Skip to comments.Loyalty to Obama Costs Democrats
Posted on 09/29/2010 8:23:27 PM PDT by RedalwaysEdited on 09/29/2010 8:26:06 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
DOYLESTOWN, Pa.Rep. Patrick Murphy, a fresh-faced rising Democratic star and loyal backer of President Barack Obama's agenda, is facing the fight of his life in a suburban Philadelphia district Mr. Obama won easily two years ago.
Across Pennsylvania, another Democrat, Rep. Jason Altmire, is competing in a district Republican John McCain took by a wide margin. Mr. Altmire is running away with it, by running away from the president.
In their contrasting fates lie broader lessons for the coming midterms: Live by the president and you could die by the president. Democrats who have been thorns in the president's side are doing well in some of the toughest districts for their party, from Alabama to the steel belt of western Pennsylvania. But swing-district Democrats who have voted with the president in Congress are struggling, even if they're now asserting their independence.
Roadkill, backwash, collateral damage, blah blah blah.
Later, dudes. Hey, I hear the economy is recovering, there are probably lots of good jobs out there for ya.
obama is toxic to all dimrats.
Tie all dims to this historic first foreigner president.
You dims were happy to be associated with him in ‘08. Now you have to deal with him. He’s all yours.
The problem with the article is that it thinks that once the turn coat Dims get back in they will stay “Blue Dawgs”. This is pure fiction. These shifty dopes will just vote lib some more until 6 months before 2012.
Pelosi needs to grab her bigass gavel and hit the road with the ‘RATS who are getting creamed. They need help trying to explain ObamaCare and Crap’n Tax too us. We know more about those schemes than the politicians do. LOL!
None of the rest of you guys are the first black president.
White Rats facing tough elections should seek to finesse this problem by giving speeches in an exaggerated black dialect.
They're your leaders. Either you vote for them for leadership and give them power or you vote against them and they punish you - and your constituents; negating your and our voice.
Why should we vote for someone who has to oppose his leadership to represent us?
they got it wrong...Altmire is toast.