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merbex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-02-07 07:01 PM
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43. I said a version of this to an Obama supporter - you would have thought
I kicked his puppy

I said" Why would a candidate miss an important vote on Kyl-Lieberman, plead sickness, yet make it to the debate on the same day and the next day have a rally for 24,000 in NY?"

If you play the sick card - stay sick or drag your ass in for that vote."

The guy was stuttering he was so upset with the question.

Basically told me no-one pays attention to Kyl Lieberman bill, and that to miss a debate would be stupid.


The only thing stupid is how people who are so emotionally invested in their candidate cannot even listen to constructive criticism.

Couple that no-show with the Moveon ad vote no show and there's a problem here

Where's the leadership and accepting the responsibility that goes along with your job as a US Senator first and foremost? - you vote most often on controversial subjects you don't avoid votes and show up on the campaign trail blowing off votes that help voters make decisions about you
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  -Chris Dodd goes after Obama after the latter's speech today SaveElmer  Oct-02-07 05:27 PM   #0 
  - Good going Dodd.  wlucinda   Oct-02-07 05:30 PM   #1 
  - Off topic  sufrommich   Oct-02-07 05:52 PM   #7 
     - Thanks! In this case  wlucinda   Oct-02-07 08:49 PM   #51 
  - The gloves are coming off. nt  gateley   Oct-02-07 05:31 PM   #2 
  - Good for Dodd  okamichan13   Oct-02-07 05:44 PM   #3 
  - Obama > Dodd  Katzenkavalier   Oct-02-07 06:33 PM   #29 
     - Greater than? As a person? In what way exactly?  wlucinda   Oct-02-07 08:51 PM   #52 
  - In reference to the "Bill Clinton fibs" thread, here are dueling quotes:  wyldwolf   Oct-02-07 05:46 PM   #4 
  - So Obama was just trying to give Kerry and Edwards cover, and this is how Dodd thanks him  maximusveritas   Oct-02-07 05:51 PM   #6 
     - so you can read his mind?  wyldwolf   Oct-02-07 06:04 PM   #16 
  - Before anyone says that Obama was protecting Kerry...  citizen53   Oct-02-07 05:49 PM   #5 
  - He's clearly doing the same thing for Hillary  maximusveritas   Oct-02-07 05:56 PM   #10 
     - I see it much differently...  citizen53   Oct-02-07 06:18 PM   #23 
  - I know how THEY voted on it. (nt)  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 05:53 PM   #8 
  - What does that have to do with Chris Dodd attacking Obama...?  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 05:54 PM   #9 
     - Obama did not vote YES like Dodd et al on the IWR.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:07 PM   #18 
        - What it has to do with...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:16 PM   #22 
           - put a nickle in and ride that pony  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:23 PM   #24 
           - ...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:37 PM   #30 
              - It is MY argument and I don't appreciate being categorized.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:41 PM   #31 
                 - Interesting you felt the need to remove your reference to Hillary...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:46 PM   #36 
                    - not really - I realized she isn't the only one  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:48 PM   #37 
                       - Except of course...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 07:02 PM   #44 
           - Obama's campaign statement on Kyl-Lieberman:  killbotfactory   Oct-02-07 06:32 PM   #27 
           - Talking out of both sides of his mouth...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:42 PM   #32 
              - and yet STILL preferable to voting yes  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:43 PM   #33 
              - If he had had his way this would have passed in March...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:45 PM   #35 
                 - I didn't know you are clairvoyant.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:53 PM   #38 
                    - Not clairvoyance...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:56 PM   #40 
                       - You mean the one that Hillary and 60+ others co-sponsored and went nowhere?  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:57 PM   #41 
                          - Yep...  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 06:59 PM   #42 
                             - Now that's some pretzel logic!  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 07:05 PM   #45 
                                - And you can try and laugh off Obama's  SaveElmer   Oct-02-07 07:11 PM   #46 
              - Obama is a sneaky one  killbotfactory   Oct-02-07 06:45 PM   #34 
              - You nailed it.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-07 06:54 PM   #39 
              - I don't see his name on that link  Egnever   Oct-03-07 12:24 AM   #62 
           - I said a version of this to an Obama supporter - you would have thought  merbex   Oct-02-07 07:01 PM   #43 
  - Do You mean to tell me, Obama gave Himself a Big Hooten-Anny celebrating a LIE!..  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 05:57 PM   #11 
  - I agree, it was a stupid statement.  killbotfactory   Oct-02-07 05:58 PM   #12 
  - Diplomatic..Crap!  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 06:00 PM   #13 
     - In the interviews being used to bash him, he was showing sympathy with their situation  killbotfactory   Oct-02-07 06:07 PM   #17 
        - Don't try to reason with them; they're not listening  maximusveritas   Oct-02-07 06:10 PM   #19 
        - No, you're not listening..  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 06:14 PM   #21 
        - So what!  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 06:13 PM   #20 
           - I'll criticize Dodd for his yes vote on the IWR  killbotfactory   Oct-02-07 06:24 PM   #25 
              - That has nothing to do with Dodd calling Obama out..  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 06:32 PM   #26 
                 - Dodd has no ground to stand on  killbotfactory   Oct-02-07 06:33 PM   #28 
                    - Dodd has drawn a line in the sand.  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 07:33 PM   #47 
  - Let's look at what Obama said right before the vote took place  maximusveritas   Oct-02-07 06:00 PM   #14 
  - Re-read the OP...if that doesn't do it for you... read post #4  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 06:03 PM   #15 
  - How is it a dishonest attack? Is Dodd lying? nt  calteacherguy   Oct-02-07 07:35 PM   #49 
  - It's no use. The Clinton Believers have been sucked into the Lie Vortex  zulchzulu   Oct-02-07 10:56 PM   #61 
  - Dodd sets the record straight. He'll be endorsing Hillary...soon. nt  calteacherguy   Oct-02-07 07:35 PM   #48 
  - I hope he does...and Biden too.. but that is not the point.  Tellurian   Oct-02-07 07:41 PM   #50 
  - Yes, you can tell. He has been kissing her ass for months  Ethelk2044   Oct-02-07 09:55 PM   #56 
     - Sure, thats why he criticized her in the last debate, as did Biden...  Tellurian   Oct-03-07 12:25 PM   #69 
  - Dodd wishes he delieved that speech.  illinoisprogressive   Oct-02-07 09:04 PM   #53 
  - Precisely.  David Zephyr   Oct-02-07 09:07 PM   #54 
  - This continues to confirm that Obama is a wishy washy light weight  durrrty libby   Oct-02-07 09:40 PM   #55 
     - It confirms Obama is kicking butt and taking no prisoners  Ethelk2044   Oct-02-07 09:56 PM   #57 
        - Yeah right  durrrty libby   Oct-02-07 10:11 PM   #58 
  - Either way he got it right. Hillary and Edwards KNEW they were giving GWB permission to go to war  FlaxieB   Oct-02-07 10:36 PM   #59 
  - So Chris didn't get the memo that Bill Clinton is a liar? Again...  zulchzulu   Oct-02-07 10:45 PM   #60 
  - Honestly, I don't see how adding the context makes any difference.  calteacherguy   Oct-03-07 12:26 AM   #63 
     - If you look, listen and read Obama's statements at the time of the IWR vote...  zulchzulu   Oct-03-07 08:37 AM   #68 
  - Oh snap!! Hillary et all have screwed the pooch on this one.  AtomicKitten   Oct-03-07 12:32 AM   #64 
  - Dodd has been frisky of late, throwing some elbows (nt)  rinsd   Oct-03-07 12:59 AM   #65 
  - Kick for any post by a Hillary supporter regarding the war vote.  Forkboy   Oct-03-07 01:28 AM   #66 
  - I like you better  Trajan   Oct-03-07 01:34 AM   #67 
  - What is happening here is exactly clear. The  BenDavid   Oct-03-07 02:17 PM   #70 

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