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Stingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:41 AM
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We Need a Law Like Godwin for Nixon Comparisons
Republicans want to criticize Barack Obama, but it seems odd that they decide to compare him to Republicans, like Richard Nixon. Im thinking the Godwin Rule will soon be replaced by the Milhous Rule, which marks stupid comparisons to Nixon. To that end, Republicans will not learn anything, and they will continue this stupidity.

http://allspinzone.com/wp/2008/12/05/we-need-a-law-like...
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FiveGoodMen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:43 AM
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1. I think there should be no Godwin's Law
If a comparison is accurate, it should be made.

If it's not accurate...well, then it's not.
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 12:20 PM
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3. Agree. nt
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DavidDvorkin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:25 PM
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5. Exactly right.
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zonmoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 01:44 PM
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6. I agree completely
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Bluenorthwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:28 PM
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8. I agree
and in fact that 'law' is just the imaginings of internet folkken.
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Stingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 02:47 AM
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11. But, but
Then that's lawless! We can't have that!
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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:47 AM
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2. Yes, and Repukes always compare themselves to Truman, FDR,
and other famous Dems. They have no intellect and no shame.
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wtmusic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 12:59 PM
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4. Can we have a reverse Godwin for comparisons to Lincoln?
Edited on Fri Dec-05-08 12:59 PM by wtmusic
I love Obama, he is our hope.

But the comparisons to Abe Lincoln, right now, are a bit rich.
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Stingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:21 PM
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7. Godwin comparisons are for evil comparisons
Lincoln does not qualify.
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 02:38 PM
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9. Nixon's blas: the crooked Publican idiot for standard comparative purposes is now W,
and I really hope there's no lower benchmark for at least several generations
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Stingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 05:23 PM
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10. More likely Cheney
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