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    42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters think the president’s views are closest to their own when it comes to the major issues facing the country. But just as many (42%) say their views come closest to those of the average Tea Party member instead.

    42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party - Rasmussen Reports™
    Romney was right when he said they had a tough row to hoe because so many people have government as a conduit to thieve on their behalf. The Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Party of punitive taxation and spread the wealth around".

    Then there's the Tea Party. Pro Liberty, pro Limited Government, pro Sane and Fair Taxation... not very appealing to the takers of Parasite Nation.



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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    bull**** lies--now I feel dirty like a lying fright-winger for using their language
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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Pro Liberty (except when it comes to pot, Muslims, and gays), Pro Limited Government (except when it comes to the defense establishment or what people are allowed to do in the privacy of their own bedrooms and what kind of ganja they want to smoke).

    You're just as full of the bullcrap and Kool-Aid that you accuse Obama supporters of having and just as blind to it.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Glad to be in the sane 16%.

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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Not to mention a significant portion of that 42% who agrees with Obama may be agreeing with what he says and not what he does (those being two radically different things).

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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Glad to be in the sane 16%.
    my sentiments exactly. Partisanship is insane gridlock, though I thought the video was a nice parody of the Talking Heads

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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Evidently 42% is the number of wisdom-challenged Americans who would support him if he told them to go jump off a cliff.

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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    Pro Liberty (except when it comes to pot, Muslims, and gays), Pro Limited Government (except when it comes to the defense establishment or what people are allowed to do in the privacy of their own bedrooms and what kind of ganja they want to smoke).

    You're just as full of the bullcrap and Kool-Aid that you accuse Obama supporters of having and just as blind to it.
    OK...I am definitely for drug decriminalization (not just pot), for gay marriage, for drastic cuts in military spending - and have nothing in particular against Muslims. Also, I do identify with the tea party movement, to a great extent. And I am not some unusual specimen, of course: the very core of tea parties is historically libertarian.

    When people were responding to the poll's vaguely defined questions, maybe many of them meant something different from what the Unthinking Left thinks they must think?

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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Quote Originally Posted by Logicman View Post
    Evidently 42% is the number of wisdom-challenged Americans who would support him if he told them to go jump off a cliff.
    Or not. Plenty of reasonable people (of all colors) just seem to want the first black president to be a success so badly...Sentiments clouding our judgment is nothing new or rare, surely.

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    Re: 42% Identify with Obama Politically, 42% with the Tea Party

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrylek View Post
    Or not. Plenty of reasonable people (of all colors) just seem to want the first black president to be a success so badly...Sentiments clouding our judgment is nothing new or rare, surely.
    He didn't have the experience. They should have waited until he did. Now we're seeing the cost of those premature hopes.

    Not only that, but IMO liberalism doesn't work. Too many people think it does.

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