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But this notion that the "big media" screws all these things up all the time is a bit "pollyannish" and amateur, frankly.
Similarly, "pollyannish" (OK, that might have been gratuitous, sorry) was describing the optimism, not the person (obviously, since I don't know him).
The progressives who support this man are blinded by their disdain for anyone who actually will work within the process to create real change and by their pollyannish idealism which Mr. Obama's rhetoric and style seem to embody.
That is so deliciously pollyannish, I could just eat you right up.
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I know it sounds a little pollyannish or new-agey, or at least a little grasping-at-straws-y.
No. The acknowledgment that compromises are part of the process, and pollyannish standards are unrealistic.
I don't want to be pollyannish about racial issues, but since the mid-1990s, race is viewed through a slightly different prism in Illinois.
Wouldn't you be happier at HillaryIs44 where there are other people who share your pollyannish outlook on the Clinton campaign?
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This is, however, pollyannish view of the situation.
I know it may sound a bit pollyannish, but I thought one would not bring their "A" game or that one would get complacent and that didn't happen.
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