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ldf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-10-07 09:31 AM
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19. oh please.
hillary is certainly not my first choice, but there is a big difference between bush having someone like jimmy/jeff ask softball questions in order to divert more important/unwanted questions, and having someone ask a question (because no one else has asked anything similar) to allow a solution/viewpoint be put forward.

BIG difference.

geez.

much ado about absolutely nothing, but par for the course for the hillary bashers.
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  -Clinton Camp Admits To Planting Questions sabra  Nov-10-07 07:58 AM   #0 
  - If the staffer was open about it, what's the kerfuffel? The person could choose to ask, or not.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 08:04 AM   #1 
  - yes, the media makes it sound as if they somehow forced the question  rodeodance   Nov-10-07 09:07 AM   # 
  - A Political Operative Pressured a Young Girl Into Dropping Her Question  DrFunkenstein   Nov-16-07 04:21 PM   #77 
  - yes, the media makes it sound as if they somehow forced the question  rodeodance   Nov-10-07 09:07 AM   #13 
  - I can already see the SNL skit...Oh wait it's been done...  NOVA_Dem   Nov-10-07 09:44 AM   #24 
  - Every candidate does it. They call on people pointed out by staff.  MethuenProgressive   Nov-10-07 09:46 AM   #25 
  - As long as they're upfront about being deceptive.  rucky   Nov-10-07 09:50 AM   #28 
  - What this shows is that Hillary engages in same tactics as Bush  IndianaGreen   Nov-10-07 01:11 PM   #55 
  - The Honest Way to Handle It Would Be a Press Conference or a Major Speech in the Senate  Demeter   Nov-10-07 08:06 AM   #2 
  - LOL.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 09:13 AM   #15 
  - Indeed. Not a good sign.  Winebrat   Nov-10-07 09:25 AM   #17 
  - This is how campaigns work. Nothing new. nt  MookieWilson   Nov-10-07 08:11 AM   #3 
  - Can You Cite Specifics?  MannyGoldstein   Nov-10-07 08:17 AM   #5 
  - Looks Like We Have A Slink  MannyGoldstein   Nov-10-07 08:55 AM   #12 
     - oh please.  ldf   Nov-10-07 09:31 AM   #19 
        - No difference at all but enjoy your koolaid.  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 09:40 AM   #20 
           - Welcome to DU, yeah, that was a real "koolaid" response there.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 09:46 AM   #26 
  - Sounds manipulative...I'm so surprised...NOT!  dkf   Nov-10-07 09:41 AM   #21 
  - You Clinton Haters Won't Let Up, Will You?  MannyGoldstein   Nov-10-07 08:16 AM   #4 
  - oh give me a break  frogcycle   Nov-10-07 08:23 AM   #6 
  - You sound like fox news  mckeown1128   Nov-10-07 10:22 AM   #31 
  - Bwahahahaha!  Redneck Socialist   Nov-10-07 11:13 AM   #42 
  - *snort!* Thanks for the chuckle! n/t  thecatburgler   Nov-10-07 11:35 AM   #51 
  - Maybe the "Clinton Haters" have legitimate grounds to  conservdem   Nov-10-07 02:48 PM   #68 
  - ABC news  PATRICK   Nov-10-07 08:25 AM   #7 
  - Amateurish child's play compared to the $2.6 Billion in taxpayer dollars  kurth   Nov-10-07 08:45 AM   #8 
  - How is this any different than what FEMA did  Robbien   Nov-10-07 08:49 AM   #9 
  - It was real student, not a staffer acting like a student. The Clinton staffer was open about it,  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 09:11 AM   #14 
     - Bull. The intent was the same. Sneakily making the question period  Robbien   Nov-10-07 09:21 AM   #16 
        - Well, I won't compare the two and say they're exactly the same.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 09:31 AM   #18 
        - What makes me even more uncomfortable  Robbien   Nov-10-07 10:25 AM   #32 
           - What a stupid post, loaded with selective faux outrage  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:34 AM   #35 
           - SOP diversionary tacitic  Robbien   Nov-10-07 10:44 AM   #36 
              - Not explaining why you single out Clinton supporters is avoidance  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:53 AM   #37 
                 - This is  Robbien   Nov-10-07 11:00 AM   #40 
                    - So let's review what you said to see if it was on topic  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:25 AM   #47 
                       - The illogic  Robbien   Nov-10-07 11:30 AM   #48 
                          - Still no explanation  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:31 AM   #49 
                             - You guys remind me of this.  mwb970   Nov-10-07 07:16 PM   #73 
           - "You people will support that which they help create" -- sign in airport security office.  nashville_brook   Nov-10-07 11:20 AM   #44 
           - bingo. Exactly.  antifaschits   Nov-10-07 11:24 AM   #45 
           - Precisely. n/t  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 02:49 PM   #69 
        - Two Words  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 09:41 AM   #22 
        - Well, now we know you can count  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:54 AM   #38 
           - Self delete  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 02:02 PM   #62 
        - dumb... there must be other ways to get a topic raised  Kurt_and_Hunter   Nov-10-07 07:44 PM   #74 
  - Just like the current regime!  liberal N proud   Nov-10-07 08:51 AM   #10 
  - Once again the bar has been lowered.  peace13   Nov-10-07 08:53 AM   #11 
  - Recommended  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 09:42 AM   #23 
  - Just out of curiousity, what exactly are you "not_liberal" about?  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 09:48 AM   #27 
     - I identify as a communist  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 10:54 AM   #39 
        - So, liberal principles are something which you actively oppose?  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 12:08 PM   #52 
           - Not at all.  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 12:47 PM   #53 
           - If you hold that opinion of liberalism, why are you here?  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 01:03 PM   #54 
              - Some posters dem affiliation befuddles me  cuke   Nov-10-07 01:15 PM   #56 
              - That does seem a rather small number  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 01:56 PM   #60 
              - You're seriously answering, since my proletariat vision will never come, at least in this lifetime.  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 01:53 PM   #59 
                 - Appreciated your extensive answer. One question to which you have not responded ,though, is my first  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 02:22 PM   #63 
                    - For me it'll be either Kucinich or Edwards  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 02:45 PM   #66 
                       - You make for good reading, I'll give you that.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 06:57 PM   #72 
                          - No worries, friend  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 08:52 PM   #76 
           - One other comment though in re: "individualism"  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 02:01 PM   #61 
              - Ah, the bourgeois Constitution.  BleedingHeartPatriot   Nov-10-07 02:25 PM   #64 
                 - I was really not referring to the constitution  leftist_not_liberal   Nov-10-07 02:47 PM   #67 
  - Come on everyone...  hughee99   Nov-10-07 10:08 AM   #29 
  - I expected this.  Katzenkavalier   Nov-10-07 10:19 AM   #30 
  - Dumb! There are plenty of less sleazy ways to get a topic raised  Kurt_and_Hunter   Nov-10-07 10:26 AM   #33 
  - Business as usual with the Clinton camp  illinoisprogressive   Nov-10-07 10:30 AM   #34 
  - Standard campaign practice.  Redneck Socialist   Nov-10-07 11:08 AM   #41 
  - I don't see anything wrong with this as an Obama supporter. Obviously, she feels threatened  calteacherguy   Nov-10-07 11:15 AM   #43 
  - Remember When A Reporter In Iraq Couldn't Ask Rumsfeld A Question  otohara   Nov-10-07 11:24 AM   #46 
  - I don't see this as a big deal. And we all know nothing is a big deal on DU unless Obama does it.  thecatburgler   Nov-10-07 11:34 AM   #50 
  - ABC turns Clinton staffer "suggests" into Clinton "plants"  cuke   Nov-10-07 01:16 PM   #57 
  - Great. Just what we need, another fake leader.  ginchinchili   Nov-10-07 01:17 PM   #58 
  - When a candidate "suggests" questions, it indicates to me that said candidate  gateley   Nov-10-07 02:41 PM   #65 
  - Very true. And this "blaming the staffer" excuse is getting a little bit old for me.  ginchinchili   Nov-10-07 02:54 PM   #71 
  - Yet another bad day for Team Hillary  Wolsh   Nov-10-07 02:50 PM   #70 
  - Cheneyish  usregimechange   Nov-10-07 08:05 PM   #75 
 

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