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NY Post ^ | 1/26/09 | Andy Levy

Posted on 01/26/2009 7:11:39 PM PST by Eleutheria5

THE only thing worse than bad winners are sore losers, and we've had enough of them for the past eight years. So with that in mind, in the wake of last week's historic inauguration, here's a "Handbook For The Loyal Opposition," 2009 edition - a "To Don't List," if you will. Or even if you won't.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: demsleazetactics; fightingback; gop; loyalopposition
That all sounds very well and good, until you remember that Dems have engaged in all that he describes and worse, and it seems to have paid off big time. In politics, the only way to eradicate a bad tactic is to have it backfire, for example the Wellstone funeral. So if it works for the Dems, why won't it work for us? And if it'll work for us, why shouldn't we do it?
1 posted on 01/26/2009 7:11:39 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

YEP....like my NEW rule....before I would NEVER say “I told you so”....NOW? Ha....I’m going to repeat it continually to the idiots who voted for Bambi....no more nice gal.


2 posted on 01/26/2009 7:20:59 PM PST by goodnesswins (Tell the truth - GOEBBELIZATION (propaganda) is what many voters suffer from.....)
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To: goodnesswins

Hey Andy, bite me.


3 posted on 01/26/2009 7:22:13 PM PST by Dianna (Obama Barbie: Governing is hard.)
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To: Eleutheria5
So essentially, act like an emotion driven, hateful, America despising liberal did these last eight years.

Check.

4 posted on 01/26/2009 7:22:42 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Eleutheria5

Why shouldn’t we do it? Well, the author provides the answer to that in the last paragraph:

America needs adults.


5 posted on 01/26/2009 7:26:43 PM PST by Mr. Silverback ("[Palin] has not even lived in the Lower 48 since 1987. Come on! Really!" --Polybius)
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To: Eleutheria5

I’m not the “loyal opposition.” I’m loyal to the USA, not the jug-eared, socialist mythsia currently working to undermine the very foundation of our civilization. F*** him! I say we all show the left what real vitriol is—and for the entirety BO’s tenure.


6 posted on 01/26/2009 7:29:13 PM PST by Trod Upon (The Left killed my country.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Wasn’t it Alex Baldwin who promised to leave; not Stephen?


7 posted on 01/26/2009 7:29:49 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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But adults, it seems, lose elections. So America can’t have adults, much as it needs them, because its citizenry has grown down instead of up.

The truth is, it wouldn’t work for us. Conservatives are expected to be, not just adults, but sincere, logical, and ideologically pure. If we aren’t, we lose elections. If we are, we win after the country’s had a bellyful of the Dems, but last time that took from 1930 to 1980. I’m not waiting ‘til I’m 98.


8 posted on 01/26/2009 8:04:04 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: freekitty

I wouldn’t mind if they both left.


9 posted on 01/26/2009 8:04:36 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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So, we’re all supposed to lick Obama’s toes? I don’t think so.


10 posted on 01/26/2009 8:08:30 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Eleutheria5

I think Stephen is conservative.


11 posted on 01/26/2009 8:09:11 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Eleutheria5
But adults, it seems, lose elections.

Horse hockey! It's free-spending RINOS who've been losing us elections, not conservatives who act like adults.

If you think Obama Derangement Syndrome is the answer, ou have no clue why we lost elections or how to win.

12 posted on 01/26/2009 8:25:12 PM PST by Mr. Silverback ("[Palin] has not even lived in the Lower 48 since 1987. Come on! Really!" --Polybius)
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To: Cicero

How does “Don’t act like the brain dead buttwads on the left acted for the last eight years” translate to “lick the President’s toes?”


13 posted on 01/26/2009 8:26:28 PM PST by Mr. Silverback ("[Palin] has not even lived in the Lower 48 since 1987. Come on! Really!" --Polybius)
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To: Mr. Silverback

I don’t think there is an answer, at least in the present set-up. Just start by opposing BHO, but opposing him in a principled, mature way, based on the merits of his policies, or lack thereof. That will not win elections. It will probably lose elections, at least at first. But at some point, the American Peeple will smell the coffee and wake up, maybe 20 years from now. But I’m not waiting around for that.


14 posted on 01/29/2009 8:56:10 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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