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No More "Mr. Obama Is a Nice Guy"

Marvin E. Fox Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 7:12 PM
Every time the Democrats do something unacceptable, they launch the usual civility ploy, and the Republicans seem to fall for it. However, there is hope. Ten years ago I was shouted at every time I said there are socialists in the Democratic Party. I needed the help of God when I said The Democratic party is the socialist party. Now, the only ones denying there are socialists in the Democratic Party, or that Obama is a socialist, are in the Democratic Party. Everyone else knows better. I hope there is some way for the Republicans to become less civil in their demands for the cessation of various illegalitties(Fat and furious) etc. Marvin E. Fox
There is a reflexive desire among a certain species of moderate Republicans to be perceived as "civil" by liberal opponents who believe that the mere existence of free-market, limited-government conservatism is an indecent affront to humankind. All aboard the U.S.S. Lost Cause.

This disastrous, bend-over bipartisanship is a hard habit to break. In 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain rode the "Barack Obama is a nice guy, but vote for me" wave to crashing defeat. In 2012, McCain's endorsee, Mitt Romney, has made "Barack Obama is a nice guy but in over his head" a standard stump-speech talking point.

Conservatives of good will who've...