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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-15-11 05:53 AM
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5. Five lies
Edited on Mon Aug-15-11 06:08 AM by UrbScotty
#1 and #2:

"Your philosophy is that they should sit back and stay silent, as they have been."

That is NOT my philosophy, and they have NOT been silent.


"And that makes sense since the President whom you consider successful (by very skewed metrics I might add) capitulates, caves and cowers at every turn because he isn't willing to fight for anything.

If you clicked the link in the above post, you saw a clip of Maddow (not exactly the president's staunchest supporter) quoting an article from Taegan Goddard on how much the President had accomplished as of last summer - even before a number of other great Obama accomplishments (including the DADT repeal and the demise of bin Laden). You can't do what Obama has done if you capitulate and act like a coward, as many of Obama's critics on the 'left' accuse him of doing.

#4 and #5:

You are not (a fighter) and are happy with a President and party that stands back and does nothing for them.

Well, hopefully this will put to rest any notion that I'm not a fighter ;-)

In all seriousness, I'd reiterate what I said earlier - what Obama has accomplished could not be done with the timidity of which many so-called 'progressive' critics accuse him.

I asked this question in my previous post, and I have yet to see an answer, so here it is once again:

Anyone who thinks the MDP leadership isn't doing enough on this or other issues: What should be done instead?
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