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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-05-06 09:57 AM
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27. Hillary's also got that shadow vote going. Folks tell pollsters they wouldn't vote for her...
then go in the booth and pull the 'Hillary' lever.

But, it's just too early to define her as 'unelectable'.
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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   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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