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Old 02-08-2020, 04:46 AM
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Frankly, I think the whole Democratic caucus should have walked out before it started. Giving him even the little bit of legitimacy that conforming with ceremony like it's business as usual is giving up at least some high ground.
The adults in the room should not leave the house when a childish guest is misbehaving. Also, it would be horrible political optics, as if Dems were forced out in defeat. No, it's a tempting gesture, but would backfire IMHO.
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Old 02-08-2020, 01:06 PM
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The adults in the room should not leave the house when a childish guest is misbehaving. Also, it would be horrible political optics, as if Dems were forced out in defeat. No, it's a tempting gesture, but would backfire IMHO.
It would definitely backfire, as there is a double standard in place. Donnie can do whatever (including shoot someone on 5th Ave) and no one notices or cares, but Nancy tears up his pack of lies and everyone is gathering wood for the pyre. BUT when she's too civil, she's criticized for being... well, too nice and not standing up to the bad behavior coming from the other side.
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