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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:07 AM
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The Obama campaign didn't exist to make me feel good, and the Obama presidency won't either.
The Irrational Angry Left

The Obama campaign didn't exist to make me feel good, and the Obama presidency won't either. I don't especially like his people punching the dirty fucking hippies under the bed, but on the other hand if they manage to convince people that Obama is a sensible centrist who wants to do sensible centrist things like build SUPERTRAINS, get out of Iraq, not torture people or invade random countries, strengthen labor protections, reduce income inequality, improve education, provide health care for people, and reduce poverty, while those DAMNED DIRTY HIPPIES just won't shut up about their magic ponies, it's fine by me.

For years we've had Democrats railing against those crazy hippies as an excuse to not do all of those things. If Obama's people are going to rail against the hippies and use it as an excuse to do them, fine with me. If.

Atrios:
http://www.eschatonblog.com/2008_12_07_archive.html#759...
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:14 AM
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1. Yep. Sounds great on paper, I'll give the man and his admin some time
to prove he means what he says. Those listed goals sound wonderful!
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Alter Ego Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:17 AM
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2. God damn hippies with their flowers and their peace signs
and their bongs and their drugs and their glasses and their crazy clothes and all that silly talk about "peace"...subversive commie terrorists, the lot of them!
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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:19 AM
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3. We do have a OBAMA= NO PONY thread going right now with the required "No Pony?"wailing and gnashing
of teeth. :)


OBAMA= NO PONY

Seriously, his cabinet appointments worry me, as they come from both pro-pony and anti-pony factions.

His recent website changes indicate that he may be softening his stance on ponies.

Will Rahm give me a pony? Hillary?

Damnit, I want a pony. I didn't work for him to be pony-less.

I can only conclude that Obama has given up on us, his base, his netroots, because he is not giving us all ponies.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

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