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  •  Of course they have to blame their failure on (9+ / 0-)

    someone else.  They have no ideas.  They have no governing vision.  They are doomed to failure, but have never suffered the consequences for their failure.  So they just reckon they can pin their inevitable failure on Obama, etc.  And yeah- the media will probably further those aims.

    2012 starts tomorrow.

    Democracy is often an indictment of the voting populace.

    by electricgrendel on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 11:31:42 AM PDT

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    •  Republican policies do not fail (2+ / 0-)
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      What looks like failure (mass unemployment, endless wars, corroding infrastructure and environmental degradation) to ordinary people like us are the actual objectives of their policies.

      The job of the media is to explain why these are good things and that more of them are required because of the dangers we face.

      "The smartest man in the room is not always right." -Richard Holbrooke

      by Demi Moaned on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 11:46:18 AM PDT

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      •  "Paying taxes to fix that bridge would have (1+ / 0-)
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        infringed on my god given right to die a horrible drowning death when it collapsed under me on my way home from work!"  "Funding food safety infringes on my fundamental right to die after eating cow shit soaked spinach!"  "Demanding balanced global trading robs me of the inalienable right to watch my beloved pet die a terrible death from toxic dog food!"

        Democracy is often an indictment of the voting populace.

        by electricgrendel on Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 11:51:30 AM PDT

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