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Egnever Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-26-08 10:04 PM
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5. I was just saying that to my wife
Every speech is the same mill worker I met this woman blah blah. Its a good message but it doesn't hold people. It is about negatives all the time. He needs more positive. No one wants to hear about all the bad shit in america we know its out there. We want to hear how it can get better.

I think it is part of why he is not doing better. His message is good his delivery sucks.
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  -Edwards has got to get a new speech going or even people who support him (like me) hisownpetard  Jan-26-08 09:47 PM   #0 
  - It's true. He needs a better speechwriter.  Katzenkavalier   Jan-26-08 09:48 PM   #1 
  - He does not have a speech writer  LibraLiz1973   Jan-26-08 10:14 PM   #8 
     - It shows. -nt  democrat2thecore   Jan-26-08 10:14 PM   #9 
     - He also needs some new patients who were wronged to discuss.  Auntie Bush   Jan-26-08 10:22 PM   #12 
     - Yup. Which reminds me - HEY JOHN, I'M AVAILABLE.  Nailzberg   Jan-26-08 11:33 PM   #19 
  - This was my first  Mojorabbit   Jan-26-08 09:52 PM   #2 
  - The same story, twice in one week on national television (the debate, too), is really bad.  Diane R   Jan-26-08 09:59 PM   #3 
  - I understand, but should we really be voting against good candidates because  sjdnb   Jan-26-08 10:01 PM   #4 
  - In order to get more votes, he has to hook the interest of people who haven't been intereste  hisownpetard   Jan-26-08 10:09 PM   #6 
  - Since the founding of the country. If a candidate is not aware of  2rth2pwr   Jan-26-08 10:12 PM   #7 
     - And, isn't that just why we find ourselves where we are today?  sjdnb   Jan-26-08 10:45 PM   #13 
  - I was just saying that to my wife  Egnever   Jan-26-08 10:04 PM   #5 
  - I don't find anything wrong with what he says.  Cleita   Jan-26-08 10:16 PM   #10 
  - None of the debates have been on a major TV network yet.  spooky3   Jan-26-08 10:18 PM   #11 
  - I agree  lwcon   Jan-26-08 10:52 PM   #14 
  - So would I, and he's capable of speaking well, extemporaneously.  hisownpetard   Jan-27-08 10:12 AM   #21 
  - I think we saw the start of a new speech tonight with "I'll be your voice" however  Seabiscuit   Jan-26-08 11:19 PM   #15 
  - He did the same in the 2004 election...  JaneQPublic   Jan-26-08 11:25 PM   #16 
  - I thought the same thing when I heard him  EffieBlack   Jan-26-08 11:27 PM   #17 
  - If repeating a simple message was useless, why do corporations spend BILLIONS of dollars on TV ads..  AdHocSolver   Jan-26-08 11:28 PM   #18 
  - you just struck on an important truth. Campaigns & Stump speeches are in fact marketing and ads  cryingshame   Jan-27-08 10:20 AM   #22 
  - He did the same thing in 2004, like a touring band playing the exact same set, note for note,  milkyway   Jan-26-08 11:41 PM   #20 
     - Edwards is running on a shoe string budget and can't afford a speech writer to work with him  cryingshame   Jan-27-08 10:21 AM   #23 
     - That's when I first starting losing interest in Edwards  Tom Rinaldo   Jan-27-08 10:27 AM   #24 
 

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