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Catchawave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-18-07 03:38 PM
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15. I really wanted Gore to run in 2004
But decided on the fresher face of John Edwards. Funny how the 2004 ticket was composed of Gore's VP finalists :)
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  -Question for supporters of 2008 candidates politicasista  May-18-07 02:12 PM   #0 
  - Well, I'm for Edwards, so I don't have to answer for him, but I will offer a partial explanation.  Heaven and Earth   May-18-07 02:17 PM   #1 
  - I like Kucinich, then Obama, then Edwards, so I have no problems with the question.  damntexdem   May-18-07 02:31 PM   #2 
  - Except that  politicasista   May-18-07 02:38 PM   #4 
     - You said "This is NOT for flamewar purposes," then attack Clinton... LOL!  wyldwolf   May-18-07 02:46 PM   #7 
        - They all are.  William769   May-18-07 02:56 PM   #8 
  - I'm for Edwards as well -  waiting for hope   May-18-07 02:32 PM   #3 
  - Kucinich ran.  ayeshahaqqiqa   May-18-07 02:42 PM   #5 
  - Went back and edited post  politicasista   May-18-07 02:45 PM   #6 
  - The Left Wing, Progressive and Liberals picked Kerry..  Tellurian   May-18-07 03:00 PM   #9 
  - He did - too bad McAuliffe's Office of Voter Integrity didn't do their job for 4yrs and  blm   May-18-07 03:20 PM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-18-07 03:38 PM   #14 
  - That's a fantasy you made up. I never advised Kerry - he doesn't even know me.  blm   May-18-07 06:00 PM   #30 
     - blm Logic: Botched Joke = dropped pronoun  Tellurian   May-18-07 07:32 PM   #34 
        - Why don't you contact Brinkley, Parry, and TPM and tell them they are all wrong  blm   May-19-07 01:23 PM   #45 
        - Please give it a rest ......it's over......Kerry is no longer  laugle   May-20-07 11:39 PM   #57 
           - Why don't one of you explain WHY Clinton would be a good choice for anti-corruption  blm   May-21-07 09:28 AM   #60 
              - because all they see is the "D"  GreenArrow   May-21-07 10:11 AM   #65 
        - Here's a song for you!  DFW   May-19-07 05:13 PM   #52 
        - Here's an article for you. Contact Parry if you believe he's lying.  blm   May-20-07 10:32 AM   #55 
        - BLM has NEVER said any of those things  karynnj   May-20-07 01:02 AM   #54 
  - If Kerry had just fought back in 2004, we wouldn't be in this mess  wyldwolf   May-18-07 03:50 PM   #17 
     - Carrying on a flamewar from a locked thread? It's STILL a right wing lie.  MH1   May-18-07 05:34 PM   #28 
     - Please point to what your candidate, Sen. Clinton, has done  beachmom   May-18-07 10:09 PM   #38 
  - I think NOT!  elizm   May-18-07 04:22 PM   #18 
     - No, the people of Iowa, NH and other primary states did  politicasista   May-18-07 04:25 PM   #19 
     - Read Crashing the Gate. n/t  elizm   May-18-07 04:51 PM   #21 
     - Can do, but we should not overlook the voters of Iowa, NH, and other primary states  politicasista   May-18-07 04:53 PM   #22 
     - A synopsis for you...  elizm   May-18-07 04:57 PM   #23 
        - How did Kerry win Iowa then?  politicasista   May-18-07 05:00 PM   #24 
        - One word: Vilsack.  ih8thegop   May-21-07 12:32 AM   #59 
           - Internal numbers had JK going up in Nov 2003. Firefighters, Vets and college students  blm   May-21-07 09:33 AM   #61 
           - One more word: Wrong!  IA_Seth   May-21-07 10:45 AM   #68 
        - That book leaves out the backstabbing Kerry was getting and the fact that the internal  blm   May-18-07 05:23 PM   #26 
        - much like what you post here  AtomicKitten   May-18-07 06:56 PM   #32 
           - Kerry DID attack back - Did McAuliffe back up Kerry's challenge to Bush  blm   May-18-07 07:22 PM   #33 
           - Does anyone remember a politician who complained about being a pincushion?  karynnj   May-20-07 12:53 AM   #53 
        - Crashing the Gate was written by folks involved with the Dean campaign.  beachmom   May-18-07 10:13 PM   #39 
           - Exactly...  elizm   May-19-07 07:34 AM   #40 
              - No, I am a progressive liberal, and I chose Kerry.  MH1   May-19-07 09:11 AM   #42 
              - I was exactly the same  karynnj   May-21-07 09:35 AM   #62 
              - Then explain why they made sure Kerry had no money in the last crucial months before  blm   May-19-07 09:29 AM   #43 
     - NO WAY! They were against Kerry and undermined him at every opportunity.  blm   May-18-07 05:18 PM   #25 
  - Because you have to be in a position to run--the timing has to be right.  wienerdoggie   May-18-07 03:25 PM   #11 
  - I am aware of that, but  politicasista   May-18-07 03:28 PM   #12 
     - Dems didn't work hard in 2000?  William769   May-18-07 03:48 PM   #16 
     - "They knew Bush was pathetic..."  NoPasaran   May-18-07 04:30 PM   #20 
  - Real world events on Feb 5 and Nov 08 will determine the election. Gas price, weather, health of  CK_John   May-18-07 03:35 PM   #13 
  - I really wanted Gore to run in 2004  Catchawave   May-18-07 03:38 PM   #15 
  - Hillary made a pledge to serve her entire first term  ElizabethDC   May-18-07 05:29 PM   #27 
  - If you're really asking about Clinton...  indie_ana_500   May-18-07 05:38 PM   #29 
  - It wouldn't have hurt  politicasista   May-18-07 06:32 PM   #31 
     - Did Obama, Clinton, Kucinich say in '04 that Bush was so beatable?  indie_ana_500   May-19-07 04:10 PM   #49 
        - And Kerry has taken responsibility unlike those who were supposed to protect the vote  politicasista   May-19-07 04:19 PM   #50 
        - I certainly don't blame Obama, who gave an exceptional convention speech  karynnj   May-21-07 10:17 AM   #66 
  - Well, the truth is Edwards was the strongest candidate in 2004 as well, according to  edwardsdefender   May-18-07 09:41 PM   #35 
  - Sure, if you think he dominated the debates, aced his convention speech, dominated debate w/Cheney.  blm   May-19-07 09:31 AM   #44 
  - So, you are saying that the voters in NH and Iowa voted for the wrong guy?  indie_ana_500   May-20-07 01:34 PM   #56 
     - Kerry easily could have lost after Iowa and NH  karynnj   May-21-07 10:23 AM   #67 
  - Well, Hillary didn't run because she didn't feel like it was "her time" yet, and because  edwardsdefender   May-18-07 09:50 PM   #36 
  - I think each has a different reason.  illinoisprogressive   May-18-07 10:02 PM   #37 
  - Obama was running for the Senate in '04  peace frog   May-19-07 08:01 AM   #41 
  - I left Obama out of the OP  politicasista   May-19-07 03:23 PM   #46 
     - Hi back atya  peace frog   May-19-07 03:26 PM   #47 
  - I think it is all just a formality.  madfloridian   May-19-07 03:29 PM   #48 
  - Dodd didn't run in 2004 because Lieberman ran..  flaminbats   May-19-07 04:36 PM   #51 
  - My guess re: Richardson (my #2 pick at the moment)  ih8thegop   May-21-07 12:29 AM   #58 
  - My Reply To This?? The Idiot DIDN'T Win EITHER TIME OUT!!  ChiciB1   May-21-07 09:38 AM   #63 
  - In 2004 It would have taken Courage and Leadership ...  primative1   May-21-07 09:52 AM   #64 
     - IF I Thought For ONE Moment That Kucinich Could Win... He Would  ChiciB1   May-21-07 04:31 PM   #69 
 

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