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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 12:10 AM
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Out of Touch (Herbert / NYT)
By BOB HERBERT
Published: May 1, 2009

... Not only has the G.O.P. spent years trying to fool everybody in sight with its phony-baloney, dime-store philosophies, its now trapped in the patently pathetic phase of fooling itself.

The economy has imploded, the auto industry is in danger of being vaporized and more than half of all working Americans are worried that they may lose their jobs in the next year. So whats the Republican response? To build a wall of obstruction in front of efforts to get the economy moving again, and then to stand in front of that wall chanting gibberish about smaller government, lower taxes, spending cuts and Ronald Reagan.

Its not a party; its a cult ...

It is losing all credibility with the public because it is not offering anything anything at all that could be viewed as helpful or constructive in a time of national crisis ...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/02/opinion/02herbert.htm...
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 12:13 AM
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1. Bob is great.
K&R
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 12:13 AM
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2. Wow, devastating. This is a keeper. Rec'd. nt
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Alcibiades Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 01:09 AM
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3. never believe your own hype
the republicans don't anymore, but act as if they still do.
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