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The Definition of Smug
On a brighter note, the public seems to be hanging in with Obama, which is very good news: [...]
I would imagine this is because, unlike the Republicans, whose personal fortunes are all tied up in the economy failing, the rest of the country is quite anxious that the economy bounce back and they see Obama as being the best hope to lead that effort. And watching the Republicans acting like clowns, I have a feeling that impression is solidifying.
--Fortunes by digby, Hullabaloo
... It would be unpatriotic and a sign that you don't support the troops to even ponder why we should keep spending trillions on a war that was fought for no good reason. "Fiscal responsibility" only applies to government programs that directly help Americans.
--It's Not Over by digby, Hullabaloo
... thank goodness we have such big hearted and trustworthy people deciding which people are just too dangerous to be allowed their human rights or somebody might get the idea that the rule of law doesn't mean anything more than the paper its written on.
--The Day In Torture by digby, Hullabaloo
There are people who believe that Barack Obama is kind, just and good, and thus are going to have a hard time believing that he's embracing some of the most abusive Bush/Cheney policies even when he does it right in front of their faces. ...
--Charlie Savage on Obama's embrace of Bush/Cheney "terrorism policies" by Glenn Greenwald, salon.com