Reid: The jobs report would’ve been better if not for — what else? — Republican obstruction!

posted at 2:41 pm on November 2, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

In response the Friday’s final pre-election jobs report, Senate Majority Leader from Nevada Harry Reid issued a statement in which — surprise — he was up to all of the same tricks. Does anybody else find it incredible that they’re still able to beat this “obstructionist,” “extremist” drum with a straight face? Via The Hill:

“We have a great deal more to do and too many Nevadans are still out of work,” Reid said in a statement Friday. “But this recovery would be even stronger if Republicans had decided to work with Democrats, instead of obstructing at every turn. As we look to the challenges facing us in the coming months, I hope that my Republican colleagues will reevaluate their strategy, stop trying to appease the Tea Party and instead choose to help all Americans by reaching across the aisle to get things done.” …

“Today’s job numbers make one thing clear: President Obama’s policies are moving our economy forward, creating more jobs than expected in October and more than 5 million over the past 32 months,” Reid said.

Well, I’m not sure how the GOP selecting a Republican governor from Massachusetts to lead the party exactly reeks of “radical conservatism” (which is Democrat-speak for people who want to pay fewer taxes, smaller government, and actually balance the budget, quelle horreur), but hey, thank you, Sen. Reid, for drawing attention to this excellent point: President Obama has completely failed to reach across the aisle, demonstrate any semblance of leadership, or take Republican input into account, somehow managing to transform the meaning of “Republican obstructionism” into “Republicans refuse to grant my every unadulterated wish.” Instead of maybe doing something about all the gridlock, all he’s done is laying blame and twiddling his thumbs, and it sounds increasingly feeble.

As for those dastardly, unpatriotic Republicans purposefully holding things up out of mere spite? This is what Sen. Reid is promising in the event of a Romney win, from the same statement:

“Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative’ agenda is laughable,” Mr. Reid said in a statement on Friday…

“Mitt Romney has demonstrated that he lacks the courage to stand up to the tea party, kowtowing to their demands time and again. There is nothing in Mitt Romney’s record to suggest he would act any differently as president,” Mr. Reid said.

So he’s preemptively ruling out Democrats working with a Romney administration, whilst actually trying to convince us that there is no record of moderation or bipartisanship in Mitt Romney’s past…? I am nonplussed. You can’t make this stuff up.

This is also a grand ol’ opportunity to once again point out that, during the first half of his presidency, President Obama was not obstructed by Congress. Although he ‘regrets‘ not having done more for immigration reform, he sure as heck managed to push through ObamaCare, Dodd-Frank, and his stimulus package, which he specifically promised would bring us to a national unemployment rate in the 5-percent range by 2012. Maybe if he had considered some bipartisan measures, he really could’ve followed in Bill Clinton’s footsteps and he wouldn’t be in this pickle right now. As Fred Barnes reminds us in the WSJ:

From the day he took office in January 2009, Mr. Obama hasn’t lacked for opportunities. His first initiative was an economic stimulus package. After he told Republicans that he wanted their input, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor personally handed him a one-page list of pro-growth proposals, including a 20% tax cut on small business income and a reduction in the two lowest income-tax rates. “Eric, there’s nothing too crazy in here,” Mr. Obama said after looking over the list.

But when the administration’s $831 billion stimulus bill was introduced three days later, it contained none of the Republican ideas. Would the pro-growth tax cuts have made the bill more stimulative? Yes. Would the economic recovery have been stronger? Most likely, but how much stronger is unknowable.

A compromise backed by congressional Republicans would have been a political windfall for the president. Instead, he made matters worse by accusing Republicans of spurning his offer of a bipartisan stimulus. In truth, he made the offer while addressing the House Republican Conference the day after Democrats had finalized the stimulus bill—without consulting Republicans.


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I swear I just want to jump thru the TV and pound this MFer’s face in. Thanks again Nevada!

gsherin on November 2, 2012 at 2:43 PM

I blame Bush.

aunursa on November 2, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Nevada, WTF?! When are you going to remove this louse from the equation?

nitzsche on November 2, 2012 at 2:44 PM

so glad he’s mending from his accident.. it was a sad moment for america when his voice was silent

gatorboy on November 2, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative’ agenda is laughable,” Mr. Reid said in a statement on Friday…

Hey Harry

Phuck You

Sincerely,

America

HumpBot Salvation on November 2, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Reid, you mush brain idiot, blow it out your ear or the orifice of you choice. Good lord man you are stupid.

rplat on November 2, 2012 at 2:46 PM

So says the asshole holding up 30+ bills from the House dealing with the economy.

metprof on November 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Keep talking Harry! You’re one of the best at reminding us of what a true politician is all about! And, a good reason to vote for Romney on Tuesday!

tomshup on November 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM

come at me bros

GW_SS-Delta on November 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM

I so wanted Dredge’s ho’ chasin’ Senator to be Harry Reid.

Typhoon on November 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM

I would vote for Obama over Reid.

Kataklysmic on November 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Translation: If Mitt wins, our large group of DNC incumbents facing reelection in 2014 will cave like the Kilauea caldera.

HitNRun on November 2, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Everyday I pray this prayer: “Dear Lord, please help us to elect Mitt Romney and put the Senate in the hands of the Republican party”.

This is how you stop Reid, make him the minority and stop his agenda. Folks, it is IMPERATIVE that not only must Romney be elected but we MUST have control of the Senate.

Reid just said that he will obstruct the Romney agenda should he be elected. Rush was talking about it.

Let’s make Reid irrelevant the way we did with Pelosi.

Please Jesus, we are begging you.

neyney on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Drudge’s too.

Typhoon on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Its pretty obvious Your Momma Loves Me Harry Reid is a parody of a liberal…
 
libfreeordie on July 30, 2012 at 7:55 PM

rogerb on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Why hasn’t Harry been excommunicated from the Mormon church already? After all, someone told me he has questionable sexual proclivities. I can’t name their name, confidentiality and all, but I can assure you as a source that person is unimpeachable.

totherightofthem on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Reid: The jobs report would’ve been better if not for — what else? — Republican obstruction!

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

I think Mitt Romney should pre-emptively make it clear to Senate Democrats that he has no intention working with this vile corrupt trailer trash. Tell them that Reid can come along for the ride but he’ll have to sit in the back and keep his mouth shut.

Happy Nomad on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

I swear I just want to jump thru the TV and pound this MFer’s face in. Thanks again Nevada!

gsherin on November 2, 2012 at 2:43 PM

Heh. You too?

It’s no wonder NV might return Obama to the WH. Look at the pos they keep returning to the Senate.

changer1701 on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Reid is a small man, vile and disgusting. Nevada, with the highest unemployment rate in the country, deserves what it gets by continually re-electing this filth.

Erich66 on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

I swear I just want to jump thru the TV and pound this MFer’s face in. Thanks again Nevada!

gsherin on November 2, 2012 at 2:43 PM

+3!!!

Can you knock out Lord Bloomberg too please?

bfinstock79 on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Harry Reid has ever denied that he is a pederast…

*snicker*

workingclass artist on November 2, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Do whatever you want, Harry.

But do so at your own peril.

You will no longer be majority leader since the Republicans will have control of the house and the senate.

If you don’t want to work with us, we’ll just do it without you.

Have a nice end to your term ;^)

db on November 2, 2012 at 2:49 PM

I detest, loath, can’t stand, and yes hate bho, but dingy ding dong harry has my same effect on me!

Please, if it is in anyway possible, let us get the sentate to get rid of this one foot in the grave below slug slime!
L

letget on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Reid fires up Republicans to vote!

workingclass artist on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Shut up and sing HAL.

The Republican House passed many jobs bills & Harry Reid sat on his hands.
But that’s too much truth for your pea-brain.

22044 on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

The other Democrats in the senate had better abandon Harry and elect a new leader, lest they too acquire his public persona as the dumbest, most despicable dolt in the free world.

rplat on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Be careful what you say about Harry. He’s a former boxer, ya know. Tuff guy!

a capella on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Boy the concern trolls are really restless today. Even they must realize the OFA checks are about to dry up and, without any marketable skills, it is back to the exciting corporate “hospitality industry” world of deep-frying potatoes and mopping floors.

Happy Nomad on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

A vote for Gary Johnson is a vote for Harry Reid.

stefanite on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Sorry, Harry, but you can’t say the “recovery would be even stronger” when you’re talking about the weakest recovery in history. Well, you can say it since you’re so good at flapping your gums, but you can’t make it true.

Nevada voters — don’t you dare screw up again and double down on stupid by voting for Obama after inflicting this prevaricating weasel on the rest of the nation. You should all be ashamed.

natasha333 on November 2, 2012 at 2:51 PM

“Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative’ agenda is laughable,” Mr. Reid said in a statement on Friday…

That’s funny, I thought the Democrat line was that Romney was going to lose and had no chance of victory. Wonder why Reid could be saying this?

Doomberg on November 2, 2012 at 2:52 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Hey HAL

Phuck You

Sincerely,

America

PS..and sing DAISY while you are at it.

HumpBot Salvation on November 2, 2012 at 2:45 PM

25 Jobs Bills sitting on Harry Reid’s desk.

$780 BILLION PORKULUS BILL producing nothing…and it’s the republicans fault..seriously GFY.

HumpBot Salvation on November 2, 2012 at 2:52 PM

This is the way people talk when they anticipate losing…Harry Reid expects Obama to lose

workingclass artist on November 2, 2012 at 2:52 PM

If Mitt wins, there will be some Sen. Dems begging to work with him.

The D party will be in such shambles. There is barely any bench–Exhibit A: Harry Reid.

mwbri on November 2, 2012 at 2:52 PM

^ s/b senate
L

letget on November 2, 2012 at 2:52 PM

ROFL

Reason #3 why I’m glad I’m not a demorat, how embarrassing it must be to count this dolt as one of the major leaders of your party.

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Reid is a Putz….
Lsm digging this from him but were OUTRAGED that McConnell says our goal is to make him a kne term president….

Pathetic

cmsinaz on November 2, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Harry “I haven’t passed a budget in 3 years” Reid wants to talk about obstructionism?

Hey! You folks from Nevada! Thanks for inflicting this senile old fossil on the rest of us. You deserve to be a nuclear waste dump!

GarandFan on November 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM

trolls, dingy harry and peggy noonan all rising up today. the stank of democRAT panic smells so good.

bfinstock79 on November 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM

what a worthless TOAD…..I will ruin the Country rather than work together……

SDarchitect on November 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM

With every bone in my body, I despise this vile and despicable man. He should be in the guiness book of world records for stooping lower than any human in history. He is definantly a bottom feeder.

j bo on November 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM

The republican obstructionism charge is so bad that even the leftist media doesn’t accept it. The only thing holding up any bills the last two years is the democrat senate, which by the way still has not produced a budget. Even my liberal friends hate Harry Reid because he makes them all look stupid. What a ringing endorsement for the republican party the weekend before Romney is elected.

Ellis on November 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

I really have to thank the trolls here.

As we get closer to the election and I’m more and more confident of a Romney LANDSLIDE, not just a win, you are providing more and more laughter.

Keep up the good work!

makattak on November 2, 2012 at 2:55 PM

We need to frame them: radicial socialists, Maoists, and Marxists.

Blake on November 2, 2012 at 2:55 PM

Even they must realize the OFA checks are about to dry up and, without any marketable skills, it is back to the exciting corporate “hospitality industry” world of deep-frying potatoes and mopping floors.

Happy Nomad on November 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Eh, they seem more the “I’ll give you a massage in the privacy of your own home” craiglist advertiser types.

Bishop on November 2, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Reid: The jobs report would’ve been better if not for — what else? — Republican obstruction!….

Earthquakes
Tsunamis
Hurricanes
Bush
ATMs
Bain!

I’m sure there’s a more comprehensive list somewhere.

BobMbx on November 2, 2012 at 2:57 PM

He’s sure got a big, big mouth for being such a small, small man. Pipsqueak. Reminds me of a bobblehead doll. A small one.

scalleywag on November 2, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Lsm digging this from him but were OUTRAGED that McConnell says our goal is to make him a kne term president….

Pathetic

cmsinaz on November 2, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Even more pathetic is the fact that McConnell did not set his goal to make Hussein a half-term president…

Archivarix on November 2, 2012 at 2:57 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

So how many years do Democrats need absolute control over Congress and the Whitehouse and how many trillions do they need to spend to fix all of this?

gwelf on November 2, 2012 at 2:57 PM

The recovery would be stronger if you would admit the failures of yourself and Obama and then move on to try and fix it. Of course that would require the both of you stepping aside and letting MEN step in and do the job for you. My grand-daughter has put more people to work in her lemonade stand than you guys have and she tells the truth, and she provides free medical care in the form of Granny’s chicken soup, it cures everything. I have a special bowl of it for you Harry, really special. I guarantee it will help cure America.

j bo on November 2, 2012 at 2:58 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Republicans managed to obstruct job creation, but not ObamaCare.

Is that your argument?

BobMbx on November 2, 2012 at 2:58 PM

OT- the stock market is reacting nicely to the great jobs report and recovery, down 115

rjoco1 on November 2, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Harry Reid’s had a good life. Expect more braying from this scumbag as it starts to unravel.
Imagine Arlen Specter, then crank it up to 11.

22044 on November 2, 2012 at 3:00 PM

“Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative’ agenda is laughable,” Mr. Reid said in a statement on Friday…

The Senate will work fine with Romnney if Reid is MINORITY Leader!

Oh, by the way, Senator Reid, how’s that budget you got from Obama? Is it liberal enough for you? Which one? The one from this year, or last year, or the year before? No matter, you didn’t vote on any of them!!!

Steve Z on November 2, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Hey, Reid! What would be in your standing politically if Mitt wins?

The media will have to (vainly) save face and do all the exposes on Obama that should have been done all along. You are pretty tied to that sinking ship.

mwbri on November 2, 2012 at 3:01 PM

But this recovery would be even stronger if Republicans had decided to work with Democrats, instead of obstructing at every turn.

 
Because that was the only direction things could’ve gone.
 
FWIW, I fully support and encourage that aspect of a divided government. I sort of think that’s the whole point. Everyone is so squishy these days that it doesn’t seem possible any more (re: WPA/Libya), but I like, and truly want, opposition in government.

rogerb on November 2, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Harry is acting like he wants to be the minority leader next session.

I’ll do my part and vote republican.

meci on November 2, 2012 at 3:01 PM

“Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him

He must think Romney’s election is a certainty, or he would have said “would” instead of “will.”

Akzed on November 2, 2012 at 3:03 PM

The best reason for voting straight R that I’ve seen.

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Dang those rethuglicans for keeping Harry from passing a budget for 3 years. Stupid obstructionist.

HumpBot Salvation on November 2, 2012 at 3:04 PM

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

I’ll bet the Republicans have kept Reid from bringing a budget to the floor of the Senate for 3+ years too.

It’s pretty amazing all the power that the minority party has.

Left Coast Right Mind on November 2, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Ras Ohio Today

R 49
O 49

Says 40% have voted. Not buying that part.

bgibbs1000 on November 2, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Lemme see if I’ve got this straight. The House and the Senate were both in Session in September when unemployment dropped (cough, cough) to 7.8%. All the Dems immediately started taking credit for this drop (while ignoring that it was supposed to be around 5% by now according the the promises of the failed stimulus bill). But don’t pay any attention to that. FORWARD!!

Now the October number comes out and it’s creeping back up again and according to Harry Reid it’s because the Republicans are blocking stuff, or something. But Harry seems to conveniently have forgotten that only the Senate has been in session for most of October and the Senate is controlled by Democrats (hello? Mr. Reid? Senate Majority Leader Reid? Are you in there??) and the Democrats in the Senate have done absolutely nothing to act on the many jobs bills that were sent to them by the House or to come up with any of their own.

So, what exactly is it that the Republicans are obstructing? Would it be not voting on the budget that the Senate never passed? Would it be that they didn’t have nubile young boys personally deliver to old Harry the many jobs bills passed by the House?

I am so tired of this pathetic old fart.

natasha333 on November 2, 2012 at 3:06 PM

What a crock. In the spirit of giving a potentially new commander-in-chief the benefit of the doubt, this clown comes right out and says he refuses to work with him.

Way to put your country first there, Harry.

Can we please have a “no-confidence” vote, Senate Dems? Really, this does not befit the upper chamber.

NickelAndDime on November 2, 2012 at 3:07 PM

I remember when being the ‘Party of No’ was a bad thing.

Left Coast Right Mind on November 2, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Reid is what floated to the top of democrat hierarchy in the senate…what a cesspool.

kids, this what too many blows to the head looks like

DanMan on November 2, 2012 at 3:10 PM

There’s a reason I haven’t been to Nevada in years. Have other places to spend my money.

kim roy on November 2, 2012 at 3:10 PM

My hope is the voters, who are voting for Romney, understand that Reid isn’t going to cooperate at all so the only way to get things done is for Reid to be in the minority and they have to vote for Republicans in the Senate.

bflat879 on November 2, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Republicans managed to obstruct job creation, but not ObamaCare.

Is that your argument?

BobMbx on November 2, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Thread winner. Priceless!

derft on November 2, 2012 at 3:12 PM

I was glad to see Tom Daschle lose and never return to the Senate, but Harry Reid is worse. The man is an evil snake.

As for this, “Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative’ agenda is laughable,” at least Mitt will know from the get-go that it’s war.

INC on November 2, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Dissent is patriotic once again

cmsinaz on November 2, 2012 at 3:15 PM

This is exactly why the 17th Amendment should be repealed; the Governor should have the power to recall this d0ucheb@g to stop him from making the state look bad…

affenhauer on November 2, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Mitt Romney’s Barack Obama’s fantasy that Senate Democrats Republicans will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative liberal’ agenda is laughable.”

Imagine the Dem/MSM reaction if the GOP Senate leadership had said this a few days before the election in 2008.

farsighted on November 2, 2012 at 3:18 PM

It’s possible that the dems might hold onto the senate and keep dingy Harry Reid as senate leader. President Romney will get a lot done through executive orders (thanks Barry) and Reid’s obstruction will merely pave the way for a complete flushing out of Democrats in the Senate during the midterms, giving President Romney a clear super majority to help renew America.

CitizenEgg on November 2, 2012 at 3:18 PM

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/biden-theres-never-been-day-last-four-years-ive-been-proud-be-his-vice-president_660130.html

Yup. He really says this. And the crowd grows wild. Says a lot about the intelligence of Obama supporters.

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Where was Reid in the first two years of Obama’s disaster?

Where is his constitutional budget?

May he go straight to Hades, the impertinent hack.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him

You’re absolutely right….we take for granted that libs want to do any work at all.

search4truth on November 2, 2012 at 3:20 PM

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

What was it you really wanted to say to me, HAL?

Was it something like this?

Poor conservatives and fox news. No one cares about your benghazi conspiracies. Obama’s numbers continues to go up in the battleground states.

Then again, i expect this conspiracy theories to stop next Wednesday.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 11:07 AM

HAL… sing DAISY.

You know you want to.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 3:22 PM

(which is Democrat-speak for people who want to pay fewer taxes, smaller government, and actually balance the budget, quelle horreur),

The heck with balancing the budget, how about passing one first?

Boats48 on November 2, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Senator Harry Reid has actually just declared war on all American citizens for electing Mitt Romney if/when that should come to pass.

Putting the cart quite a bit before the horse — don’t you think, Senator Harry Reed? Or — did you just let spill the fact that you know in your heart that this election will be a referendum against YOU and YOUR ENTIRE DEGENERATE ILK.

Way to go — NEVADA. Keep on f—ing those chickens!

Okay then — VOTE STRICTLY REPUBLICAN/NON-DEMOCRAT ALL THE WAY ACROSS THE BOARD AND UN-ELECT EACH AND EVERY DEMOCRAT ON EVERY BALLOT IN ALL 57 50 STATES SINCE THEY WOULD SOONER SEE EVERYONE IN THIS COUNTRY SUFFER IN TORMENT THAN DO WHAT THEY WERE ACTUALLY ELECTED TO DO — AND HAVE SWORN AN OATH TO DO… because they’re going to be all pissy about their loss(es).

Problem friggin’ solved.

Seriously. Un-elect every incumbent Democrat on every ballot. If you have a hard time with it — just keep repeating over and over to yourselves:

‘Benghazi — Americans Dead Including Our Ambassador DESPITE THEIR PLEAS FOR HELP Because They Were Obandoned By Democrats In Power’

FlatFoot on November 2, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Ras Ohio Today

R 49
O 49

Says 40% have voted. Not buying that part.

bgibbs1000 on November 2, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Saw some internals on the early voting, Toledo, Cleveland, et. all were off by 30%, yet red counties were reporting upwards of 99% number of ballots vs. 2008.

So, how is Obama winning Ohio?

Turtle317 on November 2, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Does anyone know who becomes Majority leader, if there is a “tie” of 50/50 (discounting “indieopenendents”)? Couldn’t find it after a real quick google search.

seymour01 on November 2, 2012 at 3:28 PM

“THIS WAR IS LOST”
~Dingy Reid

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Unfortunately, looks like democrats will continues to control the senate and Romney and we have to deal with a d0uchbag like Harry Reid at least until 2014.

Scott Brown will likely lose in the hyper-partisan MA where they fear the loss of Senate control in case of a Romney presidency.

Mourdock is running such a lackluster campaign and his statement in the debate is sinking him
Rasmussen he is behind by 3 (was up 5 before)
DePauw Donnelly 47 Mourdock 36, -11 (was -2 before)

bayview on November 2, 2012 at 3:34 PM

The only way Republicans can ever get any Democrat to vote for any Republican Policy is if the Republicans compromise their Policy so outragiously as to morph the Republican Policy into a Democrat Policy. Democrats never compromise and Republicans always compromise, that’s why America is in free fall without a parachute?

aposematic on November 2, 2012 at 3:36 PM

makattak on November 2, 2012 at 2:55 PM

Same here. No doubt about it, the Troll patrol is desperate.

itsspideyman on November 2, 2012 at 3:36 PM

The funny thing is that Senate Democrats WILL work with Mitt Romney to pass his agenda.

After the beating the Democrats are about to receive in this election, Tuesday, by Wednesday, they Democrats will be thinking of their OWN very shaky careers, and the fact that they’ve not passed a budget in THREE YEARS, or anything else since OBAMACARE.

The Senate Democrats will not be obstructionist. They will be begging for input and clamoring to add amendments to Republican legislation.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Living in California, I am well aware of the deluded masses that reside here, but WHAT THE FRACK do Nevadan’s see in Reid?

If we gave a coupon for a $1.99 Breakfast at the Rio, wouldn’t ya change your vote?

socalcon on November 2, 2012 at 3:40 PM

The fact that the Republican Party was so gutless in supporting Sharron Angle in opposition to this obnoxious a-hole in 2010, instead wasting money on “reach across the aisle” fool’s errands like Fiorina in the People’s Republic of California is something that should never be forgiven or forgotten.

The fact that the Party has yet to learn from that experience and has failed to exploit what a polarizing jerk this guy is for the benefit of its Senatorial candidates is simply doubling down on stupidity. He’s not just one of 100 Senators, he’s the g.d. Majority Leader, the agenda setter, the one every single Republican Senator should be running against. Instead of going on the defensive by selling out Akin and Mourdock…two men who are clearly superior to the current occupants and to the people they’re running against…they should be attacking every Dem Senate candidate by tying him/her/it to this creep.

fitzfong on November 2, 2012 at 3:41 PM

fitzfong on November 2, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Mourdock ran a totally uninspiring campaign.

bayview on November 2, 2012 at 3:44 PM

The market is not impressed by the jobs report.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 3:44 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

You lied twice in such a short sentence.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 3:46 PM

The market is not impressed by the jobs report.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 3:44 PM

gumby hardest hit…

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 3:47 PM

And Reid is absolutely correct.

HotAirLib on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Yes, indeed he is…
“THIS WAR IS LOST”
~Dingy Reid

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 3:48 PM

btw, Barky looks frail, and scared and demoralized today…he looks like a man that knows he has already lost…

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 3:49 PM

The market doesn’t like the labor reports…down 140.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 3:50 PM

he looks like a man that knows he has already lost…

Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 3:49 PM

May it be so. To watch his concession speech necessitates a new heart for me. My original one can’t handle all the Schadenfreude.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 3:51 PM

And there is McConnell with that “pile-o-pooh” eating grin on his face.

“I’m bi-partisan!”

oldroy on November 2, 2012 at 3:51 PM

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