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"Forward" to the Past?

maverick13 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 4:02 PM
Forward wasn't a rallying call for a better country. It was all the Know Nothing could understand. If you noticed Obama never used slogans longer then what he thought the Know Nothing who voted for him could remember. Obama kept it small for the Know Nothings to use as talking points. Ever had a conversation with a Democrat. They use small worded talking points. Remember this one. It was Bush's economy. Taxing the rich. Pay your fair share. War on women. Their way hasn't worked. Democrats constantly said Romney couldn't connect with the voters and Obama did. Obama related to the low IQ voters and what does this tell you. Like minded people stick together.

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...