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surfermaw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-10-08 02:41 PM
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65. And they will be begging for our support should Obama win
I don't think he will endorse any one until the convention, when Gore arrives on the scene
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  -REPORT: John Edwards in Pre-Endorsement Conversations with Hillary and Barack jefferson_dem  Feb-10-08 01:50 PM   #0 
  - Prepared to Sell His Honor Dear  Demeter   Feb-10-08 01:52 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-08 02:10 PM   #31 
  - So much for Edwards endorsing with the strength of his own convictions? I guess I'm  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 01:53 PM   #2 
  - It bothers me - just posted it on another thread and was criticized for it...  polichick   Feb-10-08 01:55 PM   #5 
  - Edwards is a phony. Edwards is in it for Edwards. He and Bill  Skwmom   Feb-10-08 01:56 PM   #8 
  - WAAHHHHHH! EDWARDS WON'T ENDORSE ST. OBAMA!  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 01:57 PM   #11 
     - Because that's exactly what I said, isn't it, JD. Grow up and enter the discussion if you want  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:06 PM   #25 
     - You're assuming he thinks there are policy differences between the two  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:08 PM   #30 
        - I'm assuming he knows there are policy and other issues between the two, yes.  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:21 PM   #45 
           - Not many and where they exist they split  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:26 PM   #56 
     - In 2004 I said Edwards is a phony. If Edwards endorses Clinton it  Skwmom   Feb-10-08 02:06 PM   #26 
  - Maybe he, like most Edwardians, recognizes there is no significant policy diferrence between the 2  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 01:56 PM   #9 
  - Hillary has nothing to say about addressing Poverty, Edwards' signature issue. Obama, has a very  cryingshame   Feb-10-08 02:20 PM   #43 
     - See OzarkDem's post downthread  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:27 PM   #58 
        - I'm sure Edwards really cares what some anonymous DUers say about him.  Alexander   Feb-10-08 03:28 PM   #78 
  - Obama supporters bashing Edwards now?  OzarkDem   Feb-10-08 02:11 PM   #33 
  - Once again, I fully sympathize with JRE.  Heaven and Earth   Feb-10-08 02:17 PM   #40 
  - I guess I don't equate "best deal" with integrity. You're welcome to speak to me directly instead  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:23 PM   #48 
     - Integrity is expressed differently in different situations.  Heaven and Earth   Feb-10-08 02:35 PM   #63 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-08 02:25 PM   #51 
  - It is possible that one (or more) of his plaforms will be taken  Yael   Feb-10-08 02:22 PM   #46 
  - Read in a UK paper quoting Obama saying that he was in regular  grantcart   Feb-10-08 01:54 PM   #3 
  - uggh... why does it seem like he's tossing his vote to whoever he thinks can win so he can be VP  Truth Hurts A Lot   Feb-10-08 01:54 PM   #4 
  - Politics and Sausage-Making: Not for the Faint-Hearted  Demeter   Feb-10-08 04:45 PM   #80 
  - I just can't see JRE endorsing Hillary n/t  48percenter   Feb-10-08 01:55 PM   #6 
  - How do they know what the conversations were?  TheCool   Feb-10-08 01:56 PM   #7 
  - Welcome to DU, TheCool  WesDem   Feb-10-08 01:58 PM   #12 
  - Thank you!  TheCool   Feb-10-08 02:07 PM   #27 
  - Mark Halperin is a Clinton loyalist, so I suspect his source is the Clinton camp. nt  jezebel   Feb-10-08 02:00 PM   #19 
  - If his platform meant more to him than just empty PR to run, he shouldnt NEED to negotiate  DJ13   Feb-10-08 01:57 PM   #10 
  - What are the differences between the two?  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 01:58 PM   #14 
  - That's sort of what I was trying to say, thanks DJ.  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 01:59 PM   #16 
  - "Negotiate" is YOUR word. You've decided to negatively characterize the discussions.  chimpymustgo   Feb-10-08 02:19 PM   #42 
     - Good point, chimpy.. thanks.  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:24 PM   #49 
  - I see the Obama supporters are alreadu bashing Edwards. You know, he very well may endorse Obama so  MetricSystem   Feb-10-08 01:58 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-10-08 01:59 PM   #17 
  - Jackson picks up the cult meme.  jefferson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:04 PM   #24 
  - That was going to far  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:11 PM   #32 
     - ...  jefferson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:12 PM   #35 
  - replies like this are so similar and wrong, I'm starting to think it's the Clinton crowd  DS1   Feb-10-08 02:24 PM   #50 
     - I admitted I was wrong in post 32  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:28 PM   #61 
  - This has bothered me for awhile and it has nothing to do with WHO he endorses. I guess I  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:01 PM   #20 
  - I agree......  BooScout   Feb-10-08 02:27 PM   #59 
  - There are several rumors around here in NC  BrentTaylor   Feb-10-08 01:59 PM   #15 
  - I hope not, Obama is a poor choice  OzarkDem   Feb-10-08 02:15 PM   #39 
  - Heya Brent  Yael   Feb-10-08 02:19 PM   #41 
     - Thats not going to happen  BrentTaylor   Feb-10-08 02:50 PM   #68 
        - The Dole thing would be interesting.  Yael   Feb-10-08 02:53 PM   #69 
           - Yup I've been voluteering for Larry Kissell US congress  BrentTaylor   Feb-10-08 03:04 PM   #72 
              - Exciting!  Yael   Feb-10-08 03:07 PM   #73 
  - the Secret Hillary meeting was a last ditch attempt to get him not to endorse Obama  JackORoses   Feb-10-08 01:59 PM   #18 
  - My thoughts exactly.  jefferson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:02 PM   #21 
  - Mark Halperin is a Obama loyalist, so I suspect his source is the Obama camp. nt  ProudToBeLiberal   Feb-10-08 02:03 PM   #22 
  - cute ;) But it really is obvious he parrots the talking points of Clinton. nt  jezebel   Feb-10-08 02:07 PM   #28 
  - He'll endorse Obama  Seen the light   Feb-10-08 02:03 PM   #23 
  - Even if he does.. what does it say that he has had to be "courted" or that he didn't say something  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:08 PM   #29 
  - Look at this framing  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:12 PM   #34 
     - Obama's health care and trade plans are very different  OzarkDem   Feb-10-08 02:23 PM   #47 
     - And Edwards must know all of that  jackson_dem   Feb-10-08 02:25 PM   #52 
     - Another good point :-)  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:25 PM   #54 
     - You are correct, Jackson_Dem.  Blue_In_AK   Feb-10-08 02:38 PM   #64 
  - Obama supporters bash Edwards now?  OzarkDem   Feb-10-08 02:13 PM   #36 
  - HOW THE FUCK IS THIS OP A BASH?  DS1   Feb-10-08 02:27 PM   #57 
  - So why they endorse Obama, every time his name is mentioned they go into a rage  surfermaw   Feb-10-08 02:44 PM   #67 
  - If so,  Owl   Feb-10-08 02:14 PM   #37 
  - HOLD OUT FOR THE POOR, JOHN!  ursi   Feb-10-08 02:14 PM   #38 
  - This Edwards Democrat really doesn't care who he endorses  Yael   Feb-10-08 02:20 PM   #44 
  - How...sensible.  Heaven and Earth   Feb-10-08 02:25 PM   #53 
     - I trust that he will do what he feels is best  Yael   Feb-10-08 02:56 PM   #70 
  - The man can endorse who he thinks best  WesDem   Feb-10-08 02:26 PM   #55 
  - I will, Wes. :-)  K Gardner   Feb-10-08 02:28 PM   #60 
  - Okay  WesDem   Feb-10-08 02:33 PM   #62 
  - I most certainly will!  Yael   Feb-10-08 02:57 PM   #71 
  - And they will be begging for our support should Obama win  surfermaw   Feb-10-08 02:41 PM   #65 
  - Is the article for real? It seems like satire to me.  Reader Rabbit   Feb-10-08 02:44 PM   #66 
  - The biggest point that Edwards and Obama have in common is to change the way Washington works  BeyondGeography   Feb-10-08 03:08 PM   #74 
  - Frankly my friends WE need all Three of them......  surfermaw   Feb-10-08 03:26 PM   #77 
  - I guess  hill08   Feb-10-08 03:11 PM   #75 
  - If there's anything to this, I hope it plays out well.  TacticalPeek   Feb-10-08 03:23 PM   #76 
  - You summed it up well. It's a very delicate balancing act.  Straight Shooter   Feb-10-08 04:02 PM   #79 
  - Maybe they both wanna "PIMP" Edwards out? n/t  greguganus   Feb-10-08 05:50 PM   #81 
  - I wish he wouldn't take sides. n/t  LWolf   Feb-10-08 06:55 PM   #82 
     - AGREED... Johnny Stay Out of This Charade...  DaLittle Kitty   Feb-10-08 07:17 PM   #83 

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