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Democrats warn: Don't get cocky (Things maybe going too well?)
Politico ^ | 2/21/12 | JONATHAN ALLEN

Posted on 02/21/2012 3:01:53 AM PST by Libloather

Democrats warn: Don't get cocky
By JONATHAN ALLEN | 2/21/12 4:27 AM EST

Democrats have plenty of reason to feel good right now: The economy’s improving, the president’s numbers are up, their prospects for holding the Senate have brightened, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is confidently predicting that she’ll have a shot to regain the speaker’s gavel next year.

Television screens and news pages are full of stories about new Democratic momentum.

But on the ground level, Democrats’ newfound optimism is heavily salted with caution. The confidence is tempered by the knowledge that the political environment can change in an instant, especially when the resurgence owes to a fragile economic recovery — and the fact that three wave elections in a row haven’t sated the pitchfork politics of a nation that hates its capital.

“I’m not putting a lot of stock in snapshots,” said Sen. Bob Casey, a first-term Democrat who is on the ballot this year in Pennsylvania. “I think any incumbent’s going to have a challenge this year. It’s still a challenging environment. I know some data shows that things have improved, but I know that a couple of months ago it was otherwise.”

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cocky; democrats; elections; warning
Bizarro world.
1 posted on 02/21/2012 3:02:04 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

God help us if these people win. God help us now defeat tham I pray.


2 posted on 02/21/2012 3:09:48 AM PST by BamaAndy
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To: Libloather

$5 a gallon gas should be a small reality check...


3 posted on 02/21/2012 3:19:43 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: Libloather
"Television screens and news pages are full of stories about new Democratic momentum."

When in decades HAVEN'T they been ? That's what comes from the left having near-absolute control of the media.

4 posted on 02/21/2012 3:21:34 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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To: Libloather
SHHHHHHHHHHHH
Let them think they are going to win it all.
We will WIN no matter what they think or wish for. . .
5 posted on 02/21/2012 3:28:57 AM PST by DeaconRed (Cold War Veteran. . . . US Army Security Agency 1964-1968)
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To: freedumb2003
$5 a gallon gas should be a small reality check...

Libs don't live in Realville.

We need to be on our toes when it comes to gas prices.

Remember, gas was 4 dollars a gallon at one time during President Bush's term and it eventually fell to 2 dollars. RATS accused him of colluding with Saudi Arabia to manipulate oil prices to help him get re-elected.

If there's one thing we should know about Libs by now is that they accuse Republicans of engaging in the very tactics and behavior that they practice themselves.

So, if it's possible to bring gas prices down in time for President Bush's re-election, it will certainly be possible to bring them down in time for Urkel's.

Be alert. The world needs more lerts.

6 posted on 02/21/2012 3:32:37 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Libloather
THIS IS THE REAL MESSAGE

“Fellow rats... do not believe our own bullshit... yes it sounds really good and demoralizes our enemies... but remember... we are all liars. That is all”.

LLS

7 posted on 02/21/2012 3:53:41 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Hey repubic elite scumbags... jam mitt up your collective arses!)
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To: Libloather

....The economy’s improving,...”

The parallel universes on Fringe are easier to navigate that this democRAT Fantasyland.


8 posted on 02/21/2012 3:55:07 AM PST by rod1
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To: Libloather
Total bizarro world.

Only in the world of Leftico is everything rosy. Everyone knows the labor stats are lies and bunk, no one thinks the economy is better. Obama's numbers are not getting better. Gas is at 5$ and all other economic indicators are bad.

9 posted on 02/21/2012 4:02:41 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: Libloather

Democrats warn don’t get cocky, the sheeple may see through our lies.


10 posted on 02/21/2012 4:04:01 AM PST by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: BamaAndy

God help them if they win and the idiots that vote for them.


11 posted on 02/21/2012 4:04:53 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: Libloather

The economy’s improving,....? I just bought my girlfriend’s daughter heating oil for $4.69 and the economy is improving? I just paid $3300 for a tuna fishing trip because my Captain has high diesel fuel bills, and the economy is improving? These barstards can’t even lie realistically.


12 posted on 02/21/2012 4:21:30 AM PST by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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13 posted on 02/21/2012 4:36:23 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: Libloather

Democrats have plenty of reason to feel good right now: The economy’s improving,

The BIG LIE.. The economy is improving.

The Obama view of an improving economy.
You were unemployed for 1.5 years but now you have a job.
Obama- The economy is improving!
Reality. Your original job was full time and paid $20 an hour and you had full benefits. Gas was 2.85 a gallon
Your new job is part time, pays $10 with no benefits and gas cost $3.95 a gallon.
Reality and Obama do not mix.................


14 posted on 02/21/2012 5:33:29 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: All

A Jumbo Jack you got for a buck under Bush costs three bucks today. Who knows what gas will be later this month? But I wouldn’t want to throw any reality into Politico’s self congratulation masturbation.


15 posted on 02/21/2012 5:46:50 AM PST by Luke21
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To: Libloather

Bagdad Bob school of PR.


16 posted on 02/21/2012 5:52:32 AM PST by CPOSharky (The only thing straight, white, Christian males get is the blame for everything.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
“Fellow rats... do not believe our own bullshit... yes it sounds really good and demoralizes our enemies... but remember... we are all liars. That is all”.

Laughed so hard, you owe me a new keyboard.


17 posted on 02/21/2012 5:58:05 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: Libloather

Three years of misery driving people into government dependency, then 1 year of improvement to convince them to vote for the same administration - a Very Good Plan. Re-elect. Repeat.


18 posted on 02/21/2012 6:15:22 AM PST by I am Richard Brandon
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To: USS Alaska

Thank you and excellent posters!

LLS


19 posted on 02/21/2012 6:20:09 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (Hey repubic elite scumbags... jam mitt up your collective arses!)
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To: Libloather

By my count there are precisely two and only two sane members remaining in the Democrat Party. Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell. But don’t worry, since they work for Fox none of the other Dems are listening to them.


20 posted on 02/21/2012 6:36:05 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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