombe8  Dec-07-10 07:57 AM   #0 
  - I think he fought real hard to get Tim Geithner confirmed for  Tansy_Gold   Dec-07-10 07:58 AM   #1 
  - He paid $500 billion dollars in ransom  niceypoo   Dec-07-10 07:59 AM   #2 
  - He has fought hard to alienate his base and squash their hopes and dreams for change.  LonePirate   Dec-07-10 07:59 AM   #3 
  - He fought to make sure that DADT would continue to be enforced.  VMI Dem   Dec-07-10 08:01 AM   #4 
  - Yea, I can tell  babylonsister   Dec-07-10 08:01 AM   #5 
  - He just FOUGHT for millions of unemployed and the working class  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-07-10 08:02 AM   #6 
  - No, you missed the point. He DIDN"T fight  demwing   Dec-07-10 08:06 AM   #9 
  - No, you missed the point  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-07-10 08:09 AM   #11 
  - Accepting what the GOP will give you isn't fighting.  GOTV   Dec-07-10 12:37 PM   #30 
  - +1.  Dawgs   Dec-07-10 12:40 PM   #31 
  - "Did he have to "fold" on a campaign promise to do so? Yes, and that's why it was strong."  demwing   Dec-07-10 09:16 PM   #45 
  - And he admitted as much yesterday.  Dawgs   Dec-07-10 12:46 PM   #40 
  - Obama admitted he didn't fight yesterday.  Dawgs   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #38 
  - And is taking a HUGE hit for it  Empowerer   Dec-07-10 09:18 PM   #46 
  - He fought to keep Bushco from being investigated n/t  n2doc   Dec-07-10 08:03 AM   #7 
  - He FOUGHT to get elected  demwing   Dec-07-10 08:04 AM   #8 
  - I see your point  bluestateguy   Dec-07-10 08:06 AM   #10 
  - He fought for unemployment benefits, middle class tax cuts, financial  Phx_Dem   Dec-07-10 08:12 AM   #12 
  - I would argue he fought hard for an Insurance Mandate with no public option..  yourout   Dec-07-10 08:16 AM   #13 
  - +1000  Capt. America   Dec-07-10 08:21 AM   #14 
  - There was no public option to fight for. The votes were never there.  Phx_Dem   Dec-07-10 09:32 AM   #20 
     - He didn't have 50 votes for the public option? Link?  Dawgs   Dec-07-10 12:41 PM   #33 
  - Not quite accurate  mtnsnake   Dec-07-10 08:24 AM   #15 
  - What? You just said he "fought" for them.  Phx_Dem   Dec-07-10 09:32 AM   #21 
     - I said he fought for an "extension" of them. nt  mtnsnake   Dec-07-10 10:38 AM   #26 
  - Didn't he admit that he didn't fight, but compromised (just yesterday)?  Dawgs   Dec-07-10 12:48 PM   #42 
  - He fought hard to avoid being seen as too pro-LGBT.  QC   Dec-07-10 08:32 AM   #16 
  - +1. n/t  TriMera   Dec-07-10 01:13 PM   #44 
  - Only to get elected. nt  ladjf   Dec-07-10 08:57 AM   #17 
  - He fought real hard for himself.  Beacool   Dec-07-10 09:12 AM   #18 
  - He has done more real fighting than ANY loud mouthed keyboard warrior on DU.  phleshdef   Dec-07-10 09:14 AM   #19 
  - Obviously, the only reason he doesn't walk on water is  COLGATE4   Dec-07-10 09:46 AM   #22 
     - Heehee,  emilyg   Dec-07-10 11:11 PM   #52 
  - Not having been present at ANY of the DEM/REP negotiations  Sheepshank   Dec-07-10 10:16 AM   #23 
  - We are Obama's bosses and we wanted what he asked for - according to polls ...  GOTV   Dec-07-10 12:40 PM   #32 
  - Actually, Obama admitted he didn't fight (but compromised) yesterday.  Dawgs   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #36 
  - Lieberman's protege fought real hard for what the Right wants. n/t  Catherina   Dec-07-10 10:21 AM   #24 
  - Looks like the consensus is that he did fight. n/t  ProSense   Dec-07-10 10:24 AM   #25 
  - He fought Hillary  donheld   Dec-07-10 10:44 AM   #27 
  - Tooth and nail  AndrewP   Dec-07-10 12:45 PM   #37 
  - No  Steve_I_Am   Dec-07-10 11:01 AM   #28 
  - LOL  treestar   Dec-07-10 11:03 AM   #29 
  - 30 million added to the insurance rolls  dave29   Dec-07-10 12:41 PM   #34 
  - he's been fighting real hard for that seat on Poppy's Golf cart Clinton uses now  Donnachaidh   Dec-07-10 12:43 PM   #35 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-10 12:46 PM   #39 
  - ahh yes... the RACIST card has been drawn!  frylock   Dec-07-10 01:10 PM   #43 
  - No, the only successful leaders are those who are willing to fight for a pricinple  demwing   Dec-07-10 09:22 PM   #47 
  - I wish we could rec individual posts. This belongs on the Greatest Page so EVERYONE can see it.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-07-10 09:58 PM   #48 
  - tax cuts...we're seeing it now  ibegurpard   Dec-07-10 12:47 PM   #41 
  - Really? That seems so... sad... : ( Just because he doesn't bluster and  sohndrsmith   Dec-07-10 10:03 PM   #49 
  - No. not for working people, anyway.  martymar64   Dec-07-10 10:51 PM   #50 
  - He's fought hard to give the GOP everything they've wanted. N/T  BlueStater   Dec-07-10 10:56 PM   #51 
  - fought really hard for his deficit commission from hell. went OUT of his way, in fact.  inna   Dec-08-10 01:29 AM   #53 
  - Getting Ben Bernanke confirmed a second time.  chill_wind   Dec-08-10 01:29 AM   #54 
  - Yes, he is no doubt the MEANEST and most self-centered creature to have disgraces that Oval Office  pnorman   Dec-08-10 01:44 AM   #55 
  - That was a wonderful personal gesture and great anecdote from the primaries  chill_wind   Dec-08-10 02:05 AM   #56 
     - So much of the hysterical Obama-bashing goes waay beyond "tactics",  pnorman   Dec-08-10 02:30 AM   #58 
  - He's fighting pretty hard for this deal  blazerunner   Dec-08-10 02:23 AM   #57 

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