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51. Then I will take a long hard look at the republican candidate
better than a corporate guy faking that he's a bleeding heart.
Voting YES on Bankruptcy reform?
How corporate can you get? He's feeding a line of BS because he
wants the office so badly he'll say whatever the hell he thinks
you want to hear.
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  -If Edwards wins in Iowa, THEN what? jenmito  Nov-23-07 06:39 PM   #0 
  - If he wins the nomination, he'll get plenty of swag I suspect.  Stevepol   Nov-23-07 06:41 PM   #1 
  - Is he allowed to accept it?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 06:42 PM   #3 
  - Iowa and nomination are worlds apart. Good grief what a leap  durrrty libby   Nov-23-07 06:45 PM   #7 
  - Obama for the Olympics!  aquart   Nov-23-07 07:05 PM   #16 
  - Do you remember 04?  earthlover   Nov-23-07 08:30 PM   #27 
  - swag? like a t-shirt?  Debi   Nov-23-07 07:06 PM   #17 
  - Who knows?  realpolitik   Nov-23-07 06:42 PM   #2 
  - Enough to compete with the Repub.?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 06:43 PM   #5 
     - The Republics are set for a circular firing squad  realpolitik   Nov-23-07 11:45 PM   #94 
  - That's the disadvantage of the public campaign finance system.  Selatius   Nov-23-07 06:43 PM   #4 
  - That's what I figured...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 06:45 PM   #8 
  - Don't vote for Edwards because he can't afford it?  aquart   Nov-23-07 06:44 PM   #6 
  - It's something to consider VERY seriously...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 06:47 PM   #9 
     - No, honey. You're making me laugh.  aquart   Nov-23-07 07:03 PM   #15 
     - Why?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 07:31 PM   #18 
     - Something for you to consider, you can win in the south and  surfermaw   Nov-23-07 09:08 PM   #38 
     - He didn't win anything in the south for Kerry!  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:13 PM   #45 
     - How do you blame the VP for the failures of the P?  slick8790   Nov-23-07 09:56 PM   #66 
        - How many primary states did Edwards win in 2004 again?  Alexander   Nov-24-07 09:17 PM   #115 
     - baloney. Edwards has not demonstrated  cali   Nov-24-07 08:14 PM   #110 
     - Nope. Don't you worry about a thing. Instead, for worry-worthy topics,  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:17 PM   #76 
     - No. I think that level of cynicism is not consistent  realpolitik   Nov-24-07 11:07 AM   #100 
  - I have no idea how the details of the campaign finance rules work...  Kerry4Kerry   Nov-23-07 06:53 PM   #10 
  - I heard pundits say that he'd be at a great disadvantage because he wouldn't be able to hit back  jenmito   Nov-23-07 07:00 PM   #13 
  - Primary and General election funding is separate.....  ShaneGR   Nov-23-07 06:55 PM   #11 
  - But I thought he was against that for moral reasons...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 07:01 PM   #14 
  - good point...then what is all the squack about?  earthlover   Nov-23-07 08:33 PM   #28 
  - That's good to know. I'm so disgusted by the inequality of attention solely  gateley   Nov-23-07 08:37 PM   #30 
  - This is some stupid "in the beltway" nonsense.  adnelson60087   Nov-23-07 06:59 PM   #12 
  - Edwards would be defined by negative GOP ads  creeksneakers2   Nov-23-07 07:38 PM   #19 
  - That's what I thought.  jenmito   Nov-23-07 07:53 PM   #20 
  - He's also going to have  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 08:06 PM   #23 
  - What are the 527's? Thanks. nt  gateley   Nov-23-07 08:35 PM   #29 
     - Here -  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 09:21 PM   #52 
        - Thank you!! nt  gateley   Nov-23-07 11:08 PM   #91 
           - You are welcome!  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 11:21 PM   #92 
  - Better be worried about you own self, Edwards is going to win  surfermaw   Nov-23-07 09:10 PM   #40 
     - I'm not worried about my own self OR my candidate...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:15 PM   #47 
        - As regards worry, I think you should be worried about the fundies.  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 12:27 AM   #99 
  - Again, I don't think any Dem (except Hillary) would have the negatives  adnelson60087   Nov-23-07 07:58 PM   #22 
  - He CHOSE to take matching funds... he did not have to. If he wins Iowa it  Hieronymus   Nov-23-07 07:55 PM   #21 
  - You're joking, right?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 08:08 PM   #24 
  - No, I'm not kidding, are you?  Hieronymus   Nov-23-07 08:21 PM   #25 
  - No. He said, last Feb., he'd FOREGO matching funds in order to be competitive  jenmito   Nov-23-07 08:25 PM   #26 
  - crickets  jenmito   Nov-23-07 08:45 PM   #31 
     - Obama should be doing well in Iowa...  asdjrocky   Nov-23-07 08:49 PM   #32 
        - He had to spend money there  jenmito   Nov-23-07 08:56 PM   #34 
        - Edwards can manage money  pauldg0   Nov-23-07 11:59 PM   #96 
  - He didn't have republicans feeding his funding!  surfermaw   Nov-23-07 09:11 PM   #42 
     - Did Obama? And what does that have to do with him changing his mind  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:16 PM   #48 
  - Wow. You people really do believe everything he says, don't you?  Lirwin2   Nov-23-07 10:42 PM   #84 
  - He will be fine money wise if he wins Iowa.  illinoisprogressive   Nov-23-07 08:53 PM   #33 
  - A great manager of his funds!!!  pauldg0   Nov-24-07 12:02 AM   #97 
     - Hey pauldg0. Welcome to DU. I sure like your excellent judgment in  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 12:05 AM   #98 
  - If he wins in Iowa, I honestly think he should bow out & quit while he's ahead  mtnsnake   Nov-23-07 09:00 PM   #35 
  - I think his supporters should just support Obama instead,  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:08 PM   #39 
     - Sure man, money matters.  asdjrocky   Nov-23-07 09:13 PM   #46 
        - I usually expect the snarky ones to be Hillary supporters. Oh well.  Hieronymus   Nov-23-07 09:24 PM   #55 
           - You DO know he first said he would FOREGO matching funds, don't you?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:32 PM   #60 
              - I do, but most Edwards supporters will ignore this.  Alexander   Nov-24-07 09:19 PM   #116 
                 - You wouldn't believe the lengths some people are going to to not answer the question...  jenmito   Nov-24-07 11:03 PM   #118 
  - If Edwards wins in Iowa, I'd be mighty pleased with that outcome.  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 09:01 PM   #36 
  - He SHOULD win Iowa...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:10 PM   #41 
     - You'll have to give Dave Bonior and ol' Mudcat a call on that one, jenmito.  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 09:12 PM   #44 
     - I already know what THEY said to explain it, but what do YOU think?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:18 PM   #50 
        - My, jenmito. If I didn't know any better, I'd say you were working up  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 09:22 PM   #54 
        - Could you please just answer this question?:  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:29 PM   #56 
           - O hold it -- I get it now! You want to make a DONATION to the Edwards' campaign!  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 09:31 PM   #58 
              - Why can't you answer the question?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:37 PM   #62 
                 - I'm asking myself if you are one of those people who engineer pushpolls.  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 09:40 PM   #63 
                    - I'm sorry you can't face the FACT that he first said he would forego matching funds...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:43 PM   #64 
                       - Goodness. You do seem quite agitated over the subject. And I extended  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 09:51 PM   #65 
                          - Edwards didn't take matching funds for moral reasons.  jenmito   Nov-23-07 10:15 PM   #73 
                             - Doggone it, jenmito, we're going to have to persuade you that all will  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:22 PM   #79 
                                - This is primary season.  jenmito   Nov-23-07 10:30 PM   #80 
                                   - This isn't primary season, is it? You mean NOW? Good lord, how much of  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:39 PM   #83 
                                      - You're really trying your best to avoid answering the question, so I'll just show you where Edwards  jenmito   Nov-24-07 11:48 AM   #102 
                                         - You have absolutely got to be a very physically strong human after  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 01:52 PM   #103 
                                            - What inquiring minds want to know is...  jenmito   Nov-24-07 06:57 PM   #104 
                                               - I'm picking up a trend here, jenmito. You appear to think Barack Obama is  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 07:33 PM   #105 
                                               - I'M picking up a trend here...  jenmito   Nov-24-07 07:47 PM   #106 
                                               - I'm awfully gullible, jenmito. I thought John Durkin would be president  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 07:57 PM   #107 
                                               - Nice, but  jenmito   Nov-24-07 08:23 PM   # 
                                               - More to the issue, jenmito, why are you flogging it so hard?  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 08:37 PM   #112 
                                               - I'm simply trying to get you to aknowledge what Edwards did...  jenmito   Nov-24-07 09:14 PM   #114 
                                               - Your OP purported to be concerned about the Edwards' campaign's financial  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 09:20 PM   #117 
        - I think awhile back he said he would take them, but I haven't followed  babylonsister   Nov-23-07 09:31 PM   #59 
           - Last Feb. he said he'd forego matching funds in order to keep up with  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:36 PM   #61 
     - No He Shouldn't  neutron   Nov-23-07 09:16 PM   #49 
        - I agree...  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:21 PM   #53 
  - The money will come  surfermaw   Nov-23-07 09:06 PM   #37 
  - enough to compete in the other states?  jenmito   Nov-23-07 09:12 PM   #43 
     - If he wins in Iowa being outspent 5 or 10 to 1, how much will Hil or Barak have to spend to beat him  1932   Nov-23-07 09:57 PM   #68 
        - He was nearly LIVING in IA since '04 which is why he didn't NEED to spend that much money.  jenmito   Nov-23-07 10:16 PM   #74 
           - Two weeks ago, Barak had spent 5M and Hil 3M and John 20K on TV in Iowa. No matter how many days you  1932   Nov-23-07 10:53 PM   #89 
           - It might be a very prudent moment, jenmito, for you to contact the Romney  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:59 PM   #90 
  - Then I will take a long hard look at the republican candidate  neutron   Nov-23-07 09:18 PM   #51 
  - I'm shaking my head, you can not be serious.  asdjrocky   Nov-23-07 09:29 PM   #57 
  - You are simply idiotic if you even consider not voting Dem this election.  slick8790   Nov-23-07 10:35 PM   #82 
  - Several months of attacks? It's two months, and the party could shorten that time period if they  Stop Cornyn   Nov-23-07 09:57 PM   #67 
  - Plus it's not like he would be COMPLETELY out of money. And it's not like the MSM wouldn't cover him  Kerry2008   Nov-23-07 09:59 PM   #69 
     - They seem to be forgetting  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 10:11 PM   #71 
        - Pretty darn good point, waiting for hope. I hope it doesn't fall on deaf ears.  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:14 PM   #72 
           - Wonderful OC!  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 10:17 PM   #75 
              - Sounds like you did the holiday right. Good for you!  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:20 PM   #77 
                 - That's so true -  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 10:34 PM   #81 
                    - You said it. People working for candidates in Iowa had better follow your  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:42 PM   #85 
                       - Amen!  waiting for hope   Nov-23-07 10:44 PM   #86 
  - this is incredible  red2blue   Nov-23-07 10:01 PM   #70 
  - Sadly, it IS all about money.,  jenmito   Nov-23-07 10:20 PM   #78 
  - If you're worried about money, Edwards won't be out of it if he wins the nomination...Plus...  Kerry2008   Nov-23-07 10:45 PM   #87 
  - That's been my mantra all along - It's The Fucking Money. nt  gateley   Nov-23-07 11:54 PM   #95 
  - Since the days of Robert F. Kennedy and his uncanny gift for separating  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 10:48 PM   #88 
  - Ah! Of COURSE. This is one of those archetypal things where the OP is posting  Old Crusoe   Nov-23-07 11:36 PM   #93 
     - Absolutely wonderful OC,  asdjrocky   Nov-24-07 11:11 AM   #101 
     - Oh boy OC, are we trading our Saturday night party for a Saturday night story hour?  Ninga   Nov-24-07 08:01 PM   #108 
        - Did I mention that the ethanol plant gleamed in the sunlight like  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 08:04 PM   #109 
           - Ah, OC, your poetic touch is...well.....poetic. I am coping well this fine Saturday  Ninga   Nov-24-07 08:23 PM   #111 
              - Well you stay warm this chilly evening there in Ohio. Winter's moving in  Old Crusoe   Nov-24-07 08:39 PM   #113 

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