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Old 03-20-2019, 05:09 PM
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A few thoughts on the matter:

(1) It is quite possible to like someone--and consider him, indeed, to be an honorable person--while still disagreeing, strongly, with his political positions.

(2) It was highly inappropriate, in my opinion, for President Trump to speak ill of a man not long departed.

(3) The late senator's least forgivable act, in my opinion, was his casting the deciding vote against the repeal of ObamaCare. (He claimed that his rationale for voting against the bill was its "party-line" basis--very much the same as the party-line basis for ObamaCare itself.)

(4) His accolades from the media--as a "maverick"--was just another way of saying that he was a Democrat in Republican clothing (in other words, a RINO).

(5) The Democrats speak glowingly of "bipartisanship"--which Sen. McCain was supposed to represent--only when it means the Republicans moving toward the center, while the Democrats remain ensconced firmly on the left.

(6) I still believe that the man was good and honorable--and that he deserves to be remembered decently--but I am certainly no fan of the sort of politics that he represented.
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Speaking of nonsense, do you actually believe Obama wasn't playing politics as a community organizer? Oh wait, did you mean under the corrupt Democrat hegemony ruling Chicago the university wasn't supporting rising politicians of the proper orientation of course.
I think it’s truly funny that anyone thinks that the University of Chicago hired the president of the Harvard Law Review and a highest honors graduate of Harvard Law School because of a job he held for three years before he went to law school.
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A few thoughts on the matter:

(1) It is quite possible to like someone--and consider him, indeed, to be an honorable person--while still disagreeing, strongly, with his political positions.

(2) It was highly inappropriate, in my opinion, for President Trump to speak ill of a man not long departed.

(3) The late senator's least forgivable act, in my opinion, was his casting the deciding vote against the repeal of ObamaCare. (He claimed that his rationale for voting against the bill was its "party-line" basis--very much the same as the party-line basis for ObamaCare itself.)

(4) His accolades from the media--as a "maverick"--was just another way of saying that he was a Democrat in Republican clothing (in other words, a RINO).

(5) The Democrats speak glowingly of "bipartisanship"--which Sen. McCain was supposed to represent--only when it means the Republicans moving toward the center, while the Democrats remain ensconced firmly on the left.

(6) I still believe that the man was good and honorable--and that he deserves to be remembered decently--but I am certainly no fan of the sort of politics that he represented.
While I would have preferred the President just let it go McCain's role in spreading the fake Steele dossier recently surfaced exposing his viciousness as a never Trumper. It's one thing to devolve into political backstabbing as McCain did with the Obamacare repeal vote, it is another to join the Resistance by spreading Hillary's false opposition research.
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Thread created by someone who attacks Ronald Reagan 15 times a week has a problem with this...
after awhile it gets old talking to a wall of denial. go ahead...pet that snake...you're prolly right it is a republican snake so..it's ok really.
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The reason you like Mitt, IMO, is because he will bend any way the wind blows, flip flops on topics worse than a fish out of water, is clueless about what a spine actually entails, and is like a cocker spaniel puppy... gets so happy he pees on the rug.

I tend to like people who do what they say, push on regardless of the snow drifts, and actually think through their actions.
you guys always ALWAYS say that about Republicans that Democrats like.
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Since you consider Trump 'unqualified', what did you consider Obama?
do you have any idea what either of them has done so far? cause you sound like you've been way off the grid for 10 or 12 years.
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Trump will mop the floor with all those Democrat candied slugs. Ocasio has mercifully been spared because of her age.
just because trump is an incompetent president doesn't mean he can't con dum basses into voting for him.
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Well, for starters, Obama is certainly more competent, smarter and decent than Donald Trump could ever conceive of being.
because Obama's heritage isn't a whorehouse.
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I can see where you are coming from. However, my problem with Obama in the first place was that the man never had a real job outside of public office his entire adult life....
Oh contrair, Mohair. he was the lawyer for a community action group that was fighting city hall for seniors and thanks to him won. in fact that experience is one of the reasons he decided to fight for the rights of marginalized citizens, he had to do that from the top position, that of POTUS.
just because you hate lawyers doesn't mean they don't work at a job.
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I still haven't; heard what qualities "qualify" a person to be President of the US. What should be on the Resume'?

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