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Jakes Progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-21-11 06:10 PM
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35. Confused?
You can disagree with the post. You can point out where you think it is wrong. But calling it right wing is just an indication of not understanding politics.

See. You have a post that condemns Obama for not being left-wing enough, for not battling against the right-wingers. Then you complain that the post is right wing.

What shows is that you don't understand right wing and left wing. Now you might want to call Obama left wing. Go ahead. But to call a post that want's him to stand up to the right wing a right wing talking point is kind of silly.

Unless you don't really care about policy or principle. If you want to just label some person as the standard for left wing or right wing. Then you could snark on anyone who disagrees with your icon of leftness as a right winger without regard to definition or principle. Sort of like how one high school football team will call another their enemy. Hey, if it's all just a game to you, then you can go ahead and ignore what is written or what is said. Just pump up the volume and don't try thinking. Just be true to your school.
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  -After having read "I am sick of all the enablers under "General Discussion" by Joe Fields, I have Cal33  Aug-21-11 10:39 AM   #0 
  - Some folks are focused on actual policy  Cali_Democrat   Aug-21-11 10:46 AM   #1 
  - Is that the difference?  Skinner   Aug-21-11 11:01 AM   #2 
  - I didn't say they care about speeches  Cali_Democrat   Aug-21-11 11:16 AM   #4 
  - You don't get it. We are not focusing on "Obama the person".  johnaries   Aug-21-11 03:04 PM   #27 
     - Depends on the poster.  Vattel   Aug-21-11 05:52 PM   #34 
        - I've never seen anyone like you describe here on DU. Everyone of us who support him have issues with  stevenleser   Aug-22-11 01:36 AM   #47 
  - Good to see you post. I've been wondering  Divernan   Aug-21-11 11:30 AM   #8 
  - There IS a middle-ground between pom-poms and pitchforks, but this IS about dichotomy  PurityOfEssence   Aug-21-11 02:13 PM   #20 
  - Ah POE, you're one of my new DU hero's...  Melinda   Aug-21-11 02:28 PM   #22 
  - Yikes!  PurityOfEssence   Aug-21-11 03:14 PM   #28 
     - Wow!  ProSense   Aug-21-11 03:17 PM   #29 
        - Confused?  Jakes Progress   Aug-21-11 06:10 PM   #35 
        - Ridiculous? n/t  ProSense   Aug-21-11 07:11 PM   #37 
           - Busy?  Jakes Progress   Aug-21-11 10:15 PM   #41 
        - I criticize Obama from the left; it's so obvious that anyone suggesting otherwise is either stupid  PurityOfEssence   Aug-21-11 09:12 PM   #38 
        - Left. Right. Liberal. Conservative.  Jakes Progress   Aug-21-11 10:17 PM   #42 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-22-11 12:23 AM   #46 
        - "For it before against it" is a RW meme  politicasista   Aug-22-11 01:44 PM   #49 
        - Bush, Rove, and Steele are ltao.  politicasista   Aug-22-11 01:30 PM   #48 
  - recommend  noiretextatique   Aug-21-11 02:33 PM   #24 
  - Hmmm?  ProSense   Aug-21-11 02:54 PM   #26 
  - Well said, PoE...  awoke_in_2003   Aug-21-11 05:12 PM   #33 
     - Ever see a commie drink a glass of water?  PurityOfEssence   Aug-21-11 09:35 PM   #39 
        - Love your posts. Thank you. nt  woo me with science   Aug-21-11 09:49 PM   #40 
        - "political satire became obsolete once Kissinger won the Peace Prize."  awoke_in_2003   Aug-21-11 10:34 PM   #43 
  - I know. I was going to PM someone to find out which side that comment came from!  Whisp   Aug-21-11 04:31 PM   #31 
  - Well put! Of the four tendencies you mentioned, I think I personally find "actual policy" and  Cal33   Aug-21-11 11:02 AM   #3 
  - actual policy - stuff like  banned from Kos   Aug-21-11 11:17 AM   #6 
     - Yes, "stuff like that," even though I don't like his habit of giving in to and appeasing the  Cal33   Aug-21-11 11:36 AM   #9 
     - Let's talk about these  zipplewrath   Aug-21-11 12:51 PM   #16 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-21-11 11:17 AM   #5 
  - So you're suggesting that those of us who like the President don't care about policy? Really?  vaberella   Aug-21-11 12:43 PM   #15 
  - Bull. You show little to no attention to the facts. Opinion is your trade.  TrainToCry   Aug-21-11 12:58 PM   #17 
  - So we have enablers and disablers....  Uben   Aug-21-11 11:19 AM   #7 
  - If you don't allow a big tent, the circus is going to split up. e.g., look at '48, and '52  leveymg   Aug-21-11 11:51 AM   #10 
  - Here's what  ProSense   Aug-21-11 12:02 PM   #11 
  - Note which post treats DUers with derision and scorn for supporting a Democrat.  DevonRex   Aug-21-11 12:07 PM   #12 
  - +1  great white snark   Aug-21-11 12:16 PM   #13 
  - I think the post you are referring to  MissDeeds   Aug-21-11 12:23 PM   #14 
     - As I said, note which post treats DUers with derision and scorn  DevonRex   Aug-21-11 02:12 PM   #19 
        - Which Democrat would that be? n/t  Hydra   Aug-21-11 02:30 PM   #23 
  - Some of us are "enablers" of Obama... some, like Joe Fields in GD, are enablers of the GOP  scheming daemons   Aug-21-11 01:11 PM   #18 
  - I don't think either should be enabled!  Little Star   Aug-21-11 04:54 PM   #32 
  - So you admit to enabling  Jakes Progress   Aug-21-11 06:11 PM   #36 
  - Legislation VS. personality:  blkmusclmachine   Aug-21-11 02:21 PM   #21 
  - I think many of us, on both sides, are more elastic than it seems, but  gateley   Aug-21-11 02:33 PM   #25 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-21-11 03:56 PM   #30 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-11 10:47 PM   #44 
  - Be sure to read ProSense's new OP too, on the link below  Tx4obama   Aug-21-11 11:57 PM   #45 
 

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