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PatSeg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-23-07 12:59 PM
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26. Once the media puts a tag on someone
it is hard to shake it off. Howard Dean will always be remembered for the scream.
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  -NYT - BIDEN: Nobody, including the president, has a firmer grasp of international affairs. pirhana  Oct-22-07 03:44 PM   #0 
  - The president's "grasp of international affairs" is a pretty low bar.  daninthemoon   Oct-22-07 03:52 PM   #1 
  - The piece was not just referring to the President.  pirhana   Oct-22-07 03:55 PM   #2 
     - I know, i'm just sayin. I like biden, and i know he has a good grasp  daninthemoon   Oct-22-07 04:04 PM   #4 
        - Fortunately Biden can be favorably compared to more  tsegat01   Oct-22-07 04:16 PM   #5 
  - Thus far the comments are all very positive  tsegat01   Oct-22-07 03:57 PM   #3 
  - I saw him on CSPAN last week working a room (in Iowa I think) . . .  MrModerate   Oct-22-07 04:24 PM   #6 
  - that reputation is really a mischaracterization  Think82   Oct-22-07 06:16 PM   #10 
  - You got that right. He blew my socks off . . .  MrModerate   Oct-23-07 08:46 AM   #14 
  - That's what drew me to him initially - he's so "real". Sounds trite, but you  gateley   Oct-23-07 11:38 AM   #18 
  - You can't fake that kind of "real"  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 01:03 PM   #28 
  - "As articulate as Clinton the First"  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 01:01 PM   #27 
  - Short version - Biden needs a coach to tell him when it's time to wrap it up?  ShortnFiery   Oct-23-07 11:46 AM   #22 
  - Once the media puts a tag on someone  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 12:59 PM   #26 
  - It is the political ploy of attacking a politician's strengths  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 10:47 PM   #36 
  - Now knowing Bidden as a former stutterer  Froward69   Oct-22-07 10:53 PM   #13 
     - And he really has a LOT to say!  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 01:03 PM   #29 
  - If there were any fairness in the way we chose candidates, this race would be  Rhythm and Blue   Oct-22-07 04:28 PM   #7 
  - I am optimistic that we can change that  tsegat01   Oct-22-07 04:30 PM   #8 
  - how about Richardson, Biden and Dodd  cryingshame   Oct-22-07 06:20 PM   #11 
  - Agreed, Dodd doesn't get nearly enough credit  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 03:28 PM   #34 
  - I agree - and I'd throw in Chris Dodd, too. Compared to Obama and Clinton,  gateley   Oct-23-07 11:41 AM   #19 
  - I'm thinking positively for Biden. Remember -  Imalittleteapot   Oct-22-07 05:09 PM   #9 
  - That's what keeps me going.  pirhana   Oct-22-07 06:31 PM   #12 
  - And Howard Dean was the front runner  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 12:58 PM   #25 
  - Joe is no slouch on domestic policy either...  youthere   Oct-23-07 08:53 AM   #15 
  - kicking for Joe!!  murbley40   Oct-23-07 09:18 AM   #16 
  - And few people realize how our disastrous foreign policy  tsegat01   Oct-23-07 12:00 PM   #23 
  - To be fair - my cats have a firmer grasp on international affairs than that dimwit in the white hous  LynneSin   Oct-23-07 09:25 AM   #17 
  - That's why we need someone who knows what s/he's doing. Does your cat  gateley   Oct-23-07 11:43 AM   #20 
  - True true! The only *firm grasp* that our Dear Leader has ...  ShortnFiery   Oct-23-07 11:44 AM   #21 
  - Biden must have learned a lot in the last 5 years ...  Martin Eden   Oct-23-07 12:46 PM   #24 
  - I think he DID learn a lot since then. Part of his reasoning for voting against  gateley   Oct-23-07 01:56 PM   #33 
     - You're more forgiving than I am.  Martin Eden   Oct-23-07 06:02 PM   #35 
        - I believe he admitted it was a mistake.  CrispyQGirl   Oct-23-07 11:43 PM   #37 
  - So, the IWR vote?  Dawgs   Oct-23-07 01:06 PM   #30 
  - Go to the Meet The Press website and watch his interview from March  Think82   Oct-23-07 01:14 PM   #31 
     - I found this transcript of Biden on Meet The Press (not sure if it's the one)  Martin Eden   Oct-24-07 06:12 PM   #38 
  - kick  murbley40   Oct-23-07 01:30 PM   #32 
  - Go Joe!  demommom   Oct-24-07 06:38 PM   #39 
  - kick  murbley40   Oct-25-07 10:22 AM   #40 

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