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jlake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-06-08 11:24 PM
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53. Well, thanks for the limited possiblities that it could be....
For the record, I am not a huge Hillary supporter. Since it is clear that it is between Hillary and Obama, I fully support her because I feel that an Obama nomination will be suicide for the party.

I think she was expecting to walk into being the nominee.
I think she is surprised at how the press has given only positive coverage to Obama and is building him is really hard to work against the MSM
If they were fair, and informed people we would not be having this discussion because President Gore would be finishing his 2nd term.
I think that the first part and second part of your # possibilites are seperate.
You are counting your chicks before the eggs have hatched. We won't know if Obama has outmaneuvered her until one of them wins.
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  -If Obama is getting the independent vote how on earth will he be easy to beat? Quixote1818  Jan-06-08 10:46 PM   #0 
  - If recent party affiliation numbers are accurate, and independents are leaning Democratic...  TwilightZone   Jan-06-08 10:48 PM   #1 
  - I think there are Repbs and Indps. that will vote on Obama in  bellasgrams   Jan-06-08 11:07 PM   #30 
  - He's their worst nightmare.  wienerdoggie   Jan-06-08 10:49 PM   #2 
  - Second-worst nightmare  silverojo   Jan-06-08 10:57 PM   #13 
  - Because the Republicans will attack him and tear him to shreds  jlake   Jan-06-08 10:49 PM   #3 
  - It's a good thing that Hillary doesn't have any negatives.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 10:49 PM   #5 
  - They are known and quantifiable....and she will FIGHT back.  jlake   Jan-06-08 10:51 PM   #7 
     - Judging by the fact that he managed to get Hillary's numbers to sink like rocks  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 10:53 PM   #8 
     - There has been NO negative campaigning in this primary compared to  jlake   Jan-06-08 10:56 PM   #10 
        - Hm. So would you say that's because Hillary doesn't have the skill to take down a weak opponent,  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 10:58 PM   #14 
        - I'd say that it is because ALL of our candidates are decent enough  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:01 PM   #21 
           - So how exactly is it in the nation's interest  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:04 PM   #24 
              - I am pretty sure that Hillary will still pull this one out....without having  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:08 PM   #32 
                 - So she hasn't destroyed the incredibly weak Obama because she thinks  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:10 PM   #35 
                    - I never said that Obama was incredibly weak - or weak at all 0 or that was  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:16 PM   #44 
                       - Since you're saying the Republicans will be able to tear him to shreds, you did.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:19 PM   #46 
                          - Well, thanks for the limited possiblities that it could be....  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:24 PM   #53 
                             - The Republicans have been gearing up 10 yrs to run against Hilary  BrentTaylor   Jan-06-08 11:40 PM   #69 
                                - Some people never learn........  jlake   Jan-08-08 12:10 AM   #71 
        - Well, they better be careful or they might end up in Don Imus's position  Quixote1818   Jan-06-08 10:59 PM   #15 
           - If you believe that. I think Imus was only taken down because he  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:03 PM   #23 
              - So Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson pushed the issue to defend Bush? Interesting theory.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:05 PM   #26 
                 - MSM. It's the "neocon" of 2006.  chascarrillo   Jan-06-08 11:07 PM   #28 
                 - No, but they do all kinds of protesting....but does it get coverage.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:09 PM   #34 
                    - So do you believe Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are stupid pawns of "the MSM?" I think  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:13 PM   #39 
                    - No, I think that they did what the do on a regular basis. The reason  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:18 PM   #45 
                       - So what, they're robots now? Do you really think  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:21 PM   #50 
                          - No, I do not think it was a "conspiracy"  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:26 PM   #55 
                             - No, because he doesn't run on MSNBC. He runs on stations that only appeal  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:27 PM   #57 
                                - Okay, fair enough....Glen Beck on CNN.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:30 PM   #60 
                    - Maybe the MSM wants change?  chascarrillo   Jan-06-08 11:15 PM   #42 
                       - Why would they want a progressive who might challenge their monopolies?  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:19 PM   #48 
                          - Man, one day he's a conservative sellout and an MSM darling,  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:23 PM   #52 
                             - No, I think he is a question is why would they  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:27 PM   #56 
                                - So if he's a conservative offering no change, why would the MSM want to destroy him?  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:29 PM   #59 
                                   - I could ask the same about how so many Obama supporters call Hillary  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:31 PM   #62 
                                      - They're being disingenuous. Hillary is a pretty good Democrat.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:32 PM   #64 
                                         - That is very fair of you to say.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:33 PM   #66 
     - Obama has responded to every Clinton attack  Quixote1818   Jan-06-08 10:54 PM   #9 
     - if you think he has been attacked, then you have no idea what our nominee  jlake   Jan-06-08 10:57 PM   #12 
        - If you think they'll attack him on islam/madrassas, you have no idea how they operate.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 10:59 PM   #16 
        - Sort of. They will attack him on all of it.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:04 PM   #25 
           - Ah, The Math. Here, let me adjust your figures.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:07 PM   #29 
              - Mock if you want, but I believe what I posted.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:12 PM   #38 
                 - "I find it incredibly hard to believe that Independent voters will go with Obama"  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:15 PM   #41 
                    - You cannot poll what will happen in the GE.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:20 PM   #49 
                       - LOL. Funny how polls are always "invalid" when they disprove your claims as to people's mindsets.  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:22 PM   #51 
                          - No, I do not play that partisan game.  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:29 PM   #58 
                             - "but I cannot show any polls that say this because none were even taken."  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:30 PM   #61 
                                - More clearly: With Biden having the same name recognition  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:32 PM   #65 
        - Sure they will be relentless but just think how the Blacks in America will react  Quixote1818   Jan-06-08 11:02 PM   #22 
           - "the blacks" do we all march in lockstep. WOW speaking of Don Imus....  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:06 PM   #27 
              - You're right. There will be no uproar once  Occam Bandage   Jan-06-08 11:08 PM   #33 
              - I never opined that he would be attacked On the basis of his race....not sure what you are speaking  jlake   Jan-06-08 11:14 PM   #40 
              - Thats why the Republicans don't know what to do about Obama  Quixote1818   Jan-06-08 11:16 PM   #43 
                 - No, this is how it will go down:  jlake   Jan-08-08 01:21 AM   #74 
                    - That might have worked 4 years ago but Obama is the result of all that  Quixote1818   Jan-08-08 01:25 AM   #76 
                       - You overestimate the American people.  jlake   Jan-08-08 01:33 AM   #82 
              - It won't be just the blacks. I think most Americans will be disgusted by those kinds of attacks  Quixote1818   Jan-06-08 11:11 PM   #37 
     - She can fight all she wants  silverojo   Jan-06-08 10:59 PM   #18 
     - That pretty much sums up her problems nt  Quixote1818   Jan-06-08 11:19 PM   #47 
     - I have to conceed  Mr_Monday   Jan-08-08 12:27 AM   #72 
  - Independents and Reps will vote for McCain over Obama  David Dunham   Jan-06-08 10:50 PM   #6 
  - how nice for the Republicans that you fear them so  Capn Sunshine   Jan-06-08 11:07 PM   #31 
  - I think this time their attacks will fail.  Big Blue Marble   Jan-06-08 11:11 PM   #36 
  - They can't.........  FrenchieCat   Jan-06-08 10:49 PM   #4 
  - Belief is the enemy of truth  billbuckhead   Jan-06-08 10:59 PM   #17 
  - People might get high expectations and lose some cynicism, and  wienerdoggie   Jan-06-08 11:00 PM   #19 
  - It's obvious, isn't it? nt  chascarrillo   Jan-06-08 10:57 PM   #11 
  - You can count on the republicans to pull out the Southern Strategy  still_one   Jan-06-08 11:00 PM   #20 
  - He will be impossible to beat!  jab105   Jan-06-08 11:25 PM   #54 
  - I K&R this post.  AtomicKitten   Jan-06-08 11:31 PM   #63 
  - You're really going off the deep end. He is not a change like the 60's; not even close.  Carrieyazel   Jan-06-08 11:39 PM   #68 
     - Oh God, the repuke smear machine could spend a month  AshevilleGuy   Jan-08-08 01:26 AM   #77 
        - Speaking of smears... nice one.  chascarrillo   Jan-08-08 01:28 AM   #79 
           - You think they won't do this?  AshevilleGuy   Jan-08-08 01:40 AM   #85 
  - Be careful, folks. Getting the independent vote in a general election  Carrieyazel   Jan-06-08 11:35 PM   #67 
  - He'll be tough to beat  BrentTaylor   Jan-06-08 11:41 PM   #70 
  - He's also attracting GOP. that should scare them.  PretzelWarrior   Jan-08-08 12:29 AM   #73 
  - Think about that. Why would repukes vote for him?  AshevilleGuy   Jan-08-08 01:24 AM   #75 
     - Maybe for the same reason Democrats voted for Reagan?  Quixote1818   Jan-08-08 01:28 AM   #80 
        - I do not see a parallel there.  AshevilleGuy   Jan-08-08 01:35 AM   #84 
        - Edwards OR Obama  Chasing Dreams   Jan-08-08 01:40 AM   #86 
  - And he's going to bring out some  zidzi   Jan-08-08 01:27 AM   #78 
     - I worked on Dean's campaign.  mycritters2   Jan-08-08 01:29 AM   #81 
        - I'm a Deaniac.  zidzi   Jan-08-08 01:35 AM   #83 
        - I'm a Deaniac for Obama too.  ellisonz   Jan-08-08 02:13 AM   #87 

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