Re: Obama: 'We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country'
Originally Posted by Pinkie
You can tell me I am an idijit, if it would cheer you up.
I'll take one for the team, coach.
I don't think you're an idjit at all though. You and I are just opposite sides of the same coin. We know what we believe politically and we support whoever we think best advances those beliefs, even if we're not exactly jazzed about our candidate. I'm glad Romney seems to be articulating himself better lately, but he certainly wasn't my favorite during the primary. Sometimes I wonder though, what it would be like to be completely non partisan and to evaluate the candidates without any preconceived ideas. Not something I'll ever know first hand.
Re: Obama: 'We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country' [W:108]
Originally Posted by Mycroft
I don't think anything Obama says is "rhetorical". He chooses his words carefully. He certainly seems to think some people are not paying their "fair share" of taxes. Now he says that people should "do" their fair share.
Look. When ever anyone starts talking about a nebulous term like "fair share", I have to ask my questions: Exactly what is their fair share? Who decides? And what happens if I don't do what Obama considers my "fair share"?
Put it another way. What he is saying to everyone is: