Impolite To Ask Why Republicans Are Mute Regarding Obama's Picks?

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    What's with this? Geithner with taxes. Holder with FALN and other pardons. Panetta with rendition. Nary a peep.
     
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    I don't know enough about any of them to say anything, but I'd be interested to hear what both sides think of them.
     
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    Because they are too busy on trying to say that Obama is an illegal?

    Because they are too busy wallowing over the last election?

    Because they are too busy watching Nailin Paylin?

    Because they are too busy thinking ahead to 2012?

    Because they are too busy praying that Obama will be struck down or do horrible as President to prove to America that Republicans are always right?

    Because they are too busy crying about Obama's ideas while offering none of their own?

    Because they are too busy trying to delude themselves on the idea that Bush was a good president and that nothing could of really been done about Katrina?

    Because when compared to people like Harriet Miers, they seem like good decisions?

    Because they realize that Bush 41 was just as qualified as Panetta when he took the role of Director of the CIA?

    Because they realize with choices like John Ashcroft (who helped cut nearly two-thirds an emergency request for counterterrorism funds by the FBI after 9/11) and Alberto Gonzales (Yes man, Torture is fine because it's obsolete, no Habeas Corpus for Americans, Republican Lawyers only please) that Eric Holder couldn't be that much worse?

    Because they realize Paulson wasn't exactly a golden pick?


    Those could all be valid reasons why Republicans been mute on Obama's picks thus far. Just some food for thought really. (Oh and personally? I disagree with the picks of Geithner and Holder. So before you right wing nut birds begin freaking out, don't think I believe those two are great ideas.)
     
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    How much shit thrown by you? How much will stick? Poor job. Hope you got your wad shot, feel better?

    For more able. Why are the Republicans sitting mute? These are serious problems, yet nary a peep.
     
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    I don't consider myself a republican, but I've brought it up on here. No intel experience, cheating on income taxes, sitting on the board of Freddie Mac, yeah change we can believe in.
     
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    Those are all valid reasons Annie, whether you choose to believe it's true or not is your own choice.

    The Republicans are sitting mute because they are praying to God that Obama fails miserably, that way they can step in and be like "We told you so! Change is bad! Let's return to the Status Quo!"

    Let me ask you Annie, what has been the Republican's ideas for the country besides opposing the bailout? Let all the companies fail? Not much of a solution really if you ask me. Doesn't take much thought for that one.

    But when you compare with Bush Administration picks like Harriet, Alberto, and John; Eric and Geithner don't seem that bad.

    Which is plain sad considering how low the standards must be for that to be true.
     
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    Maybe they don't feel like wasting their breath---which it would be.
     
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    Disagree, no one hopes Obama fails, if he does, we all go down. I don't want to hit you with the age thing, but if I didn't know I'd say, "How immature are you going to post? Get some reality!"
     
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    Are you fucking kidding me? Perhaps you need to look around this board a little more then. I've seen several posts here alone with people saying they hope Obama fails. Then when logic such as "If he does, we all go down" like I've brought in; it's ignored by them.

    Be realistic, there are plenty of people who want Obama to fail. The Republican leaders in Congress included.

    Because if Obama does great, Republicans are in huge trouble for the next eight years.

    *Imitates Crazy Republican*

    Then things such as Abortions won't be banned, Gay Marriage might be passed, Death Penalty might be taken away along with people's guns. And we can't have that! That would destroy the foundation of this country!
     
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    and all the democrats wanted Bush to succeed?
     

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