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(Video) President Obama’s presser

President Obama defended his deal with the GOP, and took on his liberal critics in his harshest tone yet on Tuesday, as the fallout from the tax cut extension proposal continues … Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and … Continue reading

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Why we lose: the left’s ‘screw the middle class and make the GOP explain it’ Obama rage

The above quote is from Jason Leopold, a popular member of the liberal online movement — a group of people whose defining feature appears to be an endless, wrenching disgust with presidents of their own party — waging what turned … Continue reading

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Friday clicks, round 2: Dems and Obama down by the schoolyard

As President Obama pulls off a surprise visit to Afghanistan, Greg Sargent speaks the truth: Obama increasingly needs to worry about the building meme that he is getting the crap kicked out of him by the schoolyard bullies in the … Continue reading

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Should the left be blamed for Dems losing the House?

The Atlantic (and Financial Times’) Clive Crook says yes: [S]uppose that the Democratic base had not been sulking. Suppose it saw, for example, that persisting with a historic healthcare reform was politically challenging in the middle of an economic crash. … Continue reading

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Obama to base: if you were serious in ’08, now’s the time to ‘step up’

President Obama made his most forceful argument yet to the people who elected him president in 2008 — no joking, no Slurpee talk — just a very firm “ark you kidding?” in response to Democratic lethargy in the face of … Continue reading

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Schmucks of the week: dumpsters and little pink houses

It was tough call this week, because there were just … so … many … schmucks … and the “small people” guy gets a pass this week due to the language barrier, so don’t look for him on the list. … Continue reading

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