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View Diary: “Why Voters Tune Out Democrats,” by Pollster Stanley Greenberg in Sunday’s NYT (213 comments)

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  •  Why WOULDN'T they think that? (1+ / 0-)
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    Oddly, many voters prefer the policies of Democrats to the policies of Republicans. They just don’t trust the Democrats to carry out those promises.
    BO and Dems swept to a huge majority in both the House and Senate in '08...promptly let President Snowe dictate the puny size of the stimulus package and hung on every word dropping from a conservative's mouth--instead of telling 'em to sit down and shut up--that they'd done enough damage for a while.

    Dems "in power", even w/ a 60-vote majority in the Senate couldn't/didn't do shit and barely even tried.  BO negotiated away the public option, getting nothing in return and enabling the Republican'ts, using liberal-bashing language and tactics at every turn.

    It would be a miracle, if not a mistake, for anyone to trust Dems to enact their (progressive) agenda.

    "Push the button, Max!" Jack Lemmon as Professor Fate, The Great Race

    by bartcopfan on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 02:49:36 PM PDT

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