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Democrats urged: ´Don´t defend´ Obamacare
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:grace52, 3/25/2014 1:26:49 PM

One of the nation´s leading Democratic pollsters and strategists is urging embattled House and Senate incumbents to abandon their defense of Obamacare and instead pledge to “fix it.” Celinda Lake, whose firm Lake Research Partners provided the Democratic analysis of the new George Washington University Battleground Poll released Tuesday morning, summed up her advice to Democrats when it comes to Obamacare: “Don´t defend it.” In unveiling the poll, she said that the new Democratic strategy should be for candidates to promise to fix the troubled system while pledging to help keep Americans out of the claws of greedy insurance firms.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/25/2014 1:32:09 PM     (No. 9783695)

Right. Celebrate it. Own it. Tell us how great and wonderful it is.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Noj15, 3/25/2014 1:35:41 PM     (No. 9783703)

Idiots are going down hard and don´t even know it. *snicker*

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Phantomll, 3/25/2014 1:42:37 PM     (No. 9783715)

You can´t defend the indefensible.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 3/25/2014 1:49:51 PM     (No. 9783730)

What idiots.

Obamacare, in case they have not noticed is forcing insurance companies to raise prices with their regulations in Obamacare, and their leadership tells whopping lies to the people saying it´s greed. T hey are all in on the agenda of the Marxist democrats to destroy free market capitalism and institute Marxist communism in America where you will then all have the same amount of bullshit, nothing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 3/25/2014 1:54:19 PM     (No. 9783744)

What´s the point in telling them to fix it? If that we´re possible it would have been done by now.That is what the pubs need to hammer away at.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Linda in Seattle, 3/25/2014 1:54:26 PM     (No. 9783745)

If Republicans can´t figure out how to hammer it home with voters and are relentless, there´s enough gullible voters out there that will buy the Dem´s. slop and the GOP will come up short again. It wouldn´t be the first time.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice, 3/25/2014 1:55:08 PM     (No. 9783746)

And we should all be shouting from the highest rooftops that Obamacare is a 100% Democrat debacle. Have your premiums gone up four times and your deductible is now $6,000 or more? Thank a Democrat!!! Why don´t we just go to a cash system. It is all having to be paid for by cash anyway in addition to the premiums. Healthcare has necessarily skyrocketed in costs. I know I couldn´t afford it if my employer didn´t take care of us. No way.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 3/25/2014 1:59:43 PM     (No. 9783758)

But the Rats are the ones who broke it. We´d be crazy to allow them to be the ones to attempt to fix that which they broke. But they can go ahead and try this tack if they wish - they just need to be aware that it is a suicide mission. But then, at this point that can be said of just about anything they try concerning OdumbdumbCare.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mc squared, 3/25/2014 2:02:56 PM     (No. 9783770)

So as we get closer to November and some Dems eschew Obamacare, are we to believe they were lying when they voted for it, or lying now?

Stupid is a given in both cases.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: volksford, 3/25/2014 2:03:18 PM     (No. 9783771)

Yep..they are going to ´fix it´, this will be the mantra every election cycle from now till doomsday if this beast is not repealed. Even some RINOS are pedaling the fixit myth.

Obamcare provides the dims with re-election fodder year after year. Those mean Repubs are going to cut your social security,medicare and Obamacare !

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ruready?, 3/25/2014 2:06:17 PM     (No. 9783778)

The Tea Party is batting at least 50% for picking candidates that perform as advertised. What is the batting average of the ruling class for delivering TPG (Tea Party Grade) candidates? Probably less than 5%. If we do not bat 1,000, Karl Rove et al., run to the microphone to malign the Tea Party vision. Keep it up, Karl - you will be ground to powder.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: BamaMan, 3/25/2014 3:09:51 PM     (No. 9783837)

Just lie about it until after the election.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: wtm, 3/25/2014 3:39:56 PM     (No. 9783874)

NO "Fixin it" !!!!!

REPEAL it !!!!!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/25/2014 4:06:34 PM     (No. 9783918)

Translation: lie, lie, lie, lie and lie some more.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 3/25/2014 5:10:02 PM     (No. 9784001)

#15 has it right. Proposed dhimm campaign strategy assumes that O-care is fixable. It is NOT fixable!!! Period.

Complete repeal and replacement with a market-based solution that includes interstate sale of health coverage is THE answer.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/25/2014 5:21:10 PM     (No. 9784015)

Forget this pledge business! As said above ... lies, lies, lies.

How about this?

Get it all fixed or repealed first! Then we´ll talk.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/25/2014 5:22:50 PM     (No. 9784019)

There are seven months until 2014 elections.

The ball is in their court.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 3/26/2014 4:41:55 PM     (No. 9785570)

The only legitimate "fix" for this atrocity is the same "fix" for a dog.

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