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Tuesday, October 14. 2008
A commenter, Tina Trent, offered this informed comment to the Pajamas Complete Guide to ACORN voter fraud:
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Can't someone find a photo of Øbama in a hot tub with Cloward or Piven?
Democracy in the west is a very resilient phenomena...but beset from above and below it is looking increasingly beleaguered....we need to rebuild and clear out those that are killing the system that has enabled us to flourish.
If your intent is to insure a landslide mandate for Obama, keep whaling on ACORN, and people shouting at rallys, and so on.
Not a word on why one should vote for McCain, just keep on hammering on why not to vote for Obama. (Even if that is your principal motivation--it is a loser's strategy.)
Tell Joe Six Pack [raises hand] why he [we] should vote FOR somebody. We are a DOING kind of people--we are not very good at NOT DOING.
A winner's strategy and tactics outlines things to do, and does them.
And consider this on the vote-fraud issue:
What can be done about it at this late date?
Postpone the elections until we can get it all sorted out?
Call out the National Guard to patrol polling places to check documents and ID cards?
Of the list of things the leftists say Bush will do to stay in office, what did I forget?
I know what you mean, but it's John and Sarah's job to clearly articulate that. Not our job.
I think this is huge and has been going on for way too long and it is high time the it be properly exposed then dealt with. The fact that one of the candidates for POTUS is a supporter and fellow member of the odious ACORN should be extremely troubling and should be a consideration for a conscientious voter.
I agree that it is huge. I really really do.
My point is simply this: What can we do about it that matters?
The answer is this, in my view: Get McCain elected by sellin McCain. That will buy us some time. ("unselling Obama" is not working, and probably would not ever work. We "don't do" because we are told not to (the language doesn't even have a very good way of conveying the notion!)
We "do" because we were persuaded that "doing" is a good thing.
If we can get a congres that will draft laws that work, and a president that will sign them, and a Court that will let thm live, we can solve the ACORN and related problems.
"...what did I forget?"
You failed to mention that you're a defeatist, whining, ignorant goober unworthy of the time it would take to spell out why.
ok this is these are the reasons not to vote for Obama:
basically becuase he will make the federal government bigger and bigger and make the people smaller and smaller. I do not think McCain nor Palin has done or are doing a very good job of explaining this or how they are different from Bush (which is all the Obamamaniacs want to say) fyi what about the poll volunteers(mostly democrats) who decide at the end to submit the votes for the registered voters who did not show?
Lots and lots and lots of good reasons not to vote for Obama.
Is it OK if I don't vote for Obama by voting for Barr?
Is it OK if I don't vote for Obama by voting for Nader?
How about I just stay home and don't vote for anybody? Will that do the job?
I don't think so. But I don't think that will persuade the guy next door.
How about noting that McCain can't seem to get it together in this campaign? He has had to change strategies several times in the face of a first-time-in-history opponent who throws out a race card at any challenge? Political correctness prevents McCain from dealing with that as it should be dealt with - a hammer. McCain's own sense of honor and his dedication to his Maverick self-image holds him back where a stronger, more self-assured candidate might just take on the PC with a do-or-die mentality.
McCain is not that good. If you can't sell your candidate, you take on the opposing candidate and detail why they are worse.
Obama is a low-life and easy to go after, and it is legitimate fodder to use his past associations against him.
Good for McCain's integrity and dedication to honor, but the RNC isn't doing its job, and the MSM is in the bag for Obama. The difference between the two candidates is the difference between black and white.
Got any better strategies, Larry, besides cheerleading your candidate from afar?
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