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Mr Deltoid Donating Member (694 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-11 11:24 AM
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42. Obama's poll numbers among independents are plunging worse than among Dems /

Obama is committing political suicide by shunning strong Democratic support, in favor of indiependents, whose support of him is plunging.
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  -In 2004 Bush had to beat only with Democrats, in 2012 Obama has to deal with Democrats & Republicans wndycty  Aug-31-11 07:29 AM   #0 
  - You realize this is a great argument for Obama to move left  BeyondGeography   Aug-31-11 07:31 AM   #1 
  - Or better yet its a great argument for Democrats not biting their nose off to spite their face. . .  wndycty   Aug-31-11 07:33 AM   #2 
  - Why isn't all that bipartisanship attracting the center?  Pholus   Aug-31-11 07:40 AM   #4 
  - The Republicans have their sites set on beating Obama, while we are debating whether or not. . .  wndycty   Aug-31-11 07:43 AM   #6 
  - So "STFU hippie and do what you are told." Gotcha.  Pholus   Aug-31-11 07:47 AM   #8 
  - I will add some context -- I will in all seriousness vote for him but my ENTHUSIASM is very low.  Pholus   Aug-31-11 07:53 AM   #12 
  - YOU? Why just YOU? What about everyone else?  treestar   Aug-31-11 01:53 PM   #47 
     - Normally it is, but I seem to remember voicing some concern and being PEELED OFF of the "in" crowd.  Pholus   Aug-31-11 03:21 PM   #51 
  - We are not debating whether or not we support him -  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 09:12 AM   #21 
  - Why are the hippies so egotistical?  treestar   Aug-31-11 01:52 PM   #46 
     - you've nothing to offer..  frylock   Aug-31-11 05:58 PM   #56 
  - There are all sorts of mistakes waiting to be made  BeyondGeography   Aug-31-11 07:53 AM   #11 
  - If Americans like "strength" so much, maybe they should always make  treestar   Aug-31-11 01:55 PM   #48 
  - Gore won the popular vote. This is a tired argument, that the Green Party was responsible for Bush.  Demit   Aug-31-11 07:58 AM   #14 
  - don't agree that Obama should be calling out the repukes?  muffin1   Aug-31-11 10:47 AM   #37 
     - Yeah, but it would seem we as Democrats could call them out too  treestar   Aug-31-11 01:55 PM   #49 
  - In a country..  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-31-11 09:22 AM   #23 
     - You'd have a point if Obama was positioned as a liberal right now  BeyondGeography   Aug-31-11 09:30 AM   #26 
     - Not if they vote labels...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-31-11 09:46 AM   #30 
        - OK, so maybe he could start labelling the Republicans as extremists  BeyondGeography   Aug-31-11 09:59 AM   #33 
     - How is that moving to the right working out for ya?  Mr Deltoid   Aug-31-11 11:10 AM   #41 
  - he can't win with only Democratic votes  dsc   Aug-31-11 07:40 AM   #3 
  - And, the point is, he is losing independents by not being a strong liberal.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 09:23 AM   #24 
     - "he is losing independents by not being a strong liberal"?!???  Inuca   Aug-31-11 09:38 AM   #27 
        - I have just as much data supporting my thesis, as explained in my post,  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 09:41 AM   #28 
        - You really think that most unaffiliated voters  Inuca   Aug-31-11 09:46 AM   #29 
           - Please read what I wrote before replying.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 10:01 AM   #34 
           - Yes, I did reply before you edited, and  Inuca   Aug-31-11 12:28 PM   #45 
           - i personally know several people in that category..  frylock   Aug-31-11 10:50 AM   #38 
              - I know several myself frylock.......  louslobbs   Aug-31-11 03:51 PM   #55 
        - Obama's poll numbers among independents are plunging worse than among Dems  Mr Deltoid   Aug-31-11 11:24 AM   #42 
  - K&R  liberal N proud   Aug-31-11 07:41 AM   #5 
  - There is much at stake in 2012 and I tell folks at least vote  axollot   Aug-31-11 07:43 AM   #7 
  - Instead of demanding that Dems support Obama how if he backs his base?  elocs   Aug-31-11 07:48 AM   #9 
  - +1!!!!!  Pholus   Aug-31-11 07:49 AM   #10 
  - Nice re-edit. Much better than your original. nt  Pholus   Aug-31-11 07:58 AM   #13 
  - I did edit, but tell me what you think I edited. . .  wndycty   Aug-31-11 08:09 AM   #16 
     - You're right, I was wrong. I confused two different threads. PLEASE DON'T TELL MOM AND DAD!!!!!  Pholus   Aug-31-11 03:35 PM   #53 
  - Why is it that his 'bipartisanship' has not delivered the massive  Bluenorthwest   Aug-31-11 07:59 AM   #15 
  - Because unfortunately the American people gave votes to Republicans and Teapartiers.  vaberella   Aug-31-11 09:07 AM   #18 
     - There are two applicable Truman quotes here:  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 10:41 AM   #35 
  - I guess that proves Democrats aren't lemmings  n2doc   Aug-31-11 08:55 AM   #17 
  - And if he is just another of the Republicons... what good does that do?  Fearless   Aug-31-11 09:07 AM   #19 
  - In 2004, Democrats had to beat only Republicans; in 2012 Democrats will have to deal with  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 09:09 AM   #20 
  - There are -- more accurately were -- four parties....  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-31-11 09:21 AM   #22 
  - Wrong. It is about properly framing, not labeling.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 10:45 AM   #36 
  - In 2004 Bush had Bill Clinton on TV, vigorously SUPPORTING Bush's military leadership  blm   Aug-31-11 09:24 AM   #25 
  - Tell Obama to stop giving in to Tea baggers  jzodda   Aug-31-11 09:47 AM   #31 
  - many irrational Obama haters here...  dennis4868   Aug-31-11 09:52 AM   #32 
  - please cite examples of the obama hatred in this thread  frylock   Aug-31-11 10:52 AM   #39 
  - No, they care more about the issues than they care about Obama.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-31-11 10:59 AM   #40 
  - I think the President is cool, but some of his most fervent supporters give me the creeps.  Pholus   Aug-31-11 03:31 PM   #52 
  - you on a lunch break?  frylock   Aug-31-11 06:03 PM   #57 
  - They will come November 2012.  boxman15   Aug-31-11 11:28 AM   #43 
  - All Obama has to do is step back into the light  Mr Deltoid   Aug-31-11 11:42 AM   #44 
  - You Obama hater you! :)  Pholus   Aug-31-11 03:37 PM   #54 
  - Wednesday afternoon kick  wndycty   Aug-31-11 02:10 PM   #50 
  - Repukes know how to deal with Benedict Arnolds within their ranks.  Magister Ludi   Aug-31-11 08:43 PM   #58 
  - You are wrong about one thing.  totodeinhere   Aug-31-11 09:42 PM   #59 

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