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Obama's Economic Spin: A New Pony or Manure?

medicineman Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 12:55 PM
"FORWARD" The Obama slogan is "FORWARD". It is quite appropriate that the Obama camp has this sign to remind them the citizens of our country that they are indeed going in the wrong direction, and need to change and go FORWARD.

It was arguably Ronald Reagan's favorite joke. In one version, two kids -- one an optimist, the other a pessimist -- rush downstairs on Christmas morning. The pessimistic kid gets a new bike and weeps that he'll probably break it soon. The optimistic kid is presented with an enormous pile of manure and squeals with delight: "There's got to be a pony in here somewhere!"

In fact, the joke took on a life of its own in the Reagan White House. Whenever bad news came in, someone would remark, "There's got to be a pony in there...

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