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Alexander Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-12-10 12:32 AM
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4. Just a guess that they don't want a DLC Tennessee carpetbagger as a Senator.
It hasn't even been 4 years since Ford lost his bid for the Senate against Corker in Tennessee.
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  -White House backs Gillibrand over Ford SpartanDem  Jan-11-10 11:35 PM   #0 
  - K&R. Kirsten Gillibrand was my congresswoman...  Rhiannon12866   Jan-11-10 11:41 PM   #1 
  - Off topic, but that is one adorable baby.  No Elephants   Jan-12-10 02:51 AM   #13 
     - Thanks so much!  Rhiannon12866   Jan-12-10 04:12 AM   #15 
  - I've met her. She is awesome and a good Senator. nt  TheWraith   Jan-12-10 12:14 AM   #2 
  - wow, that's some pretty bold politicking by the white house.  tomp   Jan-12-10 12:14 AM   #3 
  - Just a guess that they don't want a DLC Tennessee carpetbagger as a Senator.  Alexander   Jan-12-10 12:32 AM   #4 
  - NY has a history of electing celebrity carpetbaggers (RFK, Hillary).  No Elephants   Jan-12-10 02:32 AM   #12 
     - Ford is no RFK, he's no Hillary Clinton, heck, he's not even  hedgehog   Jan-12-10 12:40 PM   #19 
        - so why not let him spend his money and lose? nt  tomp   Jan-12-10 12:50 PM   #21 
           - No one's saying he can't spend his money , but President Obama is not required  hedgehog   Jan-12-10 01:13 PM   #23 
              - i meant spend his money in a relatively fair fight...  tomp   Jan-13-10 12:32 AM   #29 
  - They cannot find out what NY voters want until the primary. Meanwhile, they  No Elephants   Jan-12-10 02:07 AM   #6 
     - have to back a primary candidate? why?  tomp   Jan-12-10 12:50 PM   #20 
  - I figured the White House would LOVE Ford!  dreamnightwind   Jan-12-10 01:44 AM   #5 
  - Yeah, With DUers Spreading The Myth That Obama Is DLC  TomCADem   Jan-12-10 02:08 AM   #7 
  - Gillebrand is Third Way and an incumbent.  No Elephants   Jan-12-10 02:22 AM   #10 
  - Yes, but Gillebrand is the incumbent and she is also Third Way. So, it's one  No Elephants   Jan-12-10 02:17 AM   #8 
  - Right on  dreamnightwind   Jan-12-10 07:04 AM   #16 
  - Gillebrand supports full equality for LGBTs, while Ford was against LGBT rights when he ran in TN  IndianaGreen   Jan-12-10 07:47 PM   #26 
  - Apparently your reasoning doesn't hold up in the face of the facts. nt  Kahuna   Jan-12-10 12:36 PM   #18 
  - Why would the WH love him?  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-13-10 12:41 AM   #31 
  - I wonder if Ford is reconsidering his rather condescending aproach to Obama?  grantcart   Jan-12-10 02:17 AM   #9 
  - Ah, I am not alone. During the campaign, I always tensed if I saw that  No Elephants   Jan-12-10 02:28 AM   #11 
     - I don't think Obama has problems with rivals, especially when they are real  grantcart   Jan-12-10 01:07 PM   #22 
  - Harold Ford is a lightweight creampuff.....  DeSwiss   Jan-12-10 03:56 AM   #14 
  - Hehe  RZM   Jan-12-10 07:37 PM   #25 
  - I don't get Ford's reasoning for the challenge. From what I understand..  Kahuna   Jan-12-10 12:34 PM   #17 
  - Gillibrand has been evolving as more of a Liberal  Cha   Jan-12-10 08:35 PM   #27 
     - Thanks for the explanation.  Kahuna   Jan-13-10 05:17 AM   #32 
  - I suspect that Harold Ford has very little understanding of the labryinth  hedgehog   Jan-12-10 01:14 PM   #24 
  - Good.  Arkana   Jan-12-10 09:31 PM   #28 
  - Harold Ford is starting to creep me out a bit.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-13-10 12:39 AM   #30 

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