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Why Obama Wins: Democrats
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/27/2013 1:15:26 PM

Wednesday´s headlines provide an important lesson in the difference in strategy between the two political parties. In Chicago, the Obama operation quashed former Rep. Debbie Halvorson, who enjoyed an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association, in favor of anti-gun radical Robin Kelly, who openly declared her intention to become a "leader" in "banning guns." In Washington, Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) met privately with President Barack Obama and praised his efforts for "comprehensive" immigration reform. Note the distinction. Democrats

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I can´t say that I disagree with him. I saw Debbie Halvorson on Fox one day and she is one of the most reasonable Democrats I have seen in years. No wonder they hate her.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: alpha91c, 2/27/2013 1:20:31 PM     (No. 9199221)

Democrats play the great game to win. Republicans play the great game, just to be playing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/27/2013 1:21:28 PM     (No. 9199223)

Pack your bags and prepare to be relocated!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 2/27/2013 1:24:47 PM     (No. 9199232)

Yep...McCain and Graham should be completely absent from the game. Why
doesn´t leadership quash them?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cincinnati whig, 2/27/2013 1:27:05 PM     (No. 9199238)

For what it´s worth, it can be said that the Tea Party victories of 2010 did much to purge the Democrat Party of ´moderate´ ´Blue Dogs´. Nancy Pelosi may have been demoted to Minority Leader, but her side of the aisle is now the completely and permanently under the heel of her Progressive Caucus. WHEN there is another Dealey Plaza or Watergate crisis to exploit, this country will make swerve so sharply to the left as to make 1964 and 1974 look like mere blips on the screen.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/27/2013 1:30:16 PM     (No. 9199246)

@#3: McCain and Graham are who the GOP wants to be.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tisHimself, 2/27/2013 1:33:37 PM     (No. 9199251)

A guy like Christie could get a big piece of market share in 2016 as a contrarian antiWashington democrat if he changed parties.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cincinnati whig, 2/27/2013 1:37:04 PM     (No. 9199258)

When speaking of "Republicans", please specify whether you mean the Establishment types who want to control everything, or the millions of conservative rank-and-file voters. There´s a huge difference.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: noproblems, 2/27/2013 1:42:42 PM     (No. 9199270)

that is why a third party is needed

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oldsfc, 2/27/2013 5:21:10 PM     (No. 9199619)

Well cry me a river. The GOP created this mess. Remember what happened when the GOP controlled the House, the Senate and Bush was in the White house? Instead of fixing problems, they set the table for the Dems by acting like the liberal spenders they were. The base reacted and the rest is history. You don´t shaft your friends then expect them to support you. Looks like the GOP is still hasn´t figured it out.

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