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107. He's right on most of the issues, but he's a bad legislator, bad leader, and just a little nuts
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  -Why doesn't Kucinich have stronger support in DU? penguin7  Aug-16-07 10:16 AM   #0 
  - I do understand the issue.  ccpup   Aug-16-07 10:18 AM   #1 
  - Actually, my impression is that a lot of people on DU support Kucinich.  DutchLiberal   Aug-16-07 10:19 AM   #2 
  - Dennis Kucinich is the ONLY HOPE for an American Revival.  Double T   Aug-16-07 10:25 AM   #3 
  - Kucinich has no chance of winning the Dem primaries or the GE  Katzenkavalier   Aug-16-07 10:27 AM   #4 
  - Would Kucinich accept a fund raiser from Wall St billionaires as Hillary has?  Robson   Aug-16-07 08:41 PM   #53 
  - Unlike the one-term black Senator...  greyhound1966   Aug-18-07 03:23 AM   #102 
  - The truth is that I know he will not be the nominee.  CBHagman   Aug-16-07 10:28 AM   #5 
  - but, wiLL you not vote for him because of that?  sniffa   Aug-16-07 07:52 PM   #44 
     - That's the reason I'm not supporting him: the primary is about winning the general election  struggle4progress   Aug-17-07 01:04 AM   #78 
        - but they're are lots of people who feel just as you do!  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-17-07 06:55 AM   #87 
  - Bottom Line: Kucinich Could Never Win the General  ludwigb   Aug-16-07 10:33 AM   #6 
  - Neither could bush. n/t  John Q. Citizen   Aug-16-07 09:08 PM   #61 
  - He has a better chance than Hillary or Obama  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-17-07 06:54 AM   #86 
  - Kucinch is running to give the left a voice in the party  demnan   Aug-16-07 10:35 AM   #7 
  - Because Edwards is such a great candidate?  jsamuel   Aug-16-07 10:35 AM   #8 
  - Since when?  Clark2008   Aug-16-07 10:59 AM   #14 
  - you have been informed incorrectly  jsamuel   Aug-16-07 11:12 AM   #15 
     - Does Edwards support HR 676?  penguin7   Aug-16-07 11:17 AM   #16 
        - I am not aware of his specific disagreements with that bill.  jsamuel   Aug-16-07 11:24 AM   #18 
           - Why is Michael Moore urging Edwards to support MM's plan?  penguin7   Aug-16-07 11:44 AM   #22 
              - From what I can tell...  jsamuel   Aug-16-07 11:54 AM   #26 
                 - The "choice" of private insurance amounts to the mass murder of 18,000 people a year  eridani   Aug-16-07 09:00 PM   #57 
                    - Dennis is the only choice for thinking people. The sheeple always fall for the rest.  John Q. Citizen   Aug-16-07 09:12 PM   #63 
                       - Remember Adlai Stevenson on that subject?  eridani   Aug-16-07 10:26 PM   #68 
                       - Yep, a simular situation.  John Q. Citizen   Aug-17-07 09:11 AM   #90 
                       - And if you're not with us, you're against us.  Common Sense Party   Aug-18-07 02:36 AM   #100 
                          - just look how that turned out for W  cleveramerican   Aug-18-07 05:05 AM   #103 
  - Edwards may not realize it, but he is guaranteeing that not-for-profit must fail  eridani   Aug-16-07 08:56 PM   #56 
     - you constantly make the assumption that the healthy will want the private  jsamuel   Aug-16-07 11:55 PM   #73 
        - It isn't what the rich and healthy want, it's what the damned insurance companies want!  eridani   Aug-17-07 02:07 AM   #83 
           - the rich don't want cheaper health insurance, they want BETTER health insurance  jsamuel   Aug-17-07 11:03 AM   #94 
              - Better insurance means that claims don't get turned down  eridani   Aug-18-07 12:31 AM   #99 
  - Unfortunately in the general election  yadayadayada   Aug-16-07 10:36 AM   #9 
  - Kucinich looks ten times as presidential as Clinton, and she is leading the polls now.  DutchLiberal   Aug-16-07 07:21 PM   #38 
  - he has strong support here-naysayers are just repeating freeper talking points nt  fed-up   Aug-16-07 10:44 AM   #10 
  - I support Kucinich  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-16-07 10:55 AM   #11 
  - I love what Kucinich has to say but I don't believe he can get elected. That's it in a nutshell.  OregonBlue   Aug-16-07 10:56 AM   #12 
  - If people vote for him, he can get elected. If people don;t vote for him, he can't.  DutchLiberal   Aug-16-07 07:22 PM   #39 
  - We represent, to some extent, the Democratic Party  MaineDem   Aug-16-07 10:59 AM   #13 
  - Because he would be a mediocre president  stuartrida   Aug-16-07 11:23 AM   #17 
  - Why was he a bad major? For standing up to big corporations and saving the city millions of dollars?  DutchLiberal   Aug-16-07 07:24 PM   #40 
  - I think he's great. nt  valerief   Aug-16-07 11:26 AM   #19 
  - Because I'm not a Kucinich fan. nt  Connie_Corleone   Aug-16-07 11:36 AM   #20 
  - "There is one issue that really matters in this election, health care reform."  welshTerrier2   Aug-16-07 11:43 AM   #21 
  - I agree with your post  penguin7   Aug-17-07 10:04 AM   #93 
  - Because, I don't think he'd be an effective president  cobalt1999   Aug-16-07 11:44 AM   #23 
  - Yea like going to war with Iran  seemslikeadream   Aug-16-07 11:48 AM   #24 
  - What is the logical thought process to come to that conclusion?  cobalt1999   Aug-16-07 11:50 AM   #25 
     - but without the ability to work with congress,  seemslikeadream   Aug-16-07 11:57 AM   #27 
        - Yes, we both agree the Bush administration sucks.  cobalt1999   Aug-16-07 12:08 PM   #29 
           - she voted for war she votes for continued war  seemslikeadream   Aug-16-07 12:12 PM   #30 
           - the Bush administration sucks  seemslikeadream   Aug-16-07 12:13 PM   #31 
              - What is congress doing about it?  cobalt1999   Aug-16-07 12:36 PM   #32 
  - All of the candidates believe  Holloween   Aug-16-07 12:43 PM   #34 
  - A vote for Kucinich is a vote for HR 676,  penguin7   Aug-16-07 12:51 PM   #35 
  - What "woo-woo" stuff??  polichick   Aug-16-07 08:10 PM   #47 
     - Woo-Woo stuff  Holloween   Aug-16-07 11:16 PM   #72 
        - Any spiritual beliefs can be seen as "woo-woo" stuff...  polichick   Aug-18-07 07:59 PM   #106 
  - I don't think he is realistic enough to be a good president  dmordue   Aug-16-07 12:01 PM   #28 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-16-07 12:36 PM   #33 
  - I gave, I hope this gives Kucinich an extra vote or two.  penguin7   Aug-16-07 01:27 PM   #37 
  - Do you support Kucinich, Grovelbot, or are you a corporatist lackey?  DemBones DemBones   Aug-16-07 08:13 PM   #48 
  - Pragmatism? Even if he could win we would "Get Cartered" once he was in the White House.  LeviathanCrumbling   Aug-16-07 12:55 PM   #36 
  - I wish I knew....  Desertrose   Aug-16-07 07:44 PM   #41 
  - Bottom line: Kucinich is not all that smart.  robcon   Aug-16-07 07:47 PM   #42 
  - Really?  rjones2818   Aug-16-07 08:06 PM   #46 
  - So what about the Dept of Peace is outside the scope of the Dept of State?  DinoBoy   Aug-18-07 08:25 PM   #108 
  - My knee-jerk reaction when I first heard of Dennis' Department of Peace....  puebloknot   Aug-16-07 09:10 PM   #62 
  - k&r  polichick   Aug-16-07 07:52 PM   #43 
  - He's not a serious candidate  ISUGRADIA   Aug-16-07 08:04 PM   #45 
  - Trolls, paid operatives, and others  DemBones DemBones   Aug-16-07 08:18 PM   #49 
  - follow the money:  mikelgb   Aug-16-07 08:24 PM   #50 
  - inevitability  HughMoran   Aug-16-07 08:25 PM   #51 
  - Americans aren't ready to vote ....  Everybody   Aug-16-07 08:38 PM   #52 
  - If the MSM had the interest of this countries population  bonito   Aug-16-07 08:45 PM   #54 
  - It's a sad commentary on the "values" of this country, and even...  puebloknot   Aug-16-07 08:52 PM   #55 
  - This should be an op in it's self imo  bonito   Aug-16-07 09:05 PM   #60 
     - Thanks! I'll do it...manana! :) nt  puebloknot   Aug-17-07 12:33 AM   #75 
  - Dennis who?  NewHampster   Aug-16-07 09:02 PM   #58 
  - Can I post on a hillary thread  bonito   Aug-16-07 09:14 PM   #64 
  - This is America  NewHampster   Aug-16-07 09:29 PM   #66 
  - Ever heard the story of David and Goliath? :) nt  puebloknot   Aug-17-07 12:34 AM   #76 
  - If I were an idealist, I wouldn't support this party at all nt  Jed Dilligan   Aug-16-07 09:05 PM   #59 
  - Part of the problem  Oldenuff   Aug-16-07 09:26 PM   #65 
  - Actually, DK is the most popular candidate at DU.  Usrename   Aug-16-07 09:30 PM   #67 
  - many candidates to chose from. He has interesting ideas.  illinoisprogressive   Aug-16-07 10:31 PM   #69 
  - I have to agree with those who say  OnionPatch   Aug-16-07 10:40 PM   #70 
  - If you support Kucinich you won't get non-profit healthcare  killbotfactory   Aug-16-07 10:46 PM   #71 
  - I share your concerns on that one. Take the profit out...  puebloknot   Aug-17-07 12:43 AM   #77 
  - He hasn't been elected statewide.  Heaven and Earth   Aug-17-07 12:15 AM   #74 
  - The real issue is leadership  losthills   Aug-17-07 01:21 AM   #79 
  - IF anywhere near half the people who agree with Kucinich on the issues sent him a donation he  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-17-07 01:36 AM   #80 
  - "I owe my soul to the company store"  K8-EEE   Aug-17-07 01:41 AM   #81 
  - Speaking for myself, I find him irritating  dmesg   Aug-17-07 01:53 AM   #82 
  - I thought he was great in Lord of the Rings  the other one   Aug-17-07 02:43 AM   #84 
  - Agreed, You are shallow.  Breeze54   Aug-17-07 09:35 AM   #92 
  - Here here!  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-17-07 06:52 AM   #85 
  - He hasn't proven to me he's a serious candidate  darboy   Aug-17-07 07:29 AM   #88 
  - Why is DK's support more vocal? Because it is unsubsidized. By having to actually perform work or  nealmhughes   Aug-17-07 09:03 AM   #89 
  - i am a staunch kucinich supporter but...  tomp   Aug-17-07 09:26 AM   #91 
  - Simple. Kucinich isn't an "establishment" candidate  porkrind   Aug-17-07 11:18 AM   #95 
  - Judge candidates on the 3 following things ONLY  CreekDog   Aug-17-07 02:49 PM   #96 
  - why would i care if a candidate can implement ...  tomp   Aug-17-07 08:55 PM   #98 
  - Kucinich is pragmatic and superficial after all  CreekDog   Aug-17-07 03:00 PM   #97 
  - Because in order to win you have to be persuasive and make a good impression.  saracat   Aug-18-07 02:53 AM   #101 
  - when he veers into starshine and moonbeam talk.....  cleveramerican   Aug-18-07 12:09 PM   #104 
  - Kucinich leads in most of the polls on DU, but the voices for the  Vidar   Aug-18-07 04:37 PM   #105 
  - He's right on most of the issues, but he's a bad legislator, bad leader, and just a little nuts  DinoBoy   Aug-18-07 08:16 PM   #107 
  - WTF?  Desertrose   Aug-18-07 08:28 PM   #110 
  - Isn't that a silly question. HE HAS NO CHANCE! PEROT LITE.  FlaxieB   Aug-18-07 08:26 PM   #109 
     - I repeat yet again...WTF?  Desertrose   Aug-18-07 08:29 PM   #111 
        - Yes, Perot lite. At least Ross Perot registered some excitement. Unlike this midget.  FlaxieB   Aug-18-07 08:32 PM   #112 
           - Wow FlaxieB...nice.  Desertrose   Aug-18-07 08:36 PM   #113 
              - I am not insulting him,  FlaxieB   Aug-18-07 09:03 PM   #114 

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