Democrats Hope Republicans Forget About Harry Reid’s Disgusting Pre-Election Antics

Harry Reid attacked and lied about Mitt Romney before the presidential election.
He even accused Romney of not paying taxes for 10 years during a Senate session.

Now the Democrat-media complex is hoping Republicans will forgive and forget Harry Reid’s disgusting attacks.
The Hill reported:

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) infuriated Republicans during the campaign with his harsh partisan attacks and now faces the delicate task of mending his relationship with the GOP.

ome Republicans say Reid poisoned his relationship with their party by waging controversial attacks against GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. They were most angered by Reid’s charge that Romney had not paid taxes in ten years, attributing the information to an anonymous source.

“I do think he lost more credibility with Republicans because of his aggressive comments during the campaign,” said Ron Bonjean, a Republican strategist and former leadership aide who served in the Senate and House.

“The make-up of the Senate is almost the same and I think Sen. Reid is likely to produce the same type of gridlock he did before because of his unusually partisan stance,” Bonjean added.

Reid said Romney, a fellow Mormon, “sullied” their shared faith after the GOP nominee told a group of donors that 47 percent of Americans suffered from a sense of victimhood and mooched off the government. Reid declared in the closing days of the campaign that Senate Democrats would not work with Romney to pass his “severely conservative” agenda.

But sources who know the Democratic leader, a former amateur boxer, say it’s a classic case of Reid being Reid. He punches hard during the campaign but is willing to pivot to constructive bipartisan relationships after Election Day, just as fighter is willing to embrace his opponent after the final bell.

“Sen. Reid knows as well as anyone there’s a time for politics and a time for governing,” said Rodell Mollineau, a former senior aide to Reid. “The time for politics has passed. First and foremost, Sen. Reid cares about governing. So now that the election is over, he would want to find a consensus to move things forward.”

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  • Stephana

    Time to throw the old coot out of the senate.

  • NeoKong

    Why does he need to mend his relationship with the GOP…?
    I see nothing to indicate that there will be any significant GOP opposition.
    Obama and Dirty Harry have been walking all over the Republicans since day one and it has paid off big.
    I predict he will only get worse now that his party has won reelection using the nastiest tactics possible.
    If anything happens it will be GOP senators moving towards Harry and Obama.

  • Mark Adams

    “Sen. Reid knows as well as anyone there’s a time for politics and a time for governing,” Sure, then where was he the last 2 years when the House sent over 100’s bills to the senate and he hung a sign of “Dead on Arrival” on the Senate front door.
    Reid will never work with the GOP on anything!

  • Katielee

    And he, Obama and Pelosi (remember, she brags about having the gavel, wait she doesn’t, but she does figuratively speaking) , feel no need to.

  • serfer62

    What’s to worry

    The GOP caves any & everytime…see session on tax increases.

    Nows the time for the 3rd party, The Tea Party, since the ’14 & ’16 elections are lost already.

    jeb bush indeed!

  • J. Knight

    “A time for governing?” Now THAT made me laugh.

  • Patty

    #3 November 24, 2012 at 11:19 am
    Mark Adams commented:

    THANK YOU, MARK!!!!!!

  • mn jim

    Remember that reid was reelected because the unions set up the voting machines to default to reid. This was practice for obama. Reid got rich from corrupt land deals that any of us would be in jail for.

  • Vicky Hernandez

    Nevadans didn’t throw out that punch-drunk old boxer when they had the chance. They voted for the status quo on both sides of the political aisle.The current Republican Party leadership will play along. Nothing’s gonna change

    I still can’t believe how Trent Lott made good on his plan to “co-opt” the new Tea Party members in the House! Heck, the ONLY reason the GOP still exists is because of TEA Party! The fact that the Crying Orange Boehner is House Speaker is beyond infuriating. The reason there is a status quo is because of spineless barnacles like him! And It will only get worse.

  • Patty

    The words I am getting sick of hearing are, “That’s the way Washington Works” Blah, Blah, Blah.

    REID IS DIRTY!!! And it will take him resigning and quite a few others before we see any scruples in D.C.

    But, this is their livelihood, pick, pick, pick until every last penny is taken from our wallets.

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  • Patty

    #9 November 24, 2012 at 11:39 am
    Vicky Hernandez commented:


  • squeaky

    leopards don’t change their spots. you have to feed them with long spoons. 2009 isn’t that far removed……

  • maynardb61

    “But sources who know the Democratic leader, a former amateur boxer, say it’s a classic case of Reid being Reid.”
    That’s just Reid being Reid! What kind of crap is that? If the republicans do not stand up to this dumbass, we are doomed in 2014.

  • Whistleblower
  • Grandma Perkins

    You can just send it down the memory hole now. Now one will bring it up or remember it. The RINOs will just say “it’s time to move forward and not look back” and that the most important thing is to be polite to our esteemed colleague.


  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Now the Democrat-media complex is hoping Republicans will forgive and forget Harry Reid’s disgusting attacks.

    The problem is that they will.

  • Patty

    Washington needs change because the power players have lost any shred of power. They look like wimps and act like babies.

    Sometimes you are too old to work and especially when it is in a leadership like Reid is in.

    PROOF: Reid has been a lawmaker in Washington for 28 years.

    Hot senator? This week, Reid referred to New York Senator Gillibrand as the “hottest member” of the Senate, at a fundraiser hosted by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

    “I don’t know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican. Do I need to say more?”

    “Pet” Coons. Last week Reid characterized Mr. Coons, up for election in Delaware, as “my pet.”

    “Negro” dialect. Reid was quoted in “Game Change,” a book about the 2008 election, as saying Barack Obama would be helped by being a “light-skinned” African-American “with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.”

    Reid said town-hall protesters angry about health-care reform were “evil-mongers” who use “lies, innuendo, and rumors” to drown out productive debate.

    Reid joked that in the summer, due to high humidity, “you could literally smell the tourists coming into the Capitol.”

    “Only 36,000 people lost their jobs today, which is really good.”

    “I hope you go out of business.”

    “This war is lost.” That was Reid in 2007, speaking about negative developments in Iraq.


  • EBL

    I have not forgotten that Harry Reid is a pederast.

  • bg


    Senate Democrats Say They’re Not Going
    To Pass A Budget In 2012 Either 2/4/12

    Obama never passed a budget- August 27, 2012

    [Senate Democratic leaders do not plan to propose a budget
    this year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters
    Friday, saying that they had already done so with the debt-
    ceiling agreement.

    “We do not need to bring a budget to the floor this year
    — it’s done, we don’t need to do it,” Reid said, according
    to The Hill.]

    President Barack Obama will be the first president in this great
    country who will not have passed a budget in his first term of
    office. He submitted a budget that was defeated by a vote of
    97-0. Not a single Democrat or Republican voted for it.

    In his first two years in office, instead of focusing on the economy,
    he passed the stimulus bill (which did not work because he pushed
    for clean energy), and the Affordable Healthcare Act (which had to
    go to the U.S. Supreme Court because it was so controversial). In
    fact, we had to wait until it was passed before we saw what was
    in it.

    In 2010, the Republicans won a majority in the House, and they have
    submitted 33 budget bills that have been shelved by the Democrat-
    controlled Senate. The bills were not allowed for discussion or for a
    vote. The president refuses to negotiate with the Republicans.

    I would like to say that all voters need to ask any person running
    for public office how the candidates plan on breaking this deadlock
    in Washington, D.C. If they can’t answer that question, they don’t
    deserve our vote.

    Mike Brunson