Left Wing Of The Democratic Party “Kind Of Admires American Terrorists"

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  1. solvs macrumors 603

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    So sayith the Newt

    This on top of:

    Karl Rove Offers Mind-Bending Take On 'Flag Lapel Pin' Issue

    I like Bob Schieffer's take on Face The Nation:

    To be fair Obama and Hillary have been going after each other too:

    "Slash-And-Burn" Vs. "The Kitchen Sink"

    Any way we can get back to the issues anytime soon? :rolleyes:

    The Difference Between Tough and Inappropriate Questions
     
  2. it5five macrumors 65816

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    In 2004, Kerry was "the most liberal senator". Now in 2008, it's Obama who's "the most liberal senator". I'd have thought that a self described Democratic Socialist, Bernie Sanders, would be "the most liberal senator", but apparently I'm wrong.

    If Hillary somehow gets the nomination, I have no doubt that she will be described as the most liberal senator by the right-wing.
     
  3. solvs thread starter macrumors 603

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    And still hit with voting for the Iraq war and Patriot Act. Funny how that happens. Also been told they're both ant-gun, despite all evidence to the contrary. They've both said they'll fight back against the swiftboating this time around, but I'll believe it when I see it.
     
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    My exact thought when I read that. Sorry to see they're re-running the same tired old BS, but I guess that's better than new BS.

    BTW, this feeds into my contention, held for a while now, that it's time for liberals to take back the name and re-frame it as what it is: something positive, something to be proud of.
     
  5. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Exactly. I'm sick of Newt Gingrich and his obvious lies. Why the Dems let him get away with it is amazing to me.
     
  6. solvs thread starter macrumors 603

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    Why do they? Anyone know? I used to think it was taking the high road, not wanting to dignify it with a response or something, but now I can't help but think it's not quite as noble. When liberals do stuff like this, the GOP usually slams them. The GOP actually seems to slam them even when they don't (see Kerry's bad joke).
     
  7. solvs thread starter macrumors 603

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    You know, this is just... well, I'll just post it:

    Hillary Clinton Ad Features Osama Bin Laden :rolleyes:

    And Obama's camp's response:

    This is why people hate both parties. What is wrong with you people? I mean, come on, seriously? :mad:
     
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    Douche Vs Turd anybody?
     
  9. leekohler macrumors G5

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    I can't really disagree with Obama's response.
     
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    I was not aware that the Democratic Party had a left wing. :confused:
     
  11. leekohler macrumors G5

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    They don't. But there's always Ralph Nader. :rolleyes:
     
  12. zioxide macrumors 603

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    I'm really getting sick of all of this ********. They just need to end this election already.
     
  13. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Yes they do. But Hillary won't ever quit! She probably won't even if she doesn't get the nomination. Mark my words. She'll take down the whole party if she has to.
     
  14. yojitani macrumors 68000

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    Did you catch John Stewart's joke about this last night? Something along the lines of 'will she still be campaigning when you're in the White House?'
     
  15. Virgil-TB2 macrumors 65816

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    irony

    If you want to wear a button on your lapel that has a flag on it, fine. If you want to wear one that says "George Bush sucks!" ... fine again. But when you *have* to wear a particular pin or label to merely be considered a normal human being, then you're in trouble.

    This is exactly what Hitler did in the WWII days. If you have the swastika "label" you are okay. If you have the pink triangle or the star of david ... Watch out!

    What's next? Beating people up who don't wear the flag? How about religious pins so we can pick out the atheists?

    Bleh. The USA makes me sick sometimes.

    On top of that, has anyone noticed the intense irony of the fact that the very same people who would probably shoot someone for burning the flag, or wearing flag-design clothing, are those saying that everyone should wear the pin?

    I mean where is the reasoning there? The US flag is sacrosanct, so the government should prosecute people for wearing it, but on the other hand, all US citizens should wear it to show how patriotic they are??? WTF? :confused:
     
  16. solvs thread starter macrumors 603

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    I don't necessarily disagree, but the way it was phrased was kinda dickish when I expect better for some reason (it wasn't him who said it though, it was someone on the campaign).

    They do kinda, it's just smaller and less an important (or even cared about) part of the party than the far right is to the GOP (less heard from too).

    Doesn't have to make sense. Most of them don't wear it either anyway. But it's like having a yellow flag somewhere that says support the troops, while not actually doing anything to support them. Often supporting the people who vote against things like the new GI Bill, or vote for funding for companies that have already been convicted of selling them faulty equipment, continuing to refuse to support any oversight.
     
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    Colorado House Rep. Doug Bruce barred from speaking after 'illiterate' remark

    Ind. congressional candidate speaks at meeting honoring Adolf Hitler

    Classy.
     

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