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Egnever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-23-07 10:14 AM
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19. This article is wrong on so many levels
"Instead of moving from primary mode to general election mode, why don't we have tell-the-truth mode, all the time, and not say something different one time than we say another time?" Edwards asked pointedly last week in New Hampshire.

This statement makes him look foolish IMHO coming from the cosponsor of the IWR and coauthor of the patriot act.

If anyone says something different one time then another John is a great candidate for it. He hardly resembles the Edwards from last time around.

And Joe Trippi a cult figure?

Sorry but after what he did during the Dean campaign I have absolutely zero respect for this guy and I suspect many others feel the same. The fact that Edwards hired him actually shows poor judgment if you ask me.
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  -With Trippi's Rise, Some See a New John Edwards Nutmegger  Oct-23-07 07:53 AM   #0 
  - It's not really a new Edwards. It's a repackaged one. John Edwards- with 25% more liberal.  cryingshame   Oct-23-07 08:01 AM   #1 
  - Hummmmmm....not what the article says. In 1998 he was a very populist candidate. Your protest is a  Ninga   Oct-23-07 08:07 AM   #2 
  - Too little too late  cleveramerican   Oct-23-07 08:09 AM   #3 
  - Here we go. Wind up and pitch. Convential wisdom says "You will never succeed at making your  Ninga   Oct-23-07 08:11 AM   #6 
  - I call 'em like I see em.  cleveramerican   Oct-23-07 08:24 AM   #7 
  - I don't know you. I only read what you wrote, which was pretty cut and dried and to the point.  Ninga   Oct-23-07 09:15 AM   #8 
     - Resistance is futile.  girl gone mad   Oct-23-07 09:50 AM   #12 
     - okay here goes  cleveramerican   Oct-23-07 10:35 AM   #24 
        - Now, now. That is much better. At least you fleshed out your opinion with more  Ninga   Oct-23-07 10:54 AM   #26 
           - I am glad you like Edwards  cleveramerican   Oct-24-07 05:19 AM   #56 
  - "Conventional wisdom"? Don't you mean "Conservative wisdom"?  progpen   Oct-23-07 09:49 AM   #10 
     - Well, interesting take. It seems as though the "conservative wisdom" has no counter part , nor no  Ninga   Oct-23-07 09:57 AM   #14 
  - Can you see anything else in that crystal ball?  Nutmegger   Oct-23-07 09:30 AM   #9 
  - That is what they said about Carter  surfermaw   Oct-23-07 02:17 PM   #48 
  - "[saying[ something different one time than we say another time?"  lamprey   Oct-23-07 08:09 AM   #4 
  - Welcome to Du.  girl gone mad   Oct-23-07 09:53 AM   #13 
  - Thanks for the welcome  lamprey   Oct-23-07 10:16 AM   #20 
  - Hi, welcome to DU. Once you get up off the floor, try reading the article linked in the OP.  Ninga   Oct-23-07 10:09 AM   #17 
     - Hi - thanks for the welcome.  lamprey   Oct-23-07 10:24 AM   # 
        - Yeah all the Dem candidates should be  zidzi   Oct-23-07 03:03 PM   #52 
  - Joe Trippi's a cult figure on the party's left?  EST   Oct-23-07 08:11 AM   #5 
  - The changing dynamic of the race can be attributed to Edwards settling in for the fight.  Ninga   Oct-23-07 09:50 AM   #11 
  - I like Joe Trippi...  progpen   Oct-23-07 09:57 AM   #15 
  - The WaPo article cited in this OP was written by Chris Cillizza. His take on Trippi  Ninga   Oct-23-07 10:08 AM   #16 
  - Sory but I dissagree  Egnever   Oct-23-07 10:23 AM   #21 
  - I do not know who pillaged what from where. I also do not know who had the last word  Ninga   Oct-23-07 10:33 AM   #23 
     - You do not know  Egnever   Oct-23-07 11:05 AM   #30 
     - Heres a quote from an article at the time.  Egnever   Oct-23-07 11:18 AM   #31 
  - Trippi was a disaster in at least January 2004 for Dean  karynnj   Oct-23-07 12:24 PM   #38 
  - More like Wolf Blitzeer and Candy C were the finish for Dean  surfermaw   Oct-23-07 02:19 PM   #49 
  - He did an excellent job lining his pockets w/Dean's campaign funds  Debi   Oct-23-07 12:57 PM   #44 
  - This takes the cake  WesDem   Oct-23-07 10:12 AM   #18 
  - This article is wrong on so many levels  Egnever   Oct-23-07 10:14 AM   #19 
  - He did amazing things during the Dean campaign. Trippi was the first to capture the  Ninga   Oct-23-07 10:24 AM   #22 
  - First off  Egnever   Oct-23-07 10:56 AM   #27 
     - Yours is the accurate story  WesDem   Oct-23-07 11:39 AM   #33 
     - Having talked with several of Dean's internet architects  Texas_Kat   Oct-23-07 12:05 PM   #36 
     - Don't hold back now, tell us how you feel...  progpen   Oct-23-07 12:02 PM   # 
     - I was hurt by Deans loss  Egnever   Oct-23-07 01:25 PM   #45 
        - I respect that and thank you for the information.  progpen   Oct-23-07 03:49 PM   #54 
     - Trippi is a cult figure?  NoPasaran   Oct-23-07 01:31 PM   #46 
  - Then don't vote for him! Go vote for someone who is more conservative!  loudsue   Oct-23-07 10:37 AM   #25 
  - lol someone who is more conservative  Egnever   Oct-23-07 10:57 AM   #28 
  - Coauthor of the Patriot Act? I looked it up, and don't see his name there at all.  robinlynne   Oct-23-07 12:05 PM   #37 
  - What bothers me more is seeing Edwards' supporters  karynnj   Oct-23-07 12:35 PM   #40 
     - From what I read, after he was selected as the VP  seasonedblue   Oct-23-07 12:41 PM   #42 
        - That's what I remember too  karynnj   Oct-23-07 01:55 PM   #47 
  - So he needs Trippi to tell him which way the wind blows?  dogman   Oct-23-07 10:58 AM   #29 
  - techPresident: "A puff piece"  Texas_Kat   Oct-23-07 11:23 AM   #32 
  - Trippi needs to sit down and hush.  madfloridian   Oct-23-07 12:02 PM   #34 
  - Yep  seasonedblue   Oct-23-07 12:04 PM   #35 
  - Wonderful answer by Dean - Classy, but says everything  karynnj   Oct-23-07 12:41 PM   #41 
  - Another "New" John Edwards? I can't handle another one. n/t  Jim4Wes   Oct-23-07 12:32 PM   #39 
  - Wonder how much Trippi's consulting firm is gonna make off of  Debi   Oct-23-07 12:54 PM   #43 
     - I was waiting for you to turn up, Debi  WesDem   Oct-23-07 02:34 PM   #50 
        - I just hope the Edwards are less trusting than Dean was  Debi   Oct-23-07 02:36 PM   #51 
           - We were talking about it so recently  WesDem   Oct-23-07 03:09 PM   #53 
              - Yeah - if he really didn't want to profit from his association with the Edwards campaign  Debi   Oct-23-07 05:14 PM   #55 
 

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