Skip to comments.Democrats look back to 2008 (& try to recapture the mojo - Feinstein: tea party “extremism”)
Posted on 02/13/2012 4:41:06 PM PST by Libloather
Democrats look back to 2008
Written by Christopher Cadelago
10:30 a.m., Feb. 12, 2012
Democratic leaders this weekend implored attendees at the state party convention in San Diego to harness the energy and enthusiasm of 2008, casting the upcoming elections as pivotal moments that will determine the trajectory of the country for decades to come.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Saturday that the only way to maintain the firewall against Republican and tea party extremism is to re-elect President Barack Obama, return her to the U.S. Senate for another term and marshal the resources to regain control of the House of Representatives.
She was among dozens of speakers including Gov. Jerry Brown, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. to paint an unfavorable picture of the alternative.
Just think of the damage a Gingrich or a Romney or a Santorum would do if they reach the White House or if the tea party takes over Congress, Feinstein said in a speech at the San Diego Convention Center.
It would be no health care reform, she added. It would be no job program. No financial regulation. No effort to deal with climate change. No stem cell research. No reform of a broken immigration system. ... No womans right to choose. And a meat ax to Medicare and Social Security.
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It would be no job program. No financial regulation. No effort to deal with climate change. No stem cell research. No reform of a broken immigration system. ... No womans right to choose. And a meat ax to Medicare and Social Security.
Nanzi, Nanzi, Nanzi. I assure you there would be more
jobs, private ones, and the immigration problem would
be corrected quickly. Womyn wouldn’t have to worry
about a “right to choose”, and there wouldn’t be any
The Tea Party is in their heads. :) Hard to recapture that much ingnorance from the American public again.