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Frustrated Senator Olympia Snowe Gives Obama an F
Yahoo News ^ | 27 March 2012 | By Jonathan Karl

Posted on 03/27/2012 7:52:40 AM PDT by Bill Buckner

If there were ever a Republican for President Obama to work with, it was Maine Senator Olympia Snowe. She was one of just three Republicans in the entire Congress to vote for his economic stimulus plan in 2009 and even tried to work with him on health care, but in an interview with ABC's Senior Political Correspondent Jonathan Karl, Snowe makes a remarkable revelation: She hasn't spoken to President Obama in nearly two years.

Snowe said that if she had to grade the President on his willingness to work with Republicans, he would "be close to failing on that point." In fact, Snowe, who was first elected to Congress in 1976, claims that her meetings with President Obama have been less frequent than with any other President...

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Snowe said that if she had to grade the President on his willingness to work with Republicans, he would "be close to failing on that point."

Now that is something Conservatives know, but the main stream media refuses to print ... somebody pinch me ...

1 posted on 03/27/2012 7:52:45 AM PDT by Bill Buckner
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To: Bill Buckner

Good to see Ms. Snowe is up from her nap.


2 posted on 03/27/2012 7:55:35 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Bill Buckner

This is a big deal. Usually liberal republicans like Snowe go out firing at the ‘right wing’ of the party.


3 posted on 03/27/2012 7:56:20 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Bill Buckner

She gets and F- for all the F-ing legistlation she helped the liberal democrats pass. Commie RINO finally retiring.


4 posted on 03/27/2012 7:58:30 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Bill Buckner

Every body has a tipping point. Hers was higher than most.


5 posted on 03/27/2012 7:59:30 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Bill Buckner
Olympia, please grab Zer0 by one of his big ears and take him with you when you leave.
6 posted on 03/27/2012 8:01:46 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: Bill Buckner

She hasn’t spoken to President Obama in nearly two years.

She’s just po’ed because he doesn’t consult with her on a regular basis.


7 posted on 03/27/2012 8:06:46 AM PDT by sheana
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To: shove_it

Yeah, and take your commie RINO twin, Susan Collins with you when you leave!


8 posted on 03/27/2012 8:06:54 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Bill Buckner

Oh, like it’s suppose to matter how an ignorant, dumbass rino grades a Marxist!?


9 posted on 03/27/2012 8:09:05 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free)
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To: Bill Buckner

Wasn’t she saying a few weeks ago that she now supports the birth control mandate, in violation of the First Amendment? Cannot wait until this pro-baby murder and anti-Constitution Republican leaves the Senate.


10 posted on 03/27/2012 8:10:35 AM PDT by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: Bill Buckner

Oh, if only the Republican moderates would get a clue. This isn’t your mommy and daddy’s Democrat party. They aren’t negotiating in good faith. They intend to force fundamental change whether we like it or not. I have zero doubt that President Zero sleeps well at night thinking he’s doing what’s best for the world. We stupid conservatives just don’t understand. America must be diminished, and Americans must have and do less. It’s only fair. People who want to fundamentally alter the status quo aren’t typically good negotiators.


11 posted on 03/27/2012 8:15:56 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Bill Buckner
An "F" is too charitable. That implies a score as high as 59%.

Obama receives a big fat goose egg (zero) from me.

12 posted on 03/27/2012 8:18:32 AM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: Bill Buckner

Bitch cost us a trillion in our baseline each year because of her stimulus vote, and don’t forget she was the lone pubbie to vote Obamacare out of commitee.


13 posted on 03/27/2012 8:18:51 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (RIP Tea Party 2009-2012)
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To: Bill Buckner

Politically, this is what my pastor calls a “Death-bed conversion.’


14 posted on 03/27/2012 8:19:36 AM PDT by fantail 1952 (Common sense policy: Help your friends. Whip your enemies. Sort out the rest later.)
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To: Bill Buckner

How could she give him an “F”?

She has done almost everything she could to help him succeed.


15 posted on 03/27/2012 8:21:49 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If Repubs paid as much attention to Rush as the Dem's do, we wouldn't be in this mess)
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To: Iron Munro

She thinks the ‘publicans need to work with the other party, and vice versa. One of the things I dislike about Romney is he keeps saying he “will work with the demoncraps.” I want him to turn things around without the support of the demoncraps.


16 posted on 03/27/2012 8:29:34 AM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: Bill Buckner

Snowe didn’t leave the liberals, the liberals left her.

There’s only a small handful of liberals left in the Senate and they don’t matter anymore.
The conservatives and the far more numerous socialists are the only ones of import there now.


17 posted on 03/27/2012 8:29:50 AM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Bill Buckner

She is just upset that she didn’t have as many opportunities to sell out the GOP by compromising with the Rats as she thought she would.


18 posted on 03/27/2012 8:32:28 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Bill Buckner

Sorry, Olympia. The only thing more slimy than a liberal democrat is a RINO. At least they admit that they are a member of the slime class. You, on the other hand, pretended you had morals and courage...but still happily dove into the slime.

Shove it up your smelly Obama.


19 posted on 03/27/2012 8:40:27 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Bill Buckner

The media were so quick to jump on her reasons for retirment, blaming a supposedly belligerant Republican side.

Now she puts it out there..NO Leadership, no communications...just more “we won” “stuff”.

Take that, media. we already knew...are you going to let the sheep know? s/


20 posted on 03/27/2012 8:43:22 AM PDT by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: Bill Buckner

My response is “’F’ her too.”


21 posted on 03/27/2012 8:44:32 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Bill Buckner
So the guy uses her and then won't call. How many times have we heard this before?

Stupid b****.

22 posted on 03/27/2012 8:45:15 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Bill Buckner

She is delusional. She espouses the conservative line but spent her entire career voting against it. Useful idiot sounds like she is angry because her date stood her up for the prom.


23 posted on 03/27/2012 8:52:39 AM PDT by em2vn
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To: Bill Buckner

This from the GOP’s #1 Obama enabler.


24 posted on 03/27/2012 8:57:33 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Romney's judicial appointments were more radical than Obama's)
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To: Bill Buckner

Our morning radio show, here in Boston, had on the head of GOPAC this morning. His name was Donatelli. He went on and on about what a huge loss Snowe will be. That’s when I turned off the radio. If tho is what they consider the best and brightest we’re in deeper trouble than we imagine. I don’t think her seat will stay in the R column, however.


25 posted on 03/27/2012 8:59:26 AM PDT by surrey
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To: Da Coyote
"Shove it up your smelly Obama."

I like your attitude.

26 posted on 03/27/2012 9:04:42 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: Bill Buckner

Zero already got everything he needed from her. Why should he speak to her anymore?


27 posted on 03/27/2012 9:16:14 AM PDT by rod1
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To: Last Dakotan
So the guy uses her and then won't call. How many times have we heard this before?

Perhaps Snowe could warn Fluke that it doesn't get any better if you allow yourself to be used casually.

28 posted on 03/27/2012 9:48:05 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Can we afford as much government as welfare-addicted voters demand?)
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To: Bill Buckner

2 votes stood between death panels being law or not.

Hers was one of em.

I give her an F.


29 posted on 03/27/2012 10:13:19 AM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Bill Buckner

She gets and F for voting Obamacare out of committee.

She is crying crocodile tears.


30 posted on 03/27/2012 10:25:46 AM PDT by LachlanMinnesota (Which are you? A producer, a looter, or a moocher of wealth?)
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To: Cboldt

Cee Lo Green...paging Cee Lo Green...customer seeking song with profanity in it on line three...


31 posted on 03/27/2012 10:28:33 AM PDT by LachlanMinnesota (Which are you? A producer, a looter, or a moocher of wealth?)
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To: skeeter
Usually liberal republicans like Snowe go out firing at the ‘right wing’ of the party.

Yep. I heard an interview with Arlen Specter this morning, he referred to his friend Rick Santorum as a "far right wing" candidate of the type who have "cannibalized" the party.

32 posted on 03/27/2012 1:25:35 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

The same Rick who fell on his sword for Spectre?


33 posted on 03/27/2012 4:45:31 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: hinckley buzzard

Specter doesn’t think much of loyalty I guess....

I’m surprised at Sen Snowe’s remarks. For a “reasonable moderate” to say something like this must means she really be ticked off at BH0. I suppose now they will smear her as being just another far right winger who is part of the congressional effort to block 0bama’s program, yada yada.


34 posted on 03/27/2012 6:42:34 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: Pollster1
So the guy uses her and then won't call.

One of Lenin's USEFUL IDIOTS!

35 posted on 03/28/2012 5:29:53 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Bill Buckner
Reagan was famous for working with Democrats to get support for key legislation. Obama not only has not worked with Republicans in Congress, he has failed to work effectively with members of his own party.

Obama simply does not know how to be President.

36 posted on 03/29/2012 7:09:27 AM PDT by magellan
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