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I'm sure you'll hear it again next Wednesday. Americans truly come together to unite behind the President after bitter, closely-contested elections. That's our way, and that's what happened in 2008.

Will you join me, then, and take the Democratic Pledge of Bipartisanship?

"If Mitt Romney is elected as President of the United States, I hereby pledge:

1. To convey to him the same level of honor, dignity, and respect that Republicans have paid to President Obama.

2.  To give him the same extended honeymoon period of giving him the benefit of a doubt that Republicans gave President Obama.

3. To refrain from questioning his legitimacy to govern, exactly as much as Republicans have done so with respect to President Obama.

4. To support a legislative policy focussed on the problems of the nation and not on political points, in the same model that Senator Mitch McConnell so candidly described in 2009 with respect to his number one priority for the nation over the next four years. In so doing, I will adhere to the same definitions of Bipartisanship espoused by such leaders as Senator Inhofe.

5. To urge my elected representatives to avoid parliamentary tactics, anonymous holds, linkage between unrelated issues on pieces of legislation, stonewalling and other forms of gridlock to the exact same extent as the Republican members of Congress did for President Obama.

6. To express the same kind of unified support of America's foreign policy, in times of crisis, that the Republicans expressed for President Obama.

7. To believe and support the President's patriotism, belief in a common good for all America, and genuine best interest in governing the country as well as he can exactly as the Republicans did for President Obama.

I hereby do so pledge!"

Or, we could just win this thing.

Go back to work!! Phonebank, canvass, persuade, drive a voter to the voting booth, GOTV! LET'S GO!


Will you take the Pledge of Democratic Bipartisanship?

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Comment Preferences

  •  Tips for Doing Unto Others as They Do Unto Us (2+ / 0-)
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    exlrrp, tle

    Let's go! Tuesday!

    Some people are intolerant, and I CAN'T STAND people like that. -- Tom Lehrer

    by TheCrank on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 06:22:38 PM PDT

  •  no need to pledge, I'll do it anyway (0+ / 0-)

    But I hate to have my options tied down

    Happy just to be alive

    by exlrrp on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 06:01:48 AM PDT

  •  It's important to let them know (0+ / 0-)

    The Republicans need to know that the Democrats will do EXACTLY to them, what they have done to us.  Not because we want revenge, but because we can't allow them to succeed with this scorched earth behavior.

    We have NO chance of saving this country if they continue to be tea bagger crazy.  Our only chance is to call their bluff and let them know that we  are going to do to them what they have done to us.

  •  Turnabout is fair play, after all. (0+ / 0-)

    And I like it - every time the GOP screams blue murder, we can simply point to their own tactics, and ask them "How is this any different?"

  •  It's fair enough. But Yellow Dog Democrats (1+ / 0-)
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    will kowtow to the right no matter what. I have given up on hoping for backbone from the band of cowards. I hope one day they surprise me, but until then I'm just gonna hunker down, vote for the lesser of two corporate evils, and wait for the blister to burst into a bloody cannot-be-ignored-or-hidden-any-longer nationwide incident that forces ignorant low information voters to face up to the result of being willfully ignorant of the danger of the GOP. BTW - Obama himself is the top yellow dog, showing his belly again and again and becoming the 1st Caver in the face of any rightwing opposition until - UNTIL - the election rolled around. I voted for him but he sickens me. He IS REPUBLICAN LITE.

    Send conservatives to for re-education.

    by filthyLiberalDOTcom on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 07:24:55 AM PDT

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