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Obama needs to flex his political muscle
The Washington Post ^ | 02/28/10 | Dana Milbank

Posted on 02/27/2010 10:41:55 AM PST by bulldozer

Our president is not a bully; in fact, he is the victim of bullying. He is bullied by Republicans on health care. He is bullied by congressional Democrats on everything. He is bullied by his own Cabinet. Dick Cheney pauses in his bullying of Obama only for the occasional heart attack.

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Dana Milbank has her head in the sand.
1 posted on 02/27/2010 10:41:56 AM PST by bulldozer
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To: bulldozer

So the man in the bully pulpit is getting bullied? It only means he is too big a wimp to learn how to use his own power and stupid to use it wisely if he actually did learn how to use it.


2 posted on 02/27/2010 10:43:14 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: bulldozer

Po widdle Zero


3 posted on 02/27/2010 10:44:20 AM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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To: bulldozer

Her head isn’t in something, it’s up something.......


4 posted on 02/27/2010 10:44:22 AM PST by central_va ( http://www.15thvirginia.org/)
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To: bulldozer

He’s a wimp. And the world now knows it.


5 posted on 02/27/2010 10:44:31 AM PST by REDWOOD99
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To: bulldozer

When you post something like this be sure to add the (barf alert) after the title.


6 posted on 02/27/2010 10:45:21 AM PST by central_va ( http://www.15thvirginia.org/)
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To: bulldozer

And bust a gut ...


7 posted on 02/27/2010 10:45:39 AM PST by Tarpon ( ...Rude crude socialist Obama depends on ignorance to force his will on people)
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To: bulldozer

Dana Milbank is a man, a weak one at that. Please do not insult all women in calling Dana Milbank one. Jusy like his idol failure, POTUS Barack Hussein Obama he has no muscle. They are both ZEROs!!!!


8 posted on 02/27/2010 10:46:19 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: bulldozer

Couldn’t stop laughing after reading the first sentences. Another deluded “journalist” loses all touch with reality.


9 posted on 02/27/2010 10:46:31 AM PST by Faith
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To: bulldozer

Why doesn’t Dana talk to the former head of GM about bullying? What about the Mayor of Las Vegas? What about the American people who DON’T WANT THIS LEGISLATION?? Who is bullying who???!


10 posted on 02/27/2010 10:46:38 AM PST by the_Watchman
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To: bulldozer
The truth at last! Obama is a victim!!!
11 posted on 02/27/2010 10:47:00 AM PST by Nepeta
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To: bulldozer
Obama needs to flex his political muscle

If he flexes his muscle enough his ears may pop!

12 posted on 02/27/2010 10:47:04 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: central_va; All

I wish I had the author’s email address.....


13 posted on 02/27/2010 10:48:20 AM PST by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: bulldozer
Hmmm...

They had the
Presidency
House of Representatives
Senate - 60 member majority, filibuster proof

And they are being BULLIED! by the 86# weakling Republicans?
What Utter Stupidity is this?

14 posted on 02/27/2010 10:49:26 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: bulldozer

“Dana Milbank has her head in Odumbo’s ass

Fixed it for you


15 posted on 02/27/2010 10:50:01 AM PST by RWGinger
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To: bulldozer

“Dana Milbank has her head in the sand. “

Agreed.

Reagan never had a friendly congress and was attacked on all sides by the MSM, all before there was a big conservative talk radio presence.


16 posted on 02/27/2010 10:50:27 AM PST by Names Ash Housewares
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To: bulldozer
Can anybody be that stupid?

Clearly, YES!

...of course I get twice as much time! I'M THE PRESIDENT! ...bipartisanshp! Wooo Hoooo!

17 posted on 02/27/2010 10:50:33 AM PST by Publius6961 (You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do)
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To: bulldozer

18 posted on 02/27/2010 10:50:39 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Halgr

Try this:

dmilbank@washpost.com


19 posted on 02/27/2010 10:51:00 AM PST by freespirited (We're not the Party of No. We're the Party of HELL NO!!!)
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To: Halgr

danamilbank@washpost.com


20 posted on 02/27/2010 10:51:01 AM PST by auboy (Men who cannot deceive others are very often successful at deceiving themselves. Samuel Johnson)
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To: Nepeta

“The truth at last! Obama is a victim!!! “

Leave Barak Alone!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM8l3X_7Hkg


21 posted on 02/27/2010 10:51:19 AM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: bulldozer
McCain bullied.

ROTFLMAO!......(gasp).....

ROTFLMAO!!!!!

22 posted on 02/27/2010 10:51:26 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: bulldozer

I didn’t realize that the Washington Post did satire. Wow! Excellent job by Dana Milbank. What a comedic mind she must have to write such a hilariously ludicrous article.


23 posted on 02/27/2010 10:51:43 AM PST by Jagdgewehr (Social Liberalism is Tyranny by another term.)
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To: central_va
he/she is full of Pelosi
24 posted on 02/27/2010 10:52:17 AM PST by jrd
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To: bulldozer

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FUBO


25 posted on 02/27/2010 10:52:35 AM PST by Touch Not the Cat (What have the Romans ever done for us)
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To: bulldozer

What political muscle. This little moron of a reporterette doesn’t realize that political power comes from the people and the people are not behind him anymore.


26 posted on 02/27/2010 10:53:17 AM PST by aquila48
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To: bulldozer

Where’s that picture of the tiny violin?


27 posted on 02/27/2010 10:53:19 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: bulldozer

If he does, I’m reporting him to PETA. Muscles have rights, too, ya know?


28 posted on 02/27/2010 10:53:20 AM PST by auboy (Men who cannot deceive others are very often successful at deceiving themselves. Samuel Johnson)
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To: bulldozer

At -21 and dropping many people he is counting on are starting to run for their political lives leaving Obama without all that much strength! What wonderful news!


29 posted on 02/27/2010 10:54:24 AM PST by WellyP
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To: bulldozer
Dear Dana...
Barack Obama cannot flex what he dosen't have...


30 posted on 02/27/2010 10:56:07 AM PST by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: aquila48
This little moron of a reporterette doesn’t realize that political power comes from the people and the people are not behind him anymore.

Actually, Mao's summation of the philosophy established earlier by the U.S. Founding Fathers is more accurate: "Power comes from the barrel of a gun."
31 posted on 02/27/2010 10:56:21 AM PST by aruanan
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To: bulldozer

She writes as if it were November 2008 and they won


32 posted on 02/27/2010 10:56:35 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Tax the poor. Taxes will give them a stake in society)
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Obama is America’s First FAILED “light skinned African American [Pres-ent] with no Negro dialect..”

Obama is a useless loud mouth coward that couldn’t lead a pack of headhunters out a jungle.


33 posted on 02/27/2010 10:57:19 AM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First FAILED "light skinned African American [Pres-ent] with no Negro dialect..")
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To: bulldozer
Our president is not a bully...

The first indication that the author of this piece is clueless, is not in touch with reality and is not paying attention to what is going on.

34 posted on 02/27/2010 10:58:21 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("Suitcase Jake" RIP 02-25-10. You were one of a kind good buddy!)
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To: auboy

Ohhhhh

Thank YOU so very MUCH

I’m going to let the author know that he needs to flex the muscle between his ears.....well prolly not in so nice a term.


35 posted on 02/27/2010 10:58:42 AM PST by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: Faith
Couldn’t stop laughing after reading the first sentences. Another deluded “journalist” loses all touch with reality.

I'm not serious all the time, but dead serious this time:

This technique is not the result of delusion, ignorance or stupidity!

This is entirely about repeating a lie, a fabrication, pure Bullshit*, often enough until it "sticks!"

* “Both the liar and the honest man must have regard for truth, the former to subvert it and the latter to propagate it. Bullshit, by contrast, is fundamentally unconcerned with truth or falsehood, but only with appearance, effect and persuasion, however transitory. Yuri Luzhkov was not accusing the Moscow weather forecasters of lying, or yet of trying to predict the weather and honestly failing; he was accusing them of not caring about the true weather. The essence of bullshit is getting away with it, with persuading listeners or readers of a sincerity that is, by definition, phoney. The bullshit artist simply does not care about truth: “He pays no attention to it at all,” writes Professor Frankfurt. “By virtue of this, bullshit is a greater enemy of truth than lies are.”

*BULLSHIT

36 posted on 02/27/2010 10:59:12 AM PST by Publius6961 (You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do)
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To: bulldozer
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37 posted on 02/27/2010 10:59:12 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
Dana Milbank is a man, a weak one at that.


38 posted on 02/27/2010 10:59:27 AM PST by shiva
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To: bulldozer

Some people actually believe the garbage in that article.


39 posted on 02/27/2010 10:59:51 AM PST by radioone ("The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.")
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To: bulldozer

Don’t forget Iran.


40 posted on 02/27/2010 11:00:33 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ (usff.com)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

Obumbler bulled his way into the white house with the help of Millbunk,now Ohbumber only pauses long enough to have a hearty laugh at the American people.


41 posted on 02/27/2010 11:02:16 AM PST by Maumee (wtw)
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To: bulldozer

He might be able to do it if he had some political muscle to flex.


42 posted on 02/27/2010 11:02:45 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham ("Did I give you carbolic acid? I'd love to.")
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flex his political muscle-

let’s just keep him whippin’ his lil dipstick.


43 posted on 02/27/2010 11:02:47 AM PST by 4buttons
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To: bulldozer

Obama is one angry Black Man...


44 posted on 02/27/2010 11:05:14 AM PST by Typical_Whitey (Americans understand Oppressive Big Government is modern day Slavery.)
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To: bulldozer
It's quite obvious that Dana-boy didn't watch the proceedings of the summit to see his butt-boy barrack get his balls handed to him on a platter.

If there was EVER an obama performance that shows his lack of qualification as pResident, it was this summit.

How very "UN"-presidential of him to even participate in such a forum...this was something that needed to be ironed out by legislators; yet, there he was, in all of his self-deluded glory, trying to play "community organizer POTUS".

So, what Dana-Boy wrote, makes not a nickles worth of difference, as he writes about how he WANTS things to be, not how they really are.

Hell, since they stopped people from crashing obama's weekly "pah-tays", Dana's got to do something to get an invitation...doesn't he? She? He? Whatever.
45 posted on 02/27/2010 11:08:47 AM PST by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: bulldozer

I love it when effeminate dorks try to talk tough.

46 posted on 02/27/2010 11:10:44 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: bulldozer

I really couldn’t bring myself to move beyond that first sentence. As the students in my high school would text: WTF?


47 posted on 02/27/2010 11:12:07 AM PST by redpoll
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

I had not seen anyone actually type with a lisp before.


48 posted on 02/27/2010 11:13:42 AM PST by incredulous joe (Plan to be spontaneous tomorrow.)
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To: bulldozer

. . . panty weight (^:


49 posted on 02/27/2010 11:14:46 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: bulldozer

Just Balderdash!


50 posted on 02/27/2010 11:18:50 AM PST by golfisnr1
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