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AnAmerican Donating Member (769 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-16-03 12:05 AM
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12. I guess it is a matter of definition
What you call "realistic" I call "jaded". IMHO the rightwing and allied media have beaten you.

When you say that a candidate like DK, who has so much to offer the country, has no chance, that is jaded, defeatist, and cynical.

If we all felt that way the shrub would be assured of another 4 years, followed by 8 of Jeb, followed by 8 of (put name here).

With all due respect, I wholeheartedly disagree with your thinking.

I am thankful that hope and dreams of a better world are very much alive in a good percentage of Americans.

My prediction, the American public WILL vote in numbers that reverse the trend of the past several elections.

They WILL elect the Democratic nominee, and yes, given the chance, they would elect DK. He is a breath of fresh air in our fucked up world. He alone has put forth a platform that is geared towards improving the lives of everyone. He alone is standing against the "same old, same old' that is a direct cause of the shrinking % of eligible voters actually voting.

No amount of negativity from you or anyone will change my mind, nor change the minds of most DK supporters, we know the man, and we have experienced the hope and promise his candidacy embodies.

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  -Why I think Dennis Kucinich's Supposed Weaknesses May Be Strengths dpbrown  Aug-15-03 08:51 PM   #0 
  - Electability  CarlBallard   Aug-15-03 09:03 PM   #1 
  - Dennis rocked last night!  LibertyChick   Aug-15-03 09:17 PM   #2 
  - I loved the Kucinich and Health Care mailing from the campaign  dpbrown   Aug-15-03 09:31 PM   #3 
  - I disagree  jiacinto   Aug-15-03 10:03 PM   #4 
  - Thank you for being blunt. I disagree with your assessment  dpbrown   Aug-15-03 10:20 PM   #5 
     - Well  jiacinto   Aug-15-03 10:40 PM   #6 
        - I disagree with your assessment of the electorate  dpbrown   Aug-15-03 10:54 PM   #7 
        - I'll say this  jiacinto   Aug-15-03 10:57 PM   #8 
           - Thankfully, jiacinto, most folks are not as jaded as you.  AnAmerican   Aug-15-03 11:40 PM   #9 
           - I am not jaded  jiacinto   Aug-15-03 11:49 PM   #10 
              - I guess it is a matter of definition  AnAmerican   Aug-16-03 12:05 AM   #12 
                 - I don't see DK as being able to beat Bush  jiacinto   Aug-16-03 12:30 AM   #13 
                    - On the contrary  ylandsman   Aug-19-03 03:26 AM   #24 
                    - Damn right  loyalsister   Sep-16-03 04:21 AM   #41 
                    - ANYBODY BUT BUSH! ... or kucinich  FluxRostrum   Sep-06-03 12:22 AM   #37 
           - Respectfully  LWolf   Aug-16-03 12:23 PM   #18 
              - It's reality, though  jiacinto   Aug-16-03 12:31 PM   #19 
                 - It is "your opinion"......  AnAmerican   Aug-18-03 06:44 PM   #22 
        - I disagree with you specifically on this issue-  diamondsoul   Aug-16-03 08:38 AM   #15 
           - Clark could make the argument; DK couldn't  jiacinto   Aug-16-03 12:02 PM   #16 
              - Oh but they would,  diamondsoul   Aug-16-03 03:06 PM   #20 
              - DK Can make this point  ylandsman   Aug-19-03 03:30 AM   #25 
                 - Isn't that funny?  diamondsoul   Sep-24-03 06:26 PM   #49 
                    - Statement of Kucinich  goodhue   Sep-24-03 06:36 PM   #50 
  - Exellent analysis  genius   Aug-15-03 11:55 PM   #11 
  - indeed  goodhue   Sep-15-03 08:15 PM   #40 
     - kick  goodhue   Sep-18-03 04:36 PM   #42 
        - again  goodhue   Sep-24-03 03:57 PM   #45 
  - Terrific Post Dan!  Tinoire   Aug-16-03 12:59 AM   #14 
  - This is a powerful post,  LWolf   Aug-16-03 12:10 PM   #17 
  - Zogby on Bush's electability has him tied with "unnamed Dem"  dpbrown   Aug-18-03 12:01 PM   #21 
  - Thank You  ylandsman   Aug-19-03 03:17 AM   #23 
  - Not only this, but he's the only one calling for "exit" from Iraq now  dpbrown   Aug-20-03 10:19 AM   #26 
  - great essay dp  Gingersnap   Aug-21-03 06:41 PM   #27 
  - I don't think...  renie408   Aug-21-03 10:13 PM   #28 
  - We don't have to blow it off.  LWolf   Aug-23-03 11:39 AM   #29 
     - There is more to this article then Nico Pitneys article...N/T  gully   Sep-04-03 04:20 PM   #30 
  - good work guys  tinanator   Sep-04-03 05:00 PM   #31 
  - your welcome  JohnKleeb   Sep-04-03 05:02 PM   #32 
  - Great Post!  The Sushi Bandit   Sep-04-03 05:26 PM   #33 
  - Great pic!  LWolf   Sep-05-03 12:18 AM   #34 
  - You missed a couple screws :-)  FluxRostrum   Sep-06-03 12:07 AM   #35 
  - We don't have to look far these days, do we?  LWolf   Sep-06-03 08:37 AM   #38 
  - Dennis is awesome.  genius   Sep-06-03 12:08 AM   #36 
  - Can He Beat Bush?  goodhue   Sep-07-03 04:16 PM   #39 
  - That Was Awesome  rucky   Sep-18-03 05:22 PM   #43 
  - Because Kucinich's supporters love people as much as he does.  diamondsoul   Sep-18-03 05:55 PM   #44 
  - :) you bet  JohnKleeb   Sep-24-03 04:00 PM   #46 
  - Just donated $57 more to the campaign.  ErasureAcer   Sep-24-03 04:09 PM   #47 
     - great thats just great  JohnKleeb   Sep-24-03 04:17 PM   #48 
     - So did I!  dpbrown   Sep-25-03 05:17 PM   #51 
        - Harrumph! After watching all this fuss about the bat,  diamondsoul   Sep-25-03 11:24 PM   #52 

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