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Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:13 PM

 

Democrats are held to a standard that is 1000 times higher than any Republican

the media is so blind to it they don't even realize they are doing it. it's second nature now.

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Reply Democrats are held to a standard that is 1000 times higher than any Republican (Original post)
EveHammond13 Jun 2019 OP
get the red out Jun 2019 #1
tenisfin Jun 2019 #33
50 Shades Of Blue Jun 2019 #2
EveHammond13 Jun 2019 #5
50 Shades Of Blue Jun 2019 #11
jayschool2013 Jun 2019 #17
RANDYWILDMAN Jun 2019 #3
louis-t Jun 2019 #4
EveHammond13 Jun 2019 #6
appalachiablue Jun 2019 #7
EveHammond13 Jun 2019 #8
emulatorloo Jun 2019 #9
Alpeduez21 Jun 2019 #10
TimeToGo Jun 2019 #25
bigbrother05 Jun 2019 #27
world wide wally Jun 2019 #12
certainot Jun 2019 #38
happyaccident Jun 2019 #13
jayschool2013 Jun 2019 #18
happyaccident Jun 2019 #22
jayschool2013 Jun 2019 #35
happyaccident Jun 2019 #36
a kennedy Jun 2019 #14
uponit7771 Jun 2019 #21
certainot Jun 2019 #39
NCDem47 Jun 2019 #15
watoos Jun 2019 #16
jayschool2013 Jun 2019 #19
uponit7771 Jun 2019 #20
unblock Jun 2019 #23
Hermit-The-Prog Jun 2019 #24
JI7 Jun 2019 #26
democratisphere Jun 2019 #28
Vinca Jun 2019 #29
NoMoreRepugs Jun 2019 #30
NRaleighLiberal Jun 2019 #31
onecaliberal Jun 2019 #32
ornotna Jun 2019 #34
dalton99a Jun 2019 #37
fescuerescue Jun 2019 #40
Lucid Dreamer Jun 2019 #41
elocs Jun 2019 #42
Cha Jun 2019 #43

Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:15 PM

1. That makes me so upset

that I have trouble even watching the news anymore.

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Response to get the red out (Reply #1)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 04:01 PM

33. You're exactly right!

What floors me is that Repubs are rarely if ever asked how to pay for military engagements or tax cuts but Dems are hounded tooth and nail about how to pay for any health care or environmental initiative! The narrative of a liberal media is BS!

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:15 PM

2. Truer words were never spoken.

Republicans are the default party the same way men are the default gender, Christianity is the default religion, and white is the default skin color.

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Response to 50 Shades Of Blue (Reply #2)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:20 PM

5. just listening to MNSBC this morning...every candidate is being nitpicked

 

even Mayor Pete. Should he fire the mayor? DUHN DUHN DUHN DUHHHHNNNN.....

No! He can't just randomly fire people before an investigation. COME. ON.

MEANWHILE Corrupt douche-bag Mulvaney just FIRED the entire advisory board of the CFPB and not a peep about it!

GRRRRR!!!!!!

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Response to EveHammond13 (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:27 PM

11. I'm taking a break from MSNBC these days. Just can't take it.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:44 PM

17. Mulvaney fired the CFPB Board on June 6

NPR, The New York Times and the Washington Post, among others, reported on it at the time. Yes, there should be a follow or two of that, but don't write there wasn't "a peep about it." That's not true, even if you didn't read it at the time.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:19 PM

3. It's do obvious....

Democrats have to care and take care of everbody. Repubs only care for themselves, and by themselves I mean Rich white property owning men.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:19 PM

4. The phrase I have always used:

"Republicans hold Democrats to a much higher standard than they hold themselves." I forgot who said it.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:21 PM

6. IF OBAMA RAN "SHELTERS" WHERE BABIES DIED the media would have crucified him

 

without the GOP even lifting the first finger

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:24 PM

7. K&R. MSNBC this am was difficult to watch, pure trouble stirring

Plus the Anti- Healthcare For All GOP misinfo. TV ads running on MSNBC during the Debates.

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #7)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:24 PM

8. that's a good word for it. complete shit-stirring on MSNBC this morning.

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:25 PM

9. Yes they are very skeptical of Democrats. But filled with wide-eyed wonder with Republicans

Been going on for a long long time

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:27 PM

10. Chuck Toad has NEVER asked

a repuke if they are going too far to the right for their party to tolerate.

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Response to Alpeduez21 (Reply #10)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:15 PM

25. Correct -- what could be possibily be in his mind

(does he have one?)

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Response to Alpeduez21 (Reply #10)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:23 PM

27. Because he already knows the answer, nothing is too far right for the GOP

Only a Dem would bother to articulate an answer.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 01:58 PM

12. Dems are held to the old standard of decency they have always been held to, but

Pukes have are not held to any standard at all.
Bothsiderism at its worst.

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Response to world wide wally (Reply #12)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 05:14 PM

38. the difference is 1500 think tank-coordinated radio stations and it works because the left

and dems and liberal leaders live in cities and have no fucking clue. pretty much neither do any non republicans.

those stations attack dems half the day and make excuses for trump and the GOP the other half.

all dems have to do is start protesting the radio stations that have been enabling this shit for 30 years, and the universities that support hundreds of those stations.

trump team studied talk radio in 2014, most of his 'policies' might as well have come out of limbaugh's ass, and dems don't even poll for it.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:28 PM

13. DU is the best way for me to get news now

 

The national media is worse than useless, nothing matters but ratings and stirring up drama. And talking to people here beats yelling at my computer screen. I'm sure my blood pressure has benefited. DU is good for you!

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Response to happyaccident (Reply #13)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:46 PM

18. You do realize that people link to "the national media" to post stories here, right?

Or are you claiming that individual posters are doing the work that journalists should be doing?

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Response to jayschool2013 (Reply #18)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:55 PM

22. Yes and Double Yes(and doing a much better job)

 

Also if I even glance at chuck todd I get ragey

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Response to happyaccident (Reply #22)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 04:21 PM

35. He is an annoying little d___, isn't he?

Yikes.

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Response to jayschool2013 (Reply #35)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 04:32 PM

36. He has that job to do exactly what he's doing

 

Selling airtime. What we need to do is to end the White House's ability to decide access. We the taxpayers are paying for ALL of this. It is our RIGHT to know what is being done with our money and our elected officials who work for us. Of course, trump completely believes he is a dictator and nothing applies to him. I guess we are finding out if this is true or not.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:30 PM

14. I know, and how does that happen???

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #14)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:50 PM

21. Not working the refs like Harris did last night

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Response to a kennedy (Reply #14)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 05:15 PM

39. 1500 russian and GOP-coordinated talk radio stations

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:40 PM

15. I said this in another thread

Trump was allowed to get by in 2016 with vague pronouncements about bringing together the best people to form policy (he could barely address anything with specifics). But now, the Democrats running for president are HOUNDED for details and minutiae on their policy plans and picked over like old carcasses.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:43 PM

16. The M$M is complicit with the right,

 

including msnbc. I only watch Nicolle and Rachel, and listen to Sirius radio.

Also, forget about all of those polls, they are used for propaganda. I got rid of my land line 20 years ago and have never even had a political call let alone a polling call.

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Response to watoos (Reply #16)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:48 PM

19. I wonder where Nichole and Rachel get their information...

They read the "M$M." They don't have the reporters on the ground like the Post, the Times, the WSJ and others do.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:48 PM

20. Democrats need to work the refs then, call them to account like Harris did last night

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 02:56 PM

23. the most generous you can say is that the media standard is, "but is it *news*".

it's not *news* to say donald the rapist has been accused of yet another sexual assault.
it's not *news* to say donald the grifter has found another way to funnel money from the treasury into his own pockets.
it's not *news* to say donald the liar has lied.
it's not *news* to say donald the crook has committed crimes.
it's not *news* to say donald the bigot offended minorities.

but:

it *is* news to say biden touched someone's shoulder.
it *is* news to say warren said something having some native american ancestry.


it's not news if republicans are stupid, obnoxious scumbags because that's what we expect them to be.
it is news if a democrat is less than perfect, because perfection is what we expect of them.


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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:07 PM

24. follow the money

Look at where GOPers have thrown money (and de-regulation) over the past 40 years.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:20 PM

26. they are not blind to it

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:24 PM

28. When you're the scum of the Earth it doesn't take much to elevate yourself.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:42 PM

29. It drives me nuts. We've got hair sniffing vs. rape.

Hair sniffing gets 2 weeks of coverage. Rape gets 2 days.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:49 PM

30. The Democratic purity test would eliminate

100% of all Rethug candidates for any office in the country. The double standard is appalling.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 03:59 PM

31. We are the adults in the room, they are the destructive children. The media

Is only concerned with money. They are immoral and think they are above it all.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 04:00 PM

32. The media knows exactly what it's doing. It's not a mistake. It's by design.

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 04:16 PM

34. Republicans are not held to any standards

They use portable goal posts and they talk out of the sides of their mouths with ease. The media gives them a pass at every opportunity. We are forever destined to live the life of Tantalus.

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Response to ornotna (Reply #34)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 04:33 PM

37. +1. None.

Latest example:

GUTHRIE: Vice President Biden, thank you. Senator Harris...

(APPLAUSE)

There's is a lot of talk in this primary about new government benefits, such as student loan cancellation, free college, health care, and more. Do you think that Democrats have a responsibility to explain how they will pay for every proposal they make along those lines?

SEN. KAMALA HARRIS (D-CALIF.): Well, let me tell you something. I hear that question, but where was that question when the Republicans and Donald Trump passed a tax bill that benefits the top 1 percent and the biggest corporations in this country?

(APPLAUSE)

Contributing at least $1 trillion to the debt of America, which middle-class families will pay for one way or another.

Working families need support and need to be lifted up. And frankly, this economy is not working for working people. For too long, the rules have been written in the favor of the people who have the most and not in favor of the people who work the most, which I why I am proposing that we change the tax code, so for every family that is making less than $100,000 a year, they will receive a tax credit that they can collect up to $500 a month, which will make all the difference between those families being able to get through the end of the month with dignity and with support or not.

And on day one, I will repeal that tax bill that benefits the top 1 percent and the biggest corporations of America.

(APPLAUSE)

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 05:31 PM

40. Well that's the point

A Mercedes is held to a far higher standard than a Yugo right?

What does America want? A Mercedes? Or a Yugo in the Whitehouse?

If we lower our standards to Deplorable level, then whats the point?

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2019, 06:34 PM

41. Standards just 1000 times higher than Republicans? That can't be too hard. n/t

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Sat Jun 29, 2019, 03:31 AM

43. I think they know

exactly what they're doing, Eve.

Orders from boss.

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