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Skwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-22-08 10:22 AM
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53. Yeah right. They want Clinton and Edwards, the DLC guys. Why do
Edited on Tue Jan-22-08 10:25 AM by Skwmom
you think they are constantly showing Clinton's attacks without showing Obama's response? Plus they are pushing the phony populist Edwards. Edwards and Bill Clinton are buds (Edwards defended Clinton in the impeachment).

A lot of people felt that the Bill Clinton in office was not the same Bill (I feel your pain) Clinton that they voted for. Since Clinton couldn't really push the populist message, I think he has set up his good buddy John to deliver that message. They then can put the "progressive" Edwards (whose really running on Feingold's record), on the ticket so that they can get the progressive support in the general election. They can also have Edwards help out Hillary in the primary.

Last night after the debate, they said Edwards went up to Obama in the NH debate at break time and told him that he needed to take Hillary on (and Obama did just that after the break). Amazing how the two guys beating up on Hillary played right into Bill Clinton's spin of Hillary the poor old woman (I can't make her male, I can't make her younger...) and her good buddy Murdoch's unflattering press which was sure to rally women to come out and support Hillary.

I could be wrong but I don't think so. And if Clinton is as smart as they say he is why wouldn't he strike a deal with Hillary's VP and have him run and help her cinch the nomination. I would have. Plus, I think the DLC Clinton gang would really like to pull one over on the progressives and grassroot supporters who they have shown such disdain for.

On Edit: Of course, Clinton could just be playing Edwards for a fool, knowing that Edwards like Clinton would do anything to get in or close to the Whitehouse (VP).
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  -My Wife And I Have Decided To NOT Vote For Edwards SoFlaJet  Jan-22-08 09:21 AM   #0 
  - It's your vote...  Bicoastal   Jan-22-08 09:22 AM   #1 
  - By all means go with corporate hack #2.  MNDemNY   Jan-22-08 09:22 AM   #2 
  - We love Edwards  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 09:24 AM   #7 
  - Vote edwards. The delegates are proportional.  MNDemNY   Jan-22-08 09:27 AM   #15 
  - Proportional?  PATRICK   Jan-22-08 12:37 PM   #106 
  - I am glad the media was able to help you reach a decision  Yael   Jan-22-08 09:36 AM   #25 
  - That's exactly what is wanted. That's why he's not getting the coverage.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-22-08 10:52 AM   #63 
  - Damn straight for the past 7 years we have had someone  alyce douglas   Jan-22-08 01:47 PM   #131 
  - Please, SoFlaJet, read this one!  bobbolink   Jan-22-08 01:56 PM   #139 
  - Hard to see how he can become viable...  ljm2002   Jan-22-08 12:37 PM   #108 
  - Theres a concept....  Yael   Jan-22-08 01:35 PM   #127 
  - If you loved Edwards, you'd support him.  OmelasExpat   Jan-22-08 12:49 PM   #118 
  - Edwards is the DLC guy. He voted for the war (and was such an  Skwmom   Jan-22-08 10:05 AM   #46 
  - Edwards is the candidate the M$M ignored after his early 2nd place finish.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:50 AM   #61 
  - Hillary is without doubt DLC ..  Hieronymus   Jan-22-08 12:00 PM   #86 
  - ?  bvar22   Jan-22-08 12:59 PM   #121 
  - And Obama gets high marks from neoconservatives architects Kagan and Kristol  readmoreoften   Jan-22-08 01:39 PM   #128 
  - Not thats WAS not anymore.  Generator   Jan-22-08 02:55 PM   #149 
  - Is Edwards corporate Hack #1?  Bleachers7   Jan-22-08 11:08 AM   #75 
  - Good one!  Peregrine Took   Jan-22-08 02:56 PM   #150 
  - Well..  NJSecularist   Jan-22-08 09:22 AM   #3 
  - I Voted Uncommitted  Demeter   Jan-22-08 09:22 AM   #4 
  - Not an option in Florida:  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-22-08 09:44 AM   #32 
  - What does it matter in Florida? The Democratic Party there  rateyes   Jan-22-08 09:23 AM   #5 
  - Were you ever for Edwards? Because it sounds like you weren't. nt  onehandle   Jan-22-08 09:24 AM   #6 
  - Yeah " I was for him before I was against him"  Catchawave   Jan-22-08 10:48 AM   #59 
  - Don't mistake this person as a supporter. Supporters  Yael   Jan-22-08 01:52 PM   #135 
     - Yeah, I know.  onehandle   Jan-22-08 01:58 PM   #141 
  - I have the same problem  TomClash   Jan-22-08 09:24 AM   #8 
  - I'm Down Here... I Have My Absentee, WILL Vote EDWARDS... But  ChiciB1   Jan-22-08 12:07 PM   #88 
  - I think that's what the media wants. nt  Justyce   Jan-22-08 09:24 AM   #9 
  - yea and their clever plan  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 09:28 AM   #17 
     - Yeah  ClericJohnPreston   Jan-22-08 10:44 AM   #57 
  - that's precisely what they want you to do . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Jan-22-08 09:25 AM   #10 
  - I think both Edwards or Obama...  TwoSparkles   Jan-22-08 09:26 AM   #11 
  - DO you want my honest opinion? I think you should vote for who you like.  krabigirl   Jan-22-08 09:26 AM   #12 
  - be very proud of how ever you vote. nt  xchrom   Jan-22-08 09:26 AM   #13 
  - No vote is wasted - it's your conscience manifesting politically. If this is right for you  robbedvoter   Jan-22-08 09:27 AM   #14 
  - I'm sticking with Edwards  NYCALIZ   Jan-22-08 09:28 AM   #16 
  - just the thought of a Hillary  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 09:32 AM   #20 
     - I don't live by fear, Edwards is best for what Americans need  NYCALIZ   Jan-22-08 09:35 AM   #23 
  - You can't waste a vote in a primary.  Happyhippychick   Jan-22-08 09:29 AM   #18 
  - Its a PRIMARY. There's no such thing as wasting a vote in a primary.  burythehatchet   Jan-22-08 09:31 AM   #19 
  - I just don't want  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 09:34 AM   #22 
     - Well said.  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:34 PM   #103 
  - Edwards can't win if folks who are for him don't vote for him n/t  splat   Jan-22-08 09:33 AM   #21 
  - delete  liberal N proud   Jan-22-08 09:38 AM   #28 
  - That's what the powers that be want you to do.  AndyA   Jan-22-08 09:35 AM   #24 
  - I thought that the powers that be wanted Clinton  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-22-08 09:46 AM   #34 
  - I think it's sad. This is the intent of their ignoring Edwards,  redqueen   Jan-22-08 09:37 AM   #26 
  - That's very sad  Papagoose   Jan-22-08 09:37 AM   #27 
  - No corporate media is making my decision  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 09:46 AM   #35 
     - I probably phrased that wrong  Papagoose   Jan-22-08 10:04 AM   #45 
     - "even HE has admitted it" WTF are you talking about?  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:51 AM   #62 
        - it was in the papers yesterday  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 11:49 AM   #82 
           - No... the NYT cited "unnamed sources".  redqueen   Jan-22-08 11:54 AM   #83 
  - Edwards needs every vote he can get in every state.  Tennessee Gal   Jan-22-08 09:38 AM   #29 
  - Go John Edwards  giovanna   Jan-22-08 09:47 AM   #37 
     - Yes, I agree. It really, really, REALLY sucks.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:53 AM   #64 
     - but we are on to the Media and their slimy ways.  alyce douglas   Jan-22-08 01:52 PM   #134 
  - I have the same dilemma.  ccbombs   Jan-22-08 09:40 AM   #30 
  - This is the main problem with democrats in my opinion  tired_old_fireman   Jan-22-08 09:44 AM   #31 
  - Agreed! Don't let the MSM tell you what to do!! nt  iris5426   Jan-22-08 09:47 AM   #36 
  - I like the way you think.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:54 AM   #67 
  - I'm confused. Does the media want Obama or Clinton?  soleft   Jan-22-08 09:44 AM   #33 
  - Yes  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-22-08 09:48 AM   #38 
  - They want a Republican. Obama or Clinton, doesn't matter, neither can win the general.  karlrschneider   Jan-22-08 09:48 AM   #39 
  - Yeah right. They want Clinton and Edwards, the DLC guys. Why do  Skwmom   Jan-22-08 10:22 AM   #53 
     - They want Edwards?  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:56 AM   #68 
        - Did you ever think the headline was what was wanted?  Skwmom   Jan-22-08 12:40 PM   #111 
           - Trust me, I know.  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:44 PM   #113 
  - Lots of man crushes on Obama by media pundits, bloggers n/t  splat   Jan-22-08 09:53 AM   #42 
  - Have you noticed too? The unanimity is not suspicious in the least  robbedvoter   Jan-22-08 10:07 AM   #47 
  - I'm actually noticing this with Olberman, big time  soleft   Jan-22-08 10:46 AM   #58 
  - I guess I had one-when I was 18.  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:36 PM   #105 
  - MSNBC and CNN have repeatedly run Clinton's attacks against  Skwmom   Jan-22-08 10:08 AM   #49 
  - Obama  krabigirl   Jan-22-08 12:32 PM   #97 
  - I think you could do a lot better for America-  asdjrocky   Jan-22-08 09:49 AM   #40 
  - I would vote Edwards  kokono   Jan-22-08 09:51 AM   #41 
  - I think Obama is a great candidate.  Apollo11   Jan-22-08 10:01 AM   #43 
  - Obama? Yeah...if you don't like what he says wait 5 minutes.  karlrschneider   Jan-22-08 10:40 AM   #54 
  - I Hope You Are Kidding  we can do it   Jan-22-08 02:55 PM   #148 
  - So be sure to do exactly as the 'powers that be' demand. The media and pundits have all  sinkingfeeling   Jan-22-08 10:04 AM   #44 
  - Ignored Edwards and pushing for Obama.  robbedvoter   Jan-22-08 10:08 AM   # 
  - It's not a horserace  no name no slogan   Jan-22-08 10:08 AM   #48 
  - I would stick with Edwards  Monty__   Jan-22-08 10:10 AM   #50 
  - Smart people  Sweet Pea   Jan-22-08 10:15 AM   #51 
  - now that's a crock  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 10:19 AM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-08 11:00 AM   #72 
  - VOTE Edwards!  mnhtnbb   Jan-22-08 10:42 AM   #55 
  - Is there any other reason why you would not vote for Edwards?  zulchzulu   Jan-22-08 10:42 AM   #56 
  - I may vote for Edwards on Super Tuesday (Hillary second  Rydz777   Jan-22-08 10:49 AM   #60 
  - Good thinking, Rydz777!  Emit   Jan-22-08 10:54 AM   #66 
  - Thank you!  redqueen   Jan-22-08 10:57 AM   #71 
  - BINGO!  dandylion   Jan-22-08 11:27 AM   #79 
  - In the primaries, it's about getting delegates.  Emit   Jan-22-08 10:53 AM   #65 
  - You're in FL. All votes are wasted.  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jan-22-08 10:56 AM   #69 
  - The primaries are not a time to go with the lesser of two evils  Irishonly   Jan-22-08 10:56 AM   #70 
  - Well said, Irishonly....  timeforarevolution   Jan-22-08 11:07 AM   #74 
  - Stick with Edwards. eom.  waiting for hope   Jan-22-08 11:04 AM   #73 
  - Less difference between Obama and Clinton than between Obama and Edwards  midlife_mo_Jo   Jan-22-08 11:15 AM   #76 
  - Same here, live in Florida....Obama all the way!  Nimrod2005   Jan-22-08 11:16 AM   #77 
  - It's your vote - do with it what you want.  Blue_In_AK   Jan-22-08 11:18 AM   # 
  - How is the bandwagon?  jackson_dem   Jan-22-08 11:18 AM   #78 
  - I vote yes on your OP. ;)  AtomicKitten   Jan-22-08 11:28 AM   #80 
  - Obama = Hillary. Can you identify 10 critical votes where they both voted but differed? I can't.  Stop Cornyn   Jan-22-08 11:29 AM   #81 
  - edwards can still win this who you believe in  venable   Jan-22-08 11:57 AM   #84 
  - I'm an Edwards supporter but if I was switching my vote  LisaM   Jan-22-08 11:58 AM   #85 
  - not me  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 12:04 PM   #87 
  - But that logic doesn't apply to the Primaries -- Please understand this  Emit   Jan-22-08 12:14 PM   #90 
  - I don't like how Obama is throwing baby boomers under the bus  LisaM   Jan-22-08 12:20 PM   #94 
  - Honestly, I don't think he's trying to throw the baby boomers  NJObamaWoman   Jan-22-08 01:00 PM   #122 
     - I'm not old and dead yet! I'm just barely older than Obama!  LisaM   Jan-22-08 01:09 PM   #123 
  - You are believing the MSM, after seeing all the media manipulation?  saracat   Jan-22-08 12:43 PM   #112 
  - And your vote for Obama won't amount to squat against Clinton  Emit   Jan-22-08 02:32 PM   #144 
  - Bwahahaha!  Yael   Jan-22-08 01:53 PM   #137 
  - Exactly!  Emit   Jan-22-08 02:33 PM   #145 
  - Thank you  demo dutch   Jan-22-08 03:59 PM   #155 
  - I too am considering such a switch for my February 5th poll  goodhue   Jan-22-08 12:13 PM   #89 
  - Please read all the posts about voting in Primaries  Emit   Jan-22-08 12:15 PM   #91 
  - *sigh*  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:20 PM   #93 
  - It's just the way I'm reading it  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 12:33 PM   #100 
  - It's a PRIMARY  Emit   Jan-22-08 01:55 PM   #138 
  - This is why we can't ever have change in this nation. Obama doesn't represent change any more than  saracat   Jan-22-08 12:46 PM   #116 
  - It is a PRIMARY. One vote is not "strategy" in a primary.  Yael   Jan-22-08 01:52 PM   #136 
  - Why is it a waste to vote for who you want?  SoonerShankle   Jan-22-08 12:19 PM   #92 
  - Why does it matter what anybody else thinks?  TommyO   Jan-22-08 12:21 PM   #95 
  - Because one can get attention by venting on the interwebs?  Yael   Jan-22-08 01:51 PM   #133 
     - There are some real friggin jerkoffs  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 03:37 PM   #154 
  - Voting for Edwards  Indenturedebtor   Jan-22-08 12:30 PM   #96 
  - "we don't wear their yoke with a smile"  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:32 PM   #98 
  - I think I'm staying with Edwards........You will not waste your  midnight   Jan-22-08 12:33 PM   #99 
  - Thanks!  GalleryGod   Jan-22-08 12:33 PM   #101 
  - I think you are wrong.  lisainmilo   Jan-22-08 12:34 PM   #102 
  - Show some gumption!  Mrspacker   Jan-22-08 12:35 PM   #104 
  - Well said!  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:45 PM   #114 
  - I think it doesn't matter to me who you vote for. Staying home is an option  Dante_   Jan-22-08 12:37 PM   #107 
  - I think you're in the wrong place-  asdjrocky   Jan-22-08 12:39 PM   #110 
  - Why not? Staying home is always an option.  Dante_   Jan-22-08 12:48 PM   #117 
     - Stay home if you'd like-  asdjrocky   Jan-22-08 12:56 PM   #119 
        - thanks. I thought you were arguing in favor of groupthink. btw, I almost never stay home  Dante_   Jan-22-08 01:12 PM   #124 
  - now that would be throwing away your vote, staying home  alyce douglas   Jan-22-08 01:59 PM   #142 
  - And you "decided" this after yesterday's debate? When Edwards REALLY came across as viable?  CyberPieHole   Jan-22-08 12:39 PM   #109 
  - The timing is very odd... (nt)  redqueen   Jan-22-08 12:46 PM   #115 
  - I don't watch these debates  SoFlaJet   Jan-22-08 12:58 PM   #120 
     - Edwards needs your vote now more than ever  whosinpower   Jan-22-08 01:22 PM   #126 
     - Vote for Edwards, candidates may attend the FAU debate , and if they do, you know  demo dutch   Jan-22-08 04:05 PM   #156 
  - We have 3 good candidates-take your pick....I'm sticking with Edwards because I believe in him  Rowdyboy   Jan-22-08 01:18 PM   #125 
  - Great, the neoconservative movement will be pleased with your choice.  readmoreoften   Jan-22-08 01:43 PM   #129 
  - You have just lost the right to complain about the system being unfair  Yael   Jan-22-08 01:44 PM   #130 
  - Especially because you live in Florida it makes sense to vote your true first choice.  femmedem   Jan-22-08 01:50 PM   #132 
  - As a person in poverty who desperately needs Edwards, I implore you to vote for him!  bobbolink   Jan-22-08 01:58 PM   #140 
  - If you like Edwards I say vote for him. I do think the delegates will be seated  wlucinda   Jan-22-08 02:09 PM   #143 
  - I'm voting Edwards in Florida. I'm not going to go along with the MSM on  Lorien   Jan-22-08 02:41 PM   #146 
  - If Everybody Keeps Letting the Media Tell Them Who Is Viable Or Not  we can do it   Jan-22-08 02:49 PM   #147 
  - Go Vote for Huckelberry. IF you have to throw your vote away why not have fun with it?  Vincardog   Jan-22-08 02:59 PM   #151 
  - I would vote for Edwards no matter what.  JDPriestly   Jan-22-08 03:07 PM   #152 
  - Was Florida stripped of its delegates?  MATTMAN   Jan-22-08 03:12 PM   #153 
  - WHY NOT TO VOTE FOR OBAMA  swati   Jan-22-08 04:13 PM   #157 
  - He can't win. He's a spoiler. If he doesn't have a good showing in SC,  mistertrickster   Jan-22-08 04:16 PM   #158 
  - We're voting Edwards even if we have to write him in - while  jannyk   Jan-22-08 04:18 PM   #159 

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