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Stumping for Democrats, Obama Uses Three Words to Describe America: ‘Big, Messy Democracy’
CNS News ^ | 10/27/2010 | Penny Star

Posted on 10/27/2010 4:39:07 AM PDT by IbJensen

(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama repeatedly has called the United States a “big, messy Democracy" in his many campaign stops around the country in recent weeks.

“I know that a lot of times people wonder, gosh, you know, why did it take -- why did health care take so long [to pass]?” Obama said at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fundraiser in a private home in Providence, R.I on Monday. “Well, this is not a monarchy we live in. This is a democracy. And it’s a big, messy democracy.

“And there’s supposed to be debate, and there’s supposed to be contentiousness, and it’s supposed to be hard to make big changes,” Obama said.

On Oct. 21, The Oregonian reported on Obama's trip to the state to stump for Oregon’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, John Kitzhaber: "I told you during the campaign it was going to be hard," Obama said on Oct. 20. "Some of you didn't believe me. This is a big, messy democracy and the special interests won't go down without a fight, and sometimes it can wear you down."

The president also used that description at an Oct. 23 DCCC fund-raiser in Minneapolis: “And so, yes, things don't happen as quickly as we want; they’re not always as smooth as people would want,” Obama said. “This is a big, messy democracy. That’s the nature of America. It’s always been that way.”

In an interview with New York Times reporter Peter Baker on Oct. 12, Obama once again used the expression to defend what his administration has accomplished in the two years since he was sworn in as president.

''I make no apologies for having set high expectations for myself and for the country, because I think we can meet those expectations,'' Obama said. ''Now, the one thing that I will say -- which I anticipated and can be tough -- is the fact that in a big, messy democracy like this, everything takes time. And we're not a culture that's built on patience.''


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To: IbJensen

“fundraiser in a private home in Providence, R.I...”

Looks like obuma only has two friendly venues to spout his garbage: liberal colleges infested with bed-wetting college students and backyard barbecues.


21 posted on 10/27/2010 5:20:38 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

#2 has to be the $30,000 a plate dinners in the extreme-liberal homes of billionaires ridden with white-guilt.


22 posted on 10/27/2010 5:30:12 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: petercooper
Saw ONE Obama sticker while driving around all last weekend in liberal NorthEast.

Come on over here to Seattle. I see them all the time.

23 posted on 10/27/2010 5:36:46 AM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope for survival.)
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To: IbJensen
The entire Democrat party is organized around the principle that it is composed fundamentally of "special interests" ~ that is "groups", not individuals, nor even social classes.

With that definition you see what Obama is talking about ~ first, that he sees the Republican party, or any party, as being identical to the Democrats, and second, that he cannot comprehend that private individuals acting in concert with other private individuals who may well not be part of the same class, race, occupation category, or "interest group" might well band together to PUSH BACK AGAINST the Democrat party's "special interests".

That's why Obama and his running dog lackeys spend so much time trying to identify the "special interests" or "rich people" behind any particular source of opposition to their ideas.

In short, all Democrats are in a trick bag of special interests from which they cannot escape.

We must marginalize them in every way possible and then remove them from political influence in this country.

24 posted on 10/27/2010 6:03:19 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: IbJensen

What exactly is a “special interest”?

I’d say that unions and those who make their money feeding at the trough of the Federal pig are more of a special interest than anyone Obama is referring to in that quote.


25 posted on 10/27/2010 6:08:12 AM PDT by RightFighter (So this is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!)
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To: IbJensen
VOTE LIKE IT'S 1776 OUR LIBERTY & FREEDOM DEPEND ON IT!

BOOTS ON THE GROUND

TIME FOR YOU TO GO

WE THE PEOPLE BY RAY STEVENS

WHEN AMERICA IS NOT AMERICA ANY MORE

26 posted on 10/27/2010 6:45:39 AM PDT by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, retired Military, disabled & Seniors)
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To: petercooper
Saw ONE Obama sticker while driving around all last weekend in liberal NorthEast.

I am seeing a lot less zero stickers here in Austin. There are not near as many Elmer Fudd (bill white) for governor as I expected to see. I don't think Elmer has a chance next week.

27 posted on 10/27/2010 9:16:51 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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