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  •  This is the fourth time he's done this. (1+ / 0-)
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    Tell me, did he have a rope around his neck in the 2012 campaign, after the debt ceiling talks?

    How about after the fiscal cliff talks?

    How about after the SuperCommittee?

    Is there going to come a point where you learn from experience?

    The truth is not a popularity contest.

    Art is the handmaid of human good.

    by joe from Lowell on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 03:07:08 PM PDT

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    •  And when did he or the rest of the (1+ / 0-)
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      Democratic Party gain the supposed benefit of having done these things?

      "Lone catch of the moon, the roots of the sigh of an idea there will be the outcome may be why?"--from a spam diary entitled "The Vast World."

      by bryduck on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 04:56:36 PM PDT

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    •  Debt ceiling...fiscal cliff talks...supercommittee (0+ / 0-)

      Thanks for reminding us all of the betrayals of the President. Now that he's been reelected, presumably due to the positioning on the above mentioned issues, he can govern as a true progressive, right? Oh, wait... Gotta "position" more so we can win the next election... and then position some more... at some point you have to stop positioning and start governing the way the people who elected you want you to.

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