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11. That's right. Edwards is a wild eyed populist who isn't going to take no for answer taking care of
the people's business. He is not some Pollyanna spewing happy talk.

Edwards got a program, and he has been walking the talk the last four years.

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  -Feingold Rips Edwards Again inna  Jan-25-08 04:37 PM   #0 
  - feingold has no room to speak  fenriswolf   Jan-25-08 04:39 PM   #1 
  - An amazing amount of courage for someone  Mythsaje   Jan-25-08 04:41 PM   #2 
  - Yep, Feingold Is Being Cowardly  iamjoy   Jan-25-08 05:20 PM   #30 
  - What was cowardly was Edwards's co-sponsorship of the IWR  ih8thegop   Jan-25-08 05:38 PM   #44 
  - His ego is bruised. The national spotlight isn't on him  Yael   Jan-25-08 05:55 PM   #58 
  - That's kinda why I don't support Edwards. Russ nails it.  wienerdoggie   Jan-25-08 04:41 PM   #3 
  - I agree with you  democrat2thecore   Jan-25-08 04:44 PM   #7 
  - Russ is my Senator  Obama_for_our_future   Jan-25-08 07:06 PM   #88 
     - And after he endorses Corporate Whore 1 or Corporate Whore 2, he can flush his...  ToeBot   Jan-25-08 07:37 PM   #89 
        - It sounded like he would endorse neither  Obama_for_our_future   Jan-25-08 08:04 PM   #91 
           - "Talk is cheap."  depakid   Jan-26-08 12:15 AM   #130 
  - That's exactly why I don't support Edwards, despite him talking the best game by far.  Occam Bandage   Jan-25-08 05:00 PM   #18 
  - BUT! America is FRICKIN' TIRED of the "Trust Me!" line other candidates give!  calipendence   Jan-25-08 05:06 PM   #22 
  - And Edwards doesn't use the "trust me" line?  GreenArrow   Jan-25-08 05:13 PM   #26 
  - There's a difference...  calipendence   Jan-25-08 05:23 PM   #31 
     - It's six of one and half a dozen of the other.  GreenArrow   Jan-25-08 05:47 PM   #53 
        - I also might have "liked" Nancy Pelosi for the 2006 election, but look where that would have got me!  calipendence   Jan-25-08 06:03 PM   #64 
           - sure likability is only one part of it  GreenArrow   Jan-25-08 09:07 PM   #106 
              - If you don't trust any of them then WHO do you vote for?  calipendence   Jan-25-08 09:41 PM   #110 
              - I hold my nose and vote for the one I distrust the least  GreenArrow   Jan-26-08 11:27 AM   #145 
                 - The Corporatocracy has you well trained.  calipendence   Jan-26-08 12:53 PM   #146 
                    - "The Corporatocracy has you well trained"  GreenArrow   Jan-26-08 09:23 PM   #154 
              - You are wrong.  JDPriestly   Jan-25-08 10:03 PM   #114 
                 - I'm wrong because I don't trust Edwards? So says you.  GreenArrow   Jan-26-08 11:12 AM   #144 
                    - I read up on him too, all 3 of them  jbnow   Jan-26-08 05:04 PM   #150 
                       - Obama is the only one of the three I'm considering  GreenArrow   Jan-26-08 09:18 PM   #153 
  - Edwards is all talk, look at his actions if you want to know the man. nt  2rth2pwr   Jan-25-08 10:24 PM   #119 
  - You wouldn't support Gore, either, then? (nt)  redqueen   Jan-25-08 05:24 PM   #33 
  - I voted for Gore in 2000, but he didn't thrill me that much. I didn't really  wienerdoggie   Jan-25-08 05:57 PM   #59 
     - Thank you!  redqueen   Jan-25-08 05:59 PM   #60 
        - No problem--  wienerdoggie   Jan-25-08 06:01 PM   #62 
  - You know what?  springhill   Jan-26-08 02:06 AM   #135 
  - Same here  7 of 11   Jan-26-08 09:47 AM   #143 
  - something smells about this.  ulysses   Jan-25-08 04:42 PM   #4 
  - Thank you! I don't get how so many can miss this most obvious and HUGE disconnect.  redqueen   Jan-25-08 04:43 PM   #6 
  - He also voted to confirm Roberts.  JDPriestly   Jan-25-08 10:07 PM   #115 
  - Absolutely. Russ has to realize that this makes him look really petty  jgraz   Jan-25-08 04:45 PM   #10 
  - I wondered the same about Kucinich.  ozone_man   Jan-25-08 05:18 PM   #29 
  - It's been pretty obvious  Andy823   Jan-25-08 05:34 PM   #42 
  - Feingold no doubt wants a cabinet appointment  OzarkDem   Jan-25-08 05:35 PM   #43 
  - 1993. He's been in the Senate since 1993.  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-08 08:40 PM   #100 
     - He's also changed a lot  OzarkDem   Jan-25-08 09:19 PM   #109 
  - This smells sort of like the endorsements that Barbara Boxer was asking us to support...  calipendence   Jan-25-08 06:08 PM   #68 
  - Russ is right. We would be lucky to have him as VP or president.  Alexander   Jan-25-08 04:43 PM   #5 
  - Wellstone voted for the PATRIOT Act.  redqueen   Jan-25-08 04:44 PM   #9 
  - I believe that if Wellstone would have lived he'd be running for President right now  INdemo   Jan-25-08 05:00 PM   #17 
     - And I'm sure he'd have admitted his mistake on the PATRIOT Act...  redqueen   Jan-25-08 05:02 PM   #20 
  - I'd have worked my ass off for him if he'd run.  ulysses   Jan-25-08 04:52 PM   #13 
     - Would have worked for my fellow Tar Heel.  unc70   Jan-25-08 05:11 PM   #25 
  - I have enormous respect for Russ Feingold. He debunks the sunny Edwards persona.  Diane R   Jan-25-08 04:44 PM   #8 
  - That's right. Edwards is a wild eyed populist who isn't going to take no for answer taking care of  avaistheone1   Jan-25-08 04:49 PM   #11 
     - Such as at Fortress?  Occam Bandage   Jan-25-08 05:01 PM   #19 
        - Edwards did nothing wrong at Fortress  avaistheone1   Jan-25-08 09:05 PM   #105 
           - I know, he took that job so he could learn about poverty.  2rth2pwr   Jan-25-08 10:26 PM   #120 
  - Thanks, Russ.  Cant trust em   Jan-25-08 04:50 PM   #12 
  - it takes courage to change  judaspriestess   Jan-25-08 04:53 PM   #14 
  - Edwards displayed a lack of judgment, especially when he  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 05:18 PM   #28 
     - Gore has done the same or worse, no?  redqueen   Jan-25-08 05:25 PM   #34 
     - Pushing to invade another nation that could not attack us?  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 06:06 PM   #65 
        - Did Gore speak out against the IWR when it was being debated?  redqueen   Jan-25-08 06:10 PM   #69 
           - Yes......Al Gore - September 23, 2002  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 08:00 PM   #90 
              - Thanks slip... I actually found that out in my own thread...  redqueen   Jan-25-08 08:24 PM   #96 
                 - YW and my thoughts...  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 09:03 PM   #104 
     - point taken but you are narrowing it down to one single issue  judaspriestess   Jan-25-08 05:34 PM   #41 
        - That was one example of poor judgment , a very big one. To say  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 06:17 PM   #74 
        - yes and  druidity33   Jan-25-08 06:32 PM   #81 
  - I guess if Russ had his way  bluethruandthru   Jan-25-08 04:54 PM   #15 
  - Thats' what I'M talkin' about!  Sweet Pea   Jan-25-08 04:54 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-25-08 05:02 PM   #21 
     - I agree. Not sure what's up Russ's butt... Maybe someone promised  glowing   Jan-25-08 05:39 PM   #46 
     - VP Potentials?  Sweet Pea   Jan-26-08 08:19 AM   #137 
     - Um, let's not call each other names.  MaggieSwanson   Jan-26-08 04:50 AM   #136 
  - Feingold is saying that, in his belief, Edwards is "for the people"  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 05:08 PM   #23 
  - Then WHAT is his solution? Vote someone that is honestly NOT on our side?  calipendence   Jan-25-08 05:15 PM   #27 
  - I do not know what he would think the solution is, I can say that  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 05:54 PM   #57 
  - As a senator in a red state  ozone_man   Jan-25-08 05:26 PM   #35 
  - That's a good point, and also the same rationale Obama's backers have given me  redqueen   Jan-25-08 06:12 PM   #71 
  - True to some extent, Edwards said that by passing the China  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 06:30 PM   #80 
  - And a lot of those jobs came from up North first  ozone_man   Jan-25-08 08:10 PM   #94 
     - Well I never supported any of the top three, my comparisons  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 09:09 PM   #107 
        - Oh, I understand.  ozone_man   Jan-25-08 11:48 PM   #129 
  - You think Wisconsin is a "liberal state"?  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-08 06:55 PM   #87 
     - Compared to North Carolina it is.  ozone_man   Jan-25-08 08:05 PM   #92 
  - But That's Not Totally True  iamjoy   Jan-25-08 05:28 PM   #37 
  - There is a difference between sponsoring a bill and speaking  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 08:18 PM   #95 
  - Edwards won a tough election against a right-wing Republican in a red state.  AdHocSolver   Jan-25-08 06:23 PM   #77 
     - So many times the defense of one's actions is "He or she did  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 08:24 PM   #97 
  - The more Feingold bashes Edwards the more petty he looks. n/t  BlackVelvet04   Jan-25-08 05:11 PM   #24 
  - Edwards' record  jackson_dem   Jan-25-08 05:24 PM   #32 
  - The much married and divorced Feingold is jealous that Edwards assumed the mantle he didn't have  saracat   Jan-25-08 05:27 PM   #36 
  - You can hit him for his jealousy without picking on his marital life.  Heaven and Earth   Jan-25-08 05:34 PM   #40 
  - I only mention it as it has been given as the reason he didn't run. The media would have eaten him  saracat   Jan-25-08 05:42 PM   #49 
     - Well, yeah, but considering the Republican freakshow  Heaven and Earth   Jan-25-08 05:54 PM   #56 
        - It still would have been bad.It is very nice to be able to say all our leading candidates have had  saracat   Jan-25-08 06:28 PM   #79 
  - hypocrite is right.  frogmarch   Jan-25-08 05:40 PM   #47 
  - For anyone who is not a supporter,  dancingAlone   Jan-25-08 05:33 PM   #38 
  - I'm really starting to dislike Feingold  OzarkDem   Jan-25-08 05:34 PM   #39 
  - Russ Feingold: Telling it like it is.  ih8thegop   Jan-25-08 05:39 PM   #45 
  - If he were telling it like it is he would chronicle Hillary and Obama's flip flops too...  jackson_dem   Jan-25-08 05:41 PM   #48 
     - Edwards portrays himself as the more progressive candidate...  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 05:59 PM   #61 
        - Damn Edwards for all his truth telling  Mythsaje   Jan-25-08 06:07 PM   #67 
           - Truth telling??? That is one of the problems, that he is not being  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 08:10 PM   #93 
              - Truth telling: i.e. "Corporate Greed is destroying us."  Mythsaje   Jan-25-08 08:34 PM   #98 
                 - It also comes down to what someone is NOT saying as well...  slipslidingaway   Jan-25-08 09:17 PM   #108 
  - One time an error....  ClericJohnPreston   Jan-25-08 05:43 PM   #50 
  - Is this the same Feingold who voted for anti-choice Bush supreme court nominee John Roberts?  Stop Cornyn   Jan-25-08 05:45 PM   #51 
  - That would be the one.  Mythsaje   Jan-25-08 06:06 PM   #66 
     - Bedmates? Puuuleeze.  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-08 06:13 PM   #72 
  - Although I like Feingold  socialdemocrat1981   Jan-25-08 05:45 PM   #52 
  - Russ is very clear on his votes for nominations.  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-08 05:53 PM   #55 
     - Ah, yes. The appeasement argument.  Mythsaje   Jan-25-08 06:17 PM   #75 
        - Name one other questionable decision of Russ's - other than nominations.  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-08 06:43 PM   #82 
           - There probably AREN'T any more important decisions  Mythsaje   Jan-25-08 06:49 PM   #85 
  - Russ needs to STFU.  Yael   Jan-25-08 05:53 PM   #54 
  - Feingold is a very astute observer IMHO. n/t  Crunchy Frog   Jan-25-08 06:02 PM   #63 
  - I trust and value his opinion a great deal.  PeaceNikki   Jan-25-08 06:11 PM   #70 
  - He is beginning to look like Lawrence O'Donnell  ClericJohnPreston   Jan-25-08 06:15 PM   #73 
  - trust no one  shireen   Jan-25-08 06:21 PM   #76 
  - I wonder if we might get a Bloomberg/Sanders independent ticket!  calipendence   Jan-25-08 06:24 PM   #78 
     - Sanders is a democratic socialist  MATTMAN   Jan-25-08 11:21 PM   #128 
        - I know that, but that's probably no worse than a Kucinich/Paul combination that was considered  calipendence   Jan-26-08 12:47 AM   #131 
  - What makes Russ think that he knows more about Edwards than DU does?  Blue-Jay   Jan-25-08 06:44 PM   #83 
  - Served in the Senate with him for 6 years?  Crunchy Frog   Jan-26-08 12:54 AM   #133 
  - Yes, well, if he is so much better then he should have run himself  RestoreGore   Jan-25-08 06:46 PM   #84 
  - I am tu Russ?  Catchawave   Jan-25-08 06:52 PM   #86 
  - Edwards is a bigger flip-flopper than Hillary  Radical Activist   Jan-25-08 08:36 PM   #99 
  - Are you kidding me?  ClericJohnPreston   Jan-25-08 08:49 PM   #102 
     - That's voting RECORD  Radical Activist   Jan-25-08 08:52 PM   #103 
        - I guess that's why the coal lobby wants him to help them push liquified coal!  calipendence   Jan-25-08 09:42 PM   #111 
           - Why does Edwards support $1 Billion in yearly subsidies to the coal industry  Radical Activist   Jan-25-08 10:11 PM   #116 
              - you left out most of Edwards plan.  MATTMAN   Jan-25-08 10:30 PM   #121 
                 - There is no such thing as an operational coal plant  Radical Activist   Jan-25-08 10:37 PM   #122 
                    - true but some scholers believe that CCS should be part of the equation.  MATTMAN   Jan-25-08 10:55 PM   #124 
  - Hey Russ....  Catchawave   Jan-25-08 08:44 PM   #101 
  - this will do nothing to change the minds of people who think that words speak louder than actions  Magic Rat   Jan-25-08 09:43 PM   #112 
  - Feingold, unfortunately, changes his mind about his wives too frequently.  JDPriestly   Jan-25-08 09:54 PM   #113 
  - Wow. That was a Bush tactic.  Radical Activist   Jan-25-08 10:14 PM   #117 
  - I could care less about his divorces, but that is why he is not running.  JDPriestly   Jan-26-08 03:41 PM   #148 
  - If you're an Edwards supporter, you do his campaign a dishonor  sjdnb   Jan-25-08 11:06 PM   #127 
  - Unsavory, but true. I'd love to have Russ as President  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jan-26-08 08:53 AM   #138 
  - True, But Let's Not Be Nasty  iamjoy   Jan-26-08 09:02 AM   #139 
  - A classless act by a man I had great respect for....He lessens himself when he disses progressives  Rowdyboy   Jan-25-08 10:16 PM   #118 
  - disappointing!  ursi   Jan-25-08 10:40 PM   #123 
  - I like Russ ... but think maybe he's regretting his decision  sjdnb   Jan-25-08 11:00 PM   #125 
  - Feingold just made my shit list. FU2, Russyboy!  Seabiscuit   Jan-25-08 11:01 PM   #126 
  - Our best and only hope  Truth2Tell   Jan-26-08 12:47 AM   #132 
  - Feingold has a few good points  fujiyama   Jan-26-08 01:03 AM   #134 
  - So how can he consider Hillary whose voting record is even worse? Hypocrit. n/t  Infinite Hope   Jan-26-08 09:12 AM   #140 
  - She hasn't made copping out on her votes the centerpiece of her campaign  robcon   Jan-26-08 09:17 AM   #141 
     - So it's okay to be wrong more as long as you continue to stand by it? That's what you say Feingold  Infinite Hope   Jan-26-08 09:39 AM   #142 
        - I'm disappointed in Edwards, a man I thought would make a good VP in '04  robcon   Jan-26-08 08:20 PM   #152 
  - That's gotta hurt.  AtomicKitten   Jan-26-08 12:54 PM   #147 
  - If Russ finds this so offensive, why isn't he running? He could be the "perfect senator"  slick8790   Jan-26-08 03:45 PM   #149 
  - He is only telling the truth....  PassingFair   Jan-26-08 05:17 PM   #151 

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