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  •  He doesn't have to debate anybody. (0+ / 0-)

    He has it locked up.

    Even if you talk somebody into running against him -- Dennis will be out of a job soon, he might be interested -- he'll just be a fly buzzing around.

    Ideology is an excuse to ignore common sense.

    by Bush Bites on Sun May 22, 2011 at 05:50:47 PM PDT

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    •  And just how many presidents who have been (3+ / 0-)
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      primaried on the reelection have prevailed in the general. . It sounds like fun to some but the effects are consistently not at all funny.

      As the wild primaries of 2008 should have shown us, it is not necessarily helpful to spend so much intraparty energy tearing down candidates of our party, which can be picked through and reinforced by the other party, which would swear off primaries and the things their kiddies say in them that return to haunt them if it could. Particularly this tea-infused cycle.

      •  exactly right (0+ / 0-)

        It would have to be a more respectful than usual primary with none of that hate or dog whistle politics.

        "Your victory has demonstrated that no person anywhere in the world should not dare to dream of wanting to change the world for a better place." -- Mandela

        by agoldnyc on Mon May 23, 2011 at 09:04:20 AM PDT

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