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  •  think "above the fray" was his weakness (6+ / 0-)

    and now, if he will call out the Republicans instead of trying to stand in the middle and mediate, he will be more effective.

    My Congressman has said the same thing, that on Affordable Care, Obama did not want to advocate,  he wanted to mediate.  
    So I hope you are mistaken  

    It's not a fake orgasm; it's a real yawn.

    by sayitaintso on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 02:11:13 PM PST

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    •  It was his taking stands in the middle of the road (0+ / 0-)

      before the argument started that gave away half the farm before our team took the field.  (How's that for many, mixed metaphors?)

      Even Democrats can be asses. Look at Rahm Emanuel.

      by Helpless on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 04:12:02 PM PST

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