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2012-11-11 02:58:40 AM

randomjsa: That's what has been funny about the snickering and snorting from the liberals.

I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

As I said, they acted like inane children in 2004 and they're acting the same way now in spite of a result that goes in their favor.


No; butthurt is what you did on the day after the election, when you waltzed in here and said essentially, "Meh, I knew Romney had no chance, all the candidates were bad and he was just the best the Republicans could do." Butthurt is what the Republicans are doing now--and you're doing it too--blaming everyone but themselves for losing an election that was theirs to lose and they lost it going away, abandoning their own candidate almost before the returns were counted. Butthurt is whining like a bunch of little biatches and pointing fingers at your own spinmeisters for leading the country astray: Rove and Fox News and Rasmussen and anyone else who might be at fault for the fact that nobody likes your message any more. Butthurt is crying over the fact that liberals are laughing at your solid trouncing and sobbing in your Ovaltine about how mean everyone is just because you did it too.

That is butthurt. You're acting like spoiled brats and we're calling you on it. Learn to cope.
 
2012-11-11 02:59:08 AM

Guntram Shatterhand: Bill Frist: Of course, Democrats also had reasons to legitimately feel worse as re-electing Bush made us the farking laughingstock of the world (on the flip side, the world was HEAVILY backing Obama), and, I feel pretty safe saying, Bush will easily go down in history as one of, if not THE, worst post-war president.

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That's one thing I overlooked in all of the celebrating: part of the reason the Republicans want to bash down Obama is to save Dubya's record. If Obama is just as bad as Dubya, that means that (according to whatever Republicans think logic is) that Dubya isn't the nation's worst president. Of course, they tried to do this by linking various Obama problems with Dubya catastrophes ("This is Obama's Katrina," etc.) so they could start their little shiatty revisionist history nonsense.

Now look at it: Obama is doing a great job considering the obstructionism of the Republicans in Congress. He got some form of healthcare reform passed. He managed to catch the man Dubya never could, and excelled in the face of adversity. The main complaint about Obama is that he wants to bring the country that Dubya separated back together. The worst complaints about Dubya stem from two big holes in Manhattan, quadrupled gas prices, New Orleans being in horrible disrepair, and...well, we would need a list, wouldn't we?

The part that pisses off the Republicans the most is that it tosses their beliefs about race out the window. Dubya grew up with privilege, had everything going in his favor....and is possibly the stupidest person alive. Obama grew up and worked for everything he had, and today is possibly one of the best presidents that this nation has ever seen. Obama is the living embodiment of the ideal that Republicans claim to be for but never support. Obama is the one rebuilding the nation to its glory. You see a Republican mentioning that? They're too busy trying to find more word games to cover for their bigotry. And they still pretend that Dubya--the pinnacle of what their sheltered and twisted worldview--doesn't exist.


It's not about Obama's race. Not primarily. That's just a bonus that they can play on to help with the larger goal. The larger goal is to provide the various sects of the GOP with a single target for their frustration and hatred.

They've been conned into hating Obama as a way to keep the party from tearing itself apart. That is the rationale behind the insane hatred and distrust that is channeled at Obama. It gives them a reason to stay united as a party.

Without the socialist, gay, Muslim Kenyan in office these various groups have little to no reason to get along and unite under one banner.

The establishment recognizes as much, and they will happily destroy a decent man in the eyes of the people if it let's them hold on to power.
 
2012-11-11 03:11:44 AM
I was still getting my footing politically, so I was upset, but not crushed. That's the good thing.

The bad thing is that, with no life experience, I still thought that libertarianism was an idea worth exploring. It wasn't.
 
2012-11-11 03:16:15 AM

johne3819: Bill Frist: randomjsa: I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

Oh PLEASE. What Liberals screamed that "American died! We are officially a fascist/socialist country!" like a thousand conservatives did this week?

What liberals tried to get their states to succeed from the union?

etc.

etc.

I do remember several 'threats' of moving to Canadia


Yeah, but I don't think many liberals threatened to leave and take chunks of the country with them.


quatchi: randomjsa: acted like inane children in 2004

I know you are but what am I?


DAMMIT!
 
2012-11-11 03:27:37 AM

fusillade762: johne3819: Bill Frist: randomjsa: I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

Oh PLEASE. What Liberals screamed that "American died! We are officially a fascist/socialist country!" like a thousand conservatives did this week?

What liberals tried to get their states to succeed from the union?

etc.

etc.

I do remember several 'threats' of moving to Canadia

Yeah, but I don't think many liberals threatened to leave and take chunks of the country with them.


quatchi: randomjsa: acted like inane children in 2004

I know you are but what am I?

DAMMIT!


Totally. The ironic thing is, Canada (especially then) is way more lib than here. That, along with the australian anti obama-girl thing is laughable
 
2012-11-11 03:30:34 AM
Yeah... I'm pretty sure Republicans are gearing up to destroy any chance of retaining control of the House in 2014.

Seriously... all they have to do to turn their party around is start trying to help their fellow Americans. I mean all of them. Not just the rich ones and the zealots, but all Americans. They won't... I know. But that is literally all they would have to do. Instead, they will eat themselves alive with hatred and find what little power they retain slipping through their fingers. The truly tragic part is that when it happens, like now, they will have no idea why or how it happened... even if we tell them.
 
2012-11-11 03:48:43 AM

JohnnyC: Yeah... I'm pretty sure Republicans are gearing up to destroy any chance of retaining control of the House in 2014.

Seriously... all they have to do to turn their party around is start trying to help their fellow Americans. I mean all of them. Not just the rich ones and the zealots, but all Americans. They won't... I know. But that is literally all they would have to do. Instead, they will eat themselves alive with hatred and find what little power they retain slipping through their fingers. The truly tragic part is that when it happens, like now, they will have no idea why or how it happened... even if we tell them.


Charles Krauthammer's prescription was to offer amnesty to illegal immigrants to cut into the Hispanic vote.

Seriously, that was it.


Smelly McUgly: I was still getting my footing politically, so I was upset, but not crushed. That's the good thing.

The bad thing is that, with no life experience, I still thought that libertarianism was an idea worth exploring. It wasn't.


Kinda long, but a good read.

Why I Am Not a Libertarian
 
2012-11-11 03:50:58 AM
I think we may see a radically revamped Fox News in the coming months. Even Murdoch has got to figure out by now his pretend propaganda "news" channel is being mocked endlessly by everyone with an IQ over 90.
 
2012-11-11 04:04:26 AM

johne3819:


I do remember several 'threats' of moving to Canadia



And Conservatives were still pointing and laughing about that eight years later. It was kinda dumb I have to admit. But apparently now its another story now that they're on the losing side.
 
2012-11-11 04:40:19 AM

randomjsa: That's what has been funny about the snickering and snorting from the liberals.

I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

As I said, they acted like inane children in 2004 and they're acting the same way now in spite of a result that goes in their favor.


Again, I don't think there's a bowl big enough to hold all the dicks you deserve to choke on.
 
2012-11-11 05:53:36 AM
The best part of the article is the retconing of the Clinton administration as "moderate". We were there, Fox. We watched you call Bill Clinton a crazy leftist every day for 8 years. The notion that Obama is somehow more liberal than the Clintons is inane. (PS: the fact that he's half Kenyan doesn't make him more liberal).
 
2012-11-11 06:01:39 AM
I think the only thing FOX could do to console it's viewers is run a promotion with Cheetos and broadcast 24 hours of Reagan speeches.
 
2012-11-11 06:36:15 AM

Confabulat: I think we may see a radically revamped Fox News in the coming months. Even Murdoch has got to figure out by now his pretend propaganda "news" channel is being mocked endlessly by everyone with an IQ over 90.


So, everyone in the Republican base still loves it.
 
2012-11-11 07:27:12 AM

Ambivalence: Yes because if there's anything that makes republicans happy, it's infuriating liberals and making them miserable.

That's like 80% of what they stand for: Pissing off liberals.


And some parade-raining dumbsh*t at Slate wonders why we're so happy that Romney lost.
 
2012-11-11 07:33:51 AM

Lackofname: skinink: I have no sympathy for the Republican Party when all nine of the nominees in their Primary really weren't qualified to be President. The smart Republicans (Jeb Bush, Chris Christie) just sat this one out.

HEY. I'm the libbiest lib that ever did lib, but I would have been so happy had Huntsman been the Republican nom.

In a world where Conservatives were not wing-nuts, I'd tolerate a Huntsman presidency.


Same here. Huntsman was pretty much drummed out of his own party for being sensible. It was ridiculous.
 
2012-11-11 07:35:30 AM

randomjsa: That's what has been funny about the snickering and snorting from the liberals.

I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

As I said, they acted like inane children in 2004 and they're acting the same way now in spite of a result that goes in their favor.


Your tears. They taste so GOOD. Have you reluctantly squeezed them out, like you feel itchy behind the eyeballs and a stray tear wells up in the corner of your eye, so you wipe it away and comment to nobody present that it's allergies? Because I'm getting hints of that, and a nose of when you can't think of how it came to be that you lost, but you dread the demographic shift hinting at a prolonged period out of the WH. I mean FDR long.
 
2012-11-11 07:35:34 AM
I love the "libs were worse in 2004" argument. I wonder if it had anything to do with the goddamn Iraqi war, idiots.

The GOP is angry that the guy enacting universal healthcare was re-elected in a landslide. The democrats were angry that the guy who started a war based on false intelligence, that got 5000 Americans killed, was re-elected based on one state that happened to have a laundry list of questionable voting controversies ranging from fictitious voter registration purges to cronyism in the voting machine purchases.

Golly, I can totally see it now.
 
2012-11-11 07:39:00 AM

bulldg4life: I love the "libs were worse in 2004" argument. I wonder if it had anything to do with the goddamn Iraqi war, idiots.

The GOP is angry that the guy enacting universal healthcare was re-elected in a landslide. The democrats were angry that the guy who started a war based on false intelligence, that got 5000 Americans killed, was re-elected based on one state that happened to have a laundry list of questionable voting controversies ranging from fictitious voter registration purges to cronyism in the voting machine purchases.

Golly, I can totally see it now.


When I get home from walking these dogs I need to Favorite you.

All I have to add as to their loss is this.

i301.photobucket.com
 
2012-11-11 08:10:03 AM
Wow. I haven't seen such delusional wishful thinking from Republicans since...

5 days ago.
 
2012-11-11 08:28:45 AM
The GOP isn't dead, but it seems the vast majority of them are still in deep denial... I was reading a column by Krauthammer yesterday and he seems convinced the GOP need only add "Amnesty" for illegal immigrants to its platform and the GOP will win the hispanic vote next election. No other change is needed apparently.

I've heard other GOP pundits say similar things this week... They think it's not a substance problem, but rather a branding problem. If they just wrap up their usual regressive bullshiat in a prettier packaging, then every one will start seeing the GOP as the rational party.

It's almost laughable... Their little bubble may have burst on Tuesday night, but apparently, that bubble was only a small bubble inside a much larger and sturdier bubble.
 
2012-11-11 08:32:26 AM

johne3819: fusillade762: johne3819: Bill Frist: randomjsa: I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

Oh PLEASE. What Liberals screamed that "American died! We are officially a fascist/socialist country!" like a thousand conservatives did this week?

What liberals tried to get their states to succeed from the union?

etc.

etc.

I do remember several 'threats' of moving to Canadia

Yeah, but I don't think many liberals threatened to leave and take chunks of the country with them.


quatchi: randomjsa: acted like inane children in 2004

I know you are but what am I?

DAMMIT!

Totally. The ironic thing is, Canada (especially then) is way more lib than here. That, along with the australian anti obama-girl thing is laughable


No the ironic thing, is that currently Canada has a Prime Minister who genuinely has a sad that his closest neighbour voted for the guy he didn't want in office.

(Seriously our government pulled a hard right shift on us, reminds me of the W days)

/Don't get any idears Republicans. This is still Canada you know.
 
2012-11-11 08:38:15 AM
Allow me to continue my Fark Crusade to at least represent what I hope is a growing faction in the GOP that wants to shed the shackles of shrieking sheisty charlatans like Sean Hannity/FNC, Limbaugh/Talk Radio, and the rest of the RW Media 2.0 "2-minutes hate" outlets.

We do exist! You don't hear us much because, well, we don't scream or say gaudy and wildly inappropriate things, like calling POTUS a retard. We don't get much attention because we're not plugged into the Matrix like the acolytes.

So remember, not all Republicans Palin Americans.
 
2012-11-11 08:49:58 AM

daveUSMC: Allow me to continue my Fark Crusade to at least represent what I hope is a growing faction in the GOP that wants to shed the shackles of shrieking sheisty charlatans like Sean Hannity/FNC, Limbaugh/Talk Radio, and the rest of the RW Media 2.0 "2-minutes hate" outlets.

We do exist! You don't hear us much because, well, we don't scream or say gaudy and wildly inappropriate things, like calling POTUS a retard. We don't get much attention because we're not plugged into the Matrix like the acolytes.

So remember, not all Republicans Palin Americans.


That may be true, but your party has given the unhinged, irrational elements the reigns.

As I tell my Republican friends, for me, the damage is already done. I will never vote for anyone associated with the Republican party again. If rational conservatives want me to consider voting for them, they will leave the GOP and all the money that comes with it and run as a true independent candidate, not just as "Stealth Republicans" like Scott Brown.

The GOP brought this on themselves, and if they want people to consider them as rational, moderate politicians, who will work honestly with the Democratic opposition, they need to act as such and put those types of politicians in positions of power in the party.

This past week has not shown any signs they are about to do that.
 
2012-11-11 08:50:01 AM

daveUSMC: Allow me to continue my Fark Crusade to at least represent what I hope is a growing faction in the GOP that wants to shed the shackles of shrieking sheisty charlatans like Sean Hannity/FNC, Limbaugh/Talk Radio, and the rest of the RW Media 2.0 "2-minutes hate" outlets.

We do exist! You don't hear us much because, well, we don't scream or say gaudy and wildly inappropriate things, like calling POTUS a retard. We don't get much attention because we're not plugged into the Matrix like the acolytes.

So remember, not all Republicans Palin Americans.


It doesn't really matter, as long as the thinking members of the GOP can't get moderate candidates through their various primaries. You guys had the chance to run Jon Huntsman for President, and instead everyone was foaming at the mouth for Bachmann, Santorum, Cain, Gingrich, and Perry. Even Mitt was your party's last reluctant choice.

I'm glad YOU are willing to be reasonable, but it doesn't count for much when the actual Republican candidates are intractable far-right lunatics, and when GOP legislators attempt to govern in complete isolation of reality and place party politics above doing the jobs taxpayers are paying them to do. Fix your party, then maybe I'll consider taking it seriously.
 
2012-11-11 08:55:25 AM

namatad: "Republican Soul Searching Probably Mostly Pointless"
Well DUH. Everyone knows that Republicans dont have souls!!


Came here to say this. What an unintentionally revealing admission for the repub propaganda wing to make. Maybe it was intentional...
 
2012-11-11 09:06:35 AM

rynthetyn: Seems like they've forgotten that everybody knew that Kerry was probably going to lose. Unlike the reality distortion field that the GOP existed in where they were legitimately shocked.


pretty much this. As has been pointed out by others, Bush's re-election was maddening as our gripes against him were at least based in reality... but we had no illusion going in that it was going to be some kind of blow out. The Republican's seem to be legitimately surprised and shaken that the EV count wasn't completely swapped in favor of Romney despite no indication by (reliable) polls that that would be the case.
 
2012-11-11 09:17:33 AM

carpbrain: From Charles Krauthammer, in TFA: "I think one thing he might do if it's not Simpson-Bowles would be to offer the Treasury to Romney. I'm sure he would probably turn it down but it would be the ultimate gesture. I don't think it will happen. I agree John Kerry will probably end up at secretary of State. But I must say that my sources in the Obama White House have been rather quiet since January 2009."

Heh. Hahaha. HAHHAHAHAHAHAHA. Aside from Simpson-Bowles, the whole thing was such a farking hilarious self-parody, I just couldn't have done better myself.


My favorite part was the last sentence. His sources in the Obama White House have been rather quiet since Obama moved into the White House. I'm guessing it's because that was when their access was revoked.
 
2012-11-11 09:48:48 AM

keylock71: daveUSMC: Allow me to continue my Fark Crusade to at least represent what I hope is a growing faction in the GOP that wants to shed the shackles of shrieking sheisty charlatans like Sean Hannity/FNC, Limbaugh/Talk Radio, and the rest of the RW Media 2.0 "2-minutes hate" outlets.

We do exist! You don't hear us much because, well, we don't scream or say gaudy and wildly inappropriate things, like calling POTUS a retard. We don't get much attention because we're not plugged into the Matrix like the acolytes.

So remember, not all Republicans Palin Americans.

That may be true, but your party has given the unhinged, irrational elements the reigns.

As I tell my Republican friends, for me, the damage is already done. I will never vote for anyone associated with the Republican party again. If rational conservatives want me to consider voting for them, they will leave the GOP and all the money that comes with it and run as a true independent candidate, not just as "Stealth Republicans" like Scott Brown.

The GOP brought this on themselves, and if they want people to consider them as rational, moderate politicians, who will work honestly with the Democratic opposition, they need to act as such and put those types of politicians in positions of power in the party.

This past week has not shown any signs they are about to do that.


Well I agree 100% that we have brought this on ourselves.

Now let us try to correct ourselves. (CORRECT YOURSELF, YOOHOO! [oblig])

Lend credence to those on the Right that are not Disciples Norquist; that are not Falwellian Turd Nuggets; that are not Chicken Hawk Commandos.

Include caveats for us in your bashings of the GOP. Give us some breathing room, even if our own party bosses and media overlords will not at the moment. Give us the time of day. We really do exist, and in numbers greater than you think. Why do you think so many Republicans refused to vote for Romney this election (myself included)?

If Dems truly want the GOP to be more reasonable, then pay attention to reasonable people within the GOP. If Dems just want the GOP to die, by all means, pretend we don't exist.
 
2012-11-11 09:59:48 AM

daveUSMC: keylock71: daveUSMC: Allow me to continue my Fark Crusade to at least represent what I hope is a growing faction in the GOP that wants to shed the shackles of shrieking sheisty charlatans like Sean Hannity/FNC, Limbaugh/Talk Radio, and the rest of the RW Media 2.0 "2-minutes hate" outlets.

We do exist! You don't hear us much because, well, we don't scream or say gaudy and wildly inappropriate things, like calling POTUS a retard. We don't get much attention because we're not plugged into the Matrix like the acolytes.

So remember, not all Republicans Palin Americans.

That may be true, but your party has given the unhinged, irrational elements the reigns.

As I tell my Republican friends, for me, the damage is already done. I will never vote for anyone associated with the Republican party again. If rational conservatives want me to consider voting for them, they will leave the GOP and all the money that comes with it and run as a true independent candidate, not just as "Stealth Republicans" like Scott Brown.

The GOP brought this on themselves, and if they want people to consider them as rational, moderate politicians, who will work honestly with the Democratic opposition, they need to act as such and put those types of politicians in positions of power in the party.

This past week has not shown any signs they are about to do that.

Well I agree 100% that we have brought this on ourselves.

Now let us try to correct ourselves. (CORRECT YOURSELF, YOOHOO! [oblig])

Lend credence to those on the Right that are not Disciples Norquist; that are not Falwellian Turd Nuggets; that are not Chicken Hawk Commandos.

Include caveats for us in your bashings of the GOP. Give us some breathing room, even if our own party bosses and media overlords will not at the moment. Give us the time of day. We really do exist, and in numbers greater than you think. Why do you think so many Republicans refused to vote for Romney this election (myself included)?

If Dems truly want the GOP to die, by all means, pretend we don't exist.


But that's precisely what the GOP is doing. It's pretending that the reasonable voices don't exist, and that the nutters are reasonable. These reasonable Republicans need to recognize and rectify the problem for themselves, because after this much bullshiat, the rest of us really don't care much about your "branding" problem.
 
2012-11-11 10:05:54 AM

Smelly McUgly: I was still getting my footing politically, so I was upset, but not crushed. That's the good thing.

The bad thing is that, with no life experience, I still thought that libertarianism was an idea worth exploring. It wasn't.


A lot of people go through that phase, me thinks. I never voted for the man, but when I was casting my first Presidential ballot a lot of stuff he said still made a lot of sense to me. Now, after another decade of learning about how society works, I realize his shiat is whack.

I still enjoy going to the Memorial Union when he's in town just to see the crowd. With the exception of Obama, I've not seen another politician that can get the 18-24 demographic so amped up, and Mr. Paul can even do it in libbyland Madison.
 
2012-11-11 10:11:25 AM
So this guy is Jimminey Cricket? Sing along:

"They did it before and WE can do it again!"
 
2012-11-11 10:13:12 AM

daveUSMC: keylock71: daveUSMC: Allow me to continue my Fark Crusade to at least represent what I hope is a growing faction in the GOP that wants to shed the shackles of shrieking sheisty charlatans like Sean Hannity/FNC, Limbaugh/Talk Radio, and the rest of the RW Media 2.0 "2-minutes hate" outlets.

We do exist! You don't hear us much because, well, we don't scream or say gaudy and wildly inappropriate things, like calling POTUS a retard. We don't get much attention because we're not plugged into the Matrix like the acolytes.

So remember, not all Republicans Palin Americans.

That may be true, but your party has given the unhinged, irrational elements the reigns.

As I tell my Republican friends, for me, the damage is already done. I will never vote for anyone associated with the Republican party again. If rational conservatives want me to consider voting for them, they will leave the GOP and all the money that comes with it and run as a true independent candidate, not just as "Stealth Republicans" like Scott Brown.

The GOP brought this on themselves, and if they want people to consider them as rational, moderate politicians, who will work honestly with the Democratic opposition, they need to act as such and put those types of politicians in positions of power in the party.

This past week has not shown any signs they are about to do that.

Well I agree 100% that we have brought this on ourselves.

Now let us try to correct ourselves. (CORRECT YOURSELF, YOOHOO! [oblig])

Lend credence to those on the Right that are not Disciples Norquist; that are not Falwellian Turd Nuggets; that are not Chicken Hawk Commandos.

Include caveats for us in your bashings of the GOP. Give us some breathing room, even if our own party bosses and media overlords will not at the moment. Give us the time of day. We really do exist, and in numbers greater than you think. Why do you think so many Republicans refused to vote for Romney this election (myself included)?

If Dems truly want the GOP to ...


I get your point and I don't completely disagree, but, and this just my own personal feelings, I'm done giving any Republican the benefit of the doubt. No offense, but your party hasn't earned it. The rational amongst you have stood by for the last four or so years while the unhinged, regressive clowns of the Tea Party and the Religious Right went out of their way to show their distain for large demographics of this country and pushed an agenda that would put people like my family and myself in a worse financial situation so they could gain political points. Something tells me if the results of this election were different, these rational conservatives would be mum about the hard swing to the right the GOP has taken in recent years.

It's not my job to cut you guys some slack... I'm an unrolled voted (no party affiliation), and in the past I've voted for numerous Republicans mostly on the local level. Like I said, those days are done. I'd rather give the Democrats complete control at this point. They have taken over the center right, and while I tend to lean further left than most Democrats, I'm more than happy to have rational center right politicians like Obama making policy decisions. In my own state, Scott Brown barely mentioned his party affiliation and touted himself as a "moderate independent" voice for Massachusetts... 'Course, when his vote really mattered, he voted in lockstep with the GOP and its current agenda. In short, I don't believe anyone who calls themselves "moderate" or "independent" and still associates with the GOP. Sorry, that's the way I feel, and I'm not seeing anything from the current GOP that will change that perception.

The GOP has become an "Insurgent Outlier". It is your job, as a rational conservatives to take your party back. If you can't, then maybe you aren't as numerous in the party as you thought. Perhaps it's time to form a new party and leave the GOP to the far right.
 
2012-11-11 10:14:31 AM

Skarekrough: I think the only thing FOX could do to console it's viewers is run a promotion with Cheetos and broadcast 24 hours of Reagan speeches.


Unedited?

Are you nucking futs?

The mental wards would overflow.

/His position on homosexuality alone would make their heads implode.
 
2012-11-11 10:25:37 AM

Aeonite: s7.postimage.org


Followed a few years later by:

i45.tinypic.com
 
2012-11-11 10:51:10 AM
www.brendanwalsh.us

By all means, continue ...
 
2012-11-11 10:56:46 AM
Paging Weaver95 .

Sorry to bother you, but if you would, I'm really interested in hearing the perspective of a 2004 Bush supporter turned 2012 Obama campaign volunteer on the apparent losers' butthurt levels. Thanks...
 
2012-11-11 11:27:48 AM

randomjsa: That's what has been funny about the snickering and snorting from the liberals.

I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

As I said, they acted like inane children in 2004 and they're acting the same way now in spite of a result that goes in their favor.


Remember how Bush lost the popular vote in 2000? Remember budget surpluses to budget deficits almost overnight? Remember how ~3,000 lives were lost due to one of the worst intelligence failures on Bush's watch? Remember how we were lied into a perpetual war on two fronts (one of which has become the longest war in U.S. history)? Remember for the first time in the history (ANY country's history) that a tax cut (2003 tax cut, not 2001 - it was before the wars) was implemented during a time of war (who needs to pay for pesky things like wars)? Remember the corporate malfeasance that resulted in regular workers losing their retirement funds and jobs while fat-cat execs received golden parachutes and were not held accountable?

All of that and more happened PRIOR to the election in 2004. Wouldn't you be pissed if all of those lives were lost and all of that money went down the drain to benefit the super-rich?

Of course you don't remember any of that. Must be Romnesia.
 
2012-11-11 11:40:38 AM

randomjsa: That's what has been funny about the snickering and snorting from the liberals.

I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

As I said, they acted like inane children in 2004 and they're acting the same way now in spite of a result that goes in their favor.


Oh look, look. It's this thing. It's this thing pretending to not be experiencing astronomical levels of butthurt.

Cute.
 
2012-11-11 11:45:41 AM

randomjsa: That's what has been funny about the snickering and snorting from the liberals.

I remember how they acted in 2004 after Bush won. They were a hundred times more "butthurt" by it and acted that way.

As I said, they acted like inane children in 2004 and they're acting the same way now in spite of a result that goes in their favor.


And that's why you support doubling down on obstruction, right?

Right?

Amiright?
 
2012-11-11 11:59:39 AM
randomjsa... you'renothelping.jpg
 
2012-11-11 12:00:15 PM
That FOX headline was way more self-aware than they tend to be.
 
2012-11-11 12:10:11 PM
25.media.tumblr.com
 
2012-11-11 12:23:36 PM
Libs were worse? Again with the false equivalencies! Does any libs remember trying to secede? How about changing the districts? How about trying to change the voter registration to make it harder for dems to vote? How about threatening to have a "revolution"? Good times, indeed
 
2012-11-11 12:25:53 PM
This is correct. I felt horrible 8 years ago. I remember rocking my kid to sleep, heartbroken that he would grow up in a world where that man was president. I was crushed that he might remember GWB as president, and worried about what this might portend for his future.

I imagine that's a lot like what a lot of the GOP must feel like now. The difference of course, being I didn't dislike GWB because of his race or because of make-believe.
 
2012-11-11 12:26:08 PM

lj1330: Libs were worse? Again with the false equivalencies! Does any libs remember trying to secede? How about changing the districts? How about trying to change the voter registration to make it harder for dems to vote? How about threatening to have a "revolution"? Good times, indeed


Projection, it's all they have.
 
2012-11-11 12:36:48 PM
"But in 2004, Democrats were looking at what seemed to be a generational oblivion."

This would have seemed true only to people who don't understand demographics.
 
2012-11-11 12:43:56 PM

Notabunny: Mike_LowELL: Ambivalence: That's like 80% of what they stand for: Pissing off liberals.

Another ad-hominem attack from the stupidest parts of Liberalworldland, where happiness is only one tax hike away. You make me sick.

I understand. It's been a rough week. Here's an uplifting song to help. Hope you feel better.


This one is better.
 
2012-11-11 01:00:52 PM
If I were Obama, I would have looped recording of all the republicans talking about their plans to keep Obama to one term. I'd time-stamp each statement to show how early in his first term these farkers started in on this cunning plan of theirs. Then, when the Republicans come to meet with him next week, I'd play it continually.

I'd even consider playing it before each of my press conferences.
 
2012-11-11 01:11:36 PM
Republicans: I Feel your Pain!

NOT
 
2012-11-11 01:19:58 PM

Skleenar: Notabunny: Mike_LowELL: Ambivalence: That's like 80% of what they stand for: Pissing off liberals.

Another ad-hominem attack from the stupidest parts of Liberalworldland, where happiness is only one tax hike away. You make me sick.

I understand. It's been a rough week. Here's an uplifting song to help. Hope you feel better.

This one is better.



vomit rose to the back of my throat. the stupid, it burns.
 
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