Why does everyone hate on republicans so much??

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#1 Posted by joshrocks2245 (11248 posts) -

It's sickening. People constantly say bad things about every single one of them, I hear people bash Michele Bachmann like crazy, why is this?? It's like if your not a liberal and you don't like Obama, everyone views you as the enemy.

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#2 Posted by sonicare (55530 posts) -

It's like system wars, only with politics. People like to be on teams.

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#3 Posted by DroidPhysX (17098 posts) -
I don't say bad things about Huntsman. :cry:
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#4 Posted by HerbieCucumber (601 posts) -
Because we are all actually bleeding heart liberal commie marxist terrorist clown managers. Also Michele Bachmann is crazy.
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#5 Posted by AngelNeo00 (392 posts) -
Try watching Fox news if you want to see people hate on democrats.
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#6 Posted by charlesdarwin55 (2651 posts) -

It's sickening. People constantly say bad things about every single one of them, I hear people bash Michele Bachmann like crazy, why is this?? It's like if your not a liberal and you don't like Obama, everyone views you as the enemy.

joshrocks2245

I'm from Sweden and I am part republican! I don't hate on either! I like republican foreign policy but democrat domestic policy!

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#7 Posted by Pirate700 (46465 posts) -

The know-it-all children on this forum are not everyone...

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#8 Posted by deactivated-5a79221380856 (13125 posts) -
Maybe it's because Republicans want to force their values onto everyone else like the Democrats do, even though the Democrats won't admit it. By the way, there are a lot of leftists that are critical of President Obama, especially of his foreign policy and extension of the Bush tax cuts.
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#9 Posted by LJS9502_basic (162431 posts) -

The children on this forum are not everyone...

Pirate700
Ouch. I don't think republicans bash on republicans though....so there's some good news for you TC.
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#10 Posted by joshrocks2245 (11248 posts) -

Try watching Fox news if you want to see people hate on democrats.AngelNeo00

I do watch Fox news but when I'm on the internet it's like it's the cool thing to do to hate on republicans.

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#11 Posted by Ace6301 (21389 posts) -
Because right now the Republican party leaders are completely backwards and several have some pretty impressive scandals going on right now. Not to say the democrats aren't bad too but they're easily the lesser of two evils.
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#12 Posted by Bucked20 (6651 posts) -
Politics sucks
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#13 Posted by Pirate700 (46465 posts) -

[QUOTE="Pirate700"]

The children on this forum are not everyone...

LJS9502_basic

Ouch. I don't think republicans bash on republicans though....so there's some good news for you TC.

The Reps on here don't bash on the Dems either. It's just the political activist teens that have to be overly aggressive with their opinions.

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#14 Posted by deactivated-598fc45371265 (13247 posts) -

It's sickening. People constantly say bad things about every single one of them, I hear people bash Michele Bachmann like crazy, why is this?? It's like if your not a liberal and you don't like Obama, everyone views you as the enemy.

joshrocks2245

You mean like this?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/rolling-stone-attacks-bachmanns-faith-crazed-divine-wind-kamikaze-for-jesus/

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#15 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

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#16 Posted by joshrocks2245 (11248 posts) -

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It's sickening. People constantly say bad things about every single one of them, I hear people bash Michele Bachmann like crazy, why is this?? It's like if your not a liberal and you don't like Obama, everyone views you as the enemy.

Storm_Marine

You mean like this?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/rolling-stone-attacks-bachmanns-faith-crazed-divine-wind-kamikaze-for-jesus/

Yeah I do. It's ridiculous the hate she gets. She doesn't deserve any of it.

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#17 Posted by DroidPhysX (17098 posts) -

[QUOTE="Storm_Marine"]

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

It's sickening. People constantly say bad things about every single one of them, I hear people bash Michele Bachmann like crazy, why is this?? It's like if your not a liberal and you don't like Obama, everyone views you as the enemy.

joshrocks2245

You mean like this?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/rolling-stone-attacks-bachmanns-faith-crazed-divine-wind-kamikaze-for-jesus/

Yeah I do. It's ridiculous the hate she gets. She doesn't deserve any of it.

Her laughable stance that she will repeal Obamacare as soon as she gets into office already warrants it. I guess she forgot the legislative branch of the Federal Government. She kind of needs the GOP to win both houses of congress.
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#18 Posted by joshrocks2245 (11248 posts) -

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

xLFTMx

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

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#19 Posted by Pirate700 (46465 posts) -

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

xLFTMx

And the loud far left make the Dems looks rediculous.

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#20 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

Pirate700

And the loud far left make the Dems looks redicious.

An extremist of anything is never gonna make whatever they stand for look good.

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#21 Posted by mattbbpl (14916 posts) -
The last couple years their policies and actions have become indefensible.
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#22 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

joshrocks2245

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

Glenn Beck is god awful. I can see why some people watch O'reilly, but on occasion he says things so ridiculous that I'm left speechless.

Also, O'reillys interview with Obama was one of the most disrespectful things I've ever seen. I dont care if you don't like the him, but you don't repeatedly cut off and interrupt THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. It was disgusting.

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#23 Posted by deactivated-598fc45371265 (13247 posts) -

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

xLFTMx

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

Glenn Beck is god awful.

Why?

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#25 Posted by theone86 (20959 posts) -

Because Republicans hate on everyone else.

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#26 Posted by deactivated-59f03d6ce656b (2944 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

Storm_Marine

Glenn Beck is god awful.

Why?

He lies all the time and plays on peoples fears to get money.
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#27 Posted by Omni-Slash (54450 posts) -
because that's how the 2 party system works...each side creates monsters out of the other...guaranteeing each party's eventual return to power....
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#28 Posted by VanHelsingBoA64 (5455 posts) -
Because Republicans always whine so goddamn much.
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#29 Posted by mrbojangles25 (39746 posts) -

I don't think people really hate on republicans, they generally just hate on ultra-conservatives, which unfortunately claim to be republican (just like ultra-liberals claim to be democrats). Both fringe areas of both parties definitately deserve some hate :P

Republicans are generally moderate and undeserving of any hate.

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#30 Posted by joshrocks2245 (11248 posts) -

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Because the loud far right conservatives make the republican party look ridiculous. Especially to the mass teens on the internet that only watch the daily show and colbert report and watch bill O'reilly and Glenn Beck make asses of themselves constantly.

xLFTMx

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

Glenn Beck is god awful. I can see why some people watch O'reilly, but on occasion he says things so ridiculous that I'm left speechless.

Also, O'reillys interview with Obama was one of the most disrespectful things I've ever seen. I dont care if you don't like the him, but you don't repeatedly cut off and interrupt THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. It was disgusting.

Thats just his opinion though and it's not really that bad what he says. Maybe he shouldn't have interrupted him a few times but a lot of people who interview always interrupt the person they are interviewing. Lots of people do it.

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#31 Posted by Nick3306 (3393 posts) -
The republicans are idiots and the democrats are morons. That's my motto.
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#32 Posted by Palantas (15327 posts) -

It's like system wars, only with politics. People like to be on teams.

sonicare

Bingo. People hate on Democrats too.

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#33 Posted by Blue-Sky (10379 posts) -

It's because of Fox News.

It's one thing to preach your political views, it's another to lie and trick people into believing your views by spreading false information. The problem with Republicans is, they can't separate themselves from the false, lying machine that is Fox News, they feel that because they too are republican, they must come to their defense. It's a shame because they're many conservatives out there with legitimate reasonings for their beliefs, but ultimately shadowed by Fox News.

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#34 Posted by Palantas (15327 posts) -

Let's get out and vote!
Let's make our voices heard.
We've been given the right to choose,
Between and douche and a turd.

It's Democracy in action,
Put your freedom to the test.
A big fat turd or a stupid douche,
Which do you like best?

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#35 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

joshrocks2245

Glenn Beck is god awful. I can see why some people watch O'reilly, but on occasion he says things so ridiculous that I'm left speechless.

Also, O'reillys interview with Obama was one of the most disrespectful things I've ever seen. I dont care if you don't like the him, but you don't repeatedly cut off and interrupt THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. It was disgusting.

Thats just his opinion though and it's not really that bad what he says. Maybe he shouldn't have interrupted him a few times but a lot of people who interview always interrupt the person they are interviewing. Lots of people do it.

Theres a difference between interviewing people, and interviewing the president.

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#36 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

It's actually funny how people hate on Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck so much because I watch them everyday and they don't seem to be the Obama hating, crazy nutjobs that they are portrayed to be on shows like the daily show or the colbert report. Once in a while Bill might say something that some people may disagree with, then that gets posted on youtube and everyone just hates on him and thinks hes the worst person in the world even though hes only said like 1 thing people disagree with.

Storm_Marine

Glenn Beck is god awful.

Why?

His constant contradictions, unreaserched stories, ridiclous statements, and overall fear mongering.

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#37 Posted by LJS9502_basic (162431 posts) -

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Glenn Beck is god awful. I can see why some people watch O'reilly, but on occasion he says things so ridiculous that I'm left speechless.

Also, O'reillys interview with Obama was one of the most disrespectful things I've ever seen. I dont care if you don't like the him, but you don't repeatedly cut off and interrupt THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. It was disgusting.

xLFTMx

Thats just his opinion though and it's not really that bad what he says. Maybe he shouldn't have interrupted him a few times but a lot of people who interview always interrupt the person they are interviewing. Lots of people do it.

Theres a difference between interviewing people, and interviewing the president.

Yes but I don't think Obama was unfamiliar with his tactics. He agreed to go on the show. Though I'm not sure why the president should necessarily be treated differently. Note: I don't watch the show because I find O'Reilly an irritant.
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#38 Posted by no_more_fayth (11928 posts) -

The far right tea-baggers... that says everything.

An extremist of either could be annoying I guess.

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#39 Posted by cybrcatter (16210 posts) -
The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about.
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#40 Posted by no_more_fayth (11928 posts) -

The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about. cybrcatter

You make my head explode.

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#41 Posted by deactivated-598fc45371265 (13247 posts) -

[QUOTE="Storm_Marine"]

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Why?

xLFTMx

His constant contradictions, unreaserched stories, ridiclous statements, and overall fear mongering.

That's not exactly what I was looking for but whatever. :/

Let's get out and vote!
Let's make our voices heard.
We've been given the right to choose,
Between and douche and a turd.

It's Democracy in action,
Put your freedom to the test.
A big fat turd or a stupid douche,
Which do you like best?

Palantas

That was terrible.

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#42 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

[QUOTE="joshrocks2245"]

Thats just his opinion though and it's not really that bad what he says. Maybe he shouldn't have interrupted him a few times but a lot of people who interview always interrupt the person they are interviewing. Lots of people do it.

LJS9502_basic

Theres a difference between interviewing people, and interviewing the president.

Yes but I don't think Obama was unfamiliar with his tactics. He agreed to go on the show. Though I'm not sure why the president should necessarily be treated differently. Note: I don't watch the show because I find O'Reilly an irritant.

Watch a comparison of O'Reillys Bush interviews, and his Obama interview. He was respectable and polite to Bush. Never cut him off.

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#43 Posted by cybrcatter (16210 posts) -

[QUOTE="cybrcatter"]The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about. no_more_fayth

You make my head explode.

Is that all?
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#44 Posted by mattbbpl (14916 posts) -
[QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

The far right tea-baggers... that says everything.

An extremist of either could be annoying I guess.

That's pretty much the case. The problem as I see it is that the Republican party has been taken over by the extremists. Hopefully it's just for the relatively short term.
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#45 Posted by Deihjan (30213 posts) -

It's sickening. People constantly say bad things about every single one of them, I hear people bash Michele Bachmann like crazy, why is this?? It's like if your not a liberal and you don't like Obama, everyone views you as the enemy.

joshrocks2245
I hear the directly opposing opinions in news from America, when I watch TV. Lol way to generalize.
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#46 Posted by xLFTMx (987 posts) -

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

[QUOTE="Storm_Marine"]

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

Why?

Storm_Marine

His constant contradictions, unreaserched stories, ridiclous statements, and overall fear mongering.

That's not exactly what I was looking for but whatever. :/


What were you looking for? (Not trying to be rude, if I'm coming off that way)

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#47 Posted by DroidPhysX (17098 posts) -
[QUOTE="mattbbpl"][QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

The far right tea-baggers... that says everything.

An extremist of either could be annoying I guess.

That's pretty much the case. The problem as I see it is that the Republican party has been taken over by the extremists. Hopefully it's just for the relatively short term.

Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney are the only moderates in the field.
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#48 Posted by BMD004 (5883 posts) -
Try watching Fox news if you want to see people hate on democrats.AngelNeo00
The difference is this. Turn on Fox News, and people are mad at Obama for being "socialist", too "far left", etc. Turn it on MSNBC and people are busy calling Republicans "tea baggers", calling Palin stupid and an idiot, etc. I find that the left often attacks Republicans personally... and it's not nice. Attacking policy and political stances is fair game.
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#49 Posted by mattbbpl (14916 posts) -
[QUOTE="DroidPhysX"][QUOTE="mattbbpl"][QUOTE="no_more_fayth"]

The far right tea-baggers... that says everything.

An extremist of either could be annoying I guess.

That's pretty much the case. The problem as I see it is that the Republican party has been taken over by the extremists. Hopefully it's just for the relatively short term.

Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney are the only moderates in the field.

And even Romney is being forced to the right. I don't have high hopes for Huntsman to be able to make it through the primary as a moderate.
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#50 Posted by deactivated-598fc45371265 (13247 posts) -

[QUOTE="Storm_Marine"]

[QUOTE="xLFTMx"]

His constant contradictions, unreaserched stories, ridiclous statements, and overall fear mongering.

xLFTMx

That's not exactly what I was looking for but whatever. :/


What were you looking for? (Not trying to be rude, if I'm coming off that way)

Elaboration. I'd like to know if you're going to present the media's caricature of him or legitimate concerns.