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sandyd921 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-16-07 04:12 PM
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72. And this is a more important issue
than health care, poverty, the environment, etc., etc.? Geesh!!! I come to DU to be in the company of people who can see through the MSM crap not people who allow their thinking to be clouded by that stupidity!
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  -accurate description of why the msm is afraid of Edwards venable  Jun-15-07 10:40 PM   #0 
  - i read that earlier there. it is sad how they treat him.  illinoisprogressive   Jun-15-07 10:49 PM   #1 
  - No it's not. He's being treated like any other candidate.  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 10:56 PM   #3 
     - that's an easy argument, but doesn't hold up  venable   Jun-15-07 11:36 PM   #12 
        - Geez...."the hair cutter had to leave his office."  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:38 PM   #14 
           - keep hammering on the haircut, it's very astute  venable   Jun-15-07 11:53 PM   #20 
  - The MSM is not afraid of John Edwards.  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 10:55 PM   #2 
  - That's not entirely true. His lifewstyle and actions are more humble than all but Kucinich.  1932   Jun-15-07 11:05 PM   #4 
     - A $400 haircut is humble? What is the evidence for what you state?  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:24 PM   #6 
     - Dude, what do you think the rest of them pay for haircuts?  1932   Jun-15-07 11:25 PM   #7 
     - Obama pays $15...or was it $20? nt  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:27 PM   #8 
        - $20  Katzenkavalier   Jun-15-07 11:28 PM   #9 
        - The millionaire pays $20 for haircuts?  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-15-07 11:48 PM   #18 
        - But he gets it cut 20 times more often.  1932   Jun-15-07 11:28 PM   #10 
        - Do you have a link for that? nt  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:33 PM   #11 
        - good grief, have we really been reduced to this discussion. is this faux news?  venable   Jun-15-07 11:37 PM   #13 
        - I was wondering when the "Is this FOX news" card was going to be played.  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:41 PM   #15 
           - no, Fox didn't need to...it's the msm avoidance of his policies  venable   Jun-15-07 11:55 PM   #23 
              - Look, the haircut is out there...I'm not attacking him for it.  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:01 AM   #27 
                 - feels a bit like an attack, you have to admit  venable   Jun-16-07 12:06 AM   #31 
                    - Best of luck to Mr. Edwards.  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:12 AM   #33 
                       - thanks, I appreciate that.  venable   Jun-16-07 12:13 AM   #34 
        - And the Ivy Leaguer with a Harvard wife lives in a $1.6 million house and makes $1 million a year  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-15-07 11:44 PM   #16 
        - Dude...it's the $400 haircut.  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:48 PM   #17 
        - Ok. Who can you relate to then?  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-15-07 11:50 PM   #19 
        - Good question.  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:54 PM   #22 
           - How can you relate to all of them?  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-16-07 12:13 AM   #35 
              - Good question.  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:18 AM   #39 
              - 100% f--king right!  LBJDemocrat   Jun-16-07 07:33 PM   #73 
        - are you serious? his family 'owned' the mill? do some research.  venable   Jun-16-07 12:00 AM   #26 
        - I'm not hating...  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:05 AM   #30 
           - That is a fair point. Why do the others hide their wealth BTW?  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-16-07 12:15 AM   #36 
           - he was born into pretty deep poverty, and they made their way up  venable   Jun-16-07 12:16 AM   #37 
        - 'dude' - it's people talking about the haircut, like now.  venable   Jun-16-07 12:01 AM   #28 
           - No, I don't want to discuss his "policies"  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:08 AM   #32 
        - Success in life appears to be a bad trait for a President to you  zulchzulu   Jun-16-07 10:52 PM   #76 
        - And this is a more important issue  sandyd921   Jun-16-07 04:12 PM   #72 
     - His 28,000 Square Foot House is Mega Humble!  MannyGoldstein   Jun-15-07 11:59 PM   #25 
        - How big was FDR's inherited mansion and estate? nt  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-16-07 12:17 AM   #38 
        - FDR was in a wheelchair.  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:28 AM   #40 
        - Edwards son died and his wife is likely dying of cancer. He grew up working-class  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-16-07 12:33 AM   #41 
           - You make some very good points.  calteacherguy   Jun-16-07 12:35 AM   #43 
           - I understand your point of view  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-16-07 12:44 AM   #45 
           - Edwards' Father MANAGED A Textile Factory  MannyGoldstein   Jun-16-07 12:37 AM   #44 
              - FDR was a great man  draft_mario_cuomo   Jun-16-07 12:45 AM   #46 
              - I Don't Think FDR Worked For A Predatory Hedge Fund  MannyGoldstein   Jun-16-07 11:35 AM   #50 
              - His father quit his job at the mill he "manaaged" because they wouldn't promote him any higher  1932   Jun-16-07 07:48 AM   #47 
        - A Tiny Fraction of The Size nt  MannyGoldstein   Jun-16-07 12:34 AM   #42 
        - I must rebut  V4Edwards   Jun-16-07 02:05 PM   #65 
        - Humble is stupid. It's putting yourself lower than others,  laureloak   Jun-16-07 11:01 PM   #77 
     - So Obama didn't come from humble beginnings?  zulchzulu   Jun-16-07 10:50 PM   #75 
  - The illiberal elites hate discussions of economic policy  StudentsMustUniteNow   Jun-15-07 11:07 PM   #5 
  - maybe it's just me  Cheap_Trick   Jun-15-07 11:54 PM   #21 
  - No, it's not just you.  calteacherguy   Jun-15-07 11:58 PM   #24 
  - thank you thank you thank you n/t  venable   Jun-16-07 12:02 AM   #29 
  - I only care if they're trying to create a world where there are a few people who  1932   Jun-16-07 07:50 AM   #48 
     - exactly. well said n/t  venable   Jun-16-07 11:56 AM   #53 
  - Yea, the mainstream media is scared of Edwards...  zulchzulu   Jun-16-07 07:57 AM   #49 
  - so funny to you, but media analysts observe it to be true  venable   Jun-16-07 11:55 AM   #52 
     - Should I join the Poor Me Brigade?  zulchzulu   Jun-16-07 10:49 PM   #74 
  - It wasn't the haircut that threw me  tammywammy   Jun-16-07 11:40 AM   #51 
  - he didn't say that  venable   Jun-16-07 11:59 AM   #54 
     - Oh, I don't think of Edwards as avaricious  tammywammy   Jun-16-07 12:01 PM   #55 
        - yeah, I think it's a combination  venable   Jun-16-07 12:11 PM   #56 
           - Yeah, I'd rather have a shaker-upper too  tammywammy   Jun-16-07 12:41 PM   #58 
              - maybe as time goes on, the guy behind the guy will emerge  venable   Jun-16-07 12:57 PM   #59 
                 - Possibly, but I doubt it  tammywammy   Jun-16-07 01:01 PM   #61 
                    - I don't think saying why Edwards is my choice is a flame war.  venable   Jun-16-07 02:56 PM   #67 
                       - I didn't mean to give you that impression at all  tammywammy   Jun-16-07 04:01 PM   #71 
  - Last time around the msm LOVED Edwards...  jenmito   Jun-16-07 12:23 PM   #57 
     - disagree...I think they ignored Edwards AND Clark.  venable   Jun-16-07 01:01 PM   #60 
        - I disagree...  jenmito   Jun-16-07 01:13 PM   #62 
           - The problem was: Clark had skipped Iowa, and staked everything on New Hampshire.  chimpymustgo   Jun-16-07 01:33 PM   #63 
           - You're right that his mistake was skipping Iowa...  jenmito   Jun-16-07 01:39 PM   #64 
           - after NH everybody was ignored except Kerry  venable   Jun-16-07 02:53 PM   #66 
              - Well, I think I disagree slightly with that...  jenmito   Jun-16-07 03:18 PM   #68 
                 - well, we can both agree Clark was not given much attention  venable   Jun-16-07 03:54 PM   #69 
                    - OK...  jenmito   Jun-16-07 03:57 PM   #70 
 

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