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  •  i have to agree with this (5+ / 0-)
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    Ginny in CO, moseyon, kyril, Kevskos, emal

    the only thing the political opposition - during the first campaign and later - was to seize on the "bitter cling guns/religion" from the fundraising event.  The overreaction from the Teabaggers to that one single article completely drowned out anything Obama has ever said on gun control (and I remember when he was campaigning in the primaries talking about his standards for 'sensible handgun policies' in Chicago - It always struck me because it seemed he wasn't all one way on gun control, back in 2007 when he was talking about it in Illinois, and I thought he dropped any and all references to gun control in his stump speeches in the primaries - he may have been advised to do that.  But the "bitter" comment was bigger than Jeremiah Wright when it got circulating, and I remember the 'run on guns' in the weeks leading up to his inauguration because it was now a truthiness that Obama was going to start a national gun confiscation.  And this is also in part why gun-totin Mama Grizzly was such an attractive option for McCain.  POW 'war hero' and wolf-huntin mama grizzly vs. the Muslim Socialist Sharia Law pacifist gun-confiscator.  All lies and optics driven by the Teabaggers.  Yeah, I think he's riling them up, because he can; and because they are way on the far side of extreme with this stupidity and gun control legislation is now in the public eye.  They are shooting themselves in the foot over this stupidity.

    "Kossacks are held to a higher standard. Like Hebrew National hot dogs." - blueaardvark

    by louisev on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 05:41:01 PM PST

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