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rickmcq Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 8:22 AM
Oh, please, Allison; you posted here previously that Obama could not politically afford to be totally honest with the electorate until he was re-elected. Keep in mind that other Dems still have elections coming up in two years, so you will need to allow them to hide their actual agendas until they are also securely re-elected.
rickmcq Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 8:37 AM
Not wrong at all, Allison. Any Member of Congress worried about re-election will need to " hide their actual agendas until they are also securely re-elected" just as you previously said Obama would need to do.
AskGermaine Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 8:29 AM
Wrong again rick....the Senate seats up in 2014 are almost all safe Dem or GOP. The House is OURS to take though....and I predict we WILL if we can get our "multicultural voter base" to once again strike out against white privelege as they did last week.

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...