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Clark2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-13-07 03:52 PM
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11. That'll be nothing.
If Mr. Sunshine gets the nom, he'll be pummelled as he apologizes for his entire record again.

Obama doesn't have that to worry about and HRC will kick butt.

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  -Truly afraid that if it IS Obama he will get blown out in '08.... Greenwood  Dec-13-07 03:47 PM   #0 
  - He'll be fine. Don't be scared.  Katzenkavalier   Dec-13-07 03:49 PM   #1 
  - He would be fine if he got an overwhelming mandate in the general.  CTyankee   Dec-13-07 04:20 PM   #40 
  - Me too...  1corona4u   Dec-13-07 03:49 PM   #2 
  - Of course, it's been the GOP's Plan all along!  Tellurian   Dec-13-07 03:53 PM   #13 
     - Could you elaborate as to the reasons why  pgh_dem   Dec-13-07 05:18 PM   #59 
        - Let's see.. a short summary, bearing in mind time frames..  Tellurian   Dec-13-07 06:11 PM   #64 
  - 1984 had a strange Dem ticket vs. a popular incumbant  Bleachers7   Dec-13-07 03:50 PM   #3 
  - Why do you have "great fears"?  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 03:50 PM   #4 
  - Of course he will, but it is considered impolite here to point it out. Welcome to DU  Kurt_and_Hunter   Dec-13-07 03:50 PM   #5 
  - Can we bring up the last Senate election in Tennessee?  MNDemNY   Dec-13-07 03:54 PM   #19 
     - If that's the Harold Ford race, Ford held onto his polling very well  Kurt_and_Hunter   Dec-13-07 04:02 PM   #27 
     - We could bring it up, and I don't believe that it will tell you anymore than  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 04:05 PM   #32 
        - Didn't late polling show Ford up 6+% and exit polls showed him winning by2+%?  MNDemNY   Dec-13-07 04:41 PM   #48 
           - No, not based on what I can find.....  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 04:54 PM   #55 
              - Thank you , cat.  MNDemNY   Dec-13-07 04:57 PM   #56 
  - Hello??? He's beating the CLINTONS  sandnsea   Dec-13-07 03:50 PM   #6 
  - That makes me laugh  BeyondGeography   Dec-13-07 03:52 PM   #9 
     - Me, too! Good one, sandnsea!  flpoljunkie   Dec-13-07 03:54 PM   #20 
  - No way. I don't think there's anyone who can stop him. I was listening  wienerdoggie   Dec-13-07 03:50 PM   #7 
  - I thiink Huckabee could be the nominee  loveangelc   Dec-13-07 03:51 PM   #8 
  - If it's shouldn't be that bad  Bullet1987   Dec-13-07 03:53 PM   #15 
     - If he runs against McCain, it's a horserace. And if McCain selects a "quality" VP it could be  MADem   Dec-13-07 04:15 PM   #37 
     - Huckabee is filled with insanity  Scriptor Ignotus   Dec-13-07 04:41 PM   #47 
  - 2008 isn;t 1984 by a long shot. The Dem field is incredibly strong vs the GOP field.  rinsd   Dec-13-07 03:52 PM   #10 
  - That'll be nothing.  Clark2008   Dec-13-07 03:52 PM   #11 
  - Well, if Obama gets the nom, we are going to have to work like hell to make sure it doesn't happen.  pirhana   Dec-13-07 03:53 PM   #12 
  - Abandon the politics of fear. n/t  geek tragedy   Dec-13-07 03:53 PM   #14 
  - It's the Politics of Stolen Elections..  Tellurian   Dec-13-07 03:56 PM   #22 
  - If they're salivating, they're in for a rude awakening  maximusveritas   Dec-13-07 03:54 PM   #16 
  - Are you a Democrat?  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 03:54 PM   #17 
  - He will have his challenges. So will Hil and JRE. Biden would have the easiest time in the general  skipos   Dec-13-07 03:54 PM   #18 
  - I think most of the candidates we have would win in '08.  wyldwolf   Dec-13-07 03:56 PM   #21 
  - He won't be way over his head. He'll be running in a country full of racists. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-13-07 03:56 PM   #23 
  - And they won't think twice about putting a burning cross on his front lawn!  Tellurian   Dec-13-07 03:59 PM   #25 
     - how sad is that??  cali   Dec-13-07 04:12 PM   #35 
     - Sad but True, nonetheless..  Tellurian   Dec-13-07 06:00 PM   #62 
     - those aren't the racists I worry about. Its the Bradley Effect racists....  IndianaJones   Dec-13-07 04:14 PM   #36 
  - whichever democrat wins will be in the WH. dont worry.  bullimiami   Dec-13-07 03:58 PM   #24 
  - Did you forget Gore and Kerry?  Tellurian   Dec-13-07 04:00 PM   #26 
  - whistling past the graveyard is my favorite hobby  sniffa   Dec-13-07 04:05 PM   #31 
  - Giulliani would destroy Edwards  penguin7   Dec-13-07 04:16 PM   #38 
     - I think  Libface   Dec-13-07 06:08 PM   #63 
  - The Harold Ford effect.  MADem   Dec-13-07 04:03 PM   #28 
  - It's the Doug Wilder effect. I checked the Harold Ford polling -- he did better than the final polls  Kurt_and_Hunter   Dec-13-07 04:05 PM   #30 
     - No, not the polls--the words that came out of Harold's own mouth.  MADem   Dec-13-07 04:21 PM   #41 
        - Doesn't matter......  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 05:11 PM   #58 
           - Well, Harold was right, though. If he'd had five to fifteen more, he'd have made it.  MADem   Dec-13-07 05:57 PM   #60 
  - you should be more scared if Hillary gets the nod  sniffa   Dec-13-07 04:05 PM   #29 
  - No shit!  larissa   Dec-13-07 04:06 PM   #34 
     - interesting question  sniffa   Dec-13-07 04:35 PM   #44 
  - I'm always amazed (in a good way) at how many folks I work with  Vickers   Dec-13-07 04:06 PM   #33 
  - Why wouldn't they? He's actually quite moderate on some issues.  MADem   Dec-13-07 04:46 PM   #51 
     - My post was in context of the OP's fears about a GOP blowout.  Vickers   Dec-13-07 06:11 PM   #65 
        - I'd worry about racist Democrats, too. It is something he'll have to factor in if he gets the nod.  MADem   Dec-13-07 06:23 PM   #69 
  - Obama polls equally well against the Rs  darboy   Dec-13-07 04:18 PM   #39 
  - Bradley effect. Racists tend to be ashamed...hoods, lying to pollsters. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-13-07 04:27 PM   #42 
  - truly afraid that Obama himself will get blown up by some neocon ultra-right  antifaschits   Dec-13-07 04:29 PM   #43 
  - in over his head?  Scriptor Ignotus   Dec-13-07 04:39 PM   #45 
  - This guy did a "post and flee" ... Why are we still talking to him?  larissa   Dec-13-07 04:41 PM   #46 
  - I like to read my own posts. -nt  Scriptor Ignotus   Dec-13-07 04:53 PM   #54 
  - According to most fears  PATRICK   Dec-13-07 04:42 PM   #49 
  - The ELECTABLE Democrats are BIDEN . . . EDWARDS . . . and RICHARDSON . . . . . The ones the Repub...  charles t   Dec-13-07 04:45 PM   #50 
  - Well, those racists might not like the "taco y cerveza" side of Richardson's persona...  MADem   Dec-13-07 04:48 PM   #52 
  - Richardson? (Was that a long typo?)  hisownpetard   Dec-13-07 04:53 PM   #53 
  - The Political Environment Is Bad For Republicans And Their Candidates Are Weak  DemocratSinceBirth   Dec-13-07 05:01 PM   #57 
  - Why exactly has McCain's  Libface   Dec-13-07 06:14 PM   #67 
     - Media coverage of his visit to Bagdad right before the surge......  FrenchieCat   Dec-13-07 07:13 PM   #72 
  - Probably not as afraid as you  Jim4Wes   Dec-13-07 05:59 PM   #61 
  - He has as much of a chance as Hillary  Geek_Girl   Dec-13-07 06:14 PM   #66 
  - Depends on t he opponent...he would have trouble in the Northeast against Ghoul...  SaveElmer   Dec-13-07 06:17 PM   #68 
  - The GOPers are mean bastards. Why else do you think that the  MasonJar   Dec-13-07 06:39 PM   #70 
  - Thanks for your concern n/t  politicasista   Dec-13-07 07:11 PM   #71 
  - I'm sorry, there are no Reagan's on the GOP bench this year  Magic Rat   Dec-13-07 07:17 PM   #73 
  - If Obama had to defeat ALL of the repug candidates to win the election... he could  Franc_Lee   Dec-13-07 07:52 PM   #74 

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