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Analysis: Four More Years

Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 12:57 PM
DotWins Wrote: 1 minute ago (12:54 PM) Borrowing 1.5 trillion dollars from China each year means you aren't paying your bills little man. Dotty, eventually the Chinaman cometh to collect.....pony up girlfriend, you voted for it.
Elizabeth420 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:07 PM
Exactly, better pucker up Buttercup--that message is for Dotty, because soon the taxman will
be coming to pay all of you a visit & the Chinese will be ready to collect on a massive tab that
ya'll have run up for the purpose of paying off your various supporters & criminally corrupt cronies.
DotWins Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:00 PM
You're correct, I did, because it has to stop and you guys won't.
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:02 PM
Where did Obama and the Fed get their stimulus money from, Dottie?
DotWins Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:05 PM
From where we could, and we needed more of it for longer. It takes money to make money.
Elizabeth420 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:09 PM
Dotty: Stop what? Ya'll just keep spending, spending & spending some more in your
attempt to present yourselves as the party of Benevolence & Santa Claus goodies in
which there is never a moment of reckoning to be dealt with. It's a nice little fantasy, but
it's not based in reality.
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:00 PM
Oh, but Obama's gonna give her an Obamaphone so it evens out in her mentality. These kinds are hopeless until it touches them personally. I doubt if even THEN , they'll see it. They'll still somehow blame it on the GOP.

A few stray thoughts and observations in the aftermath of the 2012 election -- on substance, process, and tactics:

(1) The polls were broadly right, both at the state and national levels -- a dichotomy that I believed to be unlikely in the extreme as recently as yesterday morning.  The electorate ended up being D+6, nearly on par with 2008, and six points better than the 2010 midterms.  I was wrong about this, as were a good number of other observers.  The 2012 party ID figures from Gallup and Rasmussen upon which my assumptions were based were...

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