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Staging Three Ring Circuses With Clowns and Elephants
Fri Sep 7, 2018 9:46am

are actions that ultimately undermine their positions, not effective action.

Playing at political gamesmanship in terms of playing aggressively, bending but not bending the rules and sharp practices are an inherent part of then game.

The halftime show the Democrats staged for Kavanaugh with marching bands, cheerleaders, celebrity performers, streakers and popcorn and cotton candy is nothing more than bread and circuses for the hoi poloi and lacks dignity and decorum and absolutely useless in getting anything constructive accomplished.

  • I Will Say This... ~ Amadeus, Fri Sep 7 9:32am
    I'm not endorsing any particular action, especially those of the Democratic senators on this committee. Were I to do so, I would be looking for effective action as opposed to actions that ultimately... more
    • Everything you state the Repubs have been doing have been done and are being done by Democrats today. In many cases they are the first to engage such actions. (SEE: The origins of Gerrymandering -... more
      • Take Gerrymandering, For Example... ~ Amadeus, Fri Sep 7 2:38pm
        I despise it. Done here, done there, it's wrong no matter who does it. However, when you devise a national strategy to use state level control to enact gerrymandering on a wide scale to entrench that ... more
    • Staging Three Ring Circuses With Clowns and Elephants ~ Merlin, Fri Sep 7 9:46am
      • You seem to suggest the demonstration ~ G👁G, Fri Sep 7 8:53pm
        are not of the people? Right or left, the People rightly speak wherever when galvinized to do so. I rather enjoy Code Pink. I do not care which idealogy so long as their right to protest reasonably... more
      • Like I Said... ~ Amadeus, Fri Sep 7 11:12am
        I'm not endorsing any particular actions in this context. I'm separating those from the general issue of upholding norms and whether it is the job of Democrats to do this on their own without the... more
      • Well said! (nm) ~ TW, Fri Sep 7 11:07am
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