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    Senate to size them up. And Obama was not ignorant of what McConnell was saying, nor about DeMent's waterloo remarks — or much else that was going on.

    We saw it coming but he expected them to be more like his "downstate" adversaries.
    But you think you have more political smarts than Obama.

    You are dead wrong about Chicago. There was always a strain of politicians against the Daley machine, especially around Hyde Park. Obama came to Chicago during Washington's time. That Black Mayor spent most of his first term fighting the Aldermen of the White machine. Then he died. Obama was never part of the Chicago machine politics.

    Since President Obama only had a 60 vote of sort of Democrats for 6 months did you expect him to sit tight for 3.5 years of his term? Who would you have him to negotiate with?

    I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

    by samddobermann on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 01:27:43 PM PDT

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