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Kurt_and_Hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-12-08 10:41 AM
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53. The odd thing is that NEITHER camp is really pushing this stuff
The Clintons (as opposed to stray supporters) are working overtime to bat this stuff down. It's not what they want.

The Obama campaign (as opposed to stray supporters) is doing very little to keep this stuff alive. It's not what they want.

Clyburn has back-peddled some, simply urging that everyone be careful in their comments. He doesn't want a race explosion either.

The only people that want this stuff are the Matt Drudges of the world.
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  -Hey, there really IS a pattern to the stuff coming out of the Clinton campaign Kurt_and_Hunter  Jan-11-08 11:10 PM   #0 
  - You're right  KingFlorez   Jan-11-08 11:13 PM   #1 
  - I agree King and it's coming. MORE, MORE, MORE.....but I  BenDavid   Jan-12-08 12:00 AM   #21 
  - !  FrenchieCat   Jan-11-08 11:14 PM   #2 
  - That's a beautiful clip, and quite apropos  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-11-08 11:20 PM   #8 
     - very. and how will clinton turn around and try to make the same uniting case now? sad.  Essene   Jan-12-08 02:10 PM   #60 
  - And exactly how does Jesse Jackson Jr's "Tears and Katrina"  durrrty libby   Jan-11-08 11:15 PM   #3 
  - I suspect he was off message. Barack is not about the old-school racial politics.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-11-08 11:19 PM   #7 
  - I doubt that Obama sent him. Where did you get that accusation???  rodeodance   Jan-11-08 11:52 PM   #18 
     - He was speaking in his capacity of Obama campaign co-chair, but I doubt Barack approved the message  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-11-08 11:55 PM   #20 
  - Politico seems to be stirring-up most of this shit.  rucky   Jan-11-08 11:17 PM   #4 
  - They are fairly RW... call it center-right. And they need controversy to make a name.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-11-08 11:21 PM   #9 
  - PS: they may have some good people there, but columnist Ben Smith is being a real dick  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-12-08 12:55 AM   #32 
  - They put out some B/S story yesterday that got posted here about Obama  K Gardner   Jan-12-08 01:31 AM   #40 
  - Everybody Plays a Fool!  cat_girl25   Jan-11-08 11:18 PM   #5 
  - ... some timmmeeesss  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-12-08 12:55 PM   #54 
  - Bravo  ruggerson   Jan-11-08 11:19 PM   #6 
  - And, we're falling for it hook, line, and sinker.  TwilightZone   Jan-11-08 11:22 PM   #10 
  - You know what? I know enough black people to expect that they will not be suckered in ......  suston96   Jan-11-08 11:25 PM   #11 
  - Lets hope white people keep cool too!  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-11-08 11:26 PM   #13 
  - Good enough  sandnsea   Jan-11-08 11:26 PM   #12 
  - He didn't say that.  Andromeda   Jan-12-08 05:03 AM   #43 
  - I fear you are right  rodeodance   Jan-11-08 11:37 PM   #14 
  - Kick&Rec........  TheDebbieDee   Jan-11-08 11:42 PM   #15 
  - Noted, appreciated and recommended. n/t  Kristi1696   Jan-11-08 11:48 PM   #16 
  - Bill Moyers quest was Shelby Steele who talked of A bound man (Obama)his new book  rodeodance   Jan-11-08 11:51 PM   #17 
  - Obama rises above all that stuff  creeksneakers2   Jan-12-08 12:11 AM   #24 
     - Ahh, love is blind. nt  VotesForWomen   Jan-12-08 03:44 AM   #42 
  - Question from the terminally unhooked -  northofdenali   Jan-11-08 11:53 PM   #19 
  - Where is the love by Black Eye Peas?  FrenchieCat   Jan-12-08 12:04 AM   #22 
  - Frenchie, it's a good one BUT -  northofdenali   Jan-12-08 12:13 AM   #26 
     - Like the first 2 suggestions.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-12-08 12:32 AM   #29 
        - You're more connected than I -  northofdenali   Jan-12-08 12:53 AM   #31 
  - "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" by Stevie Wonder  cat_girl25   Jan-12-08 12:56 AM   #33 
  - Great points, but neither HRC or BHC are my first or second choices in the Dem primary.  countmyvote4real   Jan-12-08 12:05 AM   #23 
  - What?? I don't agree  gdaerin   Jan-12-08 12:11 AM   #25 
  - I do not suggest rallying around anyone. Merely that we avoid fostering division.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-12-08 12:36 AM   #30 
  - I think you're on to something.....  1corona4u   Jan-12-08 12:19 AM   #27 
  - Yes, divide-and-conquer again, and Dems are falling for it again! nt  libbygurl   Jan-12-08 12:23 AM   #28 
  - K&R!  SIMPLYB1980   Jan-12-08 01:08 AM   #34 
  - Not too many Obama Supporters on this thread...  cat_girl25   Jan-12-08 01:10 AM   #35 
  - I don't blame them. I am pretty high profile as an Obama detractor, and if you skim the OP it looks  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-12-08 01:17 AM   #36 
  - I think he understands the risk perfectly...  Kristi1696   Jan-12-08 01:22 AM   #39 
  - Yep, I say go for it dude. Viva JJJ  durrrty libby   Jan-12-08 06:03 AM   #46 
  - We're lying low, not necessarily lying down.  Kristi1696   Jan-12-08 01:19 AM   #38 
  - You are so right.  JDPriestly   Jan-12-08 01:19 AM   #37 
  - K&R thanks n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Jan-12-08 06:42 AM   #47 
  - There is only one remedy: We must all unite behind Obama and put an end to it.  calteacherguy   Jan-12-08 01:34 AM   #41 
  - Why is that the only remedy?  leftynyc   Jan-12-08 05:13 AM   #44 
  - Once and for all. Forever. Now.  Harvey Korman   Jan-12-08 01:59 PM   #57 
  - The Obamites are putty in the media's hands.  Perry Logan   Jan-12-08 05:36 AM   #45 
  - LOL. You're Already Pulling Race Card OP. lol. You're Are Reaching So Extreme, You're Laughable  fightindonkey   Jan-12-08 06:48 AM   #48 
  - Did you read the OP? At all?  Laurab   Jan-12-08 07:13 PM   #62 
  - Yes, it's absolutely coming from the Clinton campaign  dailykoff   Jan-12-08 07:03 AM   #49 
  - With more experience, ObamaNation would be able to see the error of their naivete.  MethuenProgressive   Jan-12-08 08:41 AM   #50 
  - Both camps pounce on every little piece of meat thrown into the pit. n/t  rucky   Jan-12-08 09:25 AM   #52 
     - The odd thing is that NEITHER camp is really pushing this stuff  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-12-08 10:41 AM   #53 
  - Kick  rucky   Jan-12-08 09:24 AM   #51 
  - The American people will reject this vicious bullshit...  TwoSparkles   Jan-12-08 12:57 PM   #55 
  - Even the ultratactful NY TIMES saw HRC's remark about Dr King & LBJ was "peculiar"  cloudythescribbler   Jan-12-08 01:11 PM   #56 
  - re: Cuomo. Have you read the paragraph?  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-13-08 05:34 PM   #63 
  - I've been saying the same thing  Marrah_G   Jan-12-08 02:00 PM   #58 
  - Yes, there is a disgraceful and dangerous smear campaign involving race baiting  Essene   Jan-12-08 02:09 PM   #59 
  - it's pretty damn obvious, isn't it?  paulk   Jan-12-08 02:31 PM   #61 
  - UPDATE: A lot of little details have shifted since this was written, but the thesis remains sound  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-14-08 05:34 PM   #64 
 

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