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"Forward" to the Past?

chipsmydog Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 11:21 PM
We knew the 2012 election was about personal freedom. A slim majority of Americans voted for government cheese instead.
Charles3662 Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 1:05 AM
Would it have mattered if the Conservative side won by a few votes? The problem is a core value that is missing in Obama supporters. Unless you have the courage to call a spade a spade, to violently attactk affirmative action and the welfare state, you are no different. When is the last time you used the "N" word? That word like many words and terms in English means something, something Obama supporters are afraid to recognize and admit.

The political slogan "Forward" served Barack Obama well during this year's election campaign. It said that he was for going forward, while Republicans were for "going back to the failed policies that got us into this mess in the first place."

It was great political rhetoric and great political theater. Moreover, the Republicans did virtually nothing to challenge its shaky assumptions with a few hard facts that could have made those assumptions collapse like a house of cards.

More is involved than this year's political battles. The word "forward" has been a political battle cry on the left for...