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James Carville: Obama Will Lose To Romney In November!

Shocking he would say something like that on National TV.

The chairs are being arranged on the Titanic right now, click inside this link to read why Carville thinks Obama will lose Romney this November.

by Anonymousreply 5211/08/2012

A long time ago a great three-time governor of Louisiana, Earl Long, said about Jimmie Davis, the two-time not very good governor of Louisiana, "You couldn't wake up Jimmie Davis with an earthquake."

As I go around the country and see various Democrats and talk to them on the phone, honestly I'm beginning to think that we have become the party of Jimmie Davis.

My message is simple: WTFU. Translated -- wake the you-know-what up, there is an earthquake.

You think that Democrats around the country are going to win -- as I hear time and time again from people on the street.

Democratic fundraisers, activists, supporters, and even politicians alike have somehow collectively lapsed into the sentiment that the president is going to be reelected and that we have a good shot to take the House back while holding the Senate.

I ask: What are you smoking? What are you drinking? What are you snorting or just what in the hell are you thinking?

Look around the world -- do you see any governments or incumbents winning any elections out there? Did it happen in small elections in Germany or Britain, big elections in France and Greece or how about huge elections in the United States in 2008 and 2010? Please folks -- wake up!

The polling? Not that encouraging. The latest Democracy Corps poll was 47-47. The Real Clear Politics average of polls has the president up a whopping three-tenths of a percentage point. And I am hearing the garbage that Democratic donors are telling Democratic fundraisers ..."Obama has it in the bag."

Newsflash: Nothing is in the bag. Nothing can be taken for granted. Everybody from the precinct door-knocker, to the Chicago high command, to the White House, to the halls of Congress, to the Senate and House committees, to congressional leadership, here is a simple message: If we don't get on the offense, reconnect with the American people, talk about how the middle class is in a struggle for its very existence, hold the Republicans accountable and fight like the dickens, we are going to lose.

You can shoot five Bin Ladens, you can save 10,000 banks and 20 car companies, even pass the most sweeping legislation in modern American history; if people don't think that you are connected to their lives and are fighting for their interests they will vote your tush out of office in a nano-second. For historical reference see Winston Churchill election of 1945 and President George H.W. Bush in 1992.

So, fellow Democrats -- we've got a fight on our hands. We've got to fight in the same way that the people we care most about have fought for quite some time. They have been crushed by high health care costs, soaring education costs, stagnant wages and financial bailouts for irresponsible firms.

Combine all of this with the fact that the Republicans are raising not millions, not tens of millions, but potentially hundreds of millions of dollars from the pollution industry as result of Citizens United v. FEC.

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There is a full-fledged legislative agenda in many states to keep Democrats from even voting. We are literally being attacked from every side while simultaneously being lulled into some self-induced stupor thinking that this thing is somehow in the bag. It is not.

Oh I know what you are going to say, "Look at Mitt Romney, look how pathetic he is..." Actually pathetic is a kind word for Romney and this campaign. Mitt Romney is to presidential campaigns as the Delta House grade point average was to Faber College -- the worst in history. I mean, my God, when you hold a press conference to rebut charges that you have a Cold War mentality and then you have foreign policy "experts" talk about Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union in "contemporary" terms -- really?

I know that the Swiss and Cayman Island bank accounts drive swing voters and independents over the edge. I've gotten all of the reports from focus group moderators as to how devastating this is to Romney.

by Anonymousreply 105/08/2012


Why a man who knows he is running for president (who claims to know something about the American economy) would for any reason keep money in offshore accounts, I have no idea. And I know that we are going to take him out to the cornfield (like at the end of the movie "Casino") on the Ryan budget.

However, I fear that all of this will not be enough unless we have real change of attitude about the difficult campaign ahead of us. It has been said that, "Nothing so focuses a man's attention as the prospect of being hanged." Look around Democrats -- Come November lets make sure that it's Mitt and his bunch at the end of that figurative rope and not us.

by Anonymousreply 205/08/2012

Carville didn't say that.

by Anonymousreply 305/08/2012

He's got a point.

by Anonymousreply 405/08/2012

R3 Carville said Obama Will Lose To Romney In November if the Democrats don't WAKE-UP

Hoe much more clearer can you get?

by Anonymousreply 505/08/2012

"Hoe much more clearer can you get?"

Oh, dearest, dear.

by Anonymousreply 605/08/2012

Democrats better wake up and pull out every dirty stop and trick in the book.

by Anonymousreply 705/08/2012

One thing is certain: Romney will say something to seriously offend everyone before the election.

by Anonymousreply 805/08/2012

[quote][R3] Carville said Obama Will Lose To Romney In November if the Democrats don't WAKE-UP Hoe much more clearer can you get?

James Carville saying Obama will lose IF the Democrats don't wake up is VERY different from his saying that Obama will lose.

OP has an offensively misleading headline. Flames and Freaks.

by Anonymousreply 905/08/2012

You said it yourself R9

[quote] James Carville saying Obama will lose

That is an exact quote from your writing above.

by Anonymousreply 1005/08/2012

OP, NO ONE cares what James Carville thinks.

Please remember this in the future.

by Anonymousreply 1105/08/2012

This is Romney's election to lose. He's too inhuman and arrogant. He's going to have many gaffes from here to November. Once the debates start rolling in, where Obama shines, Romney is mince meat.

by Anonymousreply 1205/08/2012

Somebody needs to play Devil's Advocate here and wake us up. We lost big in 2010 and we're idiots if we think we have this in the bag.

by Anonymousreply 1305/08/2012

You distorted my quote by taking it out of context, r10.

I voted you for F&F again.

by Anonymousreply 1405/08/2012

Speak for yourself, R11. James Carville is a dedicated Democrat who helped get Bill Clinton elected and end the long Republican reign.

He's a smart man who isn't afraid to play dirty against the Repugs, and the Democrats should take notes.

by Anonymousreply 1505/08/2012

"This is Romney's election to lose."

R12? Do you actually know what this phrase means? Maybe you should look it up.

by Anonymousreply 1605/08/2012

R9/R14, you're absolutely right. Just because you're a distorting asshole who can't read and plays literalist by pasting letters together "accurately," no one should bother with F&Fing you. But please do hit that button for all kinds of stupid reasons yourself, as you announced you did, because it's a nice way to get banned, and we'd all like to see that.

by Anonymousreply 1705/08/2012

R9/R14 IS absolutely right. The OP's headline is extremely misleading, and R9/R14 WAS taken out of context in R10. What's wrong with expecting a little accuracy? Why is OP so invested in ignoring the "IF" part of Carville's statement?

by Anonymousreply 1805/08/2012

[quote]He's a smart man who isn't afraid to play dirty against the Repugs, and the Democrats should take notes.

Exactly. He comes off as a maniacal swamp loon and I don't know how much of it is an act, but he's brilliant. He knows exactly what he's talking about and what needs to be done. I can only hope he's used more than sparingly by the Dems as a sounding board this year.

by Anonymousreply 1905/08/2012

Romney can't lose in November unless his skin gets darker than Obama's. I'm not a racist; I think the country is racist. The only reason Obama won in 2008 is because he is so much whiter than McCain.

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by Anonymousreply 2205/08/2012

I f&f'd the OP, too, for lying. He's saying Carville said something he didn't say.

What a fucking lunatic. Must be a Repulican.

by Anonymousreply 2305/08/2012

Paul Begala is helping one of the Obama Super-PAC's, so I'm glad about that.

Begala was also part of the successful Carville team that elected Bill Clinton in 1992.

by Anonymousreply 2405/08/2012

The Christian right will never elect a Mormon. Never.

by Anonymousreply 2505/08/2012

Then why are many of the evangelical leaders who supported Santorum now telling their followers they should get behind Romney?

by Anonymousreply 2605/08/2012

Please close this lying and offensive thread.

by Anonymousreply 2705/08/2012

[quote]Obama won in 2008 is because he is so much whiter than McCain.

Huh? If McCain were any more whitebread, he'd be Bing Crosby.

by Anonymousreply 2805/08/2012

Too important to ignore bump.

by Anonymousreply 2905/11/2012

Rasmussen has Romney ahead today.

by Anonymousreply 3005/11/2012

[quote]Rasmussen has Romney ahead today.

Rasmussen had McCain neck-and-neck with Obama until a week before the election.

Single polls mean very little.

by Anonymousreply 3105/11/2012

Drinking the koolaid......

by Anonymousreply 3205/11/2012

Another Koch-sucker thread.

Richie-Mitt, the pampered Mormon bishop, is more than enough to mobilize the Democratic base.

Just you wait sock-puppet OP.

But I will give you this: you have earned you filthy lucre starting this lame thread.

by Anonymousreply 3305/11/2012

Now that Mitt is a slightly forgetful, yet sinister fag-basher, I think his baggage just got permanently heavier until November. I for one will mention it to someone every day!

by Anonymousreply 3405/11/2012

R30, Romney has been ahead in Rasmussen for the past week. There's nothing particularly significant about that, which is why I haven't even posted their polls lately.

by Anonymousreply 3505/11/2012

OP is nuts, but Carville did say that Dems need to keep their eyes on the prize. I think Obama is very well aware of this.

by Anonymousreply 3605/14/2012

[quote] the OP, too, for lying. He's saying Carville said something he didn't say.

This headline says otherwise.

by Anonymousreply 3706/16/2012

"Democrats better wake up and pull out every dirty stop and trick in the book."

Yeah, because that's what Obama needs to get re-elected, right?

by Anonymousreply 3806/16/2012

Obama will lose. He can blame those fucktards that he has advising him, especially that out of touch Axelrod.

by Anonymousreply 3906/16/2012

You people have no faith!

Obama will win. There is no way he will lose. Most people will not vote for Romney. He is only appealing to a small fraction of the Republicans.

by Anonymousreply 4006/16/2012

While I think it's important that the Democrats apply all pressure and don't get complacent, I'm not going to worry until Nate Silver says I should worry. He was totally on the money last time.

by Anonymousreply 4106/16/2012

I'm with you, R41.

I couldn't give a shit about the political hacks on TV. Most of the time, they're full of shit whether I agree with them or not.

I trust Nate Silver's numbers.

by Anonymousreply 4206/16/2012

James only said that to get Democrats out to vote just like Obama did what Reagan, Nixon, Clinton and W did in first debate and lost to scare his own party into action to VOTE and every President who lost the first debate won the next two and was re-elected. Obama knows this but he has the EC and he wants to win that pop vote too even though he doesn't need to win the pop vote, he wants it knowing he is not going to win as big as he did in 08.

Game over so time to look at 2016

by Anonymousreply 4310/24/2012

James Carville is full of himself and wrong.

by Anonymousreply 4410/31/2012

Being a turn-coat is the only way James gets any pussy these days.

Now, from whom is another story...

by Anonymousreply 4510/31/2012

you my friend are a moron!!! whiter than McCain LOL that's damn near impossible. 98% of blacks vote for a candidate what does that say??? proves you point that there is racism but I think it's skewed in one direction isn't it????

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by Anonymousreply 4811/08/2012

Carville and his wife must possess the most dreaded genes on the planet. Both could scare Dracula just with their looks. God, I hope they were too old to breed when they got married. Combining a python and jackal couldn't possible produce anything human like.

by Anonymousreply 4911/08/2012

I hope this is the collapse of James Carville. I never want to see or hear him ever again.

by Anonymousreply 5011/08/2012

They have a daughters.

by Anonymousreply 5111/08/2012

two* daughters

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