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  •  Well he's got to face them down (3+ / 0-)
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    CrissieP, slinkerwink, Eddie L

    He can close a bunch of military bases and stop paying defense contractors or whatever.  You can't run a country when one party can shut down the government every time they have a hissy fit.  He has to play hardball.

    •  I agree - he/we have got to try to find (0+ / 0-)

      a way forward...but I'll admit I'm scared.  Nothing he does will come without consequences - and because we now live in this "24/7, everybody is a pundit" world, it could get ugly.  Lily-livered Dems and the media will not be his friends.

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