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45. Desperate Bernie post of the day
Mon May 2, 2016, 08:46 PM
May 2016

Obama clearly supports Hillary. Like it or not, Hillary's stands on climate change, Wall Street, foreign policy, and other matters is far more similar to that Obama's than are Bernie's.

Bernie would do away with Obama's signature health care reform, opposes Obama's support for fracking and offshore drilling (and Bernie has no idea how we'll get our energy needs met if we stop both of those), does not agree with Obama's actions on Wall Street, opposes Obama's strong regional support for the Arab Spring, etc.

You left out the most important part! tonyt53 May 2016 #1
Did you not read the links referencing their foreign policy disagreements? senz May 2016 #3
Actually she when behind his back and had a side deal with Sid against Obama's wishes NWCorona May 2016 #4
If that were so then Kerry's tenure would be as hawkish as Clinton's RufusTFirefly May 2016 #15
Kerry and Hillary are night and day as SOS. senz May 2016 #37
Yup. So much for the "just following orders" meme n/t RufusTFirefly May 2016 #39
Nope. She went behind his back. 840high May 2016 #40
Interesting on your #7, Sanders is now going with Hillary on Dodd Frank, he was not able to give Thinkingabout May 2016 #2
Quite an impressive post -- Kudos for the thought and research Armstead May 2016 #5
Thanks, Armstead senz May 2016 #8
excellent compilation, thanks for posting! amborin May 2016 #6
Thanks, amborin senz May 2016 #50
He talks a good game but his own record is somewhat spotty when it comes to these principles tularetom May 2016 #7
I still believe that Obama would have done more of these things senz May 2016 #9
So Hillary is a willing tool of the establishment, but Obama siding with the establishment Maven May 2016 #11
Obama doesn't hang with the 1% and doesn't trade political influence senz May 2016 #14
Um, he doesn't? Maven May 2016 #55
Nailed it, Maven....... the standards are always different for Clinton. bettyellen May 2016 #49
My guess is that it's much more the PTB than the Republicans RufusTFirefly May 2016 #16
Excellent OP! Punkingal May 2016 #10
I agree with you. I think he adopted LBJ's philosophy RufusTFirefly May 2016 #18
lol, that is so LBJ senz May 2016 #27
Bullshit. seabeyond May 2016 #12
Based on ..... ? libdem4life May 2016 #13
Like most African-Americans though, Obama still trusts Hillary to carry this stuff forward Tarc May 2016 #17
Doesn't sound like it if you read what he said ... senz May 2016 #19
The difference though, is that both Obama and Clinton are genuine, committed party members Tarc May 2016 #22
Hillary is not "genuine" anything senz May 2016 #23
lol, dodging the point to take continued potshots Tarc May 2016 #26
Bernie's main concern is for the American people. senz May 2016 #29
Too bad he can't trade em for, y'know, enough votes to win an election Tarc May 2016 #35
Ohhh, you must be one of those Hill Bros senz May 2016 #36
There are certain groups of people that I do not desire to have respect from Tarc May 2016 #52
CDS is in full bloom tonight, I see. okasha May 2016 #42
Ahh, well I love glimpsing senz May 2016 #44
Congrats on keeping your job. okasha May 2016 #47
Sweetie I'm a little old retired lady. :) senz May 2016 #51
Congrats on keeping your part-time job. okasha May 2016 #53
If you're happy with yourself senz May 2016 #54
Congrats on keeping your part-time job. okasha May 2016 #56
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe May 2016 #20
Obama is right. Hillary and Bernie agree on those core principles. YouDig May 2016 #21
Those are Bernie's core principles senz May 2016 #24
And Hillary's. Like Obama said. YouDig May 2016 #25
You sure are trying hard to fit Hill in with Bernie's views. senz May 2016 #32
Obama disagrees with you, as do I. Next time, if you want to quote Obama to support your case, YouDig May 2016 #34
Nope, just read the OP -- and think. senz May 2016 #43
I read the actual Obama part. The rest was nonsense. YouDig May 2016 #46
Apparently they voted the same 93% of the time. JaneyVee May 2016 #28
Hill's been running for president ever since she left the WH. senz May 2016 #30
2008? JaneyVee May 2016 #31
You must make it up as you go along senz May 2016 #33
Imagine that, Bernie agrees so much with the President Progressive dog May 2016 #38
That's when the President slipped, temporarily, on #3 senz May 2016 #41
The president is much closer to Hillary on how to Progressive dog May 2016 #48
Desperate Bernie post of the day Onlooker May 2016 #45
Thank you for saving me the trouble of saying it. nt nolawarlock May 2016 #58
K&R. Remember when Obama specifically forbade Clinton to consult Blumenthal on foreign policy? Betty Karlson May 2016 #57
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