Angry ed can't try to change topic fast enough.
"angry"...? who me?...yeah, you wish. Why would I be angry? eh? Looks more like you're
projecting more than anything. Right wing drivel by right wing hacks doesn't make me angry, it makes me LOL.
The other threads were'nt getting any bites...crickets...so I thought I'd try it here.
Worked_ like_a_ charm.
Thanks for playing.
Looking forward to paying more taxes come January 1st courtesy of Johnny Boner, Eric Cantor & the dysfunctional GOP? Ya think 160 million people will be happy?
Arc, be happy!
December 21, 2011 http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/politi ... 034236.php
Obama’s Rising Poll Numbers: The Dog-That-Didn’t-Bark Factor
By Paul Glastris
As Steve noted yesterday there are plenty of reasons why, going into the Christmas break, Barack Obama is looking surprisingly strong politically. The economy is slowly improving. The troops are out of Iraq. The agenda in Washington has shifted — largely as the result of the president’s own speeches — from debt-reduction to job creation. And the House Republicans have insanely positioned themselves on the wrong side of the payroll tax cut.
But there’s another reason to consider, a sort of dog-that-didn’t-bark factor. As Jonathan Alter explains in his recent Washington Monthly cover story, Obama has gone longer than any recent president without a significant scandal on his watch. Alter predicted that if this record continues it could have a real effect on the president’s reelection chances. I think we may already be seeing signs of that effect