Why did the Democrats and Obama fail this election cycle this year?

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  1. Bass v 2.0
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    I'm going to tell you why, our president tried too damn hard to be the president of everyone, reaching out and being too generous with a Republican Party that has little to no respect for him as a politician and leader of this country. Its a known fact that the "solutions" of the Republican Party don't work so it was senseless to reach out to those monkeys while simultaneously reminding the American people of how bad 8 years of Bush and the Republicans were, it sends a confusing message to the American people. You don't do compromises and deals with the devil and expect to come out on the better end of it, his willingness to compromise with the Republicans on the extension of the Bush tax cuts further underlines my point, let the damn things expire and move on.


    As for some of the rest of the Democrats, especially the Bluedogs, they got voted out because they sold out the people they were supposed to represent all in the name of retaining their power. Its no surprise that only the more liberal Democrats retained their sets and the so called "conservative" Democrats lost out. Instead of distancing themselves from Obama to save their seats they should have stood up for the people that put them in office, instead when they saw the low poll numbers of Obama they thought they could hustle themselves into keeping their seats by being more "conservative."
     
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    lol.
     
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    *snert*...Reaching out and generosity...Those are the first things that come to mind, *chortle* when I'm thinking of Little Lord Obammyroy.

    BWWWAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
     
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    So the reason the left of center Democrats lost to the right of center Republicans is because the Democrats were not far enough to the left?

    Please please please tell me the DNC actually thinks this and not just some random partisan.
     
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    Hey Charlie, didn't you once claim to be a conservative?
     
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    Lol!! Is that the latest model of thinking by the elite libs? Good luck with that but I'd be planning on an extinction level event in a couple of years if I were a lib....with that line of thinking.
     
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    A lack of substantive change and some unpopular political positions shifted a lot of moderates in many districts who may have voted democrat in 08 to Republican in 10. The reason the ultra-liberals kept their offices is because their districts are ultra-liberal. Of course Republicans will not prove much better, I think Obama will win in 2012 and the real losers in the end will be the American people.
     
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    Keep thinking that and Democrats will never get power back Bass.
     
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    There are several reasons.

    First, during the 2006 and 2008 elections, the US punished Republicans for what they had done to the country. The two failed wars, not getting Bin Landen, the disasastous economy, what they did after Katrina, the no bid contracts, tax cuts for the rich, the drugs for votes bill, the list is endless.

    This can be demonstrated by the number of districts held by Democrats who voted for John McCain. Something like 46 or 49.

    Then there were the "Blue Dogs". Very conservative Democrats who vote all the time with Republicans. Remember, even though there are NO liberals in the Republican Party, the Democrats have many conservatives.

    The numbers of the Blue Dogs were cut in half. Because they voted against the Public Option, which was wanted by 70% of the country.

    Add in the vast amount of money. Just from the Chamber of Commerce, 75 million dollars. Remember, this was an organization the went around the country during the Bush administration, with Republicans to teach American business how to outsource jobs to China plus they helped the Repubicans move 2.4 million jobs to China from just 2001 to 2008. Of course they are going to support Republicans who have done so much for them.

    Then Karl Rove poured 85 million dollars into Republican campaigns. Some say all that money came from as few as 7 donars. You get what you pay for.

    Finally, the only white demographic that voted in the majority for Obama were the 18 to 29 year olds and they never vote during midterms.

    Then from day one, Republicans and Fox news riled up their base with "Obama is a Nazi, Communist, terrorist, Marxist, Muslim, Kenyan, man child who wants death panels and who wants to take your job and open the country for foriegn invaders". Of course, you have to be the dumbest of racist retards to believe any of that. Unfortunately, the Republican Party is 90% white and mostly Christian. The vast majority can't see past the skin color. At least those over 29.

    And finally, the country is angry at Democrats for not being able to clean up Republicans mess fast enough. They are impatient and felt 2 years was plenty of time. Don't forget, the Republicans favorable rating is like 30%. Hardly a mandate.

    So Republicans were able to take the house without a single idea or solution. They caused the mess and benefited from the mess they caused.
     
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    If you're not on the payroll at the DNC, you oughtta be. :lol::lol::lol:
     

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