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  •  This statement isn't "yes" however. (2+ / 0-)
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    eXtina, quagmiremonkey

    I wish it were.

    "Yes" would be a direct statement from Mr. Obama himself, something like

    I will never sign legislation that cuts Social Security benefits, raises the retirement age, or in any other way impinges on the financial security of retirees in America, now or in the future.
    There are, unfortunately, many ways that Carney's apparently "strong" statement can be walked back or reinterpreted in the name of "compromise."

    When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill...

    by PhilJD on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 09:15:39 AM PST

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    •  It all depends on what the meaning of "is", is. (2+ / 0-)
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      askew, eXtina

      Yes, we all know it is possible to parse any comment to bloody death. Which is another manifestation of Some people can't take yes for an answer

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