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  •  Dionne has a point. (4+ / 0-)

    OFA was supposed to be used to help the administration develop and pass legislation after the election.

    Instead, it was kind of put on ice.

    Ideology is an excuse to ignore common sense.

    by Bush Bites on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 05:21:43 AM PDT

    •  And that decision was a very interesting one (0+ / 0-)

      considering the battles that Obama took on.  If, for example, he had mobilized the OFA folks for health care once he realized (and he should have known at the start) that there was going to be a push against it by insurance cos they might have countered that push.  But hindsight is marvelous and that didn't happen.

      And it was like Bush really, when he started the Afghan war.  People were really interested and wanted to help but Bush just pushed back and said "go shop".

      Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. - Mark Twain

      by glitterscale on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 07:09:39 AM PDT

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