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70. Cali, what are you so worried about happening if Edwards becomes president?
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  -Edwards is more electable period: EV_Ares  Dec-13-07 08:50 AM   #0 
  - I don't get it either........I still think Hillary would end up in a spectacular loss.  yourout   Dec-13-07 08:52 AM   #1 
  - He may be Southern, but he's not a Southern man's Southern man.  Clark2008   Dec-13-07 08:53 AM   #2 
  - And what's your idea of the perfect "Southern man's Southern man"?.....This?...  mtnsnake   Dec-13-07 08:58 AM   #5 
  - Evidently, since you posted this, it shows what you think one is, n/t.  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 09:21 AM   #17 
  - Hey, why not?  mtnsnake   Dec-13-07 09:37 AM   #28 
     - LOL, I thought so. You are the poster child of the day. Thanks.  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 09:39 AM   #29 
  - Um... no.  Clark2008   Dec-13-07 09:28 AM   #23 
  - Bill Clinton had no significant experience in foreign policy.  JDPriestly   Dec-13-07 11:01 PM   #74 
  - That was 1992... surely you know we lost 3,000 people and  Clark2008   Dec-14-07 06:14 AM   #86 
  - Im a midwestern white male, and I have to disagree.  D23MIURG23   Dec-14-07 12:03 AM   #77 
     - Why are you leaning toward him, may I ask?  Clark2008   Dec-14-07 06:18 AM   #87 
        - I like you am not that comfortable with the field.  D23MIURG23   Dec-14-07 10:59 AM   #102 
  - No. This:  Truth Hurts A Lot   Dec-13-07 09:56 AM   #35 
  - PUKE!!!!!!!!!  D23MIURG23   Dec-14-07 12:05 AM   #78 
  - Snake-  asdjrocky   Dec-13-07 10:26 AM   #42 
  - Hey...  CherokeeDem   Dec-13-07 09:19 AM   #15 
  - Guess what... I'm a Southern female, too.  Clark2008   Dec-13-07 09:28 AM   #25 
  - As usual, you offer no proof for this assertion. nt  last_texas_dem   Dec-13-07 05:19 PM   #68 
  - As usual, Edwards supporters have incredibly weak skins.  Clark2008   Dec-14-07 06:19 AM   #88 
     - And this comment proves your assertion  last_texas_dem   Dec-15-07 01:42 AM   #108 
  - You are wrong. He is not too pretty.  JDPriestly   Dec-13-07 10:59 PM   #73 
  - He gets better numbers now because he's not discussed!!!  Clark2008   Dec-14-07 06:21 AM   #89 
  - What sterotype bullshit are you selling anyway?  IsItJustMe   Dec-13-07 11:23 PM   #75 
  - Southern men  aquaman11173   Dec-14-07 06:22 AM   #90 
  - I call BS. How do you think he won his Senate race in NC?  mnhtnbb   Dec-15-07 09:02 AM   #127 
  - racist and sexist arguments suck big time.  cali   Dec-13-07 08:53 AM   #3 
  - Having a less progressive president would suck more. Having a Republican president would suck most..  1932   Dec-13-07 09:09 AM   #8 
  - Sorry, I don't countenance racism or sexism to promote a candidate  cali   Dec-13-07 09:13 AM   #10 
     - I disagree with the logic in two paragraphs in the OP, but how can you deny that Edwards polls best  1932   Dec-13-07 09:14 AM   #12 
        - then fine, make that argument. but arguing that this country isn't  cali   Dec-13-07 09:18 AM   #14 
        - Have you read Freakonomics, by the way?  1932   Dec-13-07 09:20 AM   #16 
        - Not just a tad bit partisan against Edwards are you, cali?  rateyes   Dec-13-07 09:45 AM   #31 
        - sure, I oppose Edwards. That doesn't mean  cali   Dec-13-07 10:22 AM   #39 
           - Oh, so NOW you admit that you are partisan...  rateyes   Dec-13-07 10:25 AM   #41 
              - Oh, please. I'm not partisan in the sense that people generally mean  cali   Dec-13-07 10:47 AM   #47 
              - You saying that you are not partisan in the sense people generally mean  rateyes   Dec-13-07 12:15 PM   #58 
              - Funny isn't it, you read the entire piece and it appears someone can  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 11:43 AM   #53 
                 - Yes, it can. nt  rateyes   Dec-13-07 11:50 AM   #57 
        - An explanation of why they poll the way they do is in order.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-13-07 10:17 AM   #38 
        - Edwards has no progressive credentials.  cali   Dec-13-07 11:19 AM   #50 
        - Then post the facts to back it up. n/t.  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 11:43 AM   #54 
        - Biden's promotion of the bankruptcy bill was also not what I'd call progressive either...q  calipendence   Dec-13-07 11:49 AM   #55 
        - Edwards has promised meaningful change.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-13-07 04:48 PM   #65 
        - I'm With You... FDR?? Different Time & ERa, But MOST Certainly A Man  ChiciB1   Dec-13-07 05:18 PM   #67 
        - Cali, what are you so worried about happening if Edwards becomes president?  1932   Dec-13-07 10:15 PM   #70 
           - I worry that he really doesn't have any core beliefs  cali   Dec-15-07 05:49 AM   #111 
              - He is making a clearer statement about what he's going to do than any candidate  1932   Dec-15-07 05:56 AM   #112 
                 - Campaign promises are broken far more often then they're kept  cali   Dec-15-07 06:05 AM   #113 
                    - Which one do you think he won't push for, and why?  1932   Dec-15-07 06:07 AM   #114 
                       - I'm not going to go into this at length. I've already done that  cali   Dec-15-07 06:35 AM   #116 
                          - I don't find any of those arguments convincing.  1932   Dec-15-07 06:47 AM   #117 
                             - I understand why some of you Edwards supporters are so defensive  cali   Dec-15-07 06:59 AM   #118 
                                - I just cited his senate record!  1932   Dec-15-07 07:15 AM   # 
                                - I just cited his senate record!  1932   Dec-15-07 07:15 AM   #119 
                                   - You actually believe that electing a dem president was more important  cali   Dec-15-07 07:22 AM   #120 
                                      - Because, with the right dem president, that would have been the end of wars for wall street  1932   Dec-15-07 07:25 AM   #121 
                                      - It also gives quite a few lousy ratings from liberal orgs - and you know that.  cali   Dec-15-07 07:29 AM   #123 
                                      - Yeah. I want you to support your argument with facts.  1932   Dec-15-07 07:40 AM   #126 
                                      - Here  cali   Dec-15-07 10:41 AM   #129 
                                      - This is how uninformed that post is: you use the low CATO rating against Edwards!!!  1932   Dec-15-07 09:58 PM   #130 
                                      - Furthermore, what's more important to you?  1932   Dec-15-07 07:29 AM   #122 
                                         - It's not either/or. I take many things into consideration when  cali   Dec-15-07 07:31 AM   #124 
                                         - I'm not asking "either/or". I'm asking, "relatively, which is more important"  1932   Dec-15-07 07:40 AM   #125 
                                         - you haven't addressed the cognitive dissonance of Edwards  cali   Dec-15-07 10:13 AM   #128 
                                         - The "cognitive dissonance"??? Writing the word "red" in blue font is cognitive dissonance.  1932   Dec-15-07 10:09 PM   #131 
        - Obama worked as a civil rights lawyer, HRC has plenty of Childcare credients going back decades  karynnj   Dec-13-07 01:40 PM   #64 
        - Arguing  ihavenobias   Dec-14-07 12:00 AM   #76 
        - He won exactly SC and NC  karynnj   Dec-13-07 01:33 PM   #63 
           - All that's great, but I believe Edwards did better against Bush than Kerry  1932   Dec-13-07 10:53 PM   #72 
              - The key words were "I believe"  karynnj   Dec-14-07 10:00 AM   #101 
                 - Edwards and Kerry did same against Bush after February. I still remember Edwards doing better  1932   Dec-15-07 05:40 AM   #110 
  - Interesting how you read into things the way you do or the way you want  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 09:25 AM   #21 
  - I am begining to see  Andy823   Dec-13-07 11:50 AM   #56 
  - Geez, I know who I want for the R. nominee.  Deep13   Dec-13-07 08:53 AM   #4 
  - Edwards would be quite formidable against any of the Pukes. Thompson is  Old Crusoe   Dec-13-07 09:00 AM   #6 
  - interesting that you don't object to the inherent racist and  cali   Dec-13-07 09:05 AM   #7 
     - What is there to object to? Yes, he did not need to throw in the  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 09:14 AM   #11 
        - if you can't see why this is the worst argument that a progressive  cali   Dec-13-07 09:23 AM   #18 
           - You might need to rethink your argument and stay focused on the  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 09:29 AM   #26 
           - I hate to break this to you but the author of the piece YOU posted  cali   Dec-13-07 10:52 AM   #48 
              - What is sad is your pathetic hate of someone so much that you pull  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 11:40 AM   #52 
              - "Hypocrisy problem." Hmm. Have you see this?  1932   Dec-13-07 10:32 PM   #71 
           - I've never made this argument-  asdjrocky   Dec-13-07 10:31 AM   #43 
  - A 5th Rec for the Carolinian. The imminently electable Carolinian at that.  Old Crusoe   Dec-13-07 09:12 AM   #9 
  - Yes, will be interesting after the Iowa and NH primaries and who is  EV_Ares   Dec-13-07 09:16 AM   #13 
  - Hillary stands the best chance of losing, IMO....  K8-EEE   Dec-13-07 09:25 AM   #19 
  - Also since she would FLOOD the teevee with money/ads  K8-EEE   Dec-13-07 09:26 AM   #22 
  - Edwards  Sooner in VA   Dec-13-07 09:25 AM   #20 
  - What I like about Edwards is  K8-EEE   Dec-13-07 09:28 AM   #24 
  - Well, Doug Wilder, a black man, was elected governor  rateyes   Dec-13-07 09:29 AM   #27 
  - "Electable". Does that term really mean much?  JohnnyLib2   Dec-13-07 09:39 AM   #30 
  - If the "new" Edwards were to be scrutinized ...  frazzled   Dec-13-07 09:45 AM   #32 
  - I'll vote for Obama. Period.  Katzenkavalier   Dec-13-07 09:46 AM   #33 
  - KICK, I Agree & Have For Much Longer Than Most! I've Heard That  ChiciB1   Dec-13-07 09:46 AM   #34 
  - Electability better be important to voters  sellitman   Dec-13-07 09:58 AM   #36 
  - RE: Electability  Sooner in VA   Dec-13-07 10:02 AM   #37 
     - That might be a really dangerous tack to take...  Mythsaje   Dec-13-07 05:12 PM   #66 
  - One thing that we haven't looked at is  zalinda   Dec-13-07 10:23 AM   #40 
  - K&R from another Southerner. (nt)  w4rma   Dec-13-07 10:32 AM   #44 
  - This just in...America is not ready for a black man who is good at golf  zulchzulu   Dec-13-07 10:33 AM   #45 
  - Yes, there are still a lot of knuckle-draggers,  frogmarch   Dec-13-07 10:40 AM   #46 
  - The fact is that  Danascot   Dec-13-07 11:10 AM   #49 
  - Go ahead and keep pretending that Edwards has not accepted matching funds......  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 11:21 AM   #51 
  - I know you have been saying this in many threads  zalinda   Dec-14-07 07:36 AM   #93 
  - The Agonist is one of my favorite blogs  Tejanocrat   Dec-13-07 12:31 PM   #59 
  - Why aren't polls like this reported by the MSM?  onehandle   Dec-13-07 12:34 PM   #60 
  - You lost me in your first paragraph  karynnj   Dec-13-07 01:24 PM   #61 
  - Fundraising doesn't count towards electability?  MGKrebs   Dec-13-07 01:32 PM   #62 
  - Does it have to be about who has the most money every time?  asdjrocky   Dec-14-07 12:06 AM   #79 
  - I would vote for a woman in a heartbeat. Just not that one.  Yael   Dec-13-07 08:19 PM   #69 
  - I am ashamed to say  cadaverdog   Dec-14-07 01:04 AM   #80 
  - fuck that  harmonicon   Dec-14-07 01:58 AM   #83 
     - fuck your prognostications founded on nothing but  cali   Dec-14-07 08:47 AM   #96 
        - 50/50  harmonicon   Dec-14-07 09:13 AM   #98 
           - I don't think any of them have the qualities to make them great  cali   Dec-14-07 09:18 AM   #100 
              - of course they'd be better  harmonicon   Dec-14-07 11:30 AM   #103 
  - When willyou people get it. ELECTABILITY IS NOT AN ISSUE THIS TIME.  bjobotts   Dec-14-07 01:23 AM   #81 
  - Except that the more "electable" a candidate, the bigger their coattails will be.  onehandle   Dec-14-07 05:56 AM   #84 
  - At this time that is what it appears  PATRICK   Dec-14-07 08:38 AM   #95 
  - "the poor and middle class are getting screwed", if they vote for Edwards!!!!!!!  harmonicon   Dec-14-07 01:54 AM   #82 
  - nah. I'm not flaming you, just  cali   Dec-14-07 06:13 AM   #85 
  - Good Morning; n/t.  EV_Ares   Dec-14-07 07:00 AM   #91 
  - you try writing that many words when you're loaded and about to go to sleep!  harmonicon   Dec-14-07 09:05 AM   #97 
  - Never do flame and never have used the ignore, always interested  EV_Ares   Dec-14-07 07:09 AM   #92 
  - What do you think Edwards is going to do if he's elected?  1932   Dec-14-07 10:51 PM   #104 
  - I have to add more  PATRICK   Dec-14-07 08:25 AM   #94 
  - Excellent point!  Stop Cornyn   Dec-14-07 11:46 PM   #106 
  - I'm gradually settling on Edwards as my choice.  mwb970   Dec-14-07 09:18 AM   #99 
  - Thanks. But I will continue to look around n/t  politicasista   Dec-14-07 11:05 PM   #105 
  - Not With That House.  smalll   Dec-14-07 11:48 PM   #107 
  - Anyone who voted for the Iraq invasion cannot be considered  rosetta6   Dec-15-07 01:59 AM   #109 
  - Haven't we seen enough of these "match-up polls" to realize they make no sense?  Perry Logan   Dec-15-07 06:30 AM   #115 
  - Edwards rocks.  annie1   Dec-15-07 11:40 PM   #132 
 

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