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Lurking Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-05-06 09:31 AM
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22. Me.
She can't win. She is too divisive and if she is the nominee, Republicans will vote in never-before-seen droves.

I think she is an amazing woman. But her ego is getting in the way of practicality.

As I said in a previous thread, I do not want a political dynasty in this country. Bush has already made us a frickin' banana republic. Why take the final step?
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  -For Women Only-To test the misogyny theory joeprogressive  Dec-05-06 08:55 AM   #0 
  - I don't think she can win either.  BonnieJW   Dec-05-06 09:00 AM   #1 
  - They want her to run because it's a good story. They're whores for a good story.  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 09:01 AM   #3 
  - You got that one right, Bonnie.  Tracer   Dec-05-06 10:00 AM   #28 
  - Franklin Roosevelt and Bill Clinton rallied the base of the other party.  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 09:01 AM   #2 
  - I agree, the repubs tend to go more conservative in the primaries  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:03 AM   #5 
  - I'll agree with you on that.  Nite Owl   Dec-05-06 09:02 AM   #4 
  - I am a woman and don't want Hillary for prez  Jennicut   Dec-05-06 09:04 AM   #6 
  - Everyone who runs for president is power hungry!  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 11:20 AM   #41 
     - Prove Gore was power hungry, because he seems like the  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 12:23 PM   #49 
  - BTW I love and respect all women; except Babs Bush.  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:06 AM   #7 
  - Hillary makes me uneasy  BeliQueen   Dec-05-06 09:10 AM   #8 
  - agreed, I could support Boxer  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:23 AM   #19 
  - How would she "know" she would lose? Has she got ESP? Did Kerry "know?"  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 10:33 AM   #32 
     - she wouldn't b/c she has a self inflated view of herself.  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 11:12 AM   #38 
        - So does Bush, so does Kerry, so did Gore, so does Obama...  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 11:19 AM   #40 
  - Me, too, though I'm open to reconsider  OzarkDem   Dec-05-06 02:40 PM   #58 
  - If she won the nomination, then it's anyone's guess  DeeDeeNY   Dec-05-06 09:11 AM   #9 
  - I think she has a chance  GenDem   Dec-05-06 06:12 PM   #65 
  - I don't think it's outright misogyny as I remember in 1972  no_hypocrisy   Dec-05-06 09:11 AM   #10 
  - People did not take Chisholm seriously as a candidate. It was 'cute'. I miss her. nt  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 10:32 AM   #31 
     - I took her seriously. We need more candidates like her. Period.  no_hypocrisy   Dec-05-06 10:36 AM   #34 
        - You'll get no argument from me. But her candidacy was not taken seriously in a year...  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 10:50 AM   #36 
  - i have been saying for months now that hillary's presidential  ellenfl   Dec-05-06 09:13 AM   #11 
  - I agree with you and I resent the media picking our candidate.  peace13   Dec-05-06 09:14 AM   #12 
  - amen sister  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:25 AM   #20 
  - I think she would win the nomination  savemefromdumbya   Dec-05-06 09:17 AM   #13 
  - I hope Hillary is not the Democratic candidate because I don't  Arkansas Granny   Dec-05-06 09:17 AM   #14 
  - I don't see any reason to believe she can govern.  MamaBear   Dec-05-06 09:18 AM   #15 
  - I Like Hillary  abluelady   Dec-05-06 09:22 AM   #16 
  - "...a terrible candidate b/c she rallies the base of the other party"  bloom   Dec-05-06 09:22 AM   #17 
  - If you think she is more likable than Gore and Clark I believe  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:29 AM   #21 
     - So I'm "Delusional", huh  bloom   Dec-05-06 09:34 AM   #23 
        - Sorry to say but our electorate is generally pretty stupid in the political realm  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:41 AM   #24 
           - "informed people"  bloom   Dec-05-06 11:48 AM   #46 
              - There was an earlier thread that made the inference that the men of DU  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 12:21 PM   #47 
  - I would support Granholm (a woman)  JNelson6563   Dec-05-06 09:22 AM   #18 
  - Me.  Lurking Dem   Dec-05-06 09:31 AM   #22 
  - I am a woman and I will cut off my fingers before I vote for Hillary  RubyDuby in GA   Dec-05-06 09:44 AM   #25 
  - Thanks, and I have yet to meet a woman, conservative or Liberal,  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 09:57 AM   #26 
     - Well, you just met one.....  Missy M   Dec-05-06 10:21 AM   #29 
     - I'll credit her with actually being interested in policy and government.  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 10:31 AM   #30 
     - I could flip that argument and say that the people that care the most  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 11:15 AM   #39 
        - There's no way to know she would lose. We don't even know she'd...  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 11:23 AM   #43 
     - Our friendships and relationships are self-selecting. If you don't know one  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 10:34 AM   #33 
     - I think my so called homogenous world consists of women  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 11:20 AM   #42 
        - So, those that support her are not 'logical'? That's a strong statement. nt  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 11:25 AM   #44 
           - Thanks, better than a weak one.  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 11:34 AM   #45 
              - I'm "Biased to wanting a female president"? Clark's my 1st choice, Feingold my 2nd.  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 02:25 PM   #57 
     - You just met me too! I think she could win, and win BIG!  napi21   Dec-05-06 06:36 PM   #66 
  - Hillary's also got that shadow vote going. Folks tell pollsters they wouldn't vote for her...  MookieWilson   Dec-05-06 09:57 AM   #27 
  - I am a woman, a lifelong yellow dawg Democrat, and do not support Hillary  AlGore-08.com   Dec-05-06 10:46 AM   #35 
  - Agreed  SusanaMontana41   Dec-05-06 12:21 PM   #48 
  - Excellent points, one and all.  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 12:28 PM   #50 
  - Your premise is 100% wrong: women can be misogynist too  Morgana LaFey   Dec-05-06 11:00 AM   #37 
  - While it may be close to NONE  bloom   Dec-05-06 12:32 PM   #51 
  - Could you please provide evidence of sexism?  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 12:36 PM   #52 
  - Recent threads  bloom   Dec-05-06 01:04 PM   #55 
     - What specious arguments  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 03:35 PM   #60 
        - What is specious are your dismissals of the examples  Morgana LaFey   Dec-05-06 08:17 PM   #70 
  - We are not Hillary supporters in this household.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-05-06 12:40 PM   #53 
     - If I would have said that she has only ascended to her position  joeprogressive   Dec-05-06 12:48 PM   #54 
        - I'm equal opportunity  Blue_In_AK   Dec-05-06 01:04 PM   #56 
  - Thanks Morgana  lwfern   Dec-06-06 05:47 AM   #74 
  - I rather she run for vice president.  cat_girl25   Dec-05-06 02:42 PM   #59 
  - I don't have the insane hatred of Hillary that the freepers have  Cleita   Dec-05-06 03:40 PM   #61 
  - I have no interest in Hillary as President.  Hell Hath No Fury   Dec-05-06 04:22 PM   #62 
  - Woman here. Hillary is a bad choice.  Killarney   Dec-05-06 05:21 PM   #63 
  - I'm a woman, and I don't think I'd vote for Hillary.  tammywammy   Dec-05-06 05:46 PM   #64 
  - I'm a woman who doesn't want Hillary to run  RadFemFL   Dec-05-06 06:47 PM   #67 
  - Yes, me - and for the same reasons you list.  hippiechick   Dec-05-06 06:58 PM   #68 
  - I can't swallow a HRC presidency  EvolveOrConvolve   Dec-05-06 06:58 PM   #69 
  - Perhaps Hillary's problem for some people is she is unlikable  Jennicut   Dec-05-06 10:15 PM   #71 
  - No, I don't think  ellie   Dec-06-06 04:23 AM   #72 
  - Hillary Clinton cannot win the presidency in 2008 and should not run.  BlueIris   Dec-06-06 05:06 AM   #73 
  - For me, that's not the point.  LWolf   Dec-06-06 07:14 AM   #75 
 

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