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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

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    The same question occurs in close elections; would it be wrong for Republicans to attempt to disenfranchise voters by divining votes from hanging chads?
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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    "The GOP does it too" is not a defense for Dem actions.
    I didn't say it was. I was pointing out the selective outrage of a certain poster, who is not shy about bashing Dems for wrongdoing but is strangely silent over GOP malfeasance.


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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Birdzeye View Post
    I didn't say it was. I was pointing out the selective outrage of a certain poster, who is not shy about bashing Dems for wrongdoing but is strangely silent over GOP malfeasance.
    As someone else said:

    But at this point in time, being anything but calculating towards the radicalized Democratic Party is counter productive.

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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    As someone else said:

    But at this point in time, being anything but calculating towards the radicalized Democratic Party is counter productive.
    I'd say the same thing holds for parts of the fringe element in the GOP and in conservative circles.

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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Birdzeye View Post
    I'd say the same thing holds for parts of the fringe element in the GOP and in conservative circles.
    I figured you would -- and, oddly enough, that's -exactly- what the person I stole the line from said:

    Folks when your are dealing with radicals (and the GOP today has been taken over by radicals) there is NOTHING wrong with partisan politics.
    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1058270697

    But at this point in time, being anything but calculating towards the radicalized GOP is counter productive.
    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1058270743

    And so, if, as you agree, it is OK for the liberals/Dems to be partisan in their attacks, then it is just as OK fo rthe Republicans/copnservatives to do the same.

    Thus, your "selective outrage of a certain poster" comment falls flat on its face.

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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    I figured you would -- and, oddly enough, that's -exactly- what the person I stole the line from said:


    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1058270697


    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1058270743

    And so, if, as you agree, it is OK for the liberals/Dems to be partisan in their attacks, then it is just as OK fo rthe Republicans/copnservatives to do the same.

    Thus, your "selective outrage of a certain poster" comment falls flat on its face.

    Actually, in my system of values, it's NOT OK for either side to engage in such antics.

    Unfortunately, the poster I was referring to has been quite vocal about bashing the Dems, but has not once said an unkind word about GOP bad boys. What's so flat on its face about that?

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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Birdzeye View Post
    Actually, in my system of values, it's NOT OK for either side to engage in such antics.
    Oh, I see. Changed your mind, eh?
    So, you disagree with dragondad. Noted.
    Please respond to his posts and express your displeasure.

    Unfortunately, the poster I was referring to has been quite vocal about bashing the Dems, but has not once said an unkind word about GOP bad boys. What's so flat on its face about that?
    Until you specifically disagree with dragondad on the relevant point, you'll have to agree that the 'selective outrage' label you apply to that poster applies to you as well.

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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Oh, I see. Changed your mind, eh?
    So, you disagree with dragondad. Noted.
    Please respond to his posts and express your displeasure.


    Until you specifically disagree with dragondad on the relevant point, you'll have to agree that the 'selective outrage' label you apply to that poster applies to you as well.
    I was expressing my displeasure over "Truth Detector's" (LOL) double standard and selective outrage. Sheesh.

    And if you're going to lecture me and give TD a free pass, then you'd have to agree that the "selective outrage" label also applies to you.
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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Birdzeye View Post
    I was expressing my displeasure over "Truth Detector's" (LOL) double standard and selective outrage. Sheesh.
    Yes... and that 'outrage' is apparently selective as well.
    How ironic.

    And if you're going to lecture me and give TD a free pass, then you'd have to agree that the "selective outrage" label also applies to you.
    I dont recall taking a position way or the other.

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    Re: Massachusetts names Kirk to fill Kennedy Senate seat

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    Yes... and that 'outrage' is apparently selective as well.
    How ironic.


    I dont recall taking a position way or the other.
    You've displayed a clear double standard by lecturing me and giving TD a free pass. Like it or not, you HAVE taken a position - one that selectively criticizes one poster but not another, apparently based on ideology.

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