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slick8790 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-29-07 10:04 PM
Response to Reply #15
52. The policy is, naturally.
But what I think, and what I THINK Edwards is saying (could be wrong, so i'll only speak for myself) is that a debate over an actual issue turned in to a name calling match "You're naive!" "you're bush-cheney lite!".
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  -Edwards gets booed at National Urban League (they like Clinton and Obama better) geek tragedy  Jul-29-07 08:06 PM   #0 
  - He is in the double digits among several demographic groups  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-29-07 08:10 PM   #1 
  - 4% amongst black voters and 6% amongst female voters  geek tragedy   Jul-29-07 08:11 PM   #2 
     - Yes. And 12% among Latinos with 40% name ID and 10% among Arabs  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-29-07 08:14 PM   #6 
     - SC? How about Iowa, which votes first?  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-29-07 08:14 PM   #7 
     - I would say that female support overall is very high! aint no 4%...  robinlynne   Jul-29-07 10:21 PM   #62 
  - Perish the thought that the point of the gathering was to hear  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:11 PM   #3 
  - Yes, it's the voters' fault. They should be grateful  geek tragedy   Jul-29-07 08:12 PM   #4 
  - The NUL issued the invite. Not "the voters."  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:14 PM   #5 
  - Substantive? Yeah, right.  Jim Sagle   Jul-29-07 08:17 PM   #9 
  - The basic approach to foreign policy isnt substantive? eom  geek tragedy   Jul-29-07 08:23 PM   #15 
     - Sound bytes are substance? Who knew?  Jim Sagle   Jul-29-07 08:52 PM   #32 
     - The policy is, naturally.  slick8790   Jul-29-07 10:04 PM   #52 
  - How dare Edwards call for a "new kind of politics" instead of name-calling!  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-29-07 08:18 PM   #10 
  - That was not the place to criticize someone.  Ethelk2044   Jul-29-07 08:21 PM   #11 
     - Poor Obama , Iowa says no can do.  durrrty libby   Jul-29-07 09:11 PM   #37 
     - "two good people .. attacking each other, instead of .. the problems .. this country faces"  struggle4progress   Jul-29-07 10:21 PM   #63 
  - Did you say the same thing when Clinton was booed at TBA?  maximusveritas   Jul-29-07 08:24 PM   #16 
     - O I think they're all pretty tough. You're thinking of Rudy Giuliani, I  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:34 PM   #25 
  - That article hardly makes it clear just what was being booed -  NCevilDUer   Jul-29-07 08:16 PM   #8 
  - Yes, the National Urban League hates JRE for his anti-poverty  geek tragedy   Jul-29-07 08:22 PM   #13 
  - Has an independent or internal poll been done to examine NUL  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:27 PM   #18 
     - Edwards was NOT booed!!!!  EffieBlack   Jul-30-07 02:12 PM   #70 
        - I heard the same thing you did Effie  benny05   Jul-30-07 02:16 PM   #72 
        - I took the OP on the points and merits.  Old Crusoe   Jul-30-07 10:26 PM   #79 
        - Thank you!  MaineDem   Jul-31-07 06:04 AM   #82 
  - I better get to work!!  thunder rising   Jul-29-07 08:31 PM   #22 
  - Just to clarify your own point... if Dennis Kucinich received the most  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:21 PM   #12 
  - The article made it pretty clear that Clinton and Obama  geek tragedy   Jul-29-07 08:23 PM   #14 
  - Yet your post suggests that Kucinich received the biggest applause.  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:29 PM   #20 
     - Yes, it's you  maximusveritas   Jul-29-07 08:31 PM   #23 
        - Defending Sens. Clinton and Obama is a pleasure. I count them both in  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:36 PM   #26 
  - Dennis is a dynamic speaker and has many "applause lines"  rucky   Jul-30-07 10:03 PM   #78 
     - Agree on the applause lines. I feel he would be better respected if  Old Crusoe   Jul-30-07 10:29 PM   #80 
  - Edwards may lose Dem nomination but he is the one most likely to win the general.  FreeStateDemocrat   Jul-29-07 08:24 PM   #17 
  - Do you have any evidence that Obama has electability  geek tragedy   Jul-29-07 08:27 PM   #19 
  - Only his general adherance to the DLC line.  NCevilDUer   Jul-29-07 08:44 PM   #29 
  - Their voting records are much better than Edwards'  maximusveritas   Jul-29-07 08:58 PM   #34 
     - Edwards defeated an incumbent in his Senate election. n/t  Catchawave   Jul-29-07 09:55 PM   #49 
        - And thank god he did, too. Lauch Faircloth was one of the worst  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 10:07 PM   #53 
  - Does he need anymore?  slick8790   Jul-29-07 10:09 PM   #54 
     - So, no evidence, just conjecture and speculation.  geek tragedy   Jul-30-07 09:19 PM   #75 
  - I think Edwards would do well in the general. Hillary too. Biden too. Obama - not so much.  Skip Intro   Jul-29-07 08:30 PM   #21 
  - We can put together many winning tickets and I can be enthusiastic  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:38 PM   #27 
  - Hillary's Exploratory Committee  Wesin04   Jul-29-07 08:52 PM   #33 
  - I think Edwards is the weakest by far in the GE  penguin7   Jul-29-07 08:44 PM   #28 
     - If Elizabeth Edwards shows up at your place and punches your lights out,  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 08:47 PM   #30 
     - So because a few Freepers make childish comments about him on YouTube...  BlueStater   Jul-29-07 08:52 PM   #31 
     - Why aren't the comments on that youtube video relevant?  penguin7   Jul-29-07 08:59 PM   #35 
     - That's a disgusting thing to say...all RW talking points  Catchawave   Jul-29-07 09:48 PM   #46 
     - EDWARDS HAS THE HIGHEST NEGATIVES?  slick8790   Jul-29-07 10:14 PM   #56 
     - you tube comments?  venable   Jul-30-07 10:38 PM   #81 
  - That stinks. nt  MookieWilson   Jul-29-07 08:33 PM   #24 
  - Personally, I liked these parts:  LWolf   Jul-29-07 09:09 PM   #36 
  - that is sad. he shouldn't have been boo'd as it did not sound mean or anything.  illinoisprogressive   Jul-29-07 09:14 PM   #38 
  - do you think maybe it was the fight that was being boo'd and not Edwards?  jsamuel   Jul-29-07 09:26 PM   #39 
  - That's what I thought....as far as I know this HRC-BO  Catchawave   Jul-29-07 09:34 PM   #41 
  - He was not booed!!!!  EffieBlack   Jul-30-07 02:13 PM   #71 
  - Good to see...  Milo_Bloom   Jul-29-07 09:26 PM   #40 
  - Isn't edwards Leading In Iowa?  Dinger   Jul-29-07 09:37 PM   #42 
  - He is. The most recent poll has him with an impressive lead over  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 09:44 PM   #43 
  - Sorry, but 4 percent over Clinton is not impressive  durrrty libby   Jul-29-07 09:50 PM   #47 
     - Vilsack's sudden departure from the Favorite Son category ought to  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 09:56 PM   #50 
     - Not necessarily. He may be making appearances and getting  NCevilDUer   Jul-29-07 09:57 PM   #51 
     - On the other hand  slick8790   Jul-29-07 10:17 PM   #60 
  - You are correct.  jsamuel   Jul-29-07 09:46 PM   #44 
  - Yes, and apparently voters are "booing" Obama's attacks over the past week...  draft_mario_cuomo   Jul-29-07 09:47 PM   #45 
     - What happens to Obama if he finishes so poorly in Iowa and  durrrty libby   Jul-29-07 09:54 PM   #48 
        - Obama's volunteers are very motivated. The ones I know are focusing  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 10:11 PM   #55 
        - If current trends hold  Aya Reiko   Jul-30-07 04:06 AM   #69 
  - People got wise to his IWR vote/anti-war talk schtick....Drop it buddy!  The Count   Jul-29-07 10:14 PM   #57 
  - " Rep. Dennis Kucinich -- who trails badly in the polls -- scored the most applause"  othermeans   Jul-29-07 10:14 PM   #58 
  - Also, begs the question: who was polled? and especially: who WASN'T?nt  The Count   Jul-29-07 10:16 PM   #59 
  - What a disgusting post  okamichan13   Jul-29-07 10:20 PM   #61 
  - Dick Tracy always said he wanted to "get the bird's eye view on this caper."  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 10:26 PM   #66 
  - The Urban League is traditionally more moderate than other civil rights groups.  autorank   Jul-29-07 10:25 PM   #64 
  - Others here have posted this sentiment but I wanted to offer it  Old Crusoe   Jul-29-07 10:25 PM   #65 
  - I would never boo you John!!!  Jillian   Jul-30-07 01:16 AM   #67 
  - Why the race baiting?  girl gone mad   Jul-30-07 02:40 AM   #68 
  - Do you guys realize  jenmarie   Jul-30-07 02:19 PM   #73 
  - HE WAS NOT BOOED. THIS IS A LIE. N/T  Inspired   Jul-30-07 07:13 PM   #74 
     - Yup. This is a lie. They were booing Clinton and Obama during Edwards' speech.  w4rma   Jul-30-07 09:33 PM   #76 
        - They weren't booing anyone - they were saying, "oooh!!!" as if surprised that  EffieBlack   Jul-30-07 09:48 PM   #77 
 

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