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We're in for it now - All 2nd terms have been worse than the first.

Old 11-04-04, 11:57 AM
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We're in for it now - All 2nd terms have been worse than the first.

Nixon's second term was marred with the Vietnam quagmire, not to mention Watergate.
Reagan had Iran/Contra and the Borg debacle.
Clinton had the mess in East Europe and the mess on his tie...

Can't wait to see how this one will play out.
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Re: We're in for it now - All 2nd terms have been worse than the first.

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Nixon's second term was marred with the Vietnam quagmire, not to mention Watergate.
Reagan had Iran/Contra and the Borg debacle.
Clinton had the mess in East Europe and the mess on his tie...

Can't wait to see how this one will play out.
Vietnam, for the U. S., was much more of a quagmire during Nixon's first term than it was the second.
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Re: We're in for it now - All 2nd terms have been worse than the first.

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Reagan had Iran/Contra and the Borg debacle.
Resistance is futile.
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Originally posted by slop101
Reagan had Iran/Contra and the Borg debacle.
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I don't think we need to worry about Bush getting his crotch trout slurped by some ugly intern.
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I don't think we need to worry about Bush getting his crotch trout slurped by some ugly intern.
I agree. He just doesn't have enough sex appeal.
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Just randomly thinking of 2-termers, there does seem to be that pattern.
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Originally posted by Red Dog
Just randomly thinking of 2-termers, there does seem to be that pattern.
Which Roosevelt term did this occur in?
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Old 11-04-04, 12:15 PM
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Maybe if the scandals occurred in the first term - they wouldn't have a second term. Could that be the reason?
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Wait... How could it get any worse than his first term?
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Not even President Bartlet's second term is going as well as his first...
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Are you suggesting we shouldn't re-elect Das?
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Originally posted by Chew


sorry, I meant Bork

Reagan's attempt at appointing Bork to the supreme court was a big mess.
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Originally posted by slop101
sorry, I meant Bork

Reagan's attempt at appointing Bork to the supreme court was a big mess.
Yeah, but was that Reagan's fault, or the fault of Congress.
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Are you suggesting we shouldn't re-elect Das?
What about Mayor Goldie Wilson? Progress was his middle name.

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Originally posted by slop101

Reagan's attempt at appointing Bork to the supreme court was a big mess.

It was? You can fully blame Senate Republicans, particularly the senior Senator from PA, for that.
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What about Mayor Goldie Wilson? Progress was his middle name.

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A colored mayor? That’ll be the day.
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I agree. He just doesn't have enough sex appeal.
Who has the more attractive wife?



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A colored mayor? That’ll be the day.
Your wait and see, Mr. Carruthers. He's gonna clean up this town!

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I'd go with neither. But then, I'm not 65.
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Your wait and see, Mr. Carruthers. He's gonna clean up this town!

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Good. He can start by sweeping my floor.
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Re: We're in for it now - All 2nd terms have been worse than the first.

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Reagan had Iran/Contra and the Borg debacle.
Yeah, but you can't blame Reagan for the latter. That was Q's fault.
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Yeah, but you can't blame Reagan for the latter. That was Q's fault.
But, Reagan's "Star Wars" was able to destroy the Borg cube while in orbit.

Or something.
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I was actually trying to have fun with this.
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