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Friday, November 2, 2007

Schumer and Feinstein to Back Bush AG Nominee

posted by on November 2 at 15:01 PM

One day the Democrats are going to take a stand against torture and the rest of the Bush agenda. Just not today.


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To expect the Democrats to stand up is as likely to happen as Rush Limbaugh getting a hard on without erection medication. NOT going to happen.

Posted by Just Me | November 2, 2007 3:12 PM

given public opinion, their refusal to resist fascism can only be attributed to their general agreement with it.

the green critique of 2000 is utterly correct: there is little difference between dems & pukes in matters of real consequence. both represent the interests of money & corporate power, & not of the citizenry.

Posted by max solomon | November 2, 2007 3:17 PM

Yes. Truly pathetic.

Posted by palamedes | November 2, 2007 3:18 PM

I blame Dan.

He told us to vote for GWB in 2000.

(sorry, Dan, had to be said)

That said, it is pathetic.

Posted by Will in Seattle | November 2, 2007 3:42 PM

What the FUCK? It'd be one thing if they had negotiated some secret compromise with Bush so that he might, say, sign off on SCHIP funding this time around if they cast the deciding vote on Mukasey. But you know they didn't do that, because Bush wouldn't make deals like that anyway.

Seriously, what on earth do Schumer and Feinstein get out of this?

Posted by tsm | November 2, 2007 3:45 PM

Jesus Christ, that's demoralizing.

You can't even stand up against TORTURE? Fucking sickening.

Posted by Fnarf | November 2, 2007 3:51 PM

I just saw this on the Newshour with Jim Lehrer and screamed at my TV. THIS is why I'm checking out, y'all. Dumbasses.

Posted by Michigan Matt | November 2, 2007 4:10 PM

@6 ** You can't even stand up against TORTURE? Fucking sickening. **

That describes it very well. CALL Schumer and Feinstein on Monday. Seriously, everybody call them Monday and use this quote.

Call your own senators too. The only way to change things is to express your outrage. After a certain level, the outrage becomes *news* - and then even senators can't ignore it.

Posted by Ayden | November 2, 2007 5:47 PM

And Joe Lieberman was on NPR this afternoon defending Bush's actions re Iran. God we need a real opposition party so badly in this country.

Posted by gnossos | November 2, 2007 6:45 PM

Gore Vidal's been saying it for years--we are a single-party country (the party of the Corporation) with two wings, and shit like this just proves it. Quid Pro Quo bullshit. It couldn't get any clearer that this man is just Gonzales repackaged, and the Democrats should be ashamed of caving once again.

Posted by Andy Niable | November 3, 2007 10:34 AM

Sorry to say Feinstein is one of my senators. I will be calling Monday. Not the first time she has disappointed in regards to Bush's agenda.

Posted by Mike | November 4, 2007 7:46 AM

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