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emulatorloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-06-11 01:07 PM
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3. First: most people want the parties to work together. That is why Obama promotes bipartisanship
Edited on Thu Jan-06-11 01:10 PM by emulatorloo
On the other hand he did call them out on obstructionism at town halls etc. That stuff does not get reported on the cable news outlets.

The surrogates (Dem Sens Like Sherrod Brown and Reps like Weiner) are the ones who are to call the Republicans out for their obstructionism,

It is difficult because none of the media outlets other than MSNBC allow Democrats to talk and complete a sentence

Republicans were quite good at messaging - Creating the gridlock, but pointing the finger at Obama. That was pretty much their strategy - FUCK UP EVERTHING and then blame Obama and the Democrats. It worked well for them in 2010 elections.
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  -If the Administration had not endlessly tried bipartisanship, what would Obama's approval rating be? onehandle  Jan-06-11 01:00 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-06-11 01:06 PM   #1 
  - Why? Being bold and aggressive won back the House for the GOP.  onehandle   Jan-06-11 01:10 PM   #4 
  - what you said.  ChairmanAgnostic   Jan-06-11 01:18 PM   #6 
  - The GOP won back the house by FUCKING EVERYTHING UP and blaming Obama for gridlock  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 01:25 PM   #7 
  - Yet their approval ratings are still in the lower gutter.  phleshdef   Jan-06-11 01:26 PM   #9 
  - Being Bold and agressive? Your post makes me vomit  MadBadger   Jan-06-11 01:32 PM   #13 
  - Vague  treestar   Jan-06-11 02:08 PM   #19 
  - Democratic leadership: spineless whusses.  Warren Stupidity   Jan-06-11 07:47 PM   #24 
  - 90 percent.  ProSense   Jan-06-11 01:07 PM   #2 
  - > 90%  harun   Jan-06-11 08:15 PM   #28 
  - First: most people want the parties to work together. That is why Obama promotes bipartisanship  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 01:07 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, those last few weeks waving the 'keys' metaphor did wonders.  onehandle   Jan-06-11 01:17 PM   #5 
  - If you think the only thing Obama did at town halls was wave a key ring  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 01:25 PM   #8 
     - +1. Too many people are spoon fed by cable news and blogs  Uzybone   Jan-06-11 01:28 PM   #10 
     - Yeah, we totally missed how the President rallied a massive Dem vote in 2010.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-06-11 01:40 PM   #15 
        - Who is claiming the Dems won in 2010?  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 01:52 PM   #17 
     - Well whatever he did was really successful in the 2010 midterms.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-06-11 01:38 PM   #14 
        - Let's talk about the "Republican Party of No" strategy to win in 2010 one more time.  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 01:48 PM   #16 
  - Odd that - they just voted in the party of NO.  Warren Stupidity   Jan-06-11 07:48 PM   #25 
  - 300%  Uzybone   Jan-06-11 01:29 PM   #11 
  - LOL - n/t  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 01:30 PM   #12 
  - Less than 30%  treestar   Jan-06-11 02:06 PM   #18 
  - America would have to be Progressive to reward failure.  vaberella   Jan-06-11 02:09 PM   #20 
  - Do you honestly think that anyone outside the Obama-loyalists view the last two years  T Wolf   Jan-06-11 02:16 PM   #21 
     - Gallup Dec 26-Jan 2 - Obama Job Approval 81% among Democrats  emulatorloo   Jan-06-11 02:35 PM   #22 
     - Yes. Everyone but the ignorant see all Obama has done these past 2 years.  great white snark   Jan-06-11 03:13 PM   #23 
  - Considering how "partisan" some people accuse President Obama and Nancy Pelosi of having been  Proud Liberal Dem   Jan-06-11 08:05 PM   #26 
  - He would have been impeached, or a coup d'etat would have taken place.  boppers   Jan-06-11 08:08 PM   #27 
  - If Obama would have passed measures that had real impacts that were  Exilednight   Jan-06-11 08:37 PM   #29 
 

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