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Bush, Congress and the Democrats Approval Rating circling the bowl

Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by DRB, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    The Republican led Congress is not doing any better.

    BUT more importantly and someone in the Democratic party better get the stick out

    I think the phrase leadership vaccum is appropriate. And the worse thing is that unlike folks blaming Katrina on Bush, its going to give him the opportunity to act "presidential". A release of strategic oil and a few visits and photo ops... and he gains 5 to 7 points back like that.
     

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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    You are pretty much right there. It's rare one sees a substantial rebuttal or criticism being attributed to a democratic senator recently. McCain and Bono seem to have had more influence on Bush's actions and you know how much that is.

    I can't see a 5 to 7 point rise in popularity, though.
     
  3. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    In the past single digit jumps of that range are typical after a natural disaster that the president gets involved in some fashion. THOUGH I don't have the actual data to back that up.
     
  4. genpowell71

    genpowell71 Turbo Monkey

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    Just ride it out. There isnt anything we can do for now. And please dont preach to me about impeachment. I doubt that congresds has enough to do that.
     
  5. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    xxx =

    a) Balls
    b) Control of the media
    c) Morals
    d) Financial motivation
    e) ability to ignore their own hypocracy

    ??

    What's your anser, Keith?
     
  6. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    So who saw the 650 dead in Iraq in this crush? Whose fault is that?
     
  7. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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  8. Changleen

    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    You mean when you invaded? :D
     
  9. valve bouncer

    valve bouncer Master Dildoist

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    You guys need parliament question time. I'd love to see Bush do that. Comedy gold I'm sure.
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Ohhh....I'm guessing there's a reason they don't have it....
     
  11. DRB

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    And just after Labor Day, hearings will start in the Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. Expect the Democrats to drop their caution and go after him with all they’ve got. They’re coming to the conclusion that they have nothing to lose, and they are being pushed in that combative direction by a grassroots base furious at the congressional party for not having taken a tougher line against the president months if not years ago.
     
  12. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    bush has granted the least number of press conferences in the history of televised presidents. and then when he does hold them, he tries stocking the pond w/ fake press

    i would love to see this question time instituted. aren't our leaders accountable???
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    Prime Minister's question time in the UK is a good, even great thing to be sure. If fact I think most democracies have similar processes.
     
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    ohio The Fresno Kid

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    Narlus, who is the quote in your signature about?
     
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    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    Oh, wait, no...it's about N8. Sorry for the confusion.
     
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