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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #19)

Mon Jan 26, 2015, 02:47 PM

22. Pragmatists have to settle for watered down policy all the time ...

I knew who I was voting for back then, and it wasnt a liberal in the sense of what I think of as liberal.

It wasnt a rightwinger either.

I was voting for someone I knew to be a product of the political process, who was or is not just intelligent compared to W (a ham sandwich would be intelligent in comparison to W) but intelligent compared to Clinton, who was and is one of the smartest presidents if not the smartest of all time. (at the risk of sounding racist, referring to him as intelligent actually is meant to contrast the hell we had to endure the previous 8 yrs, not that he is special because he is simultaneously black and smart)

But I am no historian so maybe I will get educated on that one.

Regardless, I knew what Obama was and wasnt.

When he woke up the day after being elected, he was presented with an opposition party who met in secret the night before agreeing to destroy the economy of the United States of America so as to destroy Obama.

Faced with obstruction and unprecedented unpatriotic behavour such as this, he did what he could, and in some cases that was amazing.

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