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Rahm Emanuel takes liberal base-
bashing to a whole new level

Salon Magazine, by David Sirota

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/16/2012 10:14:14 AM

Among the least effective ways to help a struggling candidate is to berate that candidate’s base voters. (snip)Now, though, as the election enters its final death throes and the spasms of partisan desperation get ever more intense, Democrats are flinging out a special version of the old berate-the-base tactic. Rather than copping to the president’s betrayals and explaining them away as allegedly necessary compromises, one of the president’s chief surrogates, Rahm Emanuel, is publicly insisting that the president’s most loyal supporters are downright stupid because they believe Obama made specific promises which he supposedly never made.

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Wow, even one of the -ahem- gentlemen over at the Salon are getting tweeked off at Team 0bama's tactics. 0bama now has no one left to insult.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 10/16/2012 10:30:12 AM     (No. 8936844)

Remember when Rahm compared Democrats to retarded people, and then had to apologize to retarded people?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Conservativegirl, 10/16/2012 10:53:44 AM     (No. 8936893)

Being an ex-pat Chicagoan myself, I can tell you that generally when the liberal base is berated it's because they have failed to vote enough. All good Chicagoans must vote at least twice for the candidate of their master's choice.
NOTE: They don't have a candidate of their OWN because that would require intellectual skills they lack.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/16/2012 10:59:49 AM     (No. 8936913)

No Rahm, Obama purposely told them about Hope and Change, knowing full well that the stupid and vague slogan would mean 360 million different things to 360 million citizens. He wouldn't know a specific if it poked him in the eye.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: squid, 10/16/2012 11:42:05 AM     (No. 8937029)

Listen you dopes. There are so many different organizations working in secret, feeding off one another, working tax discounts, working real estate fixes, working protection/campaign contribution rackets, working government job rewards, working union money/power, working .. working .. working every conceivable con or racket imaginable.

Chicago is not just a Democratic controlled government scandal, it is a cancer that is so embedded that if you tried to remove it, then there would literally be NO Chicago.

Liberal base-bashing is just one more (of a zillion possible) cons in a city so corrupted that nothing (even an election) will ever clean it up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 10/16/2012 11:44:32 AM     (No. 8937033)

I have a fairly safe prediction. No matter what happens at the debate tonight, the MSM will immediately hail Obama's tremendous comeback performance and attempt to demonize Romney for being untruthful, vague and/or rude.

After the last debate, the MSM and the rest of the left wing could not stifle their shock, horror and deep disappointment at Obama. It was like a gag reflex. They simply could not hold back their overpowering urge to vomit.

Now they have had time to reflect and have become even more shocked and horrified to see Romney shoot ahead of Obama in all of the polls. The MSM has way too much emotionally and financially invested in Obama to simply cut him loose now. They will do whatever it takes from now until the election to prop Obama back up.

If they do manage to prop Obama up long enough to get him re-elected, then they will start tearing into him like a pack of wild dogs. The honeymoon is definitely over.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fondis, 10/16/2012 12:29:25 PM     (No. 8937184)

This is huge. Sirota is a huge, committed lib. I can't stomach his radio show. For him to say this was unimaginable for me a couple weeks ago.

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