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Demsí new strategy: Isolate Eric Cantor as face of GOP intransigence
Washington comPost ^ | July 14, 2011 | Greg Sargent

Posted on 07/14/2011 7:01:19 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat

Last night, President Obama and Eric Cantor exchanged harsh words over the debt ceiling, and on the Senate floor just now, Harry Reid uncorked a harsh attack on Cantor that suggests Dems are embarking on a new strategy: Isolating Cantor as the new public face of GOP intransigence.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antisemites; cantor; demrats; hussein; jewhaters; personaldestruction
Hussein hates Jews, I think that is clear.

Also, Eric Cantor is standing up to the chump in chief. Like Paul Ryan.

1 posted on 07/14/2011 7:01:28 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I hope it backfires on them.

This show won’t be over until it’s over, but I sure think a lot better of Cantor for doing this.


2 posted on 07/14/2011 7:03:29 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Alinsky tactic.


3 posted on 07/14/2011 7:04:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Hang tough Cantor, you have millions behind you. If you give in we lose. Tell Lil Napoleon to stuff it.


4 posted on 07/14/2011 7:05:30 PM PDT by mardi59 (T)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Why did Eric Cantor kick aside Michelle Bachmann when she tried for a leadership position last year?


5 posted on 07/14/2011 7:06:09 PM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

6 posted on 07/14/2011 7:06:24 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Cicero

If I were Cantor, I would not even show up for the negioations.
Let Bonehead and The Gobbler McConnell be responsible for for whatecer snake oil deal Bonehead makes.


7 posted on 07/14/2011 7:06:24 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Grandma is going to hold Zer0 responsible for her SS check.


8 posted on 07/14/2011 7:07:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Recovering_Democrat
The politics of personal destruction, again.
9 posted on 07/14/2011 7:07:20 PM PDT by oldbrowser (Breitbart for a Pulitzer Prize)
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To: tennmountainman

Cantor should bring a camera crew in with him.


10 posted on 07/14/2011 7:08:03 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Alinskyism. Freeze it, Isolate it, Personalize it.


11 posted on 07/14/2011 7:08:09 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: Recovering_Democrat

The rats are really rattled and this ‘attack the messenger tactic’ has become every bit as tired and lame as their class warfare hysterics. All Eric Cantor has to do is keep on talking! They are terrified of his common sense message. He makes 1,000 times more sense than what ANY DEMOCRAT has to say - and the public gets it.... FINALLY!!!


12 posted on 07/14/2011 7:08:14 PM PDT by demkicker (Helping Democrats Become Extinct)
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To: Cicero
I am Eric Cantor, ala 'I am Sparticus'. We need to let these criminal bastiges know that We The People are still the sovereigns and that we will not stand silent while they demagogue and try to destroy someone because they oppose the criminal enterprise.

I AM ERIC CANTOR

13 posted on 07/14/2011 7:09:21 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

ANyone hear that Mitch’s plan B is a go?


14 posted on 07/14/2011 7:10:21 PM PDT by Principled
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To: Recovering_Democrat

And as obama stormed out of the room, he was heard to mutter,”Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world!”..


15 posted on 07/14/2011 7:13:54 PM PDT by BerniesFriend (Sarah Palin-"Lord knows she's attractive" says bitter Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the MSM)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I don’t want to scream ‘fire’ where there is none, but BO has plenty of proven examples of going against the Jews in a plethora of ways. Because of that, BO’s anti-Semitic attitude has to be considered.

Yes, there are plenty of reasons BO wants his way on this deal that have nothing to do with Jewish anything, but This isn’t just about Cantor specifically. Consider that his numbers are falling in the Jewish community. To me it’s just another in a long line of BO’s thug tactics to try embarrassing a highly prominent Jew as a warning to the rest - “Get in line or I’ll smack you down too.”

3D chess by a man who can’t even play checkers. Gonna be blowback.


16 posted on 07/14/2011 7:14:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Recovering_Democrat.
17 posted on 07/14/2011 7:14:32 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MHGinTN

I AM ERIC CANTOR


18 posted on 07/14/2011 7:15:22 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: House Republicans

Make 239 Cantor masks.

19 posted on 07/14/2011 7:16:02 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Cantor has a fairly savvy spokesman. From this little back and forth between Reid's and Cantor's spokesman, I'd say Cantor's had the upper hand. Reid, Cantor Trade Jabs Over Debt
20 posted on 07/14/2011 7:16:23 PM PDT by Girlene (What did the fish say when he hit a concrete wall? Dam.)
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To: Paladin2

Backroom meeting should be held at all. We have a deliberative body mandated by the Constitution to work out compromises in the open for all to see, it’s called Congress.


21 posted on 07/14/2011 7:18:27 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: Paladin2

Cantor should bring a camera crew in with him and hold a press conference right after Obama’s 10 a.m. lecture.


22 posted on 07/14/2011 7:22:09 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: eclecticEel
Do you really imagine the Founding Fathers, who held closed executive sessions to debate their new Constitution, actually intended totally open government?

I think you have some other group in mind ~ really.

23 posted on 07/14/2011 7:22:18 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Sent Cantor an email yesterday (since I’m one of his constituents, it might be a little more meaningful) thanking him for standing up to Obama and encouraging him to stand firm. When a Congressman delivers, they need the same volume of thanks as they would get in hate mail if they had folded...


24 posted on 07/14/2011 7:22:40 PM PDT by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Obama has gotten up and walked away from two people in meetings during his administration: Bibi Netanyahu and Eric Cantor.

Draw your own conclusion.

25 posted on 07/14/2011 7:23:00 PM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Uncertainty: it's the new normal)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

AND they’re making him the face of the Tea Party!
Two birds with one stone.

And the liberal Republicans breathe a sigh of relief and get back to spending madly with their friend Reid...


26 posted on 07/14/2011 7:26:54 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: Recovering_Democrat
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27 posted on 07/14/2011 7:29:53 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Paladin2

“Cantor should bring a camera crew in with him.”

Or at least a microphone. The Republicans should simply state that they want ALL negotiations to be in public view. They will get the upper hand politically and they will make Obama’s habit of promising something in private and then contradicting it in public much more difficult to pull off.

...and if Obama isn’t game, then we wait, and wait, and wait...


28 posted on 07/14/2011 7:30:13 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: TexasNative2000

Yup, see Post 16.


29 posted on 07/14/2011 7:31:19 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Cicero

Me too, I was having doubts about Cantor. I hope this does backfire on them.


30 posted on 07/14/2011 7:37:02 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Recovering_Democrat; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; ...

Yep, they couldnt use Boehner in that way so they picked Cantor for the Newt role as the symbol of unreasonable-ness to use on voters.

Boehner and McConnnell NEVER should have been given those leader positions in 2009. They were Bush/Paulson’s TARP henchmen in 2008 tasked with rounding up votes for it. That was enough to dirty them as cave-ers under pressure.

In the end winning is what counts, not tough talk and ending up caving under pressure, as they have already signaled surrender as the backup plan, If Obama caves Cantor will be a hero, but if they lose he needs to go too.


31 posted on 07/14/2011 7:40:20 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Eric Cantor is a great man. A brilliant thinker and a fine communicator. The dims will rue the day he is the face of the Republican Party.
32 posted on 07/14/2011 7:45:24 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

but as with Ryan, the GOP will cower like little girls and not stand up or by Cantor...


33 posted on 07/14/2011 7:52:13 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

With Cantor’s appearance, voice and demeanor it’s going to be very difficult to demonize him as he doesn’t fit the bill.

Democrats are employing a losing, fruitless strategy.


34 posted on 07/14/2011 8:11:15 PM PDT by eaglestar
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35 posted on 07/14/2011 8:13:00 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: MHGinTN

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36 posted on 07/14/2011 8:14:33 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Hussein hates Jews, I think that is clear.

*********************

Agreed. The bigotry that writhes like a worm in the “light worker’s” heart is what made him explode. He probably could have kept it together but for the Jew in the way.

God bless ‘dem Joooooooz’!*

*I really mean it too!


37 posted on 07/14/2011 8:31:36 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Charles H. (The_r0nin)

“When a Congressman delivers, they need the same volume of thanks as they would get in hate mail if they had folded...”

So, so true.


38 posted on 07/14/2011 8:33:42 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: God luvs America
but as with Ryan, the GOP will cower like little girls and not stand up or by Cantor...

Though the likes of the Gobbler, Boner, McNut, Grahmnesty etc ARE cowards, in this instance they WILL stand up.......and assist the Rats and the media in destroying Ryan and Cantor because those two are a threat to their incestuous club.

39 posted on 07/14/2011 8:48:53 PM PDT by Roccus (Obama & Holder LLP, Procurers of fine arms to the most discerning drug lords (202) 456-1414)
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To: sickoflibs
Boehner and McConnnell NEVER should have been given those leader positions... They were Bush/Paulson’s TARP henchmen in 2008

YUP

40 posted on 07/14/2011 9:35:41 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Sapere Aude!" --Immanuel Kant)
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To: IM2MAD

I can’t wait until Omoslem cracks, slaps Cantor across the face, screaming “PULL BACK TO THE 1967 BORDERS!”


41 posted on 07/14/2011 11:35:44 PM PDT by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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To: LyinLibs
I AM ERIC CANTOR
42 posted on 07/14/2011 11:38:59 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Saul Alinsky's RULES for Radicals in action.....ISOLATE...TARGET....DESTROY....it's what they did to Palin, Bachmann, Ryan and now Cantor.

STICK TOGETHER REPUBLICANS!!!!

43 posted on 07/15/2011 4:33:49 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Very good point, Ann. I hope the Senate doesn’t cave. The Republic needs a fiscally responsible political party.


44 posted on 07/15/2011 4:57:29 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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