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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-12-08 05:48 PM
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  -More race-baiting from one of Hillary's surrogates: Ed Rendell ProSense  Feb-12-08 04:57 PM   #0 
  - I have been spitting nails about this all day  Yael   Feb-12-08 05:00 PM   #1 
  - Ed Rendell is channeling Frank Rizzo  IndianaGreen   Feb-12-08 05:05 PM   #6 
     - So wait a minute  dmallind   Feb-12-08 05:14 PM   #11 
        - He is playing the race card.  Yael   Feb-12-08 05:18 PM   #12 
        - he's blowing the silent doggies whistle for white racists  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-12-08 05:31 PM   #17 
        - oh and he endorsed Hillary n/t  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-12-08 05:31 PM   #18 
        - He endorsed Hillary in 1999 when he injected himself into the Peter Paul funding scandal  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:02 PM   #49 
        - I don't think so  dmallind   Feb-12-08 05:34 PM   #23 
           - Yeah -- because PA is just a bunch of racist assholes and we are the first  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:05 PM   #52 
              - Spin is right.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:15 PM   #59 
                 - You keep promoting/shilling the use of the race card  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:33 PM   #63 
                    - So you're another person who believes that racism ceases to exist?  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:37 PM   #66 
                    - No -- I believe that there are people who make an entire living  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:39 PM   #67 
                       - So how does one go about eradicating it by pretending it does not exist?  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:49 PM   #69 
                          - See post #70 just below  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:51 PM   #72 
                    - Maybe he's using one of those decks where the cards are all the same.  Major Hogwash   Feb-12-08 06:40 PM   #68 
                       - From your lips, friend  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:49 PM   #70 
                          - Stating that racism exists is promoting racism?  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:50 PM   #71 
                             - You don't get it.  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:52 PM   #73 
                                - I think the black and white(scuse the pun) nature of the thinking is the problem.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 07:03 PM   #74 
                                   - That is the difference between you and I -- approach  Yael   Feb-12-08 08:27 PM   #75 
        - What if Obamas camp had said some men would never vote for her b/c shes a woman?  angie_love   Feb-12-08 05:59 PM   #48 
        - Why? It would be true.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:02 PM   #50 
        - probably - but the same faux outrage. Not from me for sure  dmallind   Feb-13-08 08:05 AM   #77 
        - exploiting stereotypes for political gain  loyalsister   Feb-13-08 08:27 AM   #78 
  - Rendell also tried to get Gore to not contest.  blm   Feb-12-08 05:00 PM   #2 
  - And whose votes didn't count in 2000? The votes of black people.  Alexander   Feb-12-08 05:12 PM   #10 
  - Good citizens check for duplicates.  MADem   Feb-12-08 05:02 PM   #3 
  - Thanks. I will go kick and rec that one as well.  Yael   Feb-12-08 05:03 PM   #5 
  - One other thing on here that isn't noted -- Ed was KNEE DEEP  Yael   Feb-12-08 05:02 PM   #4 
  - Yes wasn't it a great day when racism ceased to exist!  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:07 PM   #7 
  - Well I was never under any delusion it didn't exist.  Bornaginhooligan   Feb-12-08 05:09 PM   #8 
  - lets hope the Democratic party isn't as full of racists as Rendell seems to think  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-12-08 05:34 PM   #21 
     - This white woman is ready to work to prove him wrong  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:08 PM   #56 
  - So speaking the truth is race baiting? Why isn't it race baiting when they say 80% of blacks  saracat   Feb-12-08 05:10 PM   #9 
  - Because 80% of black did in SC, more than that do vote for Dems in the GE, and Rendell is talking  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:24 PM   # 
     - None of which changes the fact there are racists that will not vote for a black man.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:33 PM   #20 
        - "Rendell even notes that Obama has drawn from a pool of new voters to overcome that obstacle"  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:40 PM   #26 
           - The pool of new voters for Obama is young voters, less likely to be racist than older generations  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:44 PM   #30 
              - The only people grasping at "straws" are race-baiters! n/t  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:48 PM   #38 
                 - I'll take that as the official ProSense concession to losing an argument.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:53 PM   #42 
                    - Take it any way you want to, Rendell was race-baiting! n/t  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:54 PM   #44 
                       - Some people apparently approve of this tactic  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:33 PM   #64 
  - anything negative about BO is race bating to BO people.  Mags   Feb-12-08 05:22 PM   #13 
  - I don't see it as race baiting  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:24 PM   #14 
  - It's nonsense:  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:26 PM   #15 
     - Yeah the "Are you a racist?" poll question  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:30 PM   #16 
     - No, electing a Dem is not going to be impacted by racists, who probably vote Republican anyway! n/t  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:34 PM   #22 
     - Then your exit poll evidence from the Democratic primaries is meaningless  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:42 PM   #29 
        - Huh? n/t  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:47 PM   #35 
           - Well...  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:55 PM   #45 
              - And if they're all republicans that would reflect Swans's 5% less performance accord to Rendell  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:56 PM   #46 
              - It's nonsense, the exit polls show white men and women voting for Obama. It's race baiting. Period!  ProSense   Feb-12-08 06:06 PM   #55 
                 - The exit polls from the Democratic Primaries  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 06:10 PM   #57 
                 - Except Rendell didn't say whites wouldn't vote for Obama.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:16 PM   #60 
     - are there alot of RACIST DEMS in PA?  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-12-08 05:35 PM   #24 
        - I think he was talking about the general election  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:40 PM   #27 
           - Lynn Swann? The idiotic, hypocritical Republican candidate? n/t  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:42 PM   #28 
     - So racism is no longer a factor with any voters?  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:31 PM   #19 
        - No, but you're trying to excuse race-bating by suggesting there are more racists than exists! n  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:35 PM   #25 
        - How does one know how many racists actually exists?  madmom   Feb-12-08 05:44 PM   #32 
        - Even if you believe half the country is racist,  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:52 PM   #40 
           - Sorry I don't see how stating the truth is race baiting.  madmom   Feb-13-08 07:57 AM   #76 
        - How so? This country is full of racists.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 05:48 PM   #37 
        - for me it is playing the race card that is a factor  cd3dem   Feb-12-08 05:45 PM   #33 
  - Swann lost because he's a fucking moron, not because he's black.  Redstone   Feb-12-08 05:44 PM   #31 
  - He didn't say he lost because he was black  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:49 PM   #39 
     - Are you kidding? I lived for 15 years in Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia and more than  Redstone   Feb-12-08 05:52 PM   #41 
     - "He said he lost by a few percentage points more because he was black." Is Hillary going to lose a  ProSense   Feb-12-08 05:54 PM   #43 
        - Yeah I'm sure she is  DefenseLawyer   Feb-12-08 05:57 PM   #47 
  - Well, Pennsylvania's Democrats nominated him and Pennsylvania's voters did too  CreekDog   Feb-12-08 05:46 PM   #34 
  - He had a huge base in Philly -- which he has been alienating faster  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:06 PM   #54 
  - K&R  AtomicKitten   Feb-12-08 05:48 PM   #36 
  - Anybody going to look into Rendell's ties to Rezko? n/t  ProSense   Feb-12-08 06:04 PM   #51 
  - Or Peter Paul?  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:05 PM   #53 
  - Rendell was a lousy DNC chair  Adenoid_Hynkel   Feb-12-08 06:11 PM   #58 
  - That I can certainly agree with.  rinsd   Feb-12-08 06:18 PM   #62 
  - Rendell and McAuliffe didn't care about ANY Dem election. Hillary2008 was in focus  blm   Feb-13-08 03:31 PM   #79 
  - Rendell is an embarassment and should come out and appologize for saying such a thing  TheDonkey   Feb-12-08 06:17 PM   #61 
     - Thank you for recognizing that this is less about HRC's campaign  Yael   Feb-12-08 06:35 PM   #65 
 

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