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I really don't know what it's going to take

I'm not very articulate re political analysis strategy but Dems have to figure out how to get out of the 'Puke's rope-a-dope of simultaneously hitting us in the head with national security and terrorism, punching us in the stomach with economics and health care, then kicking us in the balls with the flat out hatred and bigotry, reminding everyone that in America, candidates like ours can't possibly win anything because they're women, they're black, they're smart, they're poor, they're brown, they love queers, etc and who the fuck do we think we're kidding?

What part of what you said, A, is so hard to understand?

Oh, and Happy Thanksgiving. I won't be around the threads for a few days, so it's a bit early, but still heartfelt.

"Embarrassment squick". I love it. Finally, a term for why I couldn't watch "I Love Lucy" back when I was a kid. I couldn't stand to see someone make an ass of themselves back then, and I can't stand to see the Democrats in Congress make asses of themselves now.

no shit. i don't want my party to be a bunch of MEDIA WHIPPED pussies.
i do blame the teevee gnews for making them pussies.

What Klein is advising is lunacy, and what's more lunatic, plenty of people who should tell him to fuck himself are going to read that and think, "You know, the solution to my looking like a feckless moron is to change my mind again and go along with whatever somebody else wants." It sets off my embarrassment squick, just thinking about that.

Yes, Klein is full of all kinds of moronic Beltway advice.
Which means this is probably just what the Democrats will do, once again play the "feckless moron". I am one big ball of cynicism when it comes to having any confidence in the current Dem leadership.

Well, la demócratas invertebradas must be replaced, one by one eef need be, een an ugly and publicly humiliating fashion (for them) until they are more scared of us than they are of the japes and jibes of the cocktail-weenietarians.

Put simply, we need to go all NRA on their culos*.

As for useless shills like Jokeline, I see no way to replace them, or get them to wise up, so we may have to settle for marginalising them through massive applications of ridicule.

Eet ees always reassuring to read the comment sections of Klein's posts, where joo can see thees process already underway, as Greenwald wisely points out.

so.

(*the NRA ees used here as an example of a group wheech can successfully exert massive political pressure, not the gun theengy.)

You act like the dems are not doing what they are want to do, while in fact, they are doing exactly what thier bosses (the lobbiests) tell them to do. Now of course they SAY they want the war to stop, but they keep funding it. They SAY they don't want presidental powers expanded, but they keep passing the laws that do just that. They SAY they are working for america and the american people, when they are clearly working to get themselves rich. Wake up people, democrats are not the answer, they are part of the problem.

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