You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Edwards didn't say "why " he was dropping out! What is the reason for that? [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009) Donate to DU
saracat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-30-08 12:41 PM
Original message
Edwards didn't say "why " he was dropping out! What is the reason for that?
Advertisements [?]
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -Edwards didn't say "why " he was dropping out! What is the reason for that? saracat  Jan-30-08 12:41 PM   #0 
  - i think it's fairly self evident.  Magic Rat   Jan-30-08 12:42 PM   #1 
  - He's stepping aside to let history take its course.  MADem   Jan-30-08 12:43 PM   #2 
  - History? Fuck that.  saracat   Jan-30-08 12:44 PM   #7 
     - Well, that's what HE said. NT  MADem   Jan-30-08 12:50 PM   #11 
        - I know it.And if he were here, I'd still say "Fuck that"I want no part of this history.  saracat   Jan-30-08 02:39 PM   #39 
           - Well, I really don't know what to tell you. I wish he'd stayed in as well, but  MADem   Jan-30-08 02:46 PM   #40 
              - I sincerely hope Elizabeth is well but his campaign was the antithisis of this making history crap  saracat   Jan-30-08 03:08 PM   #42 
                 - I heard about this yesterday morning.  MADem   Jan-30-08 03:16 PM   #43 
                    - Elizabeth is said to be doing fine. I don't think that is it.  saracat   Jan-30-08 03:29 PM   #45 
  - Not enough people were choosing him.  2rth2pwr   Jan-30-08 12:44 PM   #3 
  - plus he was being marginalized by the media  alyce douglas   Jan-30-08 01:58 PM   #27 
  - He'll endorse before next Tuesday. That's what it means. nt  onehandle   Jan-30-08 12:44 PM   #4 
  - What did you expect him to say?  NJSecularist   Jan-30-08 12:44 PM   #5 
  - I would say it's personal and thats very sad.  William769   Jan-30-08 12:44 PM   #6 
  - My thoughts...  Kristi1696   Jan-30-08 12:45 PM   #8 
  - the closest he came was when he said he wanted to get of the way to  davidwparker   Jan-30-08 12:45 PM   #9 
  - That's a very vague phrase. I wonder what he was hinting at.  Occam Bandage   Jan-30-08 12:51 PM   #12 
     - Just a guess, but I think the Ted and Caroline endorsement  CTyankee   Jan-30-08 03:43 PM   #46 
  - Just a thought  dragonlady   Jan-30-08 12:49 PM   #10 
  - well, whatever the reason, i feel numb--didn't he say he'd stay in until the end?  orleans   Jan-30-08 12:54 PM   #18 
     - Yes he did, and that's why I wonder what the real reason is  dragonlady   Jan-30-08 01:27 PM   #21 
        - his campaign was catching on and his on line donations were doing well  alyce douglas   Jan-30-08 02:06 PM   #34 
  - CNN reported Edwards aides saying it was lack of media coverage  balantz   Jan-30-08 12:52 PM   #13 
  - And he is right  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-30-08 12:53 PM   #17 
  - maybe we should all send e mails to the networks, they need to hear from us.  alyce douglas   Jan-30-08 02:00 PM   #30 
  - That's a nice thought  balantz   Jan-30-08 02:05 PM   #33 
  - Yeah, they're the honest experts all right  OzarkDem   Jan-30-08 02:25 PM   #37 
  - did you expect him to say "Because the more people got to know me the more they came to dislike me"?  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-30-08 12:52 PM   #14 
  - STFUHe was more likable than ALL the candidates and the more people saw him the more they liked.  saracat   Jan-30-08 01:52 PM   #23 
     - sorry, i swear to gawd i thought i was responding to a "Why did Rudy drop out" thread.  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-30-08 01:59 PM   #28 
     - he was blocked out just like Dennis.  alyce douglas   Jan-30-08 02:01 PM   #31 
  - He finished third in his home state  Midwest Progressive   Jan-30-08 12:52 PM   #15 
  - His home state is NC.  ncliberal   Jan-30-08 12:56 PM   #20 
  - Yes he did.....  BlackVelvet04   Jan-30-08 12:53 PM   #16 
  - Not enough delegates and money, and polling did not look good in future states  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-30-08 12:54 PM   #19 
  - because he was doing so poorly  MonkeyFunk   Jan-30-08 01:27 PM   #22 
  - You would.You didn't undersand the nature of this campaign.  saracat   Jan-30-08 01:55 PM   #24 
     - What's offensive about I said?  MonkeyFunk   Jan-30-08 01:57 PM   #25 
        - Yeah, isn't it.  saracat   Jan-30-08 01:58 PM   #26 
           - well  MonkeyFunk   Jan-30-08 01:59 PM   #29 
              - You know , you never acknowledged any of my posts defending Clinton and just recently Bill  saracat   Jan-30-08 02:20 PM   #35 
                 - If you defended Clinton, thanks and good for you  MonkeyFunk   Jan-30-08 02:52 PM   #41 
  - He probably didn't want to be reduced to running a Kucinich-like vanity campaign.  tritsofme   Jan-30-08 02:02 PM   #32 
  - That's a good question.  Life Long Dem   Jan-30-08 02:24 PM   #36 
  - Maybe Im nave, but . . .  tilsammans   Jan-30-08 02:31 PM   #38 
  - Hopefully nothing wrong with Elizabeth  LoveForPeace   Jan-30-08 03:24 PM   #44 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC