Blanche Lincoln's advice for President Obama
Former senator sounds off
- Duration 2:50
- Date Sep 4, 2012
Former senator sounds off
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Share of California's Democratic Party fellow by the name of John Burton is in hot water this morning after comparing Republicans campaign tactics.
To Nazi propaganda known as the big lies saying quote.
They lie and they don't care if people think they -- Like Joseph rubles that's the big lie you keep repeating it.
Burton has issued an apology but is this really the tone Democrat should be taking interest right now is formidable democratic.
Senator from the great state of Arkansas up.
Lately warranted -- wanted to say thanks for having what I think I think it.
Saying that that's just stupid.
You know people get wrapped up -- -- they -- -- wanna -- sensational so that folks look up from.
It's not appropriate and we need to move on people are anxious to know what the issues are.
What Democrats are edited form yeah and it as the Democrats are at their convention officially today.
The problem for your party is the fact that unemployment is really high right now there are a lot of people who were.
We're looking for jobs net -- this is president story we're still down I think three or 400000 jobs from where he started.
That's -- It's tough and that the but I think he keeps people on message that should keep a long focused because the fact is this issue is the economy.
And the way that we can really jump start the economy is to create jobs -- working with a small businesses across the country.
Mom talk about how important it is we've got a tidal wave of regulations after 4200.
Million pending regulations just waiting.
The uncertainty that comes out of Washington is not gonna help us create.
Jobs the small businesses that we.
-- and and you -- in that you were the youngest.
Woman you know -- you is that still the -- -- -- that he had legends like you lost your bid in twenty candidate it was just a hole.
Anti incumbency thing in there was there was a wave even though you're moderate.
And you're out apple app that you know I worked hard for my state of Arkansas very proud to have been able to represent the people all of -- Arkansas.
It was just not been done there wasn't a good time and you know how I got hit from both sides.
What I guess is appropriate when -- moderate here in the bell we're gonna get to -- you you have been a moderate but the problem is these days it seems like both sides -- so polarized.
That's the part in the middle of the gray area.
Not so bad.
Well you know if we really want to do something about the economy.
I'll put it back on track really focus on the things that are gonna help us grow our economy in this country we've got to look for compromise in the compromise happens in the middle so.
I hope that people will be willing to work together Democrats and Republicans -- certainly enjoyed working with my Republican colleagues had many many friends.
On both sides of the aisle and enough.
You know that that's for you solve the problems aren't senator Blanche Lincoln from Arkansas thanks very much for -- they repeat again all right.