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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-16-07 12:32 PM
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10. Yes, it does work against both of them.
It is meant to. They want to insult both the "educated" and those with not so much.

They do it well.
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  -Here they go with the "educated elite" stuff again...using it on Obama just like they did Dean in 04 madfloridian  Aug-16-07 12:18 PM   #0 
  - How is that any different than people using the uneducated that support Hillary?  William769   Aug-16-07 12:27 PM   #1 
  - They are wrong to do that.  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 12:30 PM   #7 
  - I read another take on this  trashcanistanista   Aug-17-07 04:29 PM   #48 
  - and un hip!!  ronnykmarshall   Aug-16-07 01:55 PM   #23 
  - What's wrong with being informed and curious?  Solon   Aug-16-07 12:27 PM   #2 
  - It is quite a hoot to watch them operate  BOSSHOG   Aug-16-07 12:31 PM   #9 
  - Many people mistakenly associate intellectualism with arrogance and snobishness.  Odin2005   Aug-16-07 08:14 PM   #36 
  - Having an education is elitist ???  C_U_L8R   Aug-16-07 12:28 PM   #3 
  - It's not about the candidate, it's about the voters.  jobycom   Aug-16-07 12:33 PM   #11 
     - Yes, both are equally bad.  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 12:35 PM   #14 
     - Oh Lord...you nailed it perfectly!  Grandrose   Aug-16-07 02:18 PM   #31 
  - I find it rather humorous, I would suggest that the opposite of educated elite  BOSSHOG   Aug-16-07 12:28 PM   #4 
  - Good analysis. It's a double edged sword, too, that they strike both ways with.  jobycom   Aug-16-07 12:29 PM   #5 
  - Yes, it does work against both of them.  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 12:32 PM   #10 
  - "they" are such... monsters!  wyldwolf   Aug-16-07 12:29 PM   #6 
  - This country has always had an anti-intellectual streak.  Brigid   Aug-16-07 12:31 PM   #8 
  - Richard Hofstadter's "Anti-Intellectualism in American Life" is an excellent read on that subject.  AnotherGreenWorld   Aug-16-07 02:26 PM   #32 
  - I keep waiting for the next step: WWJHABW  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 12:34 PM   #12 
  - Im making stickers of that right now.  Rottenmac   Aug-17-07 04:46 AM   #40 
  - It appeals to their uneducated core...  niceypoo   Aug-16-07 12:34 PM   #13 
  - LOL  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 12:35 PM   #15 
  - I rest my case.  William769   Aug-16-07 12:57 PM   #17 
     - Since I agree with you that it was also an insult to Hillary...  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 01:03 PM   #18 
        - Sorry I meant to respond to the person you responded to.  William769   Aug-16-07 01:05 PM   #20 
           - Thanks.  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 01:14 PM   #21 
              - Back atcha.  William769   Aug-16-07 01:16 PM   #22 
  - More proof why siblings shouldnt mate  Cobalt-60   Aug-16-07 02:14 PM   #28 
  - The guy with the rotten teethe and poor hygene...  niceypoo   Aug-18-07 09:31 AM   #58 
  - LOL!!!!  Grandrose   Aug-17-07 08:59 PM   #50 
  - After six years of being led by a member of the UN-educated elite  rocknation   Aug-16-07 12:44 PM   #16 
  - The Gallup analysis is an extremely shoddy piece of work  karynnj   Aug-16-07 01:05 PM   #19 
  - Gallup's analysis should show their own prejudice in their "polling"  loudsue   Aug-17-07 07:24 AM   #43 
     - Here, I don't know (or think) the polling was skewed  karynnj   Aug-17-07 09:36 AM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-16-07 02:07 PM   #24 
  - How many professors do you know...Greenworld.  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 02:09 PM   #25 
     - I know quite a few. And I am one.  AnotherGreenWorld   Aug-16-07 02:12 PM   #27 
        - Gotcha...  madfloridian   Aug-16-07 02:17 PM   #30 
  - But I thought King George was educated elite with his 'HAVAD MBA' and all?  48percenter   Aug-16-07 02:09 PM   #26 
  - And Bush himself said the "elite" was his "base"  tridim   Aug-16-07 07:58 PM   #35 
  - What the HELL is so bad about education?  AX10   Aug-16-07 02:15 PM   #29 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-16-07 02:26 PM   #33 
  - Oh my, I didn't go through college  killbotfactory   Aug-16-07 02:46 PM   #34 
  - God forbid the unwashed masses ...  Everybody   Aug-16-07 08:41 PM   #37 
  - "the educated don't pick them"....a view from a blogger  madfloridian   Aug-17-07 12:09 AM   #38 
  - How about this...  Rottenmac   Aug-17-07 04:41 AM   #39 
  - Yeah, Bush Went to Yale and Harvard, On Paper  Demeter   Aug-17-07 04:50 AM   #41 
  - Fuck the intelligent! Morans rule!  Dragonbreathp9d   Aug-17-07 06:51 AM   #42 
  - They have no choice  Time for change   Aug-17-07 10:07 AM   #45 
  - And yet another article using almost the same words....  madfloridian   Aug-17-07 12:19 PM   #46 
  - Bill Maher did a bit on the perception of the Elite  tsegat01   Aug-17-07 04:02 PM   #47 
  - Look where ignorance and stupidity has gotten the country  Spinzonner   Aug-17-07 08:58 PM   #49 
  - This article says educated supporters will actually hurt him.  madfloridian   Aug-17-07 10:37 PM   #51 
  - What a ridiculous claim.  Katzenkavalier   Aug-17-07 10:39 PM   #52 
     - It's stupid, but they did it to us in 04.  madfloridian   Aug-17-07 10:42 PM   #53 
        - These are the same people who made "liberal" a dirty word  tsegat01   Aug-18-07 04:32 AM   #55 
  - The "educated" actually vote...  zulchzulu   Aug-17-07 10:42 PM   #54 
  - lol  democratsin08   Aug-18-07 08:09 AM   #56 
  - I guess this actually means that those who support R's are  rasputin1952   Aug-18-07 08:49 AM   #57 
  - Am I misreading this, or is this a concrete illustration  LWolf   Aug-18-07 12:55 PM   #59 
  - Put down the educated by use of the word "elite"...  madfloridian   Aug-18-07 04:11 PM   #61 
  - The same tactic used against Adlai Stevenson  goodgd_yall   Aug-18-07 03:53 PM   #60 
  - Every time one of the so-called elitist candidates lose  Nedsdag   Aug-18-07 04:45 PM   #62 
  - Aww...  madfloridian   Aug-18-07 09:12 PM   #63 
 

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