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For Obama, A Stinging Rebuke ("With humility", Obama to call for 'new era of bipartisanship')
The New York Times ^ | Tuesday, November 2, 2010 | Peter Baker

Posted on 11/02/2010 7:42:05 PM PDT by kristinn

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The most pressing question as Mr. Obama picks through the results on Wednesday morning will be what lessons he takes from the electoral reversals. Was this the natural and unavoidable backlash in a time of historic economic distress or was it a repudiation of a big-spending activist government? Was it primarily a failure of communications as the White House has suggested lately or was it a fundamental disconnect with the values and priorities of the American public?

“He will read the results carefully and hear the messages the American people are sending,” David Axelrod, the president’s senior adviser and top political guru, said in an interview. “I think he’ll do that with care and with humility. But he’s also very centered, and his impulse is to focus on what we do next and how we respond in a way that’s constructive.”

Mr. Obama will start on Wednesday with a call for the country to put the polarizing elections behind it and forge bipartisanship for a new era, aides said. He plans to hold an afternoon news conference to directly address the public frustration that led to the Republican groundswell, and will invite leaders of both parties to meet to develop a common agenda to fix the economy and tame the deficit.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; backlash; bho44; obama; sixth100days
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1 posted on 11/02/2010 7:42:07 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Bullcrap Obama.


2 posted on 11/02/2010 7:43:32 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: kristinn

Today is a complete repudiation of the Obama agenda.


3 posted on 11/02/2010 7:43:38 PM PDT by South40 (My computer beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing!)
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To: kristinn

Check out the Falling Moonbat Messiah Game at: http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2010/11/falling-moonbat.html


4 posted on 11/02/2010 7:44:30 PM PDT by CharlesMartelsGhost
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To: kristinn
"Was this the natural and unavoidable backlash in a time of historic economic distress or was it a repudiation of a big-spending activist government? Was it primarily a failure of communications as the White House has suggested lately or was it a fundamental disconnect with the values and priorities of the American public? "

lol....Only the NYT....

5 posted on 11/02/2010 7:44:37 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: kristinn
And the Republicans, true to form, will welcome his overtures graciously.

It's way past time for the Pubbies to be gracious. We need to be fighting in the streets and kicking them in the nads. And for Pete's sake, send in the Marines to that national park in Arizona that's been taken over by those pig illegals.

6 posted on 11/02/2010 7:45:03 PM PDT by LouAvul
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To: kristinn

Freedom doesn’t have anything in common with Marxism.

There is no way this man means to ‘find a common agenda’.

My bet he’s trying to keep a toehold on his power until he can complete the Marxist transformation he and his logo represent.


7 posted on 11/02/2010 7:45:03 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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To: kristinn
But he’s also very centered

Self-centered for sure.

He's a narcissistic piece of filth.

8 posted on 11/02/2010 7:45:20 PM PDT by South40 (My computer beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing!)
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To: kristinn

Obama.... care and humility.... Har!


9 posted on 11/02/2010 7:45:31 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (/s, in case you need to ask)
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To: kristinn

NO, Obama, NO! You are spending 200 million dollars a day for security and whatever your little heart desires in India! May you get impeached, kicked out of the Presidency and spend the rest of your life in jail!!


10 posted on 11/02/2010 7:46:05 PM PDT by Buddygirl
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To: kristinn
Now he wants bipartisanship! Gee, didn't see this one coming. ;-)
11 posted on 11/02/2010 7:46:05 PM PDT by doc1019 (Martyrdom is a great thing, until it is your turn.)
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To: kristinn
Mr. Obama will start on Wednesday with a call for the country to put the polarizing elections behind it and forge bipartisanship for a new era

a good start on that would be for Obama to resign immediately, get down on his knees and grovel and beg for forgiveness from the American people.

12 posted on 11/02/2010 7:46:42 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: kristinn

Barack 0bama says:

“Now that I’ve been humiliatingly rebuked by the American people I ask that Republicans voluntarily dilute their mandate and cooperate with me by passing things that I want passed. Thank you very much.”


13 posted on 11/02/2010 7:46:44 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: kristinn

Bipartisanship? What ever happened to “I won”?


14 posted on 11/02/2010 7:46:44 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: kristinn

NO BIPARTISANSHIP - we don’t compromise with Marxists!!!


15 posted on 11/02/2010 7:47:04 PM PDT by madmominct
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To: kristinn

This guy Obama has been one “H” of a costly mistake. The totals are going up faster, I mean faster than at the gas pump.


16 posted on 11/02/2010 7:47:33 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: kristinn
But he’s also very self-centered

President Axelrod left out a word there.

17 posted on 11/02/2010 7:48:45 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("I'd rather lose fighting for the right cause than win fighting for the wrong cause." - Jim DeMint)
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To: kristinn

You mean like the bipartisanship you used to get Obamacare through? H%&^, no.


18 posted on 11/02/2010 7:48:48 PM PDT by madison10
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To: kristinn
Obama to call for 'new era of bipartisanship'
 
Like hell, Pixie Boy.
 
That's nothing but the bleating of a cornered miscreant.
 
 

19 posted on 11/02/2010 7:49:19 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: kristinn

Go pound sand Obummer. No retreat for us...your day is OVER. Bipartisanship my ass...


20 posted on 11/02/2010 7:49:35 PM PDT by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: kristinn
Mr. Obama will start on Wednesday with a call for the country to put the polarizing elections behind it and forge bipartisanship for a new era, aides said.

Sounds like something McCain would say. I hate both of them.

21 posted on 11/02/2010 7:49:45 PM PDT by azishot (I can see November from my house!)
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To: kristinn

Let us be bipartisan the way the Democrats were bipartisan - i.e., not at all.


22 posted on 11/02/2010 7:50:14 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: kristinn

Bipartisanship, Mr. President? But, “We won”...


23 posted on 11/02/2010 7:50:18 PM PDT by mikrofon (America won tonight.)
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To: kristinn

Now, now. Be realistic. Barry can ride on our bus, standing outside on tht back bumper like we used to do for kicks when I was a kid.


24 posted on 11/02/2010 7:50:25 PM PDT by Rashputin (Barry is totally insane and being kept medicated and on golf courses to hide the fact)
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To: kristinn

Bipartisanship = voting for Obama’s agenda.


25 posted on 11/02/2010 7:50:27 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: kristinn

Yeah, like in 2009 when the GOP tried ‘bipartisanship’ and you said, ‘I won.’


26 posted on 11/02/2010 7:51:38 PM PDT by rintense
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To: South40

Why was the last two years not the new era of bipartisanship?
THAT is what they ran on. The Rats have run the show since 2006 no bipartisanship.


27 posted on 11/02/2010 7:51:39 PM PDT by omega4179 (Quem deus vult perdere, dementat prius)
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To: kristinn

Nuts to that!


28 posted on 11/02/2010 7:51:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (If Sarah looked any hotter, she'd burst into flames)
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To: LouAvul

“And for Pete’s sake, send in the Marines to that national park in Arizona that’s been taken over by those pig illegals.”

Why should the young guys have all the fun? Send in the retirees.


29 posted on 11/02/2010 7:52:11 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: kristinn

Dear President Obama,

B*** us.

Nothing but love,

L


30 posted on 11/02/2010 7:52:45 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: kristinn
Bull squeeze, Zer0 will never listen to anyone but himself and *maybe* the moonbats.

Any lip service to "hearing the people" should instantly be branded a lie.

31 posted on 11/02/2010 7:53:09 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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32 posted on 11/02/2010 7:53:41 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: kristinn

“primarily a failure of communications as the White House has suggested “

Why, yes it was. They did not hide their progressive/socialist/marxist agenda well enough.


33 posted on 11/02/2010 7:54:08 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: kristinn

The new era of “Elections have consequences”, “We won get over it”, “Get out of the way”, and “Get to the Back” is over.


34 posted on 11/02/2010 7:56:11 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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Dear Obama,

We won.

Can you hear us now?

Sincerely,

The Tea Party


35 posted on 11/02/2010 7:56:59 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: LouAvul
It's way past time for the Pubbies to be gracious. We need to be fighting in the streets and kicking them in the nads. And for Pete's sake, send in the Marines to that national park in Arizona that's been taken over by those pig illegals.

Right on all counts! The next two years should consist of passing bills that put Obamao and the RATS on record as being against us. Screw bipartisanship because their brand of it is us surrendering. And while we're at it, someone tell Juan McCain that no one asked him to play Mr. Let's Everyone Get Along and Work Together.

36 posted on 11/02/2010 7:57:31 PM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: South40

Not really. They didn’t lose that badly. They will still control our lives for years to come.


37 posted on 11/02/2010 7:57:39 PM PDT by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: kristinn

It is the communist Obama who has polarized this country on every level, racially, economically, and spiritually. This piece of d*ng has to go in 2012 if not sooner regardless of whether the witch is his running mate.


38 posted on 11/02/2010 7:58:30 PM PDT by doc
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To: kristinn

Obama’s idea of bipartisanship is the Republicans voting for his agenda.


39 posted on 11/02/2010 7:58:33 PM PDT by imskylark
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To: kristinn

With what? Obama has no humility.


40 posted on 11/02/2010 7:59:03 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: kristinn

umm.. beer summit? All you crackers acted stupidly.


41 posted on 11/02/2010 7:59:26 PM PDT by existtoexcel
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To: kristinn

Up yours, Bambi...


42 posted on 11/02/2010 8:00:17 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Soothesayer
They didn’t lose that badly.

It will be the biggest loss either party has suffered since the 1940s.

And it is big, big in that the dems' spending spree will soon come to an end.

43 posted on 11/02/2010 8:00:32 PM PDT by South40 (My computer beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing!)
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To: kristinn
To obama, bipartisanship means you have to agree with him!
44 posted on 11/02/2010 8:00:47 PM PDT by vigilante2 (Reelect Nobody)
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To: plain talk

In a word Mr. Obama..A RESOUNDING NO, HELL NO, HECK NO!!

The republicans just better play hard ball and not sit on thier hands. You got the power, USE IT!!


45 posted on 11/02/2010 8:01:40 PM PDT by waxer1 ("The Bible is the rock on which our republic rests." -Andrew Jackson)
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To: South40

The word is refudiation. :)


46 posted on 11/02/2010 8:02:42 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: kristinn

I know! Lets have bilateral enemy punishing, and reach across the aisle with some clubs and tomahawks. THAT is bipartisan cooperation we can believe in!


47 posted on 11/02/2010 8:02:45 PM PDT by Psalm 144
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If he is really serious he should throw away his stupid healthcare bill, nix cap and trade and then just resign
then I will know he is serious on working together


48 posted on 11/02/2010 8:03:48 PM PDT by funfan
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To: kristinn

“To all of you enemies seated in the back of the bus......listen up. Can’t we all just get along now?”


49 posted on 11/02/2010 8:05:37 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter ( ma)
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Obama’s “bipartisanship” is a lot like Muslim “tolerance”. It’s their mantra when they are operating from a position of weakness. Once they think they’re operating from a position of strength, it goes out the window.


50 posted on 11/02/2010 8:06:50 PM PDT by Campion
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