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lumberjack_jeff Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-30-06 05:34 PM
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56. I think both are electable, but we can do better than both.
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  -Clinton versus Obama: Is there any difference? oberliner  Nov-29-06 07:54 AM   #0 
  - Yes.  William769   Nov-29-06 08:02 AM   #1 
  - A woman or a black man  question everything   Nov-30-06 12:27 PM   #38 
  - So we should just keep them in their place and out of the way until the country is ready for them?  beaconess   Nov-30-06 12:47 PM   #40 
  - I don't know.  question everything   Nov-30-06 12:57 PM   #42 
     - OK, interesting analysis  nodular   Nov-30-06 06:06 PM   #58 
  - I think both are electable, but we can do better than both.  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-30-06 05:34 PM   #56 
  - Hillary will have the Vince Foster Homocide thing waiting for the "swiftboatee's"  Imagevision   Dec-09-06 01:05 AM   #73 
  - One is electable (Obama) and one isn't.  queenbdem87   Nov-29-06 08:05 AM   #2 
  - I'd dispute that assessment.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-29-06 08:07 AM   #3 
     - I agree, they are good people but unelectable  MemphisTiger   Nov-29-06 08:12 AM   #4 
     - two words!  randy5235   Nov-29-06 08:19 AM   #5 
     - Two more words: Hell no!  Vash the Stampede   Nov-29-06 08:45 AM   #8 
     - Two southern candidates worked out pretty good for us  MemphisTiger   Nov-29-06 09:52 AM   #13 
        - So did Ross Perot being on the ticket. (nt)  Vash the Stampede   Nov-29-06 10:12 AM   #16 
           - Third part is a completely different ballgame  MemphisTiger   Nov-29-06 11:20 AM   #19 
              - I think it's abundantly clear that the South is not going to budge.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-29-06 12:03 PM   #21 
                 - I agree, the south will go republican as long as they  MemphisTiger   Nov-30-06 08:07 AM   #32 
     - Welcome to DU  MemphisTiger   Nov-29-06 09:52 AM   #14 
     - Harping about "electability" worked great in 2004  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Nov-30-06 01:15 PM   #44 
     - I will have to respectfully disagree with you......  OwnedByFerrets   Nov-29-06 08:26 AM   #6 
     - All that tells me is that she's probably not a racist.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-29-06 08:42 AM   #7 
     - The only reason "we're still far too racist to elect a black man"  mtnsnake   Nov-29-06 08:49 AM   #9 
     - I'll point to two recent examples for proof.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-29-06 08:59 AM   #11 
     - I'll agree with that  MemphisTiger   Nov-29-06 09:54 AM   #15 
     - Actually, the Allen and Ford results make the opposite case.  jefferson_dem   Nov-29-06 11:35 AM   #20 
        - I big part of the reason he lost was that his last name  MemphisTiger   Nov-30-06 08:09 AM   #33 
        - I agree. Especially considering that it was not until the macaca  rep the dems   Nov-30-06 05:56 PM   #57 
        - I know a big difference..  zidzi   Dec-10-06 12:36 PM   #80 
     - I am so sick of supposedly liberal Democrats insist that "we're too racist . . ."  beaconess   Nov-29-06 05:46 PM   #24 
     - I tend to agree  nodular   Nov-30-06 06:09 PM   #59 
     - ..  KKKarl is an idiot   Nov-29-06 08:50 AM   #10 
        - It wouldn't be any harder to elect him because he's Black than it would to elect him  beaconess   Nov-29-06 05:49 PM   #25 
     - Your mother's not the only one.  brazenlyliberal   Dec-08-06 05:55 PM   #69 
     - What "people" will hate them?  beaconess   Nov-29-06 05:43 PM   #23 
     - Klan members.  Telly Savalas   Nov-29-06 08:19 PM   #31 
     - Are racists part of the Democratic Party's core constituency?  Telly Savalas   Nov-29-06 08:18 PM   #30 
        - No, but Democrats alone won't win the election.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-30-06 08:22 AM   #34 
           - So we should never run a Black person or support civil rights in order to attract  beaconess   Nov-30-06 11:13 AM   #36 
              - Total bullshit.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-30-06 12:54 PM   #41 
                 - So, if now is not the right time to run a Black - and they shouldn't run because of his race  beaconess   Nov-30-06 01:10 PM   #43 
                    - I didn't say he shouldn't run.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-30-06 01:57 PM   #45 
                       - You mean like Deval Patrick?  beaconess   Nov-30-06 01:59 PM   #46 
                          - As a native of Massachusetts, you're WAY off on that one.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-30-06 02:07 PM   #47 
                             - I've lived in Massachusetts and I've lived in the South  beaconess   Nov-30-06 02:41 PM   #48 
                                - That's completely at odds with my experiences there.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-30-06 03:01 PM   #49 
                                   - I understand what you're saying and we obviously have had very different experiences  beaconess   Nov-30-06 03:15 PM   #50 
                                      - Again, I'm not saying he shouldn't run.  Vash the Stampede   Nov-30-06 03:34 PM   #51 
                                         - I agree with most of what you're saying  beaconess   Nov-30-06 03:55 PM   #53 
                                            - Well I don't agree with that last assertion you've heard.  Vash the Stampede   Dec-01-06 09:30 AM   #66 
  - Clinton has the experience, the money, and the team to put America back on top.  oasis   Nov-29-06 09:11 AM   #12 
  - Actually, a lot of rethugs that went down in the primaries  ripple   Nov-29-06 10:24 AM   #17 
  - The "visionary" vs. the accomplished "administrator". Interesting choices for 2008.  oasis   Nov-29-06 10:40 AM   #18 
     - Clinton...  Bullet1987   Nov-29-06 05:16 PM   #22 
     - Hillary's "baggage"? Those who mention it never give specifics. Why?  oasis   Nov-30-06 12:23 PM   #37 
     - Hart vs. Mondale. I know which way I'd go. eom  geek tragedy   Dec-12-06 07:55 AM   #85 
  - I know the Obama political team in Chicago.  Radical Activist   Nov-29-06 08:11 PM   #29 
     - The NY Yankees can generate excitement too, but they are only as good as  oasis   Nov-30-06 12:31 PM   #39 
  - I think Obama has a better overall record  fujiyama   Nov-29-06 07:48 PM   #26 
  - I record Senator votes to gague "progressiveness"...  Zodiak Ironfist   Dec-10-06 12:52 PM   #81 
  - Obama was an early and consistent opponent of the Iraq war.  Radical Activist   Nov-29-06 08:09 PM   #27 
  - This will help him greatly in 08! No more "would you still vote for it" BS  TheDonkey   Dec-11-06 01:06 AM   #83 
  - there's plenty of difference  AtomicKitten   Nov-29-06 08:10 PM   #28 
  - Obama is more progressive and less polarizing than Clinton  ripple   Nov-30-06 08:56 AM   #35 
  - This country isnt going to elect  BrentTaylor   Nov-30-06 03:41 PM   #52 
  - How do you know "we aren't far along enough" to elect a Black man?  beaconess   Nov-30-06 05:22 PM   #55 
  - The truth hurts  BrentTaylor   Nov-30-06 08:32 PM   #60 
     - "LET" him run? He doesn't need anyone to "LET" him run any more than a White candidate does.  beaconess   Nov-30-06 08:40 PM   #61 
        - No......Here we go with the typical  BrentTaylor   Nov-30-06 11:34 PM   #63 
           - Re-read my post  beaconess   Dec-01-06 07:54 AM   #65 
              - Look I understand what you're saying  BrentTaylor   Dec-01-06 03:42 PM   #67 
                 - You may be right that the country is full of Hidden Hate  beaconess   Dec-01-06 05:02 PM   #68 
  - Like Bush?! - why just today I read 0nly 28% favor Bush's action in Iraq  Imagevision   Dec-09-06 12:32 AM   #72 
  - I Think They Are The Same Person  rapallos   Nov-30-06 04:50 PM   #54 
  - Hillary is as polarizing as Joe Lieberman  IndianaGreen   Nov-30-06 09:00 PM   #62 
  - Lieberman is not polarizing  antiimperialist   Dec-09-06 09:16 PM   #77 
     - Lieberman was elected by Republicans  SOS   Dec-10-06 11:46 AM   #79 
  - Absolutely!  Xap   Dec-01-06 12:06 AM   #64 
  - yes  thatsrightimirish   Dec-08-06 06:31 PM   #70 
  - Obama hasn't been corrupted yet  election_2004   Dec-08-06 11:07 PM   #71 
  - The media will be on his Di#*  antiimperialist   Dec-09-06 09:17 PM   #78 
     - Won't they find a way to trash whoever the nominee is?  election_2004   Dec-12-06 01:58 AM   #84 
  - If You Don't Know  rapallos   Dec-09-06 01:26 AM   #74 
  - Hillary probably looks better in a skirt, but Obama is pretty.  Vidar   Dec-09-06 03:48 PM   #75 
  - Vote your conscience. Not based on "unelectability"  antiimperialist   Dec-09-06 09:15 PM   #76 
  - OBAMA can win! That's the difference  TheDonkey   Dec-11-06 01:04 AM   #82 

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