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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-19-08 04:08 AM
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9. There was nothing off the cuff about it
These were extensive comments and analysis, and they're virtually no different than what kos wrote years ago in "Crashing The Gate". They're no different than what most political historians and analysts say.
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  -markos says what any political historian knows cali  Jan-19-08 03:40 AM   #0 
  - They had ideas, all right. Really shitty ones.  Mythsaje   Jan-19-08 03:44 AM   #1 
  - It's a 50 minute interview.....and Obama shouldn't need to be that guarded  FrenchieCat   Jan-19-08 03:54 AM   #2 
  - I thought intellectual dishonesty and primary season were synonymous.  ellisonz   Jan-19-08 03:58 AM   #3 
  - Obama is ignorant about history, and he really showed it.  JDPriestly   Jan-19-08 04:00 AM   #4 
  - Actually, Obama is a very intelligent individual.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-19-08 04:03 AM   #7 
  - Intelligent people can be ignorant. I have several degrees  JDPriestly   Jan-19-08 04:11 AM   #11 
  - Call me blind, and I'll call you stupid.  FrenchieCat   Jan-19-08 04:13 AM   #13 
  - How old are you FrenchieCat?  JDPriestly   Jan-19-08 04:44 PM   #22 
     - I am right there with you.  DURHAM D   Jan-20-08 02:42 PM   #28 
  - yes, of course. Virtually all the political historians out there  cali   Jan-19-08 04:04 AM   #8 
  - There's a difference between "cracking a book"  Mythsaje   Jan-19-08 04:17 AM   #15 
  - I was fourteen when Reagan was elected.  Mythsaje   Jan-19-08 04:11 AM   #12 
  - Well that makes you smarter than the overwhelming majority.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-19-08 04:16 AM   #14 
  - So might yours have  Mythsaje   Jan-20-08 02:27 PM   #25 
  - You were wise beyond your years. Clearly Obama was not.  JDPriestly   Jan-19-08 04:43 PM   #21 
  - Because he doesn't say what you want to hear?  ellisonz   Jan-19-08 04:17 AM   #16 
     - Because he doesn't say what any progressive who lived through  JDPriestly   Jan-19-08 04:42 PM   #20 
  - Sorry- but this is a serious weakness of Obama's  depakid   Jan-19-08 04:03 AM   #6 
     - There was nothing off the cuff about it  cali   Jan-19-08 04:08 AM   #9 
     - This was an In-Depth interview 50 minutes long.....  FrenchieCat   Jan-19-08 04:09 AM   #10 
  - Thanks for your post.  JDPriestly   Jan-19-08 04:00 AM   #5 
  - You're welcome.  Mythsaje   Jan-19-08 04:20 AM   #17 
     - And so do we.  FrenchieCat   Jan-19-08 04:47 AM   #18 
        - sure sounded that way to a lot of those who aren't  Mythsaje   Jan-19-08 03:33 PM   #19 
  - I think all this crap  Andy823   Jan-20-08 02:56 PM   #30 
  - Obama assisted rightwing nutjobs in the rewiting of HISTORY by  oasis   Jan-19-08 04:48 PM   #23 
  - Welcome Americans, to the right-wing duopoly MACHINE - hosted by both the DLC and RNC.  ShortnFiery   Jan-19-08 04:50 PM   #24 
  - Every historian knows Kos never picks winners.  Proud2BAmurkin   Jan-20-08 02:27 PM   #26 
  - True.  AX10   Jan-20-08 02:29 PM   #27 
  - by saying they were the party of ideas, pretty much implies the dems had none. nt  MassDemm   Jan-20-08 02:43 PM   #29 
  - why do you bother trying to educate these people?  Magic Rat   Jan-20-08 02:59 PM   #31 

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