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.

  • http://ap-dp.blogspot.com 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:

    YOU TELL `EM, VICKY, GO GIRL!

  • squeaky

    leopards don’t change their spots. you have to feed them with long spoons. 2009 isn’t that far removed……
    http://www.humanevents.com/2009/01/05/pelosi-erases-gingrichs-longstanding-fairness-rules/

  • 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.

    *sigh*

  • 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.

    28 YEARS, AND YOU TELL ME WHAT HE HAS DONE TO HELP THIS NATION.

  • http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com EBL

    I have not forgotten that Harry Reid is a pederast.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ 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

    ==

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

    ++

    re: #20 November 24, 2012 at 12:30 pm bg

    oops… 😀

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

    [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.]

    ==

  • bigL

    Hey Weekly World News has aphoto of an Alien shaking hands with Harry Reid…Says that is the secret of his success…

  • Sasja

    Quote from “The Limbaugh Letter”, September 2012, sums up Harry Reid.

    Excerpted:

    “This despicible, grotesque little man, this vile troll, is the perfect Democrat Senate Leader. He’s as nasty as they come in that Party (and they come venomous), a bitter, dried up old vulture without character, scruples, or class. Reid is the poster boy for gaming industry crony corruption, rooted in the baddest old days of the last century. There is more than a whiff of literal decay about him. Harry’s face is frozen in a sneer, his beady rattlesnake’s eyes windows into what may once have been a soul.”

    This perfectly sums up Reid, the democrat party, and for the most part, their constituents. This is what has to be defeated, once and for all. These are the demons we must learn to rout.

  • Patty

    Nobody Had To Put Harry Reid Up To Anything

    [……………..]

    High-profile supporters say what they please. Believe me when I tell you, it’s not easy to tell prominent elected officials and leaders what to say – even if you wanted to. High-profile surrogates not only have minds of their own, but most are accustomed to being the big dog in his or her respective universe, and treated as though they’re always right. The result? Campaigns end up with freelancers, who think they’re being helpful, by simply saying what’s on their mind.
    [………………..]

    The Obama campaign has been willing to “own” its sharpest attacks. The sole motivation in secretly asking a supporter to level an attack for you, is that the campaign can get the benefit of the hit but still appear to have its hands clean. But keep in mind, the Obama campaign has been more than willing to “own” — i.e., openly embrace — some pretty hard shots fired at its opponent.

    Remember when it suggested that Romney was either a liar or a criminal based on how he characterized his tenure at Bain on SEC forms? Or the TV ads they’ve been running to the dulcet sounds of Romney singing “America the Beautiful” while regaling us with a chronicle of his off-shore accounts and outsourcing records? This campaign is not trepidacious in owning the attacks it does originate.

    What’s more, the Reid critique don’t seem much rougher than the ones the campaign owned. Reid’s office told me that, unlike the SEC example, the majority leader was not accusing Romney of breaking the law. So why would the campaign feel compelled to falsely disown this particular charge, rather than embrace it? Keep in mind that were they to own it, they could maintain control of the message, rather than place their faith in the senator and his team.

    All of this is not to say, of course, that Obama’s team minds one bit what the Senate Majority Leader is doing. In fact, I’m sure they’re thrilled with it.

    But did they put him up to it? While only a small number of people know for sure, put it this way: When it comes to surrogate attacks, coordination is happening far less often than you’d think.

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/blakezeff/nobody-had-to-put-harry-reid-up-to-anything

  • Lee

    All I see are a bunch of Republican senators falling all over themselves to kiss up to Obama and Reid. Every time they lose they decide it is because they hadn’t moved left far enough.

    I re-registered as an Independent because I want nothing to do with this bunch. They remind me of the Quislings that sold out their own people during WW2.

    I have given up hope, because our members of Congress grow more worthless every year.

  • CT

    This contemptible POS aka Sen. Harry Reid deserves no respect, comity or polite address. He is a scoundrel and as Obama’s congressional sphincter he has single handedly constipated constitutionally mandated legislation save politically self serving handouts.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg
  • Patty

    #25 November 24, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    Lee commented:

    Good for you for speaking your mind.

    But giving up hope, what would happen if we all thought like you.

  • Patty

    #27 November 24, 2012 at 1:10 pm
    bg commented:

    thanks, bg

  • OldSailor

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

    Not very bloody likely.

  • Indiana

    Anyone who knows who Harry Reid is…..will not forget the little weasel.

  • Sasja
  • Clafoutis

    Time to take Harry the Pederast out, once and for all.

    He doesn’t comprehend the word ‘governing’.

  • Ron

    Nevada voted this man back into the Senate. Nevada depends on people from other states to make their living. Quit going to Nevada. They elected this man to represent their State to the rest of the country, so let them have him, and we will spend our tourist dollars somewhere else.

  • The Teller of Hard Facts

    Yeah… he’s “a political genius”… aka in the real world, we call this “a sociopath”

    Got Haldol, Harry?

    Its time Republicans DEMAND Reid step down, or congress will shut down. Fight fire with napalm.

    Grow a pair repubs. You will restore our faith in you if you fight back. Reid is a disgrace.

    Force him to into the toilet, and flush him

  • Rose

    My, how could the DIMS not be overwhelmingly proud of Reid’s very typical Dim conduct?

  • SoLongSong

    #23 Sasja: THAT QUOTE was RIGHT ON. Thanks for posting it!

    That IS what we’re up against, and we need to keep it in mind as we go to battle. Harry Reid is evil to the core. He represents his party well.

  • SoLongSong

    I’d like to see Pelosi go too. The only reason she doesn’t have those beady, evil, soul-less eyes is because surgery has given her a look of glassy constant surprise.

    She’s every bit as rotten.

  • Owen

    I can gurantee the Repubicans will do nothing to stop him. Don’t get me wrong. Their are some good senators,like DeMint,Lee,Johnson,Paul. Most though are weak Rino’s like Bitch mcConnell.

  • saveus

    reid is a liar just like the CIC.
    They will lead us over the cliff and on to hell.
    Pity the loss of the once great USA>

  • bobbymike

    Once again I repeat to Republicans and conservatives:

    THEY HATE US AND ALL WE STAND FOR!!!!!!!!!!!

    They can only be defeated not negotiated with or compromised with, period!

  • Jungle John

    Never forgive. Never forget.

    OBSTRUCT! OBSTRUCT! OBSTRUCT!

  • Swifty

    Reid shown be drawn and quartered.

  • Radegunda

    “First and foremost, Sen. Reid cares about governing.”

    So is that why he has failed to fulfill his legal obligation to pass a budget for well over three years? Because he’s too busy “governing”?

  • Camilla

    Vicky Hernadez @ 9
    Not the Status Quo..It was Tea Party Candidate Sharron Angle against Harry Reid in 2010.
    THEN aother “tea partier’ entered the race…Angle said NO Abortion No Way No how under any cirumstances (even Rape or Incest)
    The Status Quo R was Sue Lowden ….
    Takes about 2 seconds to google Sharron Angle…
    A Third Party will be America’s doom! Why not “take on” the Commie Libs/Dems??
    Kick Their azz out! ***The LSM was cruel to Sharron Angle** See Wiki Article..
    Need to rein in corrupt media and DEMS who make no bones about Lying To America.

  • Camilla

    Bobbymike….Don’t you mean the DEMS??

  • Matt Storey

    Jim,

    Give me a call. I lost my phone dog.

  • owl

    Mark#3: “Sen. Reid knows as well as anyone there’s a time for politics and a time for governing,”

    Actually, I have developed a healthy respect for the way Reid & Co. play political governing.

    Never do they lose sight of the goal. NEVER. The goal is the win. You can not change the country without the win. You can not stack the Supremes without the win. You can not stack every agency within the government without the win. You can not take over the CIA, FBI, and all Justice without the win. That, my friend is a FACT.

    You can not completely take the USA except from within. You must win.

    I am sick of watching and listening to people yak about standing on principles while allowing the other side to win. They are just as responsible for not achieving results.

    Yep. I have taken a few days to think over this election.

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  • owl

    Whistle#15 I still put that up against anything I have ever followed. Like I can’t take my eyes off of it. It moved in 3 yr slow motion. I knew why Libby had called Russert because Matthews had finally just derailed and that is what really stamped MSNBC as crazy. I still say Tim lied to cover for his crew of Matthews, Gregory and Mitchell. First time to observe the media serve up their own witnesses for a trial. Quite the Dem production.

    But Fitz was the true villian leading the parade from the moment he opened his mouth. You knew the fix was in…………Libby never stood a chance. Collin Powell…….spit.

    Amazing how important 6 little words, 1 blonde CIA, or a 0-burger Watergate can be to media but they are not interested in 4 dead CIA or 5 lying Sunday shows. Woodward & Bernstein? What frauds. Woodward is pitiful in his coverup for Obama.

  • owl

    Lee#25: I have given up hope, because our members of Congress grow more worthless every year.

    I do not come to your conclusion because there is nothing as important as the win. Yep. If I can’t beat them, I will join them. Let me explain…………..

    What have Republicans done about the election? Zero. Nothing. What would a Democrat do if they found themselves in our seat? Whooooaaaaa…………..

    *Democrats would be screaming the airwaves down about fraud.

    *They would have pointed at the size of the campaign crowds, Romney vs Obama.

    *They would have pointed out all those governors and the House.

    *They would be hammering Holder everyday and calling for his resignation and criminal prosecution about what happened in PA.

    *They They would have already passed a Voter ID law, complete with purple fingers and paper chads.

    *Democrats would have never shut up about any of the above. NEVER.

    We have a few good ones and this is where I put in a good word for Graham and McCain for finally finding something they can stand up against the Dems for and fight. Finally.

    The only thing wrong with Republicans is not knowing the game. The two I mentioned above finally had their eyes slightly opened. Duh. My advice would be to hire only DEMS for advice.

    Who do the Democrats hate more than anyone in this world? Who have they managed to turn the name into a dirty word?? Who was so darn stupid that they allowed it?

    That is not just evil wrong. That is pure stupid.