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Radical Activist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-07-08 01:58 AM
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19. Again, why would Obama need or want Bloomberg for that?
He's a progressive. He's not going to ask Bloomberg to be his man behind the curtain. Obama can bring in independents without Bloomberg's help. There's no proof that Bloomberg has any kind of national following and Obama will win New York anyway.
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  -Could we see an Obama/Bloomberg IND ticket if Hillary gets the nomination or CK_John  Feb-07-08 01:23 AM   #0 
  - I would HOPE Obama wouldn't go that route  NastyRiffraff   Feb-07-08 01:25 AM   #1 
  - Oh please no. Shades of Lileberman.  tblue   Feb-07-08 01:49 AM   #17 
  - That seems very unlikely.  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 01:25 AM   #2 
  - IMO, they may have already cut a deal. n/t  CK_John   Feb-07-08 01:29 AM   #8 
     - And that is opinion is based on what?  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 01:32 AM   #11 
        - To win. n/t  CK_John   Feb-07-08 01:38 AM   #15 
           - It doesn't sound like there's any basis to what you're saying.  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 01:47 AM   #16 
              - His whole campaign is about bring in Ind and he is running on an inspirational message and Bloomberg  CK_John   Feb-07-08 01:55 AM   #18 
                 - Again, why would Obama need or want Bloomberg for that?  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 01:58 AM   #19 
                    - Would you rather Bloomberg run against him or with him. n/t  CK_John   Feb-07-08 02:04 AM   #20 
                       - I don't think Bloomberg would go anywhere with Obama in the race.  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 02:07 AM   #22 
                          - No republicans outside of NYC would vote for Bloomberg...  WCGreen   Feb-07-08 02:13 AM   #23 
                          - You may be right.  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 03:20 AM   #27 
                          - Bloomberg can't run on a Hillary ticket(same state rule) so he has to run as an IND or team up with  CK_John   Feb-07-08 02:15 AM   #24 
                             - I don't think Bloomberg will run at all.  Radical Activist   Feb-07-08 03:19 AM   #26 
  - No.  orangepeel68   Feb-07-08 01:25 AM   #3 
  - Your just about as likely to see a Obama/Madonna IND ticket. n/t  donheld   Feb-07-08 01:26 AM   #4 
  - if Obama loses the nomination...  Wombatzu   Feb-07-08 01:28 AM   #5 
  - I see that scenerio playing out also.  TeamJordan23   Feb-07-08 01:34 AM   #12 
  - Obama's not stupid, nor is he a traitor to his party. Never happen. (but vote Clinton to make sure)  Uncle Sinister   Feb-07-08 01:28 AM   #6 
  - NO  spag68   Feb-07-08 01:29 AM   #7 
  - I doubt it. But Bloomberg is going to run if Clinton is the nominee  BrentTaylor   Feb-07-08 01:29 AM   #9 
  - and Nader  Wombatzu   Feb-07-08 01:31 AM   #10 
  - He and LaRouche are givens for the matching funds. n/t  CK_John   Feb-07-08 01:37 AM   #14 
  - I have always thought he would based on the idea that it would be all rapped up by now. He will  CK_John   Feb-07-08 01:36 AM   #13 
  - obama wouldn't be allowed in the democratic party ever again.  mathewsleep   Feb-07-08 02:05 AM   #21 
  - No.  emilyg   Feb-07-08 02:25 AM   #25 
  - Unlike Hillary, Barack is a very principled person and will concede if defeated.  thunder rising   Feb-07-08 03:48 AM   #28 
 

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