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Atlant Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-05-04 07:27 AM
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66. Hmmm. Let's think back; what could the Democrats have done to forestall...
Edited on Fri Mar-05-04 07:27 AM by Atlant
> He is getting Non-Bush vote that would go to Kerry.

Hmmm. Let's think back; what could the Democrats have done to forestall
that occurrence?

Ahh! I know! They could have nominated a candidate who actually
reflected the one or two biggest concerns of the left.

They chose not to.

So some leftists will choose not to support the Democratic candidate.
(You're reading one of them now.)

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  -Naders Biggest Impact: His 6% in Poll Destroys Kerry Image as WINNER. WiseMen  Mar-04-04 05:29 PM   #0 
  - You are correct  Dookus   Mar-04-04 05:30 PM   #1 
  - Who said he has 6%?  sallyseven   Mar-04-04 05:31 PM   #2 
  - Two recent polls both show that Nader entry brings Kerry Nums below Bush  WiseMen   Mar-04-04 05:37 PM   #8 
     - woah, no shit.  Waverley_Hills_Hiker   Mar-04-04 08:38 PM   #30 
     - Nader is taking votes away from both, if I am reading this  janx   Mar-04-04 08:49 PM   #31 
     - Well that's because Nader is Independent...  MessiahRp   Mar-05-04 07:05 AM   #59 
     - Leadership, leadership, leadership. nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-04-04 10:01 PM   #48 
  - Look he can't ignore the Liberal base without consequence  info being   Mar-04-04 05:31 PM   #3 
  - None of us REAL Democrats appreciate that kind of THREAT  Gman   Mar-04-04 05:34 PM   #5 
  - What threat?  bitchkitty   Mar-05-04 04:08 AM   #53 
  - What threat? That liberals might vote for a liberal? Quelle Surprise!  Atlant   Mar-05-04 07:21 AM   #64 
  - Maybe the Naderites should learn more about the real Nader  Protagoras   Mar-05-04 12:53 PM   #82 
  - "us REAL Democrats"  Forkboy   Mar-05-04 12:47 PM   #81 
  - I hope you don't mean Kucinich as VP  progressiverealist   Mar-04-04 05:34 PM   # 
  - WHere the Fuck is the Liberal base going to go.  Perky   Mar-04-04 05:55 PM   #20 
  - Do you really think the Democrats are the "leftmost" party?  Atlant   Mar-05-04 07:22 AM   #65 
  - Do you really think the left can be represented (elected) any other way?  NewYorkerfromMass   Mar-05-04 08:44 AM   #72 
     - Well, it would *HAVE* To be another way because Democrats merely...  Atlant   Mar-05-04 08:49 AM   #74 
  - powerful enough  Ficus   Mar-05-04 08:48 AM   #73 
  - how is Kerry ignoring the liberal base?  SangamonTaylor   Mar-05-04 07:59 AM   #70 
  - I wish someone could just (figuratively)slap the living shit out of Nader.  progressiverealist   Mar-04-04 05:33 PM   #4 
  - This FORMER Nader voter wishs he would drop the fuck out!  Melodybe   Mar-04-04 05:35 PM   #7 
  - This former Gore voter is glad he's in. I am disgusted with the  zoeyfong   Mar-05-04 03:33 AM   #52 
  - Well he is helping someone else...  MessiahRp   Mar-05-04 07:06 AM   #60 
  - So what do you think Kerry should do about that? (nt)  Mairead   Mar-04-04 05:34 PM   #6 
  - Its not Kerry's job to do anything  mobuto   Mar-04-04 05:37 PM   #10 
  - Nah...Kerry is going to have to come up with some kind of  janx   Mar-04-04 08:51 PM   #32 
  - Actually it's KERRY'S job to earn his votes.  HeLovedBigBrother   Mar-04-04 09:24 PM   #44 
  - I think DK should speak-out strongly against Nader entry. DK is democrat  Sensitivity   Mar-04-04 05:57 PM   #22 
     - what does kucinich have to do with nader?  corporatewhore   Mar-04-04 06:06 PM   #26 
  - Looks to me like Nader is up 6 pts and Bush is Down 6%  Perky   Mar-04-04 05:37 PM   #9 
  - Do you really believe that?  mobuto   Mar-04-04 05:40 PM   #14 
  - I am just looking at the poll results  Perky   Mar-04-04 05:49 PM   #17 
  - Read the poll first!  IndianaGreen   Mar-04-04 08:26 PM   #29 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-04 04:27 AM   #55 
        - Yesterdays new Pew poll has Kerry up 48-44  demdem   Mar-05-04 07:39 AM   #68 
  - Except that requires a leap of faith  mobuto   Mar-04-04 05:56 PM   #21 
  - Well if that were true...  Perky   Mar-04-04 05:59 PM   #23 
  - That's bull  MessiahRp   Mar-05-04 07:10 AM   #61 
  - This poll ain't nuthin' but a crocka chickenshit bullshit.  Jim Sagle   Mar-04-04 05:38 PM   #11 
  - All the polls with Nader in show same result. Allways some who check Nader  WiseMen   Mar-04-04 05:43 PM   #16 
  - I don't think you can use "chickenshit bullshit" in a subject line.  RichM   Mar-04-04 06:04 PM   #24 
     - actually you can..  Perky   Mar-04-04 06:06 PM   #25 
  - Worry, worry, worry  charlie   Mar-04-04 05:39 PM   #12 
  - That is ASSUMING BIG TIME  Florida_Geek   Mar-04-04 05:39 PM   #13 
  - But the Enemy Media will do polls to include Nader so Bush looks Winner  Sensitivity   Mar-04-04 05:54 PM   #19 
  - As far as I'm concerned, Nader is the enemy as much as Bush  zulchzulu   Mar-04-04 05:40 PM   #15 
  - Pragmatic Leftists are onto this problem earlier this time.  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-04-04 05:51 PM   #18 
  - Nader also throws another factor into the polling and BBV  Old and In the Way   Mar-04-04 06:26 PM   #27 
     - Someone has to get to Nader. It is a real crime what he is doing.  Sensitivity   Mar-04-04 08:24 PM   #28 
  - Time for RUTHLESS approach to Nader. Some sane leaders on the Left  Raya   Mar-04-04 08:53 PM   #33 
  - Nader is taking Republican and independent votes, according to AP  IndianaGreen   Mar-04-04 08:59 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-04-04 09:02 PM   #38 
     - Independents are not beholden to any party, while...  IndianaGreen   Mar-04-04 09:09 PM   #43 
     - More Anti-Kerry BS. Nader has not changed Bush's 46%. Just Kerry's 51% got  Raya   Mar-05-04 04:16 AM   #54 
     - Hmmm. Let's think back; what could the Democrats have done to forestall...  Atlant   Mar-05-04 07:27 AM   #66 
        - With Nader In, Kerry Likely has to move to center to make up for votes  Raya   Mar-05-04 11:25 AM   #78 
  - What do you mean by  janx   Mar-04-04 09:35 PM   #45 
  - I'll support a big shift to the left to get the voters back  KenLayedOff   Mar-04-04 08:55 PM   #34 
  - This poll will only demonstrate to those foolish enough to consider Nader  XanthaS   Mar-04-04 08:58 PM   #35 
  - This poll demonstrates  Protagoras   Mar-05-04 01:00 PM   #83 
  - I don't think it's the left that is supporting him this time.  Cleita   Mar-04-04 08:59 PM   #36 
  - A lot of independents voted for him last time.  janx   Mar-04-04 09:04 PM   #39 
  - Who Cares who is supporting him. His PRESENCE IN POLL IS THE PROBLEM  Raya   Mar-04-04 09:04 PM   #40 
  - That may be true, Raya, but if he's running  janx   Mar-04-04 09:05 PM   #41 
  - darn that democratic choice!  Iverson   Mar-05-04 05:31 AM   #57 
  - I think you are right.  ozone_man   Mar-04-04 09:08 PM   #42 
  - Alot of Libertarians voted for Nader last time too.  formernaderite   Mar-05-04 07:14 AM   #62 
  - Michael Badnarik is running  SOS   Mar-05-04 12:24 PM   #80 
  - Gee, maybe the Dems have to bring something to the table,  MadHound   Mar-04-04 09:48 PM   #46 
  - I don't think its a big deal  pacifictiger   Mar-04-04 10:00 PM   #47 
  - Didn't take a whole lot to destroy that image  Forkboy   Mar-04-04 11:44 PM   #49 
  - Nader is just giving liberals something to vote for  nothingshocksmeanymore   Mar-04-04 11:46 PM   #50 
  - Which the Democrats never do any more.  Atlant   Mar-05-04 07:28 AM   #67 
  - What the DNC doesn't understand is that Nader's issues aren't  zoeyfong   Mar-05-04 03:28 AM   #51 
  - the single permissible response is additional browbeating  Iverson   Mar-05-04 05:28 AM   #56 
  - Polls are manufactured for propaganda. The winner image was constructed  robbedvoter   Mar-05-04 06:49 AM   #58 
  - Does it bug anyone else that  MessiahRp   Mar-05-04 07:20 AM   #63 
  - Don't forget that fucker Undecided  HFishbine   Mar-05-04 07:40 AM   #69 
  - "His 6% in Poll Destroys Kerry Image as WINNER."  Mairead   Mar-05-04 08:04 AM   #71 
  - Polls I believe: Angry voters abandon Bush in droves  robbedvoter   Mar-05-04 08:53 AM   #75 
  - A GOP funded Nader provides a smokescreen for Diebold mischief. (eom)  oasis   Mar-05-04 09:46 AM   #76 
  - I think Nader supporters are fed up Americans  Leilani   Mar-05-04 10:01 AM   #77 
  - Nader will not be the Green candidate  WI_DEM   Mar-05-04 11:27 AM   #79 

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