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  •  I think she was thinking of a run (6+ / 0-)

    long before we or anyone else (except the president) knew it.

    he appointed her to organize the thing. but it seemed she made a pretty quick decision to run once he abandoned the idea of appointing her. I think they talked about it beforehand.

    otherwise, who would have run?

    I've become re-radicalized. Thanks a lot you bunch of oligarchical fascist sons-of-bitches. But once again, I have no choice. Bring it the fuck on.

    by mdmslle on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 11:31:04 AM PST

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    •  Have you read Confidence Men by Ron Suskind? (3+ / 0-)
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      harrije, GOPGO2H3LL, OleHippieChick

      Its a great book. He implies that Obama wasn't confident in his power enough at the time to take such bold action. Its as plausable as anything else, I suppose, and it explains some of Obama's other more cautious actions in the first couple of years.

      That and at the time, I believe he was still holding out hope of being able to work with both parties for the good of all.

      Some things are just impossible, it seems.

      "There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible." - Henry Ford

      by sixeight120bpm on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 11:40:53 AM PST

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