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illinoisprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-29-07 08:41 AM
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35. too bad the average voter hasn't figured her game out yet.
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  -Hillary's comment about AIDS and white women was egregious pandering. saracat  Jun-29-07 03:26 AM   #0 
  - From what I understand, it's hard for women to even find doctors  Mythsaje   Jun-29-07 03:30 AM   #1 
  - I don't think so. Yes, there is less research done on "women's diseases"  pnwmom   Jun-29-07 03:33 AM   #2 
  - My point is women ARE dying in large numbers and noone gives a fig!  saracat   Jun-29-07 03:40 AM   #5 
     - every group "dies in large numbers" - breast cancer is the only named problem that gets  papau   Jun-29-07 07:40 AM   #18 
        - The attention paid to breast cancer is "minimal"? Really?  TheWraith   Jun-29-07 11:04 AM   #43 
        - Basic science funding for breast cancer may well be high now - but it was not so  papau   Jun-30-07 08:50 AM   #62 
        - Breast cancer had been known to be killing women since the 50s  goodgd_yall   Jun-29-07 07:42 PM   #58 
           - polio in the 50's is perhaps a better comparison - but Breast Cancer research took  papau   Jun-30-07 08:46 AM   #61 
  - actually...  CitizenLeft   Jun-29-07 03:35 AM   #3 
  - Things are bad for ALL women, especially poor women. Women's medical care is NOT a race issue.  saracat   Jun-29-07 03:43 AM   #6 
  - Well, that's the definition of pandering  Morgana LaFey   Jun-29-07 12:06 PM   #47 
     - misguided?  CitizenLeft   Jun-29-07 11:05 PM   #60 
  - She could have nailed it better, if she would have said paunchy middle aged  PBass   Jun-29-07 03:38 AM   #4 
  - NOW you nailed it!  saracat   Jun-29-07 03:45 AM   #7 
  - It was "playing to the crowd"  NewYorkerfromMass   Jun-29-07 08:08 AM   #27 
     - Yep, that's what politicians do...  Virginia Dare   Jun-29-07 08:11 AM   #28 
  - AIDS is communicable...Breast Cancer is not..  Tellurian   Jun-29-07 05:13 AM   #8 
  - But that wasn't the point.The point was its effect on "women".She said if it effected "white  saracat   Jun-29-07 05:25 AM   #9 
     - My thinking is, what was unsaid was the point...  Tellurian   Jun-29-07 05:39 AM   #10 
     - Yep!  BerryBush   Jun-29-07 05:42 AM   #11 
        - That's an incredibly ignorant thing to say.  TheWraith   Jun-29-07 10:59 AM   #42 
           - But that's not what she said  Morgana LaFey   Jun-29-07 12:10 PM   #49 
           - OH Really? How did President Reagan do, with AIDS research funding?  PBass   Jun-29-07 04:30 PM   #55 
     - She said, "White women between  shimmergal   Jun-29-07 06:50 AM   #15 
     - Which is why that the crowd applauded. But what do they know? I wonder if  The Count   Jun-29-07 08:00 AM   #22 
     - I have to agree with Hillary...and the poster.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-29-07 08:27 AM   #34 
     - Good point---  goodgd_yall   Jun-29-07 07:48 PM   #59 
     - The only point of this thread is bullshit. NT.  William769   Jun-29-07 07:08 AM   #16 
        - Bingo! She should have said - rich white men who sponsored IWR and are now  The Count   Jun-29-07 07:54 AM   #21 
  - "egregious pandering." I find drama queen hysteria offensive  durrrty libby   Jun-29-07 06:15 AM   #12 
  - The old all-or-nothing approach.  MGKrebs   Jun-29-07 06:33 AM   #13 
  - Using white women as a prop for a zinger  BeyondGeography   Jun-29-07 06:39 AM   #14 
  - well said, except she's NOT getting away with it --  Morgana LaFey   Jun-29-07 12:12 PM   #51 
  - "egregious pandering"  welshTerrier2   Jun-29-07 07:31 AM   #17 
  - There was nothing triangular about what she said..  Virginia Dare   Jun-29-07 08:17 AM   #30 
     - if you're just fine and dandy with pandering and sound bites ...  welshTerrier2   Jun-29-07 08:25 AM   #33 
        - I didn't see it as garbage...  Virginia Dare   Jun-29-07 10:09 AM   #41 
  - The DU/Netroots lexicon  wyldwolf   Jun-29-07 07:43 AM   #19 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-29-07 09:59 AM   #39 
  - Maybe we should donate in protest to the white man's campaign you support  The Count   Jun-29-07 07:52 AM   #20 
  - And if Obama had said that (and, thankfully, he didn't)  BeyondGeography   Jun-29-07 08:01 AM   #23 
     - The question wouldn't have come up in another forum  AndreaCG   Jun-29-07 12:05 PM   #46 
  - Hillary also said we took it seriously back in the 90's when it was primarily a gay men's disease.  flpoljunkie   Jun-29-07 08:01 AM   #24 
  - no--she was dissing the government who would not take it seriously  Evergreen Emerald   Jun-29-07 08:04 AM   #25 
  - Clinton did have an AIDS office in the WH (which W promptly dismantled)  The Count   Jun-29-07 08:05 AM   #26 
  - Well you know whats funny, you just dissed most of the audience there last night.  William769   Jun-29-07 08:49 AM   #37 
  - Yeah, I got that  goodgd_yall   Jun-29-07 07:39 PM   #56 
  - I didn't take it that way...  Virginia Dare   Jun-29-07 08:13 AM   #29 
  - Actually, I have read that there is much more research being done  tblue37   Jun-29-07 08:19 AM   #31 
  - In fact breast cancer receives twice the federal funding that prostate cancer does  softwarevotingtrail   Jun-29-07 08:22 AM   #32 
  - too bad the average voter hasn't figured her game out yet.  illinoisprogressive   Jun-29-07 08:41 AM   #35 
  - She is right about minorities not receiving the same treatment. Not much different from the media  kikiek   Jun-29-07 08:43 AM   #36 
  - I'm no big Hillary supporter  Husb2Sparkly   Jun-29-07 09:57 AM   #38 
  - Even "The Nation" was impressed with her grasp of the topic...  SaveElmer   Jun-29-07 10:01 AM   #40 
  - Some don't grasp, some pretend they grasp, and some just  durrrty libby   Jun-29-07 11:47 AM   #45 
  - I thought the same  LBJDemocrat   Jun-29-07 11:15 AM   #44 
  - Exactly. She was co-President for eight years...what did she do?  StudentsMustUniteNow   Jun-29-07 12:09 PM   #48 
  - no, sorry, that was Al Gore. Let's be accurate with our history  wyldwolf   Jun-29-07 12:11 PM   #50 
  - If Obama said it you would be jumping for joy.  churchofreality   Jun-29-07 02:28 PM   #52 
  - I certainly would not applaud this from any candidate!  saracat   Jun-29-07 02:36 PM   #53 
  - Excuse me but many womens  BenDavid   Jun-29-07 04:23 PM   #54 
  - As my girlfriend said after this statement  ProudDad   Jun-29-07 07:42 PM   #57 
     - Bingo - a spot on comment - but we do not want to believe that research funding is biased n/t  papau   Jun-30-07 08:54 AM   #63 

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