Skip to comments.Lawmakers Detail Obama’s Pitch
Posted on 05/05/2010 12:19:32 AM PDT by george76
In an odd coincidence, the House debate on Saturday to overhaul health care took place on the third anniversary of the 2006 election that gave Democrats majority control after 12 years of Republican dominance. It fell to President Obama and to Congressional leaders to persuade those Democrats still sweating the final vote that it would not prove the partys undoing in next Novembers midterm elections.
Obama, during his private pep talk to Democrats, recognized Mr. Owenss election and then posed a question to the other lawmakers. According to Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon, who supports the health care bill, the president asked, Does anybody think that the teabag, anti-government people are going to support them if they bring down health care? All it will do is confuse and dispirit Democratic voters and it will encourage the extremists.
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Obama, during his private pep talk to Democrats, ... asked, Does anybody think that the teabag, anti-government people are going to support them if they bring down health care? All it will do is confuse and dispirit Democratic voters and it will encourage the extremists.
Nice way to talk about 60+% of Americans.
Sounds like a habit ?
Excellent! Thanks. I just saw that thread. What a sorry piece of dog excrement he is.
Why do they care about his pitch? Or his catch? I don’t care whether he is a pitcher or a catcher, although Larry Sinclair might.
The theme of Clinton's remarks was that movements like the Tea Party, characterized by extreme right-wing rhetoric, could lead to political violence.
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Has anyone got a quote from Clinton about the New York Times Square bomber - the one who was a registered Democrat?
You realize that Bill Clinton always wanted to be the ruler of the world and now he has been pushed back. However, the Clintons aren’t quitters. They may very well have a plan. Whaddya think??? CO
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