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Selatius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-25-07 02:08 PM
Response to Reply #22
26. She wasn't even voting in a swing state.
Honestly, nobody even bothers to study the peculiarities of the Electoral College anymore.
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  -Molly Ivins: NOT. BACKING. HILLARY. flpoljunkie  Jan-25-07 01:49 PM   #0 
  - That's something I like about Molly...she tells it like it is. n/t  Poll_Blind   Jan-25-07 01:50 PM   #1 
  - Thank you, Ms. Ivins  hippiechick   Jan-25-07 01:51 PM   #2 
  - No matter how slick is the packaging of Hillary  IndianaGreen   Jan-25-07 11:34 PM   #72 
     - Rupert Murdoch is her bagman. eom  malikstein   Jan-26-07 08:10 AM   #86 
  - And the drumbeat for public financing grows louder.  Heaven and Earth   Jan-25-07 01:51 PM   #3 
  - First paper ballots and hand counts then Public Financing and kick the Parasitic Corporations out  Vincardog   Jan-25-07 03:10 PM   #64 
  - Do us a favor -- don't provide artificial emphasis.  Buzz Clik   Jan-25-07 01:51 PM   #4 
  - I had no problem with it.  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-25-07 01:57 PM   #10 
  - I wasn't speaking for you. Neither can you speak for others.  Buzz Clik   Jan-25-07 02:01 PM   #15 
  - Wow.  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-25-07 02:19 PM   #36 
     - It's the 'swarm effect'. Keep talking about it and see what happens. eom  brg5001   Jan-26-07 08:20 AM   #87 
  - I think Buzz Clik has a good point.  madaboutharry   Jan-25-07 02:05 PM   #24 
     - I supported fucking Nader too in 2000  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-25-07 02:16 PM   #34 
        - Wow, get a grip.  madaboutharry   Jan-25-07 02:23 PM   #45 
        - "Her support cannot be forgotten."  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-25-07 02:47 PM   #52 
        - I live in Arkansas  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-25-07 02:24 PM   #46 
        - Anyone who bothered to find out about W in Texas  xkenx   Jan-26-07 11:15 AM   #94 
           - I've lived in Texas for 36 out of 40 years.  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-26-07 11:34 AM   #95 
  - Interesting...she writes an excellent post and you choose to pick on her font. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-25-07 11:16 PM   #69 
  - I appreciate the bolding.  jilln   Jan-26-07 09:23 AM   #90 
  - Exactly!  flpoljunkie   Jan-26-07 03:08 PM   #105 
  - Take a chill pill, friend  Frank Cannon   Jan-26-07 12:00 PM   #96 
  - It is Molly's world .... we just live in it.  Botany   Jan-25-07 01:54 PM   #5 
  - Rock on Molls! n/t  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-25-07 01:55 PM   #6 
  - REALLY.OLD.NEWS...  SaveElmer   Jan-25-07 01:56 PM   #7 
  - Her judgment is just fine. It's her opinion you question.  Buzz Clik   Jan-25-07 02:02 PM   #19 
  - If her judgement leads her to conclude...  SaveElmer   Jan-25-07 02:03 PM   #21 
  - It is as timely and true today as it was a year ago. Old news that she voted for Nader--in Texas!  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:13 PM   #30 
     - She is a nationally synidcated columnist...  SaveElmer   Jan-25-07 02:15 PM   #32 
     - I voted for Nader out of Texas  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-25-07 02:54 PM   #57 
        - Great post, Zodiac Ironfist!  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:58 PM   #60 
        - Hear, hear!  twominuteshate   Jan-26-07 01:13 AM   #73 
           - Very good post.  KitSileya   Jan-26-07 05:32 AM   #80 
  - She also voted for Nader in 2000.  jobycom   Jan-25-07 01:56 PM   #8 
  - Yes, and she urged voters not residing in Texas to vote for Gore.  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:03 PM   #20 
  - Yes, and she voted for Nader in 2000.  jobycom   Jan-25-07 02:05 PM   #22 
     - She wasn't even voting in a swing state.  Selatius   Jan-25-07 02:08 PM   #26 
        - Doesn't matter. She voted for Nader. Why's that hard to grasp.  jobycom   Jan-25-07 02:10 PM   #28 
        - Then please lecture me on the behavior of the Electoral College in safe states vs. swing states.  Selatius   Jan-25-07 02:17 PM   #35 
        - You don't read too good, do you?  jobycom   Jan-25-07 02:20 PM   #38 
           - I brought up the EC vote. You said it didn't matter.  Selatius   Jan-25-07 02:22 PM   #43 
              - And I say it again. You don't read too good.  jobycom   Jan-25-07 02:29 PM   #48 
                 - Fair enough.  Selatius   Jan-25-07 02:32 PM   #50 
        - I almost voted for Nader in 2000 as well...  calipendence   Jan-26-07 07:47 AM   #85 
           - Unfortunately..  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-26-07 12:27 PM   #101 
              - I'm praying for her...  calipendence   Jan-26-07 12:47 PM   #102 
        - Did she put pen to paper praising Nader in publications that reached...say, 50 states?  oasis   Jan-25-07 02:21 PM   #39 
        - Good point  soswolf   Jan-26-07 08:42 AM   #88 
  - Nader chiseled and made Molly fizzle...... now Hillary sizzles.  oasis   Jan-25-07 02:14 PM   #31 
     - LOL! With rhymes like that, I can see why you are more popular than the Beatles!  jobycom   Jan-25-07 02:21 PM   #41 
     - Ah, yes, the DLC's Al From's "dream candidate." No, thanks!  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:48 PM   #53 
        - That makes sense. Only one candidate per party will go to the general.  oasis   Jan-25-07 09:54 PM   #67 
  - damn! Is it already time to start digging up real old articles?  wyldwolf   Jan-25-07 01:56 PM   #9 
  - It's not the first and won't be the last time I post this article, so get used to it.  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:06 PM   #25 
     - I'm already used to it. So, who are you supporting at the moment for the DemNom?  wyldwolf   Jan-25-07 02:08 PM   #27 
        - I would love to see Gore run with Obama--sweet redemption to help erase 8 very long years.  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:22 PM   #42 
           - so who is your #1? Gore or Obama?  wyldwolf   Jan-25-07 02:30 PM   #49 
              - Gore, of course! It's "Back to the Future" with Al Gore!  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:49 PM   #54 
  - Molly's no more of a mover and shaker today than she was two days ago when  oasis   Jan-25-07 01:57 PM   #11 
  - Thank you, Molly!  Cascadian   Jan-25-07 01:57 PM   #12 
  - She put it well as to what a Hillary presidency would mean  WI_DEM   Jan-25-07 01:58 PM   #13 
  - My favorite passages from Molly's editorial:  Buzz Clik   Jan-25-07 02:00 PM   #14 
  - She slammed Kerry during 2004 too.  MessiahRp   Jan-25-07 02:01 PM   #16 
  - Both Gore and Kerry could have benefited in their presidential runs by listening to Molly.  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:05 PM   #23 
  - They could have benefitted by listening to Nader, as well.  Buzz Clik   Jan-25-07 02:11 PM   #29 
  - Agreed.  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:23 PM   #44 
  - She wasn't giving him constructive pointers  MessiahRp   Jan-25-07 02:56 PM   #59 
  - Yeah, right...  ProudDad   Jan-26-07 03:09 AM   #77 
     - Like almost all pundits, she probably talks out of both sides of her mouth  MH1   Jan-26-07 12:17 PM   #100 
  - My thoughts exactly!  BonnieJW   Jan-25-07 02:01 PM   #17 
  - hELL YES  underpants   Jan-25-07 02:01 PM   #18 
  - So if Hillary ends up the candidate, who will Molly vote for?  Vinca   Jan-25-07 02:16 PM   #33 
  - Rudy  bigdarryl   Jan-25-07 02:20 PM   #37 
  - Is that who YOU will vote for? Let's put you on the record...  wyldwolf   Jan-25-07 02:21 PM   #40 
  - I won't vote for Hillary either  Larkspur   Jan-25-07 02:55 PM   #58 
  - I hope you're a rarity. I don't want to wake up and find we're stuck  Vinca   Jan-25-07 04:50 PM   #66 
     - Yes, Larkspur may be a rarity ...  ShortnFiery   Jan-26-07 04:50 AM   #79 
     - I'll be busy helping elect more populist and progressive Dems into Congress  Larkspur   Jan-26-07 12:10 PM   #98 
  - What part of  ProudDad   Jan-26-07 03:12 AM   #78 
     - Here's what I understand:  Vinca   Jan-26-07 06:37 AM   #81 
        - You still miss the point.!  ProudDad   Jan-26-07 08:01 PM   #108 
  - Prior Molly backings: Nader. Dean. Not saying I'm for Hillary, but Molly's  The Count   Jan-25-07 02:26 PM   #47 
  - Plenty of us  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-25-07 02:49 PM   #55 
  - It's just the facts in that particular article were so off, that her record when  The Count   Jan-26-07 09:39 AM   #91 
  - Not really. Who do you think votes in the primaries--the committed liberal base.  flpoljunkie   Jan-26-07 02:41 PM   #104 
  - Molly asks the corporate Dems"WHO ARE YOU AFRAID OF?"  Kurovski   Jan-25-07 02:32 PM   #51 
  - And an excellent question it is!  flpoljunkie   Jan-25-07 02:50 PM   #56 
  - Keith Olberman should now stage a debate between Molly Ivins and  Old Crusoe   Jan-25-07 02:59 PM   #61 
  - I'd tune in for sure.  Pacifist Patriot   Jan-25-07 03:09 PM   #63 
  - At first, I was all gun-ho about Hillary running, but honestly, the more  Catfight   Jan-25-07 03:08 PM   #62 
  - Wow....judging from the DU poll the other day  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-25-07 03:14 PM   #65 
  - Exactly ,Zodiak It is amazing to me  bbgrunt   Jan-26-07 12:01 PM   #97 
  - Hillary's recent video takes all the positions IVAN wants...  KatieB   Jan-25-07 10:28 PM   #68 
  - I doubt it. Setting a cap on troop levels is hardly daring,  flpoljunkie   Jan-26-07 07:24 AM   #82 
  - She voted "yes" on the  Le Taz Hot   Jan-26-07 07:27 AM   #83 
     - Voting for the IWR either shows a lack of judgement regarding the...  MilesColtrane   Jan-26-07 10:33 AM   #93 
  - Bravo Molly, I agree. We are not at war with republicans, we are at war  rhett o rick   Jan-25-07 11:19 PM   #70 
  - Amen Molly  dooner   Jan-25-07 11:23 PM   #71 
  - Thanks, Molly Ivins!  Andromeda   Jan-26-07 01:24 AM   #74 
  - What an odd pretext to vote for someone: "Molly is opposed, so I'm in favor?"  brg5001   Jan-26-07 09:06 AM   #89 
  - Eloquent  hawkowl88   Jan-26-07 01:27 AM   #75 
  - Molly does have a way with words  Hope2006   Jan-26-07 02:16 AM   #76 
  - Pretty typical...  sendero   Jan-26-07 07:31 AM   #84 
  - I would say the 2000 election was a real Ivins home run.  NNadir   Jan-26-07 12:15 PM   #99 
     - Hit a nerve, did we?  flpoljunkie   Jan-26-07 07:18 PM   #106 
        - Absolutely. One gets to detest immoral pundits.  NNadir   Jan-26-07 10:49 PM   #110 
           - What about immoral politicians? Both Gore and Kerry played it too safe, listened too much to their  flpoljunkie   Jan-27-07 07:23 AM   #111 
  - The anti-leadership  PATRICK   Jan-26-07 10:03 AM   #92 
  - this is really foolish of Ms. Ivins  paulk   Jan-26-07 12:56 PM   #103 
  - I Don't Blame Her - Hillary Is A Sell Out To Corporate Interests...  mayflower   Jan-26-07 07:21 PM   #107 
  - I really couldn't care less who Molly votes for  MODemocrat   Jan-26-07 10:09 PM   #109 
 

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