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annak110 Donating Member (642 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-27-03 09:12 AM
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4. It used to be, back in the Raygun era and for a time before Raygun
that the pundits would squall and squeal about candidates "looking
Presidential". Imagine using that description on the current occupant of the White House!
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  -What does 'electability' mean? Mairead  Sep-27-03 09:00 AM   #0 
  - If you get the votes you are electable.  EagleEye   Sep-27-03 09:01 AM   #1 
  - And no vote  revcarol   Sep-27-03 09:10 AM   #2 
  - Hoaray!!!!  10digits   Sep-27-03 09:35 AM   #8 
  - In the case of 2004....  Ninga   Sep-27-03 09:15 AM   #5 
  - As of 2000  DemoVet   Sep-27-03 09:12 AM   #3 
  - It used to be, back in the Raygun era and for a time before Raygun  annak110   Sep-27-03 09:12 AM   #4 
  - Electability  clar   Sep-27-03 09:19 AM   #6 
  - It seems to me  WhereIsMyFreedom   Sep-29-03 02:38 AM   #27 
  - a right wing talking point,  dweller   Sep-27-03 09:19 AM   #7 
  - Not a talking point  Clovis_Sangrail   Sep-27-03 09:52 AM   #10 
     - I still disagree  dweller   Sep-27-03 08:39 PM   #14 
  - It is a right-wing code word: notice whose supporters use it here  roughsatori   Sep-27-03 09:47 AM   #9 
  - Money from AIPAC, corporations and corporate PACs  DuctapeFatwa   Sep-27-03 10:00 AM   #11 
  - When I use it  loyalsister   Sep-27-03 11:27 AM   #12 
  - Well, well. I think I just learnt something about you. I'd wondered, but  Mairead   Sep-28-03 04:30 AM   #16 
     - step back  loyalsister   Sep-28-03 10:37 AM   #19 
        - Sorry, you're wrong -- elections are decided by counting, not sampling  Mairead   Sep-28-03 12:59 PM   #22 
           - Idealistic theory  loyalsister   Sep-28-03 01:31 PM   #23 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-28-03 04:43 PM   #24 
              - Gee  loyalsister   Sep-28-03 06:46 PM   #25 
                 - You lost your way when you started using GOP talking points  Mairead   Sep-29-03 02:16 AM   #26 
                    - The reality of numbers  loyalsister   Sep-29-03 11:23 AM   #31 
  - In regards to Dean...  hey2370   Sep-27-03 12:28 PM   #13 
  - To Be Honest, The Biggest Problem For Dean  DrFunkenstein   Sep-28-03 12:26 PM   #20 
  - Electability is simply this...  fiziwig   Sep-27-03 09:34 PM   #15 
  - Electable means president of everybody  davhill   Sep-28-03 08:05 AM   #17 
  - Agree  loyalsister   Sep-29-03 01:42 PM   #33 
  - Electability means fear.  LWolf   Sep-28-03 10:27 AM   #18 
  - Electable is whoever can look the most like a Republican  arissa   Sep-28-03 12:37 PM   #21 
  - I Think Bush is Unelectable  tsipple   Sep-29-03 02:55 AM   #28 
  - I agree.  LWolf   Sep-29-03 08:14 AM   #29 
  - Interesting website on electability  dpbrown   Sep-29-03 10:23 AM   #30 
  - electability is a euphemism for ability to competitively fund raise (n/t)  w4rma   Sep-29-03 11:34 AM   #32 
     - That's a good definition  dpbrown   Sep-29-03 01:56 PM   #34 
 

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