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  •  If that's how you want to define it... (0+ / 0-)

    But politics is not the art of talking big, it's the art of getting things done.

    How much has Kucinich accomplished from that perch?

    I, by the way, have never claimed to be politically astute.

    OTH, it doesn't take a political rocket scientist to see that it's politically idiotic to make an effort to remove the top two elected officials of the other party in order for your own party to claim the White House (which, ahem, is how it would be portrayed) -- especially with an election coming up that you are going to win.

    Free speech? Yeah, I've heard of that. Have you?

    by dinotrac on Fri Jul 25, 2008 at 08:37:18 AM PDT

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    •  Lots of room for debate on that. (2+ / 0-)
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      Simplify, Klick2con10ue

      Consider that what passes for the Conventional Wisdom on how to deal with executive lawbreaking is the issuance of Sternly Worded Letters.TM

      How much better are the "politically astute" Members doing in terms of "getting things done" on this score?

      •  You've got a point there... (0+ / 0-)

        But look at Bush...

        His approval scores are all

        the

        way

        down

        There....

        But he's managed to get Iraq invaded and continued to be funded, bending on FISA, and all sorts of things.  

        Somebody there is awake.  Not looking good, maybe, but awake.

        Free speech? Yeah, I've heard of that. Have you?

        by dinotrac on Fri Jul 25, 2008 at 09:10:06 AM PDT

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