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  •  It's all a question (1+ / 0-)
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    of who you would rather negotiate with. At the end of the day, they both have reasons to support the Democratic brand.

    Ok, so I read the polls.

    by andgarden on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 01:21:59 PM PDT

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    •  I'd much rather negotiate with Snowe than (1+ / 0-)
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      negotiate with Snowe+Nelson+Bayh+Lieberman+Collins.

      The problem with a Snowe holdout would have been the same "Gang of _" crap we've seen before, where she'd team up with some Conservadems to increase their leverage.

      "[R]ather high-minded, if not a bit self-referential"--The Washington Post.

      by Geekesque on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 01:27:06 PM PDT

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    •  On the other hand, (4+ / 0-)
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      Aexia, ferg, Newsie8200, Geekesque

      if you only need 1 vote and it can come from any of the three, you can take the least painful deal--from wherever it comes.

      I'mma let you finish, Barack, but the teabaggers have done about the most for international peace of all time.--The collective GOP 10/9/09

      by Superribbie on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 01:27:32 PM PDT

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