How Do Republican Actions Justify Democrat Actions And Viceversa?

@gewcew23 (8012)
United States
December 20, 2009 12:59pm CST
If wrong is wrong then it does not matter what the other guy does wrong stays wrong. What does it matter if the other guy did it before you, if the other guy is wrong then you will be wrong for doing it too. Your party affiliation does not grant you absolution to your conduct.
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@xfahctor (14107)
• Lancaster, New Hampshire
20 Dec 09
I have come to the conclusion since I walked away from the two party illusion that democrats absolutely love Bush. Bush is in fact their savior. They loved his handling of the war, they loved his spending, they loved everything abut Bush. He is the final justification for everything the curent government does. bush did it, must be good. People are sheep, and Im sorry partisans, this goes for both dems and republicans but the mentality seems to be this -"big overreaching government is good as long as you are aren't on the recieving end of it." Wake up people.
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@gewcew23 (8012)
• United States
20 Dec 09
Democrats did it too! Republicans did it too! How about neither one of you two doing it.
@Destiny007 (5820)
• United States
22 Dec 09
Wrong is wrong no matter who did it. I find it really amusing that the commiecrats disparage Bush for the things he did and then turn right around and do the same things themselves... and then call everyone who disagrees with their actions a racist or worse. The liberals are just a big bunch of crybaby hypocrites.
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@Koriana (302)
• United States
21 Dec 09
gee, don't know, how many times are you gonna allow the idiot to punch you in the fact before you punch back, because it's wrong to hit??? as far as the actions of our government recently.... I think this sums up the attitude of the dems in DC... "Whatever you can do, we can do better!"" if nothing else, they are proving that they can spend money better, irk the populace better, make much better power grabs, and generally act crazier, than the republicans could do in eight years!!! neither party will do what they need to do, and that is the end of that! "the dems glorify Obama as the savior"....but, Rev Moon was crowns as the messiah during the bush's years!! bush pulled back the funding of all those program mandates...and it was okay!! but, well, now we have nebraska, exempt from any additional tax, because well, they just know that the funding for the extra mandates in medicaid will be pulled in the future!! those are just two examples of the seer hypocrisy that is glaring us in the face, from both the parties in office. there is just so much that the republicans are blasting the current administration for that...hey....they were doing the same danged thing when they had control, or maybe there was a little twist one way or the other! so, why is it, that is was okay when your republicans were doing it, but not okay when the dems are??? it's time to replace the parties!
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@laglen (19783)
• United States
20 Dec 09
It doesnt. Your absolutely right. The hypocrisy of BOTH parties is so blatant.
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@Taskr36 (13874)
• United States
20 Dec 09
I've never seen this as much as I'm seeing it now. Many of the people that called Bush the antichrist, compared him to Hitler, and railed against the patriot act are now using him as their blueprint for how to run the government. I've repeatedly brought up Obama's similarities to Bush to no avail. You'll get a rare Obama supporter who will admit they don't like Obama's continuation of the patriot act, warrantless wiretapping, rendition, leaving troops in Iraq after the war is over, etc., but they still seem to give him their full support and most wouldn't dream of supporting another candidate. People really need to start looking at them as individual politicians and judging them on their individual actions. The whole Bush did it too argument is so old and only shows that they themselves supported Bush's actions 100%.
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• United States
20 Dec 09
No it doesn't, but the truth is the truth. When a party does things for power then they are not being true to the people whom they represent. When they put the people ahead of themselves and represent what the American people want then they are being true to their cause.
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• United States
20 Dec 09
Gew, the problem that I personally have, is that some many people ignore the bad things that someone they support are doing. But, when someone from another party does it, they get all upset, and attack them. For the last 8 years I questions the actions of Bush, and was called UNAMERICAN for doing so. When I pointed out what he was doing was wrong, I was told that Clinton did it too. I don't approve of what is going on in our government, but I do (as I told you in another thread) make sure that we all understand that this is common in our government. If it didn't bother you 8 years ago, why should it bother you today?
@Taskr36 (13874)
• United States
20 Dec 09
No matter how you dress it up you're one of the biggest Bush supporters I've seen on mylot. You support every Bush policy, or republican policy so long as the people doing it have a D next to their name. Every time someone criticizes it you say it's ok, because Bush did it too. Your concept of right and wrong in government seems dependent on what your political party is doing.
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• United States
21 Dec 09
Taskr, I have actually said that there were a few things that Bush did right. The problem is that the vast majority of what he did was wrong. The reason I point out what Bush did is because the people on here that hate Obama, and bash him for everything the does, didn't say a word about Bush doing the same thing. If Bush does something that I don't support, and Obama does the same thing, I will bash Obama for it.
@Taskr36 (13874)
• United States
21 Dec 09
Frankly, you have no idea what anyone here said about Bush's actions when he was president. Mylot wasn't around in 2000 and most of the people posting in politics have been on mylot for less than two years. You keep ASSUMING that the people who oppose what Obama is doing supported Bush doing the same thing or supported Bush at all. "Taskr, I have actually said that there were a few things that Bush did right." Funny, because you were the one who told me back in 2008 that anyone who thinks Bush did ANYTHING right is a right wing extremist.
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