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TomCADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-19-11 01:01 AM
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37. Nice.
I feel a bit lazy by comparison.
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  -Obama - If 20% Say He Should Be More Liberal, 30% Say The Same, and 50% More Conservative, Then... TomCADem  Aug-19-11 12:03 AM   #0 
  - I'm curious about the seven percent of Republicans that want him to be more liberal  Syrinx   Aug-19-11 12:06 AM   #1 
  - My guess is that they want him to be more liberal so he's easier to vilify. n/t  TygrBright   Aug-19-11 12:08 AM   #2 
  - Maybe they didn't understand the question  liberal N proud   Aug-19-11 05:44 AM   #66 
  - you don't believe this crap, do you  inna   Aug-19-11 12:10 AM   #3 
  - Please note DU Rule #3.  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:13 AM   #6 
  - falsely accusing others of personal attacks is not terribly civil, to say the least  inna   Aug-19-11 12:20 AM   #12 
  - Simple Question  liberalmike27   Aug-19-11 01:30 AM   #44 
  - She called the poll a piece of crap, not you.  BuelahWitch   Aug-19-11 02:34 AM   #58 
  - Really? In your GDP version of this post you called DUers liars  Union Scribe   Aug-19-11 03:38 AM   #61 
  - The poster did not call you names, (s)he called the poll crap. The poll is  tsuki   Aug-19-11 05:59 AM   #69 
  - A poll is random, it does not question everyone. Random is Random. nt  0n1n3   Aug-20-11 10:29 AM   #100 
  - +1000  andlor   Aug-19-11 09:32 AM   #80 
  - Obama is to the right of Americans on every specific issue  MannyGoldstein   Aug-19-11 12:10 AM   #4 
  - Yep, particularly when we have people calling for full blown socialism.  joshcryer   Aug-19-11 12:13 AM   #5 
  - Which makes this poll pretty interesting, doesn't it?  Unvanguard   Aug-19-11 12:20 AM   #11 
  - poll's not interesting at all; it's bogus; and w/ morons calling HCR a "socialist" gov't program,  amborin   Aug-19-11 01:45 AM   #48 
  - Ask people what they think he's done that's liberal.  girl gone mad   Aug-19-11 02:00 AM   #52 
     - excellent points  yurbud   Aug-20-11 01:40 AM   #94 
  - With 41% Describing Themselves As Conservative, 36% Moderate, and 21% Liberal  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:20 AM   #13 
  - Kick my butt: find one where he's not, backed up by  MannyGoldstein   Aug-19-11 12:24 AM   #16 
  - Liberals have been running from that label for at least a decade  laundry_queen   Aug-19-11 12:25 AM   #17 
  - +1000  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 02:09 AM   #55 
  - I've read  liberalmike27   Aug-19-11 01:37 AM   #46 
  - Labels are meaningless. On the issues most Americans support liberal positions.  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 08:25 AM   #77 
     - Labels Are Meaningless, Yet DU Is Filled With Obama Is A ...  TomCADem   Aug-20-11 01:37 AM   #92 
  - Exactly. If you took this issue by issue  laundry_queen   Aug-19-11 12:21 AM   #14 
  - Here on DU we've developed a curious inverse of the "no true Scotsman" fallacy.  TheWraith   Aug-19-11 12:38 AM   #25 
  - Problem for you is, that's simply not true. It's made-up spin, to justify bashing Obama.  TheWraith   Aug-19-11 12:35 AM   #23 
  - Join the party! Find an issue where Obama is to the left of America, backed  MannyGoldstein   Aug-19-11 12:40 AM   #28 
     - Here You Go, Mother Jones - "The American Public Hates Stimulus Spending"  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:58 AM   #35 
     - Easy as pie.  TheWraith   Aug-19-11 12:59 AM   #36 
        - Nice.  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 01:01 AM   #37 
        - Were These Statistics Accurate  liberalmike27   Aug-19-11 01:48 AM   #50 
        - Wow, ownage.  joshcryer   Aug-19-11 02:18 AM   #56 
        - You're one for four  MannyGoldstein   Aug-19-11 08:06 AM   #71 
  - yep that means most americans dont have a coherant  dameocrat67   Aug-19-11 03:42 AM   #62 
  - Rec'd to zero. This must be suppressed at all costs, etc.  joshcryer   Aug-19-11 12:13 AM   #7 
  - If those are the stats the WH is looking at, then I understand why  napi21   Aug-19-11 12:14 AM   #8 
  - I think this says more abou the people polled than Obama's place on...  Ozymanithrax   Aug-19-11 12:14 AM   #9 
  - Stick ur head back in your think tank. 83% want to tax the rich, not cut benefits, Obama  grahamhgreen   Aug-19-11 12:18 AM   #10 
  - yep. sad but facts speak for themselves.  inna   Aug-19-11 12:34 AM   #20 
  - Obama Has Always Supported Raising Taxes For The Rich, Most Recently  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:34 AM   #21 
  - LOL. what he says is absolutely meaningless. it's his actions, not his words,  inna   Aug-19-11 12:39 AM   #27 
  - Well, If True, Then The American People Are Judging His Actions As Left Of Center  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:44 AM   #30 
     - False! this nonsense poll (w/ its margin of error) at most tries to depict Obama as centrist  amborin   Aug-19-11 01:43 AM   #47 
  - And when has he done it?  grahamhgreen   Aug-19-11 12:47 AM   #31 
     - He Repeatedly Supported Democratic Bills To Raise Taxes On The Rich. Has He Vetoed Any Such Bills?  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:50 AM   #32 
        - Clever. He should have vetoed the bill that extended the Bush tax cuts.  grahamhgreen   Aug-19-11 12:55 AM   #34 
           - Which Would Have Also Raised Taxes On The Middle Class Contrary To His Campaign Promise  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 01:04 AM   #38 
              - Passing the Bush tax cuts means the middle class will pay even more. As will Grandma, but not the  grahamhgreen   Aug-19-11 01:10 AM   #41 
  - Conveniently though, these statistics are ignored.  sabrina 1   Aug-19-11 01:45 AM   #49 
  - Lol  Bluebear   Aug-19-11 12:21 AM   #15 
  - That's pretty interesting.  TwilightGardener   Aug-19-11 12:28 AM   #18 
  - America is not the real world.  saras   Aug-19-11 12:30 AM   #19 
  - +1. It's embarrassing!  tblue   Aug-19-11 12:36 AM   #24 
  - Touche. 38 Percent Disapprove of President Obama Because He Is Too Liberal...  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:38 AM   #26 
  - sounds eltitist but it is true. The vast overwhelming majority of Americans have an ignorance that  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-19-11 02:21 AM   #57 
     - Yet, If Your Point Is True, Then Obama Is Left Of Center...  TomCADem   Aug-20-11 01:42 AM   #95 
        - I don't doubt that many Americans would say he is too liberal. I have heard it myself  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-20-11 03:29 AM   #97 
  - Just shows those labels mean nothing.  tblue   Aug-19-11 12:35 AM   #22 
  - I Absolutely Agree. Yet, We Use Them So Much On DU  TomCADem   Aug-19-11 12:42 AM   #29 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-19-11 12:50 AM   #33 
  - Thank you for this bit of reality. Of course it will be IMMEDIATELY ignored  Number23   Aug-19-11 01:04 AM   #39 
  - +1 nt  MADem   Aug-19-11 01:08 AM   #40 
  - Interesting after reading all the posts I believe that...  Kalidurga   Aug-19-11 01:22 AM   #42 
  - Remember people yelling "socialist" at him when he was on the campaign trail?  Number23   Aug-19-11 02:06 AM   #53 
  - it seems to not occur to you  hfojvt   Aug-19-11 03:05 AM   #59 
  - Whether they are or not, THIS is the environment in which he has to work  Number23   Aug-19-11 03:56 AM   #64 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-19-11 01:08 PM   #87 
  - cognitive dissonance, at best.  inna   Aug-20-11 08:53 AM   #98 
     - Nope. Simple and very true reality  Number23   Aug-20-11 05:46 PM   #103 
  - 1000 UNCHALLENGED radio stations channeling corp think tanks decide where the center is  certainot   Aug-19-11 01:24 AM   #43 
  - Huh?...  Fumesucker   Aug-19-11 04:31 AM   #65 
     - it is the right's best weapon and there is NO organized opposition to it  certainot   Aug-19-11 08:20 AM   #76 
        - What do you recommend?  Fumesucker   Aug-19-11 09:26 AM   #78 
           - get universities out of racist global warming denying limbaugh stations  certainot   Aug-19-11 02:46 PM   #89 
              - That would work better if a sizable chunk of the Democratic politicians didn't agree with Limbaugh..  Fumesucker   Aug-19-11 03:55 PM   #91 
  - FAIL the "net more conservative" percentages are nonsense  amborin   Aug-19-11 01:35 AM   #45 
  - Hunh? Just because 50% think Obama should be more conservative  coalition_unwilling   Aug-19-11 01:57 AM   #51 
  - Not by any STANDARD political science chart  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 02:07 AM   #54 
  - +1 n/t  area51   Aug-19-11 03:13 AM   #60 
  - Do those 'charts' factor in  kctim   Aug-19-11 09:27 AM   #79 
     - Actually we know that the people are way to the left  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 11:12 AM   #81 
        - No, we don't actually know that at all  kctim   Aug-19-11 12:00 PM   #83 
           - Not by any political science definition  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 12:14 PM   #84 
              - Oh, but I DO want to hear  kctim   Aug-19-11 12:50 PM   #86 
                 - I recommend the Journal of Political Science then  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-11 01:47 PM   #88 
  - Not true  rpannier   Aug-19-11 03:44 AM   #63 
  - Perceptions are largely drawn from the media. Obama is probaby the  mmonk   Aug-19-11 05:48 AM   #67 
  - nonsense. an opinion poll does not reflect the real world.  cali   Aug-19-11 05:49 AM   #68 
  - Would you venture from your January Poll that anything has changed since then?  Pholus   Aug-19-11 06:20 AM   #70 
  - So if half the room wanted chicken, and 1/3 wanted pizza, then chicken must therefore equal pizza?  Romulox   Aug-19-11 08:12 AM   #72 
  - WTH cares what Republicans think? Seriously?  WinkyDink   Aug-19-11 08:15 AM   #73 
  - while true this will be ignored  rdking647   Aug-19-11 08:18 AM   #74 
  - This just proves that most Americans have a lot of political cognitive dissonance.  Odin2005   Aug-19-11 08:19 AM   #75 
  - About 60% of Americans in 2003 thought  hulka38   Aug-19-11 11:44 AM   #82 
  - Actually the data does not show that  Marrah_G   Aug-19-11 12:20 PM   #85 
  - when you consider that 70% of the pop. considers the term "liberal" a curse word, it skews things a  jsamuel   Aug-19-11 02:47 PM   #90 
  - note that most of those who say ''more conservative'' are CONSERVATIVES who will NEVER vote for him  yurbud   Aug-20-11 01:39 AM   #93 
  - Will DLC sellouts ever admit Democratic voters elected a Democratic president to be a DEMOCRAT?  yurbud   Aug-20-11 01:44 AM   #96 
  - My question is: Why don't they want a Democratic prez to act like a Democrat?  Zorra   Aug-20-11 10:26 AM   #99 
  - money, and even more than donations, jobs when they leave office as lobbyists, CEO's, and  yurbud   Aug-20-11 02:26 PM   #101 
  - Thank you  Bluebear   Aug-20-11 05:49 PM   #104 
  - the people who keep peddling this crap want us to have two corporate parties, one with...  yurbud   Aug-20-11 02:39 PM   #102 
 

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