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  •  Why do they allow the GOP to bully them? (0+ / 0-)

    I can't believe she didn't stand and fight.

    If money is speech, then speech must be money.

    by dkmich on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 01:29:57 PM PST

    •  I can (2+ / 0-)
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      lirtydies, hopesprings

      Granted, I'm not diplomatic enough to have gotten the job in the first place, but I can totally see her deciding that it simply wasn't worth the ulcer or the heart attack. It's one thing to have to bite your tongue when dealing with foreign leaders, but then to have to come back and not say, "Listen, you crazy-ass old fool, you chose Sarah "Dumbfuck" Palin, and you have the nerve to say I'm not bright?"

      •  If she's always does what right, (0+ / 0-)

        it is right to stand up to bullies.   It may be true, but it is still  a cop out and an excuse.    

        If money is speech, then speech must be money.

        by dkmich on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 03:22:08 AM PST

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