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Sunday, June 12, 2005

Wherefore Dean Bashing

Is it surprising at all that Democratic beltway insiders' political instincts are/were way off when it comes to belittling Howard Dean for some incendiary remarks? Is it any wonder that these same bozos who haven't won a damn thing in a decade (Clinton doesn't count because he did it all himself, he could have won with a cadre of marmosets for a staff. Wait...) didn't want to associate themselves with anything even resembling a fight? They're a bunch of cowering losers! What else could we have possibly expected of them? When Republicans say stupid shit and get called on it, every single member of the GOP caucus, marching orders in hand, goes to the press and at the very least highlights the basic truth in what their guy was "getting at." They certainly don't make him look bad/stupid/rash/uninfluential in front of the media.

The takeaway from this story is that we on the net are ON OUR OWN. The party brass in Washington simply doesn't have the balls/brains to take us where we need to be. Many thanks to good Dr. Dean for making that all too clear. Newsflash to all Democratic loss-meisters: If you yourself think the GOP is full of bullshit and someone else (maybe the party chair?) goes on TV and says that they're full of horseshit, when it's your turn to be on TV you nod and agree and say that "yes, they're full of shit." You don't argue whether it was a bull or a horse.

Noose said...

but man there are forty seven thousand issues we can hammer the pubs with... and dean chooses "they don't like people of different groups" or some such shit...

now man I only choose dem because I think they stick up for the demonized... now how can I in good consience support them now that they are demonizing others?

hell your average repub is probably the exact same as your average dem... am I supposed to believe that they are some white bigots all?

cuz if your average repub is like that then it's a good bet your average dem is the exact same...

at least dean seems to be like that...

and another thing how does he have the balls to comment on race issues? has he even met a black or hispanic person? .5% of vermonts total population is black.... .9% is hispanic....

but your right I want a man with balls to run the dem. party, but I want him to TELL THE FUCKING TRUTH, not made up opinions of what he THINKS the opposition is...

real men aren't afraid to call a spade a spade, but real men also don't make shit up just to play to some radical fringe who thinks every repub is some kinda rich honkey....

but like I said 47,000 issues to bust republicans balls on... dean chooses to make up number 47,001 outta cloth...

ntodd said...

and dean chooses "they don't like people of different groups" or some such shit...

No, that's merely one thing he says. The Dems have consistently and foolishly believed that if they give the GOP a pass on certain issues and just focus on a coupla things that they think will sink the bastards (e.g., Enron, Iraq), then they'll win. Dean knows you show the enemy no quarter and put them on the defensive. They already win on policy--now they need to get inside the Republicans' OODA loop. Dean's doing that.

Noose said...

well then I just have to trust you on this, plenty of dem freinds of mine have said basicly the same, that dean is doing what needs to be done, I personally don't see it but I guess time will tell on this...

Horatio said...

I do hear what you're saying, Noose. If it'd been me up there, I'd probably wouldn't have said the bit about "never making an honest living," but at this point, he's our King in the hole. Wish he was an Ace, but a King's still good enough to go all-in.

ntodd said...

plenty of dem freinds of mine have said basicly the same

For the record, I am not a member of any party, but was a Deaniac. This Indy likes him because a) I'm from Vermont, and more importantly, b) HoHo has a spine. I'm sick of GOP Lite as much as I am of the GOP itself.

ntodd said...

he's our King in the hole. Wish he was an Ace, but a King's still good enough to go all-in.

At Poker Night a coupla months ago I lost big time on a hand (wildcards, sorry) with 5 Kings. My fucking friend Matt had 5 Aces. I hate that.

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