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Response to beachbum bob (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 10:58 AM

16. I don't know that there was as much *strategery* in this as the OP posited.

It really stemmed more from the tongue lashing he received by Coulter and Limbaugh when he agreed to the bi-partisan bill that didn't fund Wall. He re-acts to events. He is not a strategic thinker (though I admit McConnell certainly is). That said, I do believe this has the potential to cause every bit as much political damage to the Dems as it does to the rethugs. People want something to happen. When it doesn't, the tendency is for both sides to be blamed. There will be political fallout on both sides. And, for the most part, we're dealing with the notion that the precedent for blame being heaped more onerously on the party and president* who initiated it and perpetuates it through their obdurate refusal to negotiate honestly, is not necessarily in play in today's political climate. Shitler has changed the rules of public opinion from everything I've seen within the past four+ years.

I don't believe the Dems should cave. But the loss of political capital is likely to be steep.

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