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Subject:  Re: Cashing In On A Massacre Date:  1/5/2013  8:55 AM
Author:  lowstudent Number:  664318 of 734785

A sense of urgency we never got from Fast & Furious or Benghazi. I wonder why? Never let a massacre go to waste.
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That is simply because Republicans and Conservatives in particular do not understand that actually governing in today's America means that you have to win the game as well as try to have better policy.

They have gone for the low hanging fruit of better policies than the Dems. Then they back off on winning the games required to implement those better policies.

Do I wish they did not have to play games, like banging the living hell out of Fast and Furious and Benghazi instead of backing off with a recalcitrant press? Sure, but those actually should have been extremely big issues, and they should still be screaming from the rooftops about it, but once they backed off for even a second it looks nothing but political whereas if they had never backed off it would look like it was actually important to them --as it damn well should have been and should be.
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