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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Fri Feb 10, 2012, 05:52 PM

3. WTF? Why don't they just vote for Obama then.

"What do I want in the ticket?” asks Eliot Cutler, who ran an unsuccessful independent campaign for governor of Maine in 2010 (splitting the center-left vote and thereby helping elect a right-wing Republican) and is a member of Americans Elect’s nine-member board of directors. “A ticket that reflects moderate politics, a pragmatic approach to politics, that looks like the Bowles-Simpson Commission in trms of approach—people who reflect my own biases toward social progressivism and fiscal discipline.”"

Obama and the Congressional Democrats would have passed Bowles-Simpson's shit sandwich in a heartbeat, much to my dismay. What the hell do they need a third party for? Do they want a socially tolerant,fiscally conservative white man?

I'd be a lot less surprised if it was a progressive or conservative group doing this.

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