Election 2014

White House Blames Unhappiness Ahead of Tough Election

Well, that's one way of putting it.

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White House spokesman Josh Earnest played down the prospect of major firings.

"At this point, I don't anticipate that will happen," he told a briefing. He said a key factor driving the election was

"frustration with the failure of Washington, D.C., to put in place policies that are helpful to middle-class families."

Vice President Joe Biden told CNN in an interview broadcast on Monday that he expected Democrats would hold the Senate and dismissed suggestions that the White House would have to change the way it does business.

Voters elect 36 senators, all 435 members of the House of Representatives and 36 state governors on Tuesday. Control of the Senate may not be clear, though, for some weeks, depending on the outcomes of races in Georgia and Louisiana that could spur runoffs.

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  1. Vice President Joe Biden told CNN in an interview broadcast on Monday that he expected Democrats would hold the Senate and dismissed suggestions that the White House would have to change the way it does business.

    So the fix is in, Joe? Is that what you’re trying to tell us?

  2. Yea, people are just unhappy with the dysfunction, Dems. That’s why so many are voting Republican and you are going to lose the Senate. People hate the obstructionist, terroristic Tea Party types…but are electing more of them.

  3. Dear White House spokesman Josh Earnest,

    Here’s a little reality check for you: The failure of the government to implement “policies that are helpful to middle-class families” are the least of our worries. Please, enough with the class-warfare and policy. Just keep your fucking dick-skinners out of our lives. You see, government fucks up everything it touches, even the “middle-class”. The best policy to adopt is to stay the fuck out of our lives, and stop expecting us to pay for your fucking lunch. You may think that taking 28% off the top of what we earn isn’t so bad, but when it’s added up with FICA, state taxes, and all the other shit you feel you’re entitled to, it starts looking more like 45-50%. There’s a threshold beyond which the idea of going Galt becomes a viable option, and we’re getting pretty close to it. When the economy implodes, or Ebola gets loose because you’re too fucking stupid to recognize the efficacy of a simple quarantine, there’s a very real chance that the government-dependent “lower-class”, is going to hang you all from fucking lamp-posts, while us “middle-classers” sit back and watch it all unfold, clinging to our guns and dehydrated food.

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