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  •  New Newsweek article.... (2+ / 0-)
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    kpardue, Vtdblue

    ...entitled "The Recession is Over"

    http://www.newsweek.com/...

    Not sure I'd go that far, but it's good that the Corporate Media's starting to move beyond the doom and gloom stories.

    I only worry that they're not giving Obama enough credit--and his communication shop isn't claiming enough credit for him.

    •  I agree with you about the communication shop.... (0+ / 0-)

      They need to get cracking!

    •  That's WAY premature, and sets Obama up for (1+ / 0-)
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      annominous

      failure if their prognostications don't come true.  I think this "optimism" about how things are turning around is a REAL double-edged sword that could do some damage.  

      There is a clear interest in trying to get people and businesses back to it, but at the same time, if the recovery is heralded too early, Obama and US (the Dems) will get the blame.  Seriously.  

      "I once asked a literary agent what writing paid the best, and he said, 'Ransom notes.' " - Gene Hackman as Harry Zimm in Get Shorty

      by Vtdblue on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 11:54:51 PM PDT

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      •  You may have a point, but the President is (2+ / 0-)
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        kpardue, Vtdblue

        already being criticized.... If there is anything we know about the other side it is that they will criticize the President for something as simple as eating an ice cream cone, which they have actually done, funny but true.

        •  No question about that, of course (0+ / 0-)

          ... but, uh, you mean the president eats his ice cream in a CONE?!?  How utterly elitist.  Jeez.  Sarah Palin eats hers in a simple, middle class DISH... bought by the non-elitist bribes she's taken.

          "I once asked a literary agent what writing paid the best, and he said, 'Ransom notes.' " - Gene Hackman as Harry Zimm in Get Shorty

          by Vtdblue on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 09:42:14 AM PDT

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