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Forkboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-22-07 08:06 PM
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21. I worry that some want to win for the sake of winning.
And not so much for what they would do afterwards.
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  -What is more important in a candidate: Electability or His/Her Plans for America? Katzenkavalier  Sep-22-07 10:47 AM   #0 
  - some combination thereof. No point in voting for a candidate who will screw you when they win  yurbud   Sep-22-07 10:50 AM   #1 
  - But ultimately, what is more important?  Katzenkavalier   Sep-22-07 10:52 AM   #3 
  - The Answer Is In Your Question.  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-22-07 10:55 AM   #4 
     - and if you can survive the corporate filter, you WON'T do diddly squat  yurbud   Sep-22-07 11:32 AM   #14 
  - It has to be a combination plus.  dogman   Sep-22-07 09:27 PM   #26 
  - For the first time in a long time, plans. Unless we nominate Hitlers ghost, the next  greyhound1966   Sep-22-07 10:51 AM   #2 
  - Look At The 1976 Election  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-22-07 10:58 AM   #9 
  - I think this is what spooks Dems about impeachment--possible success then public amnesia  yurbud   Sep-23-07 01:28 PM   #28 
  - top three sound progressive until you read corporate protecting & enriching details  yurbud   Sep-22-07 11:38 AM   #15 
  - Do you mean electabilty in the primary election or general election?  maximusveritas   Sep-22-07 10:56 AM   #5 
  - Winning is not enough. It must be a landslide and must represent change, other wise  Ninga   Sep-22-07 10:56 AM   #6 
  - "Electability" is B.S.  RufusTFirefly   Sep-22-07 10:57 AM   #7 
  - I say electability first because if the candidate can't get  TexasProgresive   Sep-22-07 10:57 AM   #8 
  - Your question is sort of like, "Who is more important?", the person who sells cars or  CK_John   Sep-22-07 11:04 AM   #10 
  - Yeah  DemocratSinceBirth   Sep-22-07 11:10 AM   #13 
  - Define Electability  iamjoy   Sep-22-07 11:07 AM   #11 
  - In a way, the best assets of our candidates are their plans for America.  Katzenkavalier   Sep-22-07 11:09 AM   #12 
  - Both of course.  dmordue   Sep-22-07 11:39 AM   #16 
  - His/Her plans for America.  LWolf   Sep-22-07 06:46 PM   #17 
  - I'm selfish, I want both.  demommom   Sep-22-07 07:03 PM   #19 
  - TheCandidate with the best of both:  Think82   Sep-22-07 07:02 PM   #18 
  - Electability, for sure  Lirwin2   Sep-22-07 07:59 PM   #20 
  - I worry that some want to win for the sake of winning.  Forkboy   Sep-22-07 08:06 PM   #21 
  - I'm sure nobody picked up on who you were referring to...  Lirwin2   Sep-22-07 08:12 PM   #23 
     - Actually, I was referring to certain types of supporters for all the candidates.  Forkboy   Sep-22-07 08:19 PM   #24 
  - Couldn't vote - mine's a combination of the two, not just one or the other.  AZBlue   Sep-22-07 08:09 PM   #22 
  - If they have the right plans for America, they WILL be electable! nt  beaconess   Sep-22-07 08:24 PM   #25 
  - Winning is obviously the most important thing in politics.  1932   Sep-22-07 10:19 PM   #27 
  - Tough one. I suppose the plans don't matter if the person doesn't win the election.  Sparkly   Sep-23-07 01:32 PM   #29 
  - What good are their plans if they can't get elected?  ginchinchili   Sep-23-07 01:34 PM   #30 

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