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"Democrats are the regular guys & Conservatives are the weirdos." This writer got it right!

After the utter dismay I felt in reading our Nevada Committeeman's memorandum today regarding the RNC Winter Meeting, I happened upon this editorial & actually agree with this writer from the Daily Beast:

I can actually see, to some extent, the point of conservatives’ complaints about the Obama-Hillary 60 Minutes interview. It was softbally, and Steve Kroft’s one real question—to Clinton, about whether she felt any guilt or remorse over Benghazi—she totally didn’t answer. But here, conservatives, is what you are missing and what you need to reckon with. Americans—except you—like these two people. Most Americans look at the pair of them—this black man who is still remote in some ways and this so-familiar woman who is now aging before us and allowing herself to look just a little frumpy—and feel reassured. Most Americans are cheering for them, and hence, most Americans probably wanted a softball interview. We have thus passed an important portal in American politics: Democrats are now the regular guys. Conservatives are the weirdos.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/29/the-real-60...




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the author of this.. must be pretty high on something

Like the rest of the indoctrinated fools who believe "democrats are the good guys and conservatives are the weirdos". This article points out they never talked policy and... Their OK with that? Oh my bad I forgot this was american idol white house edition where its a great big popularity contest with the lives of millions of people being thrown to the Frey because its all about making these politicians into fucking celebrities.

The "rest of america" and the "new way of thinking" is because of a complete dissociation with reality and an apethetic view of politics that has been slowly burned into the minds of millions. No, its OK. Government will take care of it for you. They're the government after all right? This "all powerful" entity that controls so many aspects of everyday life.

The idea that this is somehow "OK" that people want to relate to these people who are given through the people this great responsibility, yet they somehow are exempt from giving the people answers to how they run so much of our lives and the lives of so many others around the world and don't have to express their true intent and aspirations for the direction of all of these lives is just simply delusional and perverted.

The people are the boss's of those in power or are the people the meager "servants" of the "masters" in power? I know what my answer to that question is. Do you?

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

What is this drivel?

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"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Democrats vs. Conservatives?

Democrats vs. Conservatives? What happened to right vs. wrong? What happened to liberty vs. tyranny? What happened to the individual? What happened to holding individuals accountable for their own actions?

Amerikans like them because they're stupid!

The Amerikan public is stupid because they've been brainwashed by public schools and TV. They're so stupid they believe the lies...they take what they're told hook-line-and-sinker...and boat and motor too!!
Whenever I see either Barry or Hilery, I taste bile...I guess I'm a wierdo, too.

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The American People like them because...

...they have been told ad nauseum that they are likable. People by and large are very open to suggestion, it is why crooked polling works. If someone polls as likeable, most people will assume they are indeed likeable. Even some people who have a negative opinion will re-assess, and try to figure out what they are "missing" about that individual. Thus likability is always a battle between how many people you have turned off with policy vs. how many people previously turned off are re-assessing their opinion in order to get back in sync with "the crowd" who according to the polls love the individual in question. This is particularly true with Obama. Majorities disagree with almost every policy the man has, but asked if they view him favorably a majority almost always does. A signifcant part of that majority approves of him mostly because they think a majority actually approves of him, and they don't want to be wrong. It is for this same reason that being "media approved" is so important to a politician. A "frontrunner" will get a (sometimes multiple) second looks from voters who don't wish to be "wrong" about their selection of who to vote for, a "backbencher" has to make a big splash to even be considered once.

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Next to say

Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, well yeah they seem kinda normal.

Though I gotta say personally that Hillary has always creeped me out a little. Am I the only one?

Remember the look on her face when she found out Ghaddafi was dead?

You Think Cheney Is Normal?

He's as evil as they come.

skippy

as a whole though..

To allow the generalization of the sides boil down to a popularity contest is just plain delusional.

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

Let Me Get This Straight

what you are saying is that by the standards of the sleeping public Obama and Hillary are A-Okay because they don't really know or want to know the truth? And those of us who DO know how evil the two are, are then considered as weirdo by the masses? Is that what I am reading? Because if so, you are probably right. Most of the masses out there are too uninformed and asleep to know who those two really are and want to believe the fairytale that Hillary (who I know for a fact is an icon to a lot of women) and Obama (who is an icon for a lot of black folks) are actually looking out for their best interests? I hope that is what you are trying to say otherwise I can't believe you are here on DP! Especially for 5 years! Please tell me I understand your meaning.

skippy

What is the definition of "regular" or "weirdo"?

Collectivism at its finest.

At best, this type of statement gets a few hoo-rahs from those that agree and only serves to insult those that don't.

This guy is an idiot

Most of America "like" these two because they have lied strait to thier faces. Conservatives are weirdos? For..... wanting balanced budgets, adherence to the constitution, actual job growth? Dip shits!

How is this

How is this front page material?

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

Click Here To See The Candidates On The Record

It won't be for long.

I just down-voted this idiotic article, and I'm sure most regulars here who see this will too. It's already in negative territory so I doubt this will stay up long.

“My attitude toward progress has passed from antagonism to boredom. I have long ceased to argue with people who prefer Thursday to Wednesday because it is Thursday.” - G.K. Chesterton

Amazing

We got one thread comparing Obama to Hitler and this guy says American like Obama and Hillary, who I agree with the poster below that said they were criminals.

I live in a very liberal area and the only people I know who like Obama and Hilary are very afraid.

Ja ja, the American Idol

Ja ja, the American Idol presidency.

This is more true than You think, since also in American Idol the votes don't matter. The winner is chosen before.

These people aren't normal, they are criminals.

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End The Fed!
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So sick of talking "Smack."

Boy, was he ever given the right name.

Now, I'm just working on my local party fund raising.
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