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(Satire) Americans Blame Republicans More Than Democrats For "Pretty Much Everything": Poll
Free Republic Semi-News Semi-Satire | Dec 27, 2012 | By Laz. A. Mataz

Posted on 12/27/2012 1:56:53 PM PST by Lazamataz

(Reuters) - Americans blame Republicans in Congress more than congressional Democrats or President Barack Obama for pretty much everything, states a new poll out from Ipsos.

"We questioned Americans who is responsible, and they indicated it was Republicans. We didn't ask them 'responsible for what?'. We just left that open-ended," said Lou Z. Pollster.

"I'm sure Republicans cause old age," said one respondant, "and my dog went missing. Republicans again!"

"Entropy has been described as the eventual heat-death of the universe," said another respondent, who identified himself as a physicist, "and REPUBLICANS are to blame for this!"

When asked who they believed to be more responsible for absolutely everything, 87 percent blamed Republicans in Congress, 10 percent blamed Obama and 3 percent pointed to Democrats in Congress.

The survey of 34 Americans, interviewed at homeless shelters, was conducted December 23-27. The precision of the Reuters/Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 72.9 percentage points.


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To: Lazamataz

Gee, Laz. They didn’t have to get dirty going to a homeless shelter for their poll. They could have gone to a newsroom or college faculty lounge. Much better company there than the smelly unwashed proletariat.


21 posted on 12/27/2012 2:35:48 PM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: Lazamataz; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

IBTSC (in Before The Satirically challenged!)

(I’m particularly waiting for the poster who in a detailed and utterly serious post challenged my assertion last night that we can expect 4 more Bush presidencies given that Papa Bush has 4 sons and a daughter.)


22 posted on 12/27/2012 2:35:48 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!

You are leaving out the grandson.


23 posted on 12/27/2012 2:40:32 PM PST by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years. RSC)
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To: Lazamataz
It is only fair to blame the Republicans because they offer so little in the elections. The Demorats give away the farm and leave a mess and the Republicans clean it up. The press holds Republicans the responsible party as everything that goes wrong they are responsible.
24 posted on 12/27/2012 2:40:53 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: All
Blame it on the Bossa Nova
25 posted on 12/27/2012 2:42:45 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: Lazamataz

Thanks Laz, I thought I was on!


26 posted on 12/27/2012 2:43:03 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Lazamataz

That’s not satire.

I’ve had three friends tells my just that in the last two days.

I explained that while Congress is responsible for creating and submitting budgets they are reconciled by the Senate and Harry Reid has made clear he will not let any budget see the floor for a vote.

In fact, he has done so the last two years the Republicans have controlled the House and there has, in fact, been no budget submitted to the President for approval or veto because of Harry Reid.

The irony is the President and the House are integral in crafting a budget and getting it approved and the President has a submitted four budgets in a row which were roundly defeated unanimously. That’s 100% of republicans and democrats said “Uhm, No Skippy”.

So I ask “Who is being irresponsible?”.

And the truth is both sides.

It’s gonna be a huge Shiite sandwich and we’re all gonna have to take a bite.


27 posted on 12/27/2012 2:48:35 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Lazamataz

Dick Cheney hypnotized my cat!


28 posted on 12/27/2012 3:03:43 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Lazamataz

That is very funny. It would be a lot funnier if it wasn’t so true.

Sometimes, I think it would have been better for the Dems to have complete control of Congress. That way they would have no credible way to blame anybody else for their failed policies.

Then I think, they would still find a way to blame someone else. Also, with repubs in charge of the HR, we still have a slim chance of avoiding major gun control restrictions — slim chance.


29 posted on 12/27/2012 3:06:38 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Lazamataz

It says “satire” but I’m not sure it is.......


30 posted on 12/27/2012 3:11:32 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Lazamataz

You just can’t argue with the facts. /more sarc


31 posted on 12/27/2012 3:16:45 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: 3Fingas
Sometimes, I think it would have been better for the Dems to have complete control of Congress. That way they would have no credible way to blame anybody else for their failed policies.

Incorrect. If Republicans never existed in history, they would still be blamed.

32 posted on 12/27/2012 3:20:53 PM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz
"I'm sure Republicans cause old age," said one respondant, "and my dog went missing. Republicans again!"

 

Typical liberal. We KNOW where her dog is.....

 

33 posted on 12/27/2012 3:21:57 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Sounds about right!

Happy New Year to Freepers everywhere!!


34 posted on 12/27/2012 3:44:00 PM PST by WomBom ("I read Free Republic for the pictures")
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To: Lazamataz

“The survey of 34 Americans, interviewed at homeless shelters, was conducted December 23-27. The precision of the Reuters/Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 72.9 percentage points.”

You know the media really does things like this when polling. And when they don’t get the results they like, they just don’t report it.


35 posted on 12/27/2012 4:01:05 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Lazamataz
87 percent blamed Republicans in Congress

I have one low information neighbor who voted for 0 bummer because of health care. He was spouting something about finally getting free health care. I printed out the new taxes involved in the bill. He was shocked and said no news outlet ever reported this.

I told him the state run media was covering bummer's butt. I also informed him that dingy hairy hasn't proposed a budget in the past four years and not a single dim voted for bummer's budget. Two more facts he has never heard in the SRM.

That my FRiends is what reelected the worst thing to ever occupy the white hut. They hate facts and huff and puff as they leave.

BTW, the Republicans also caused a pipe to break at my house and we got an outrageous utility bill.

I am outraged!!!!!!

36 posted on 12/27/2012 5:54:39 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: Lazamataz

Bacon


37 posted on 12/27/2012 6:12:10 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: Lazamataz
Good one, Laz! .......................................................... FRegards
38 posted on 12/27/2012 7:47:51 PM PST by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: Lazamataz

I’m laughing and disturbed. Good job, Laz!


39 posted on 12/27/2012 7:53:20 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: Lazamataz

LOLOL!


40 posted on 12/27/2012 9:35:33 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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