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IrateCitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-08-03 07:54 AM
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4. Ahnold in CA and Bush have nothing to do with each other...
At least not in the sense that the outcome of the recent CA recall will have a real bearing on the '04 race.

Why? Because many of the people who signed petitions or voted for the recall did it because they were just fed up. PERIOD. Most of us on this site are at least knowledgeable enough about electoral process to understand how something like this was manipulated from the get-go. But the average voter out there -- even those inclined to vote Democratic -- might have signed or voted for the recall simply because they wanted a change.

Hell, 5 years ago I would have voted for the recall, thinking I was helping to "make a difference". I know better now, but many out there don't through no real fault of their own. They just haven't had the scales lifted from their eyes yet.
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  -The Party's Over. (As In Democratic Party) Solomon  Oct-08-03 07:41 AM   #0 
  - I Agree, People are Not Angry Enough!  mhr   Oct-08-03 07:43 AM   #1 
  - Maybe we are too angry  wndycty   Oct-08-03 10:37 AM   #37 
  - maybe in america  YourDad   Oct-08-03 07:45 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-08-03 09:52 AM   #33 
  - redux ....Nazi Germany we know how the Greman people slept and  ElsewheresDaughter   Oct-08-03 07:48 AM   #3 
  - This is what I'm talking about.  Solomon   Oct-08-03 08:23 AM   #7 
  - how 'bout this? They didn't vote for McClintock.  spooky3   Oct-08-03 08:51 AM   #20 
  - Yes, I always used to criticize the 1933 Germans  tom_paine   Oct-08-03 10:54 AM   #40 
  - Ahnold in CA and Bush have nothing to do with each other...  IrateCitizen   Oct-08-03 07:54 AM   #4 
  - Guffaw. People are just tired of the bad economy.  rsammel   Oct-08-03 08:06 AM   #5 
  - MA?  Blue Adept   Oct-08-03 09:02 AM   #24 
  - Right. NJ would recall McGreevy if they had the chance.  Kahuna   Oct-08-03 11:08 AM   #45 
  - Jeebus, what a pity party  sybylla   Oct-08-03 08:23 AM   #6 
  - Thank you, sybylla!  VolcanoJen   Oct-08-03 08:37 AM   #13 
  - The sky is falling, The sky is falling  demdem   Oct-08-03 08:25 AM   #8 
  - Go ahead. Make jokes about it.  Solomon   Oct-08-03 08:34 AM   #11 
  - Yep, solomon, they'll only see it after it is too late  tom_paine   Oct-08-03 10:57 AM   #41 
  - I can appreciate you wanting to downplay this....  Jack The Tab   Oct-08-03 08:50 AM   #19 
  - This Is A Wake_Up Call  bluedog   Oct-08-03 08:25 AM   #9 
  - It was political prostitution, not grass-roots democracy.  CBHagman   Oct-08-03 08:58 AM   #23 
  - I wouldn't bet on it  RandomUser   Oct-08-03 12:56 PM   #49 
  - Disagree  Nederland   Oct-08-03 02:16 PM   #51 
  - I am NOT dead yet, so stop saying that.  coalminersdaughter   Oct-08-03 08:34 AM   #10 
  - Excuse me, did I miss something?  FlashHarry   Oct-08-03 08:36 AM   #12 
  - From your keyboard to God's ear, FlashHarry.  mac56   Oct-08-03 08:40 AM   #15 
  - 100% correct  Speed8098   Oct-08-03 08:46 AM   #17 
  - So you think that the Sexual Predator is going to keep his lib ideals?  Jack The Tab   Oct-08-03 08:53 AM   #21 
  - Just like GW  elfwitch   Oct-08-03 03:52 PM   #54 
  - yeah, huge cuts in services  seekthetruth   Oct-08-03 08:55 AM   #22 
  - very optimistic  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-08-03 09:02 AM   #25 
  - Good post - Summarizes everything quiet nicely  RobertSeattle   Oct-08-03 09:16 AM   #27 
  - I'm not so sure  RandomUser   Oct-08-03 09:20 AM   #29 
  - I'm sure it will be "Blame the Predcessor"  RobertSeattle   Oct-08-03 09:32 AM   #30 
     - From what I was hearing Davis was turning things around quite nicely  Bandit   Oct-08-03 10:42 AM   #38 
  - here here!!  devrc243   Oct-08-03 09:52 AM   #32 
  - Once the GOP vultures start circling...  FlashHarry   Oct-08-03 10:36 AM   #36 
  - Yeah, that's EXACTLY how it worked with Raygun  tom_paine   Oct-08-03 10:58 AM   #42 
     - Was Reagan pro-choice, pro-gay and anti-gun?  FlashHarry   Oct-08-03 11:51 AM   #46 
  - Yeah, they said that the year before FDR was elected, too  jobycom   Oct-08-03 08:40 AM   #14 
  - Sorry, I refuse to give up  JNelson6563   Oct-08-03 08:42 AM   #16 
  - I think Davis was a special case  Cocoa   Oct-08-03 08:48 AM   #18 
  - Name one thing that Arnold will be able to do  aquart   Oct-08-03 09:02 AM   #26 
  - One thing Arnold will be able to do: let Enron off the hook.  galilei   Oct-08-03 10:25 AM   #34 
     - Hi galilei!!  newyawker99   Oct-08-03 12:43 PM   #48 
  - Isn't CA's legislature in Dem control?  Larkspur   Oct-08-03 09:16 AM   #28 
  - ~  bring_em_home_bush   Oct-08-03 09:36 AM   #31 
  - And you guys will see the silver lining as well when George  Solomon   Oct-08-03 10:30 AM   #35 
  - I noticed it  Cosmic_Latte   Oct-08-03 11:02 AM   #43 
  - Enough with the Over-Dramatics!!!  XanthaS   Oct-08-03 10:49 AM   #39 
  - Not really. That's why Clark is a good candidate to ..  Kahuna   Oct-08-03 11:06 AM   #44 
  - I agree I agree I agree. I've said it from the beginning. Clark is good  Solomon   Oct-08-03 02:07 PM   #50 
  - maybe it's time we started a second party...  burr   Oct-08-03 12:01 PM   #47 
  - talking about his religious philosophy  Cocoa   Oct-08-03 02:25 PM   #52 
  - I say give him 3 months to fix all of CA's problems and if he doesn't  SemperEadem   Oct-08-03 03:14 PM   #53 

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