Skip to comments.Denial By The Angry Left (The Point)
Posted on 11/15/2004 4:05:06 PM PST by Angry Republican
The Angry Left and its media partners are in total denial.
George Bush got more votes for president than anyone else. Ever. The GOP picked up seats in both the House and the Senate. And Washington's top Democrat and Obstructionist-in-Chief, Tom Daschle, now has weekends and weekdays free. Voters sent a message. But the Angry Left just ain't listening.
The liberal group Campaign for America's Future is seemingly ignorant that an election had even taken place. It issued a post-election press release based on a poll of 2,000 announcing "NEW POLL: NO MANDATE FOR BUSH." Just two days prior a nationwide poll of 114 million voters told a different story. Days after the election, Democratic Leadership Council President Bruce Reed wrote, "Millions of Americans voted against their own interest." Hello? Earth to liberals. You just don't get it. It's this very attitude of yours that the people are just too stupid to make decisions for themselves that has made your minority party . an even smaller minority. It's time to climb aboard the reality train.
The Angry Left's media partners are also windsurfing in denial. Many of them are still in a dither.
In a scathing post-election editorial, the Philadelphia Daily News wrote "a four-million-vote margin of victory [is not] an overwhelming mandate." Come again? Four million is equivalent to the populations of Delaware, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska and both Dakotas, combined.
Slate.com's Jane Smiley chalked up Bush's victory to stupid voters in a column titled "The unteachable ignorance of red states."
The Angry Left, quick to claim there is no Bush mandate must have forgotten that its dean of Democratic politics, Bill Clinton, never once broke the 50 percent barrier in his two elections, garnering only 43 percent in 1992 and 49 percent in '96 and losing control of both Houses of Congress along the way. Yet, in their eyes, Bubba had a mandate. Despite Democratic losses, the Angry Left argues that it is Bush and not the Democrats who must compromise.
The future for moderate Democrats is very bleak and will only worsen if they fail to reclaim their party from the clutches of the Angry Left. Mainstream America will not vote for a party run by Hollywood liberals, greedy trial lawyers and clueless academia. Moderate Democrats know this. The problem is the Angry Left has hijacked their party and party leaders are in denial that they even have a problem.
And that's the Point.
I'm Mark Hyman.
The demorats will always spin the truth.
Ops4 God Bless America!
I say let em keep the notion that it was just a matter of too many uneducated voters. It will hasten their demise.
That's hard to do when the GOP Express has just flattened them at full speed.
Although I must admit that I love seeing the meltdown.
Actually, the only reason the rats lost is because they didn't get their message out. They need to be louder and meaner next time. (Heh, heh).
Fortunately, the leftists are becoming irrelevant. But what about that angry white male, Michael Moore? He may end up costing the Dems more votes in 2006.
Show 'em the TIME Magazine cover "Mandate for Change" cover when Clinton won w/ 49%!!!
As I recall DemocRATS thought Reagan had no mandate after the 1984 election, but Clinton had a mandate after getting a pathetic 49% in a low turnout when he was reelected in 1996.
The demoncrats intend to hire moore for his advertising expertise in 2008. Well, expertise may be the wrong word, maybe broadside would be a better term. They want to paint a sign on his backside, "vote for hitlery", Just imagine, a walking 10 foot wide billboard.
(Borrowed the term "hitlery" from someone who posted it on the site previously)
For those to have made it to Universities, of course, the Professors took over from that point.
The dem party is about no personal responsibility. Depend on the gov to solve your problems. This is completely opposite to the really central big idea of free markets and complete personal responsibility (well, not discounting the fam and church, and friends). The democrats cater to losers, or people who feel sorry/guilty for losers. America won't be able to afford to keep these folks housed, fed, and employed (state & fed government jobs) for long. End minor rant.
Screw the Angry Left.
Of course, WE know Bush gained among most EDUCATED voters (while Kerry gained vote percentages only among high school dropouts and academics with advanced degrees -- perpetual adolescents, in other words). See: http://snipurl.com/antk
Don't see much of him these days, do we? Must be tough being a discredited, humiliated media-whore.
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