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Midwestern Democrat Donating Member (238 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-01-07 12:38 PM
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42. If high profile Democrats believe this, they need to say it now.
Waiting until the post-election post-mortem is much too late.
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  -Edwards' wife talks of Clinton 'hatred' rodeodance  Aug-31-07 09:32 PM   #0 
  - I can't help but agree with what she says.  Viva_La_Revolution   Aug-31-07 09:36 PM   #1 
  - It is true. The independents and a large chunk of the Dem base don't want to vote for Hillary.  John Q. Citizen   Aug-31-07 09:58 PM   #7 
     - that woudl include me  leftchick   Sep-01-07 08:20 AM   #26 
     - And me.  Zavulon   Sep-01-07 01:50 PM   #48 
        - well said  leftchick   Sep-01-07 02:15 PM   #54 
        - not a bullshit claim  cmkramer   Sep-02-07 12:39 AM   #67 
           - The closest I could find was  Zavulon   Sep-02-07 07:03 PM   #74 
              - Well, some fans do, actually.  MADem   Sep-03-07 02:01 PM   #81 
              - Like you, I don't care  Zavulon   Sep-03-07 04:59 PM   #88 
                 - Well, I dunno. You have a right to that view, but I have seen MOST politicians  MADem   Sep-04-07 12:46 PM   #101 
                    - And you certainly have a right to yours, but  Zavulon   Sep-04-07 07:39 PM   #108 
                       - I remember where "I" was on that day, but I can't tell you precisely where my loved ones were  MADem   Sep-05-07 01:30 AM   #112 
                          - Targeted?  Zavulon   Sep-05-07 03:09 PM   #115 
                             - I am an undecided voter.  MADem   Sep-05-07 09:29 PM   #116 
              - Couldn't find the book, but here's something from THE DAILY HOWLER  cmkramer   Sep-03-07 07:20 PM   #93 
                 - The Ken Burns bit is from 1994, too. That's a while back, certainly. NT  MADem   Sep-04-07 12:51 PM   #102 
     - If that's true, then WHO are the millions voting for her in the polls that have her ahead of the...  indie_ana_500   Sep-01-07 09:25 AM   #28 
        - Thats a mystery...  here_is_to_hope   Sep-01-07 09:45 AM   #31 
        - Hill is only "ahead of the others" in the primary polls. And she's not even at 50%  John Q. Citizen   Sep-01-07 11:26 AM   #40 
        - Therefore, more Democrats prefer her over the other candidates.  indie_ana_500   Sep-01-07 08:59 PM   #66 
        - FYI  ProudDad   Sep-03-07 04:32 PM   #85 
        - At what percent is your candidate?  MODemocrat   Sep-02-07 08:37 PM   #77 
        - It's mostly people who are clueless  ProudDad   Sep-03-07 04:31 PM   #84 
           - Kind of like the people who put Bush in office?  smirkymonkey   Sep-06-07 12:46 PM   #117 
  - I'm starting to think they are doing this on purpose.  jobycom   Aug-31-07 09:37 PM   #2 
  - It is a bad habit--fostered by societal prejudice, unfortunately--to do the female catfight thing.  MADem   Sep-04-07 12:59 PM   #103 
  - Your right, you can't attack a sick person  catgirl   Sep-05-07 04:53 AM   #113 
  - Speaking simply from a strategic point of view, I think that sort of commentary is ill advised.  MADem   Aug-31-07 09:38 PM   #3 
  - Agree. Bad form. Though I do agree with her..  zonkers   Aug-31-07 09:54 PM   #5 
  - Yeah, except she's telling the truth about Hill and the voters.  John Q. Citizen   Aug-31-07 10:00 PM   #8 
  - Regardless, the "truth" here is entirely subjective at this point  JerseygirlCT   Sep-03-07 06:38 PM   #92 
  - I agree. The GOP are crucifying the Dem candidates. Do the Dems also need to stab ea. other?...  indie_ana_500   Sep-01-07 09:29 AM   # 
  - Actually, I think it's strategically brilliant...  mitchum   Sep-01-07 10:33 AM   #35 
  - Well, if that's the goal, it has the opposite effect.  MADem   Sep-01-07 01:31 PM   #45 
     - In contrast to a wife who had her husband soften up the ground for her candidacy?  mitchum   Sep-01-07 02:09 PM   #51 
     - Look, you can take an advocate's stand if you'd like. I am not approaching this from that  MADem   Sep-01-07 02:42 PM   #55 
        - True, but the corporate media is going to frame everything done by Mrs Edwards and Mrs Obama ...  mitchum   Sep-01-07 03:02 PM   #57 
           - Which is why they should "refuse to play." They're walking into a trap  MADem   Sep-01-07 03:36 PM   #61 
     - I see your point, but it may be that this is her strong opinion and so she states it.  CTyankee   Sep-02-07 03:13 PM   #69 
  - I have to agree. nt  JerseygirlCT   Sep-03-07 06:36 PM   #91 
  - Actually it's surprising how many working class people are  demnan   Aug-31-07 09:50 PM   #4 
  - Hello? I'm a house painter...  Viva_La_Revolution   Aug-31-07 10:00 PM   #9 
     - You got it.  NCevilDUer   Aug-31-07 10:17 PM   #11 
     - "least informed and most poorly educated" -  DURHAM D   Aug-31-07 10:32 PM   #13 
     - Of course they don't, but it's fun to spout off anything that  NYC Liberal   Aug-31-07 10:33 PM   #14 
     - As I am not a pollster, and cannot ask the polling questions,  NCevilDUer   Sep-01-07 09:29 AM   #29 
        - That's an interesting point. Your argument appears sound, about the working class women.  CTyankee   Sep-02-07 03:22 PM   #70 
     - What everyone seems to be missing is really quite simple - -  durtee librul   Sep-01-07 07:54 AM   #24 
     - I'm an "uneducated lower income Level" carpenter.  astroBspacedog   Sep-01-07 10:10 AM   #33 
     - LOL! I Smell a Hit Sitcom There!  Demeter   Sep-01-07 02:11 PM   #53 
     - No, what you're missing is quite simple  bitchkitty   Sep-01-07 10:47 AM   #37 
     - Really??? Do you have any proof of that?  MADem   Sep-01-07 01:40 PM   #47 
     - I work for a living. So that qualifies me as "working class." And that's most Americans, BTW.....  indie_ana_500   Sep-01-07 09:33 AM   #30 
     - Oh, right.  Darth_Kitten   Sep-01-07 01:32 PM   #46 
     - I'm a white collar professional in education  LostinVA   Sep-01-07 10:48 AM   #38 
     - Yeah, I agree with you.  acmavm   Sep-03-07 05:35 PM   #89 
  - IMO, Elizabeth Edwards is simply playing Hillary's old role.  JohnnyLib2   Aug-31-07 09:57 PM   #6 
  - Like Theresa did in 2004?  Viva_La_Revolution   Aug-31-07 10:05 PM   #10 
     - Teresa did NOT do this in 2004.  karynnj   Sep-01-07 03:16 PM   #59 
        - You're right, the media played it's part...  Viva_La_Revolution   Sep-01-07 04:10 PM   #62 
        - Teresa concerned me during the 04 campaign, even tho I brushed off  CTyankee   Sep-02-07 03:37 PM   #71 
           - My point was that at no times did she ever engage in the negative  karynnj   Sep-02-07 07:28 PM   #75 
           - There was also the fact that she and John lived very different lives from the average Joe/Jane  CTyankee   Sep-03-07 11:22 AM   #79 
              - Except Kerry NEVER made that NASCAR statement  karynnj   Sep-03-07 02:23 PM   #82 
                 - Thanks for the info about the quote. I will tell my SIL. He worked for Tom Kiley, a Boston  CTyankee   Sep-03-07 04:02 PM   #83 
           - In the final days of the campaign I was at my grandma's house  XemaSab   Sep-03-07 04:40 PM   #86 
              - I watched as much CSPAN coverage as I could get  karynnj   Sep-03-07 09:08 PM   #95 
  - A friend called me last night - a former Southern Baptist minister.  DURHAM D   Aug-31-07 10:28 PM   #12 
  - *sigh* Here's a post I wrote a few weeks ago about this:  NYC Liberal   Aug-31-07 10:35 PM   #15 
  - One of things that has got to piss off the Hillary Haters is  DURHAM D   Aug-31-07 10:45 PM   #17 
  - Hillary is not charming  JackORoses   Sep-03-07 01:42 PM   #80 
  - I had dinner with a friend tonight.  DURHAM D   Aug-31-07 11:09 PM   #19 
  - one reason people hate hillary is simply because they are tired  stressfulreality   Aug-31-07 10:36 PM   #16 
  - Right - Bill Clinton's family owned a plantation in Arkansas  DURHAM D   Aug-31-07 11:00 PM   #18 
     - I'd like to see sources for your points about Bill and Hillary Clinton  Chomskyite   Sep-01-07 01:51 AM   #21 
     - I think he/she was being very dry.  DemItAllAnyway   Sep-01-07 02:58 AM   #22 
     - I think the poster just forgot  okasha   Sep-01-07 10:33 AM   #34 
     - No, their relatively humble origins are the reason that the Clintons have so...  mitchum   Sep-01-07 10:39 AM   #36 
     - Thanks. That was funny. n/t  MadAnne   Sep-01-07 11:56 AM   #41 
     - Your sarcasm may be lost on the dense n/t  cosmicone   Sep-01-07 12:51 PM   #43 
     - I can't wait to see  DURHAM D   Sep-01-07 01:03 PM   #44 
     - They would have to be incredibly dense not to sense that heavy hand  mitchum   Sep-01-07 02:11 PM   #52 
     - Thank you for calling us dense. You're so kind  donheld   Sep-01-07 04:31 PM   #63 
     - Where the hell did you come up with that SHIT?  donheld   Sep-01-07 03:13 PM   #58 
     - Chill honey. n/t  DURHAM D   Sep-01-07 03:28 PM   #60 
        - Would it be just as easy to tell me it's sarcasm?  donheld   Sep-01-07 04:40 PM   #64 
     - I've never forgiven Big Dog Pharmaceuticals  CJCRANE   Sep-02-07 04:02 PM   #73 
        - Thanks for the extended chuckle.  DURHAM D   Sep-04-07 04:27 PM   #107 
  - It is, what it is... Hillary will never be President of these United States.  Purveyor   Sep-01-07 12:01 AM   #20 
  - Yesterday,  Sewsojm   Sep-01-07 05:12 AM   #23 
  - it's going to he a 'hot button' topic  ohio2007   Sep-01-07 08:18 AM   #25 
  - What makes you think Fred Thompson will be elected President?  CTyankee   Sep-02-07 03:48 PM   #72 
  - Unfortunately, she's right, as much as people don't want to hear that (n/t)  Triana   Sep-01-07 08:39 AM   #27 
  - The numbers don't show great Hillary hatred  creeksneakers2   Sep-01-07 10:00 AM   #32 
  - Although I agree with Mrs. Edwards, this is bad form  Laurab   Sep-01-07 11:24 AM   #39 
  - If high profile Democrats believe this, they need to say it now.  Midwestern Democrat   Sep-01-07 12:38 PM   #42 
  - They're both right (Elizabeth and Singer)  0rganism   Sep-01-07 01:57 PM   #49 
  - The GOP Won't Vote For Hillary Because of Misogyny  Demeter   Sep-01-07 02:07 PM   #50 
  - I thought the GOP wouldn't vote for her because they'd prefer to vote for a Republican  JVS   Sep-01-07 03:00 PM   #56 
     - By Any Pre-Reagan Standard, Hillary IS a Republican  Demeter   Sep-01-07 05:23 PM   #65 
        - Hell, by *my* standard, Bill IS a Republican  SomeGuyInEagan   Sep-03-07 07:51 PM   #94 
  - Half of the people can hate George  cambie   Sep-02-07 01:57 PM   #68 
  - It's surprising that this so-called hatred of Hillary would be on LBN  MODemocrat   Sep-02-07 08:35 PM   #76 
  - The hatred of Clinton is due to the never-ending right-wing machine  Evergreen Emerald   Sep-03-07 09:49 AM   #78 
  - Everyone has their mind made up about Hillary.  XemaSab   Sep-03-07 04:56 PM   #87 
  - I really like Elizabeth, but there's something sort of sneaky  JerseygirlCT   Sep-03-07 06:35 PM   #90 
  - She's a Southern Girl  Crisco   Sep-03-07 09:11 PM   #96 
     - Yes. nt  JerseygirlCT   Sep-04-07 06:57 AM   #100 
  - reality is the GOP is going to demonize  BenDavid   Sep-04-07 01:49 AM   #97 
  - you are absolutely correct, BenDavid  Skittles   Sep-04-07 03:47 AM   #98 
  - And if we go along with the GOP themes, that's OUR fault. We've gotta take a page  MADem   Sep-04-07 01:11 PM   #104 
  - Corredt --and who's more able to defend themselves against attacks -- that's . . .. .  defendandprotect   Sep-04-07 10:25 PM   #111 
  - Bill has been hangin to tight with Senior Bush, so much so that even he has  Imagevision   Sep-04-07 04:53 AM   #99 
  - Clinton/Bush as a couple on TV regularly makes me nervous ---  defendandprotect   Sep-04-07 10:21 PM   #110 
  - A quote from Senator Bobby Kennedy  cd3dem   Sep-04-07 02:03 PM   #105 
  - Sexist Repukes can't stand a brilliant woman.  Perragrande   Sep-04-07 03:17 PM   #106 
  - Right! Rather than issues, Clinton would be an emotional response . . .. -  defendandprotect   Sep-04-07 10:20 PM   #109 
  - I believe this is true, HC will make half dead pukes get out and vote GOP  8643   Sep-05-07 08:57 AM   #114 
  - Yeah right, so you'll vote for Guiliani or Thompson? if Hill is the nominee?  demo dutch   Sep-06-07 01:10 PM   #119 
     - No I just wont vote.  8643   Sep-07-07 08:18 AM   #120 
  - Narrow minded Nonsense! She's the only one who at least is qualified to take the world stage! and  demo dutch   Sep-06-07 01:07 PM   #118 
     - I have traveled extensivally, dont lump us all in the same boat!  8643   Sep-07-07 08:22 AM   #121 

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