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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-13-11 10:38 AM
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33. He didn't have to show up. He didn't have to have a direct presence.
All he had to do was show verbal support and avoid controversial statements like, it was too much drama. It sends the wrong message to the Republicans who might think they own him, and it was disheartening for the rest of us to hear.
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  -Wisconsin-14: President Obama was very supportive and were glad he didnt come here PeaceNikki  Mar-13-11 09:56 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-13-11 09:57 AM   #1 
  - I am *NO* Obama cheerleader. There's a LOT I don't like about what he does.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 09:58 AM   #2 
  - Very productive. n/t  demmiblue   Mar-13-11 09:59 AM   #4 
  - Exactly. The people of Wisconsin have this well in hand.  MineralMan   Mar-13-11 09:59 AM   #3 
  - This is what I've been saying, too.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:00 AM   #6 
  - I Heard It Over And Over...  KharmaTrain   Mar-13-11 10:09 AM   #13 
  - Yes, you get it.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 09:49 PM   #73 
  - It isn't isolated to Wisconsin and the silence from the Whitehouse is deafening.  Bandit   Mar-14-11 11:35 AM   #77 
  - But that's impossible!  Andy823   Mar-13-11 10:00 AM   #5 
  - Prez. Obama should have put on his full plate mail and saddled his steed...  Liberal Veteran   Mar-13-11 10:03 AM   #8 
  - Though I'm happy to hear this side of the story, there's still the story  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 10:03 AM   #7 
  - I stand with my state Senators and dismiss the other bullshit.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:05 AM   #9 
  - second hand gossip about "too much drama" belongs in HS cafeterias, not here.  bettyellen   Mar-13-11 10:05 AM   #10 
  - I don't think it was second hand gossip.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 10:37 AM   #31 
     - I didn't see it attributed to anyone, and I think it;s a statement that could have  bettyellen   Mar-13-11 10:55 AM   #38 
        - You may, possibly, be correct.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 11:30 AM   #46 
           - He did.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 11:34 AM   #47 
           - Thank you.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 11:39 AM   #48 
              - I honestly thought those statements were common knowledge.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 11:54 AM   #51 
              - I'm learning that the problem is not that people want to be disagreeable,  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 11:58 AM   #52 
                 - meh. I think it's better - regardless of the alleged staff comment. The words he spoke came from him  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 12:00 PM   #53 
              - Dude, I'm glad that's you're attitude, and I applaud it  Denzil_DC   Mar-13-11 12:43 PM   #60 
                 - I don't have a problem with the scuffle. I see it as an intellectual vetting process.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 01:44 PM   #66 
           - but he has, repeatedly, and yet they fling the spin here becuase it's  bettyellen   Mar-13-11 02:06 PM   #67 
  - It's the same story. The drama would have started had he come.  postulater   Mar-13-11 10:06 AM   #11 
  - But the memo didnt specify the WTC or that they would use planes!!  JuniperLea   Mar-13-11 10:19 AM   #21 
  - How is this not in keeping with the statements?  JuniperLea   Mar-13-11 10:13 AM   #16 
  - He didn't have to show up. He didn't have to have a direct presence.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-11 10:38 AM   #33 
     - He did  JuniperLea   Mar-14-11 11:00 AM   #74 
  - Correct. Vast difference between not leading the charge & angrily ORDERING the party to stop helping  DirkGently   Mar-13-11 11:21 AM   #45 
  - PeaceNikki - Nice to see your position supported  footinmouth   Mar-13-11 10:06 AM   #12 
  - As a Wisconsinite I've said that time and again here at DU and it has nothing to do with "hating".  elocs   Mar-13-11 10:09 AM   #14 
  - Right, and anyone close to this knows that we don't need him to get us fired up.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:12 AM   #15 
  - and where are the issues "found"?  ReggieVeggie   Mar-13-11 10:21 AM   #24 
     - lol. You're not in WI, are you?  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:23 AM   #27 
     - and that makes a difference because....?  ReggieVeggie   Mar-13-11 10:24 AM   #28 
        - Because your assessment of how this will pan out is dead wrong.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:25 AM   #29 
           - I'm glad you're certain  ReggieVeggie   Mar-13-11 10:39 AM   #34 
              - Actor Tony Shalhoub tells 100,000 at rally in Madison that their fight is "the birth of a movement!"  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 12:31 PM   #59 
     - Wrong. Here in WI it will NOT be as if none of this ever happened.  elocs   Mar-13-11 11:17 AM   #42 
        - This ^  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 11:20 AM   #43 
        - I never spoke up on this here on DU because I felt he shouldn't go himself but  CTyankee   Mar-13-11 03:31 PM   #69 
           - Thanks, your hubby is right. Wisconsin is a very unique constituent.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 03:40 PM   #71 
  - glad to hear the senators' points of view on this,  Lifelong Protester   Mar-13-11 10:14 AM   #17 
  - the kids?  ReggieVeggie   Mar-13-11 10:16 AM   #18 
  - To be clear, I didn't write that. The blogger linked did.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:18 AM   #19 
     - understood  ReggieVeggie   Mar-13-11 10:22 AM   #25 
  - "Comfy shoes" were expressions of affection  denem   Mar-13-11 10:19 AM   #20 
  - Right, there are never mitigating circumstances & he should follow every word he said to the letter.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:20 AM   #23 
  - K&R #12 n/t  UTUSN   Mar-13-11 10:20 AM   #22 
  - I agree that he should NOT come to Wisconsin....  Scuba   Mar-13-11 10:23 AM   #26 
  - I agree  sandyshoes17   Mar-13-11 10:35 AM   #30 
  - Eggzactly. Especially *THIS* part  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:37 AM   #32 
  - K & R  Denzil_DC   Mar-13-11 10:44 AM   #35 
  - Kicking to add this awesome pic.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 10:53 AM   #36 
  - K&R...  SidDithers   Mar-13-11 10:55 AM   #37 
  - Thanks, it's been pretty amazing. I am bursting with cheezy pride.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 11:04 AM   #39 
     - We could use that Wisconsin Spirit  sandyshoes17   Mar-13-11 11:15 AM   #41 
  - i hear ya.... i was pretty sure this si the way it was going. i dont need the public show  seabeyond   Mar-13-11 11:06 AM   #40 
  - "Time to stand with the workers"? Dream on. He stands with the bosses.  GeorgiaPeach   Mar-13-11 11:20 AM   #44 
  - Prove it.  Ikonoklast   Mar-13-11 11:52 AM   #50 
  - Kick n/t  Denzil_DC   Mar-13-11 11:43 AM   #49 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Mar-13-11 12:03 PM   #54 
  - As long as we win.  grahamhgreen   Mar-13-11 12:12 PM   #55 
  - "We" who? "Win" what?  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 12:15 PM   #56 
  - We = working people. Win = the bill does not pass curtailing workers rights, etc.  grahamhgreen   Mar-13-11 12:43 PM   #61 
     - Are you in or from Wisconsin?  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 12:45 PM   #63 
        - No!  grahamhgreen   Mar-13-11 01:09 PM   #64 
           - Your support and interest are appreciated, but trust that the people of WI are doing this right.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 01:13 PM   #65 
  - As the Rotunda echoes with the sounds of the national anthem and the sun streams through the upper  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 12:21 PM   #57 
  - Yeah, a couple of different times....  Darth_Kitten   Mar-13-11 12:22 PM   #58 
  - kids and adults, eh?  hfojvt   Mar-13-11 12:45 PM   #62 
  - Same here. Typical.  AndrewP   Mar-13-11 02:22 PM   #68 
     - "Typical" what? I copied and pasted a fucking blog.  PeaceNikki   Mar-13-11 03:38 PM   #70 
     - You read too quickly. go back to the blog. PeaceNikki was quoting from that.  CTyankee   Mar-13-11 03:57 PM   #72 
  - Well clearly Jon Erpenbach is just a DLC sellout and an Obama toady.  Arkana   Mar-14-11 11:08 AM   #75 
  - Sarcasm?  PeaceNikki   Mar-14-11 11:21 AM   #76 
     - Yep.  Arkana   Mar-14-11 09:29 PM   #78 
  - Someone told me that Senator Kohl did come to a rally one day  undeterred   Mar-14-11 09:33 PM   #79 

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