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  •  Let a hostage die (7+ / 0-)

    Wasn't the recent flap about the FAA and the Dems refusal to bargain away rights, an example of letting a hostage die?  When the people in this country realized that hundreds of millions of dollars, thousands of jobs, and their safety were impacted by an over-reaching Congressman, they blamed the Congressman and not the Dems who walked away.  Their actions crystallized the situation in such a way that any rational person could comprehend what was taking place: i.e. hostage taking politics.

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