Skip to comments.Does anyone really think 2010 is going to be about George W. Bush?
Posted on 08/10/2010 12:43:00 PM PDT by speciallybland
I mean, it's not an illogical notion, but the political reality and the speed of the media churn make the notion that Democrats can run against Bush this year vanishingly unlikely.
Still, the DNC seems to be trying.
From communications director Brad Woodhouse:
Serious question here - where is George Bush? Why is he not on the Campaign Trail for Republicans?
In recent weeks Republican leaders have said they want to return to the exact same agenda that was pursed under George Bush (Pete Sessions), that President Bush will be seen in a more favorable light by the public as time goes on (John Cornyn), that the Bush tax breaks for the wealthy and big oil should be extended without paying for them (John Boehner, Jon Kyl, el al) and that Republican candidates would welcome George Bush in to campaign for them in this falls election (RNC Spokesman http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0x8Mb2Dck4). So with all this love being shown to George Bush, his policies and his stewardship of the economy and the country why is he not on the campaign trail for Republican candidates? Inquiring minds
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It will work for the Rat base. But that’s about it.
Fine, let the Rats ask Americans if they are better off than they were two years ago.
Unemployment was 5% when Pelosi/Reid took control in Jan 2007. We could do much better than Bush, especially on the spending sign, but we’re currently doing far worse.
What did I miss?
Did Obama not apply for this job?
yep, that 4.5 - 5% unemployment under Bush sucked (rolling eyes)
When a liberal brings up the idea that electing a Republican will bring back Bush’s policies, the Republican should calmly say:
“We tried it your way, all we got was a weaker economy and more government in our lives.”
Dems trying to bait Bush out so the election can be about him. Serious question - where is Jimmy Carter? Serious question - where is OBL? Serious question - who is BHO?
The Democrats will try and make it about Bush. I doubt they’ll succeed.
The more they compare the country under Bush to the country under Oboma, the better Bush looks. In fact, he looks really good right now!
The 2008 election should not have been about Bush, let alone 2010. The GOP should have been pounding the dimocRATS with the fact that the dimocRATS had had two year of control of the Congress. And, with that control had derailed the economic engine of the U.S. in order to fabricate the lies that Bush’s administration was soley to blame. So now, we’ve had over three and a half years of dimocRat control of Congress, and nealy 19 months of Obozo in the WH. Who is responsible again?????
Here in Michigan our Governor Granholm has spent eight years blaming her total destruction of this state on former Governor Engler.
That will be hilarious!....Obama and his teleprompter versus a cardboard cut-out of Bush.
One of the democrats running for MN governor is running against “George Bush’s No Child Left Behind” bill even though it is more accurate to call it “Teddy Kennedy’s No Child Left Behind” bill.
What else are they going to run on? Their record?
I bet even the dimmest of dems are tired of that crap by now, and thats saying something...It's beyond old, beyond pathetic, even beyond surreal.
Dims need a new playbook...the race card is tattered and old, Bush sucks isn't working for them anymore...what else they got? Rove and Rumsfeld maybe? Cheney?
Obama’s pitch is aimed squarely at the Dem base and will work with many of them. That is the best strategy for limiting this year’s losses, apart from a rabbit out of the hat development like capturing or killing bin Laden or a well-timed attack on Iran.
Reach across the aisle, John McCain.
Dubya needs to save up his energy for his book tour.