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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by kenvin View Post
    I have no idea what that means.
    you have to live in the middle east to understand it.

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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    In a country which relies heavily on business, industry, and capitalism in order to pay its bills and fund all the social programs/interests, here and around the world, that we do fund historically, yes, he's that bad. The last thing that a country like the USA needs, is one that is anti-capitalism and anti-business. Even Bill Clinton had enough sense to understand which side of the bread was buttered.
    This is all opinion, of course, not fact.
    I fail to see any real examples of "anti-business".
    And regulating business is not "anti-business".

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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheLastIndependent View Post
    The conservative base portrays Obama as an "Anti-Christ" figure practically. Why is this? I personally don't find Obama to be half as bad as he is portrayed to be.
    For the same reason many who leaned right didn't understand why the liberal base portrayed Bush as an "Anti-Christ" figure practically.

    When the guy in power tends to lean more in your ideological direction than the other way it becomes harder to understand why the other side hates him so. This isn't new.

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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    For the same reason many who leaned right didn't understand why the liberal base portrayed Bush as an "Anti-Christ" figure practically.

    When the guy in power tends to lean more in your ideological direction than the other way it becomes harder to understand why the other side hates him so. This isn't new.
    You've got it all wrong, CHENEY was the anti-Christ.

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheLastIndependent View Post
    The conservative base portrays Obama as an "Anti-Christ" figure practically. Why is this? I personally don't find Obama to be half as bad as he is portrayed to be.
    It's what the right does. It's how they try to win elections. They know Democrat policies appeal to the masses so they rely on fear to try to scare the public into voting for the Republican candidate. Pepper in fringe issues like Democrats will murder your babies and how gay marriage will make homosexuality acceptable and they have all their bases covered with fear and Conservatives running to the polls.

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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sheik Yerbuti View Post
    It's what the right does. It's how they try to win elections. They know Democrat policies appeal to the masses so they rely on fear to try to scare the public into voting for the Republican candidate. Pepper in fringe issues like Democrats will murder your babies and how gay marriage will make homosexuality acceptable and they have all their bases covered with fear and Conservatives running to the polls.
    Oh, right. And Democrats don't try to scare people with, say, images of old people being thrown over cliffs. And that's the mild, penny-ante stuff.

    Criticizing the practice? Totally fair. Pretending your side is lily-white? Partisan hackery.
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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Oh, right. And Democrats don't try to scare people with, say, images of old people being thrown over cliffs. And that's the mild, penny-ante stuff.

    Criticizing the practice? Totally fair. Pretending your side is lily-white? Partisan hackery.
    The efforts against social security are coming from where exactly?
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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Oh, right. And Democrats don't try to scare people with, say, images of old people being thrown over cliffs. And that's the mild, penny-ante stuff.

    Criticizing the practice? Totally fair. Pretending your side is lily-white? Partisan hackery.
    Finding exceptions that break the rule doesn't help the image of the right who portray Liberals as anti-christs regularly. And by more main stream players than the obscure one you linked.

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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sheik Yerbuti View Post
    Finding exceptions that break the rule doesn't help the image of the right who portray Liberals as anti-christs regularly. And by more main stream players than the obscure one you linked.
    All this shows is that you don't notice what your own side does. So, yeah, partisan hackery.
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    Re: Is Obama THAT bad?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sheik Yerbuti View Post
    Finding exceptions that break the rule doesn't help the image of the right who portray Liberals as anti-christs regularly. And by more main stream players than the obscure one you linked.
    Idiots or fools maybe, anti-Christ is going a bit far.

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