Thursday, June 10, 2010

The election is coming

The Good Guys vs the Good Guys

We are seeing the democrats demonize BP. To be sure, BP's oil gusher in the gulf of Mexico is working against President Obama and by party connection any Democrat running for office. So they've painted BP as the "Bad Guy."

President Obama spends time with advisors so he knows whose "ass to kick," and it appears BP is the prime candidate. But the black and white story isn't as simple as it seems.

"While BP has resisted some government interventions, it has lobbied for tax
hikes, greenhouse gas restraints, the stimulus bill, the Wall Street bailout, and subsidies for oil pipelines, solar panels, natural gas and biofuels

In fact, looking at the lobbying efforts of BP, it appears BP could easily rank as a good Democrat corporate citizen.

Read more at the Washington Examiner:

Political Ads masquerading as News

"ABC anchor Diane Sawyer greeted Meg Whitman’s victory in California’s Republican gubernatorial primary by putting forward Democrat Jerry Brown as the savior protecting the nation against Whitman becoming Governor. “Jerry Brown told us today, he wants the country to know that he sees this as an epic duel in California between the politics of ideas and the power of money,”

Read more:

ABC in the bag for Democrats? Who would have thunk it?

Democrats Need to Sound Like Republicans in the next election

Long pilloried for being soft on illegal immigration, top Democratic
officials have concluded there’s only one way they can hope to pass a
comprehensive immigration bill: Talk more like Republicans. They’re seizing on the work of top Democratic Party operatives who, after a legislative defeat in
2007, launched a multiyear polling project to craft an enforcement-first,
law-and-order, limited-compassion pitch that now defines the party’s approach to the issue.
The 12 million people who unlawfully reside the country? Call them “illegal immigrants,” not “undocumented workers,” the pollsters say. Strip out the empathy, too.

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