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bread_and_roses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-13-07 04:38 PM
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35. I just love how some people here are trashing a waitress (not)
Ever think that maybe the encounter prompted her to read more than perhaps she would have otherwise done at this stage in the election cycle? After all, we're a year away from the election, and as anyone who has ever been a waitress knows, it's exhausting work that might not leave a person - especially one working at the low-wage end of the scale who probably has other stresses in her life - a lot of time to ponder the candidates a year away. And if she did read about Hillary, are there really those here who think that no one of integrity would come to the conclusion that s/he can't vote for Hillary? We see the same here everyday, and many of us hear it off-board every day from people we regard and respect.

As for publicity mongering, did she take herself down to some news station and pound on the door demanding to publicize her opinion, or did some news hound ask her? And if some reporter asks her, why should she not state her opinion - whatever it is?

And no, I didn't read the link, which I would normally do before posting. I am too appalled that a significant number here are so ready to blast away at a waitress who by happenstance encountered Hillary in her work and then had the audacity to form and express an opinion. I guess only highly-paid pundits have that right!
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  -Esterday: "I'm not going to vote for Hillary. That is a definite. No one could pay me enough money." jefferson_dem  Nov-13-07 03:27 PM   #0 
  - It's a far more common sentiment than many here acknowledge  depakid   Nov-13-07 03:31 PM   #1 
  - I only know two people who support her at this point IRL  Lerkfish   Nov-13-07 04:22 PM   #29 
  - "That's admittedly anecdotal"  depakid   Nov-13-07 07:23 PM   #52 
  - The anti-Clinton Huffington Post runs another anti-Clinton story? I'm SHOCKED!!  MethuenProgressive   Nov-13-07 07:33 PM   #54 
  - i'll only vote for her  griffi94   Nov-13-07 03:33 PM   #2 
  - Same here.  augie38   Nov-13-07 03:37 PM   #3 
  - Me three. No way I'd vote for her otherwise.  Nay   Nov-13-07 03:56 PM   #17 
  - I'll begrudegingly vote for her, if she gets the nomination.  cyclezealot   Nov-13-07 03:38 PM   #4 
  - "Begrudging" is the problem  enough already   Nov-14-07 08:02 AM   #65 
  - I'll definitely vote for her...if (gulp) she wins the nomination...  jefferson_dem   Nov-13-07 03:41 PM   #5 
  - I'm with you, I'll support any Dem in the presidential general election  IronLionZion   Nov-13-07 05:06 PM   #43 
  - I whish she would make up her mind.  William769   Nov-13-07 03:41 PM   #6 
  - The publicity hound is baaaaaack. Last week she was going to  wienerdoggie   Nov-13-07 03:42 PM   #7 
  - I think not only publicity..but it is now a bidding war for her vote??  angstlessk   Nov-13-07 03:49 PM   #9 
  - I'm still hesitant to call her that.  rinsd   Nov-13-07 03:51 PM   #13 
     - This is the third interview/commentary from a woman who was supposedly  wienerdoggie   Nov-13-07 03:53 PM   # 
  - Amen. I won't vote for her. If she's the nominee, I'm sitting this one out.  MLFerrell   Nov-13-07 03:49 PM   #8 
  - ...  guruoo   Nov-13-07 03:51 PM   #12 
  - That's exactly how I feel about Johnny Edwards  seasonedblue   Nov-13-07 03:53 PM   #15 
  - Not voting for the Democrat is not a good idea. n/t  LoZoccolo   Nov-13-07 03:57 PM   #20 
     - Hillary is as much a Democrat as Bush is a Christian...  MLFerrell   Nov-13-07 04:04 PM   #22 
        - That's A Crock Of Shit  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-13-07 04:19 PM   #27 
        - well, actually, I took your advice  Lerkfish   Nov-13-07 04:29 PM   #30 
           - Democratic Centralism  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-13-07 04:34 PM   #33 
              - those issues are nice, but meaningles if continue to allow torture,  Lerkfish   Nov-13-07 04:44 PM   #36 
              - Lots of issues... I will try to address them  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-13-07 05:02 PM   #40 
                 - I appreciate the post, but I think you misunderstood me.  Lerkfish   Nov-13-07 07:30 PM   #53 
                    - how do I thank thee for such a valuable post???? FINALLY - some  sundancekid   Nov-14-07 10:49 AM   #70 
              - And pro exporting more of our jobs, and pro health insurance company  eridani   Nov-14-07 02:52 AM   #59 
        - what delusional nonsense.  cali   Nov-13-07 06:57 PM   #50 
           - Cali, where did I use the word Republican, or any derivation thereof in my post?  MLFerrell   Nov-14-07 09:38 AM   #69 
  - And just think of the gas and time you'll save gas not having to  guruoo   Nov-13-07 03:50 PM   #10 
  - So if the dofus accepted money I'd b e the first to report him.  Bitwit1234   Nov-13-07 03:50 PM   #11 
  - (s)"He" is just a waitress that didn't ask for the publicity.  JTFrog   Nov-14-07 05:14 AM   #61 
  - man, she's workin' that fifteen minutes, isn't she?  Skip Intro   Nov-13-07 03:53 PM   #14 
  - I know. She deserves a root beer.  LoZoccolo   Nov-13-07 03:55 PM   #16 
  - The waitress can do what she wants ... but just remember  frazzled   Nov-13-07 03:57 PM   #18 
  - I'm done with that argument  enough already   Nov-14-07 08:07 AM   #66 
  - My concern is that she'll lose and nothing will have been learned.  ginchinchili   Nov-13-07 03:57 PM   #19 
  - Puhhhhleeeze! Like she was really going to vote for hillary?  Josiah1982   Nov-13-07 04:02 PM   #21 
  - "Besides, I thought they are called gratuities for a reason."  MLFerrell   Nov-13-07 04:10 PM   #24 
  - Tips are reward for good service. They are not "owed". But of course, a campaign  wienerdoggie   Nov-13-07 04:32 PM   #32 
     - "Tips are reward for good service. They are not "owed""  MLFerrell   Nov-13-07 05:23 PM   #45 
        - Well, that's why the tip comes AFTER the service, and AFTER the meal. So I'm  wienerdoggie   Nov-13-07 05:31 PM   #46 
           - As long as you DO tip service personnel.  MLFerrell   Nov-13-07 06:42 PM   #48 
  - Yes..fast food waitresses are known for their alliegance to the GOP.  youthere   Nov-14-07 10:58 AM   #71 
  - Ok - now she is nothing but a "performance artist".  DURHAM D   Nov-13-07 04:05 PM   #23 
  - Maid-Rite is a fast food restaurant; you don't normally tip there.  LoZoccolo   Nov-13-07 04:10 PM   #25 
  - Thanks for this desperate attempt at defending Hillary!  Apollo11   Nov-14-07 04:14 AM   #60 
  - I really don't care what this waitress has to say about any of the candidates.  yardwork   Nov-13-07 04:12 PM   #26 
  - But you're supposed to, because she's one of the celebrated noble, common-sense  wienerdoggie   Nov-13-07 04:29 PM   #31 
  - um, you're thinking media pundits are wise and sage, elite?  Lerkfish   Nov-13-07 04:46 PM   #37 
     - No, I'm just saying there's always a weird knee-jerk reaction to laud  wienerdoggie   Nov-13-07 05:00 PM   #39 
        - To clarify, I'm not interested in publicity-seeking waitresses or talking heads.  yardwork   Nov-14-07 04:25 PM   #79 
  - Nor do I.  PelosiFan   Nov-13-07 04:46 PM   #38 
  - Malcontents have always existed, and always will.  Basileus Basileon   Nov-13-07 04:20 PM   #28 
  - I just love how some people here are trashing a waitress (not)  kenzee13   Nov-13-07 04:38 PM   #34 
  - That's just the charming personality that certain Clinton supporters...  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-13-07 05:04 PM   #41 
  - That's what I was thinking  tammywammy   Nov-13-07 05:06 PM   #42 
  - I just love how some people here are trashing a waitress (not)  kenzee13   Nov-13-07 04:38 PM   #35 
  - Is that the FAUX News commentator?  Jim4Wes   Nov-13-07 05:20 PM   #44 
  - Then warm up the lube, 'cause the last 8 years was just the start.  sofa king   Nov-13-07 05:45 PM   #47 
  - I don't have a single dem friend who will vote for her. Everyone  JeanGrey   Nov-13-07 06:51 PM   #49 
  - Let me guess....  BigDDem   Nov-14-07 08:51 AM   #68 
     - No, it doesn't have anything to do with Gore! I'd give anything  JeanGrey   Nov-15-07 02:39 AM   #80 
  - Esterday seems unstable... Her changing accounts, etc.  Truth Hurts A Lot   Nov-13-07 07:01 PM   #51 
  - pathetic post  dionysus   Nov-14-07 02:38 PM   #74 
  - Boy, am I sick to death of Iowa!!!!  Beacool   Nov-13-07 07:53 PM   #55 
  - I don't support Hillary but saying we'll allow another PNAC-er control of the world  mzmolly   Nov-13-07 09:13 PM   #56 
  - Good thing she's rich enough to scoff at a million dollars  Lilith Velkor   Nov-13-07 09:32 PM   #57 
  - Hey, you got a wife or sister or female relative that is  BenDavid   Nov-13-07 11:16 PM   #58 
  - I'll be there to thank you when Rudy nukes Iran.  Perry Logan   Nov-14-07 06:24 AM   #62 
  - Four words summed this up for me.  JTFrog   Nov-14-07 07:07 AM   #63 
  - She's not alone. n/t  LWolf   Nov-14-07 07:29 AM   #64 
  - Isn't her 15 minutes about up already?  BigDDem   Nov-14-07 08:50 AM   #67 
     - Because she represents working women and their vote will count.That is the sector Hill thought  saracat   Nov-14-07 01:36 PM   #72 
        - Woops, I didnt get the memo that she was  BigDDem   Nov-14-07 02:30 PM   #73 
        - She is just a snapshot of what some working moms may think and I think HRC should pay attention but  saracat   Nov-14-07 02:48 PM   #76 
        - She represents no one but herself. And I for one want herself to go away.  wienerdoggie   Nov-14-07 02:40 PM   #75 
           - Well, I am glad she spoke out.Silence clearly wasn't working ,neither was knuckling under..Good  saracat   Nov-14-07 02:50 PM   #77 
              - Clearly Hillary hates working women and waitresses  BigDDem   Nov-14-07 03:04 PM   #78 
 

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