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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-03-11 09:30 AM
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10. IMHO, The President Is The Face Of The Nation
He gets the blame for good times and the credit for good times, regardless of his or her 's true responsibility for said outcomes.

In the end reelection campaigns are referendums on the incumbent.
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  -"Desperate People Do Desperate Things." DemocratSinceBirth  Sep-03-11 08:58 AM   #0 
  - I don't see that  treestar   Sep-03-11 09:00 AM   #1 
  - None Of Us Alive Have Lived Through An Economy Like This Unless We Are Over Seventy Years Old  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 09:03 AM   #3 
     - I believe living through the great depression would have been far, far  treestar   Sep-03-11 09:27 AM   #8 
        - With The Proliferation Of Guns  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 09:36 AM   #12 
  - If all those neutrals ever hear from the right and the left is ....  JoePhilly   Sep-03-11 09:03 AM   #2 
  - As I Have Said, Ad Infintum And Ad Nauseum I Don't Blame The President For This Economic Mess  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 09:07 AM   #4 
  - One argument we have is that they did that in 2010  treestar   Sep-03-11 09:28 AM   #9 
     - IMHO, The President Is The Face Of The Nation  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 09:30 AM   #10 
        - I don't agree with that at all  treestar   Sep-03-11 09:33 AM   #11 
        - I'm Not Making A "Checks And Balances " Argument  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 10:18 AM   #16 
        - Harry Truman agrees with you.  bvar22   Sep-03-11 10:51 AM   #17 
  - I completely agree.  existentialist   Sep-03-11 09:16 AM   #5 
     - I Think Our Best Hope Is The Repubs Nominate Someone Completely Beyond The Pale  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 09:18 AM   #6 
        - I won't disagree with that either.  existentialist   Sep-03-11 10:16 AM   #15 
        - Which GOP candidate is NOT "beyond the pale"?  CakeGrrl   Sep-03-11 01:18 PM   #18 
           - It Doesn't Matter What I Think  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 02:12 PM   #20 
              - "Come off as reasonable"  CakeGrrl   Sep-03-11 02:46 PM   #21 
                 - I Think The Economy Is A Big Problem Regardless Of Who Occupies The White House  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-03-11 02:53 PM   #22 
                 - +1  louslobbs   Sep-03-11 03:10 PM   #23 
  - I want to know whether when the president is re-elected, whether he'll  no_hypocrisy   Sep-03-11 09:21 AM   #7 
  - Funny, I thought your title referred to the President  geek tragedy   Sep-03-11 09:41 AM   #13 
  - Thank you for putting it on the table.  LWolf   Sep-03-11 09:44 AM   #14 
  - Yes, public policy is what matters, parties (to the extent they are useful at all) are just a tool.  bemildred   Sep-03-11 01:31 PM   #19 
     - The way things are supposed to be.  LWolf   Sep-04-11 08:16 AM   #24 
  - Sad thing about decisions of desperation is ...  Akoto   Sep-04-11 10:29 AM   #25 
 

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