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32. Why do you hate Muslims?
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  -*WHY* is it a "smear photo"? Mezzo  Feb-25-08 10:30 AM   #0 
  - Because of the reasons for its circulation, Einstein.  Unsane   Feb-25-08 10:31 AM   #1 
  - so why was he dumb enough to let it get taken, snapperhead?  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   # 
  - Politicians always do dress-up photo-ops. Generally, other politicians are smart enough  Occam Bandage   Feb-25-08 10:38 AM   #17 
  - so why is it a "smear photo" and not a non-story?  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 11:08 AM   #38 
     - It's not a big deal to dress up. HRC's camp was trying to act like it was. The story is  Occam Bandage   Feb-25-08 11:23 AM   #52 
     - Only that's not true at all,  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 08:51 AM   #77 
     - its meant to distract from Hillary's losing campaign  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-25-08 11:23 AM   #54 
        - How so? It's not a doctored pic is it?  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 08:54 AM   #80 
  - He was on a goodwill tour of Somalia.  CitizenRob   Feb-25-08 10:38 AM   #18 
  - ok, so why is it a smear photo and not a non-story?  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 11:16 AM   #41 
     - Pathetic.  arewenotdemo   Feb-25-08 11:21 AM   #49 
     - you certainly are  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 08:53 AM   #78 
     - Playi;ng dumb.....................  Big Blue Marble   Feb-25-08 11:22 AM   #50 
        - I'm pointing out that you're trying to have it both ways  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 12:16 PM   #69 
  - duh, this is common practice. Hilly was photographed  cali   Feb-25-08 10:49 AM   #31 
     - OK, so why's he calling it a SMEAR photo, Einstein?  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 11:07 AM   #35 
        - because it plays to sterotypes people have about Islam and terrorism...duh  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:17 AM   #45 
        - lol. he didn't , you little genius  cali   Feb-25-08 11:27 AM   #57 
  - Why do you hate Muslims?  durrrty libby   Feb-25-08 11:03 AM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-25-08 11:06 AM   #34 
  - Don't look at this!!! See below  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-25-08 11:16 AM   #42 
  - Uh... welcome to DU?  redqueen   Feb-25-08 10:31 AM   #2 
  - I will assume that you are smart enough to figure out why  gravity   Feb-25-08 10:34 AM   #3 
  - It is ALL about context!  Zachstar   Feb-25-08 10:34 AM   #4 
  - Sorry dudes, it's just another dress up photo. All of them make pols look bad! n/t  glenhappy   Feb-25-08 10:34 AM   #5 
  - why is it a smear?  BlackVelvet04   Feb-25-08 10:35 AM   #6 
  - Exactly. Her Campaign's Response Was Brilliant.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-25-08 10:35 AM   #7 
  - I should like to be so warped for a few minutes, just to see what it was like.  Occam Bandage   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   #12 
  - And I should like to be so deluded, just for the experience.  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 09:22 AM   #91 
  - They should get all they can out of the campaign now..because it's coming to close..and soon!  NDambi   Feb-25-08 10:38 AM   #19 
  - It's posts like this that make me see clearly the strategic thinking that has brought the Clinton  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:21 AM   # 
     - Actually, For Once, They Did Something Right.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-25-08 11:22 AM   #51 
  - Because the press decided that they all agreed that it was  underpants   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   #8 
  - lol  seasonedblue   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   #11 
  - EXACTLY. nt  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 10:37 AM   #16 
  - Clinton: "Here, look at this photo--not that there's anything wrong with it."  TheZug   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   #9 
  - Obama: "I don't wanna go back to the 90's, but here's a right wing ad called 'Harry and Louise'.."  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 11:15 AM   #40 
  - Because it was released as such. Seriously, does she think people are dumb as hell? Does she  Occam Bandage   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   #10 
  - released as such by whom? There's nothing damning, why are you ashamed?  Mezzo   Feb-25-08 11:18 AM   #46 
  - The INTENT behind the release makes it a smear...  polichick   Feb-25-08 10:36 AM   #13 
  - So if I were to say, "You're really smart,"  dbaker41   Feb-25-08 10:43 AM   #25 
  - Gosh, I really hope you're not that clueless. nt  polichick   Feb-25-08 10:44 AM   #27 
  - Exactly. Just as any EMPHATIC rendering of Obama's middle name.  WinkyDink   Feb-27-08 11:52 AM   #98 
  - Because he is not black at this phase in the campaign. DON'T REMIND PEOPLE THAT!  robbedvoter   Feb-25-08 10:37 AM   #14 
  - It's not about that and you know it.  sparosnare   Feb-25-08 11:23 AM   #53 
     - yes it is.  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 09:15 AM   #88 
  - Let me get this straight  BobbyVan   Feb-25-08 10:37 AM   #15 
  - For anyone with half a brain: WHAT WAS THE POINT OF THE PICTURE THEN!!  oviedodem   Feb-25-08 10:40 AM   #24 
  - Because he's courting Republicans. n/t  Straight Shooter   Feb-25-08 10:38 AM   #20 
  - would it be clearer if the McCain camp were behind it--or would you still be baffled?  dmsRoar   Feb-25-08 10:39 AM   #21 
  - we don't really know who was behind it but what we do know  BlackVelvet04   Feb-25-08 10:43 AM   #26 
  - How many posts will there be of you guys acting dumb...  Kaylee   Feb-25-08 10:39 AM   #22 
  - What is "dumb" or "bad" about that photo?  robbedvoter   Feb-25-08 10:40 AM   #23 
     - and nobody would ever have seen it if it hadn't come out now...  BlackVelvet04   Feb-25-08 10:44 AM   #28 
        - It's okay for us to race-bait, because Republicans might later!  Occam Bandage   Feb-25-08 11:07 AM   #36 
        - the point is the photo has already been seen and will be seen  BlackVelvet04   Feb-25-08 11:48 AM   #67 
        - I thought you said there was nothing wrong with it. Why should you care if the RW comes out with it  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-25-08 02:17 PM   #76 
  - Exactly.  Tennessee Gal   Feb-25-08 10:46 AM   #29 
  - It's a wonderful picture, and pols have long  cali   Feb-25-08 10:47 AM   #30 
  - it IS a wonderful picture.  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 09:13 AM   #87 
  - I certainly hope Clintons camp did attempt to send it out as fearmongering material  NDambi   Feb-25-08 11:06 AM   #33 
  - It was sent out to 3,000,000 readers via the National Enquirer weeks ago.  MethuenProgressive   Feb-25-08 11:42 AM   #62 
  - To trick uneducated voters to think he is a Muslim. nm  TeamJordan23   Feb-25-08 11:07 AM   #37 
  - Do you really think so little of most democratic voters?  kennetha   Feb-25-08 11:17 AM   #44 
     - Explain why the clinton campaign is circulating it...  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:25 AM   #56 
        - It was in the National Enquirer (3 million readers) weeks ago, Sul.  MethuenProgressive   Feb-25-08 11:43 AM   #64 
        - I can't see your post, "ignored"...  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:47 AM   #66 
  - I really don't get it  kennetha   Feb-25-08 11:12 AM   #39 
  - If it has no symbolism, or if the symbol is positive, why circulate it?  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:19 AM   #47 
     - Are you suggesting Obama should be ashamed of this?  kennetha   Feb-25-08 11:21 AM   #48 
     - He should not be ashamed of the photo, but it should not be used  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:23 AM   #55 
        - If that's what your man fears  kennetha   Feb-25-08 11:37 AM   #59 
           - Why is Clinton's campaign circulating it? Please answer that simple question.  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:40 AM   #61 
              - Only Drudge says they are.  kennetha   Feb-25-08 11:42 AM   #63 
              - Give me one good reason an opposing campaign might circulate this photo then...  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:47 AM   #65 
              - That question is "it" in a nutshell  DEMocracity   Feb-25-08 01:37 PM   #75 
     - why do you assume she did?  Mezzo   Feb-26-08 12:49 PM   #94 
  - Why was "Willie Horton" a smear ad? Same thing.  Sulawesi   Feb-25-08 11:16 AM   #43 
  - Not at all the same. The ad was just that: a phony Madison Avenue rendering of a slander against  WinkyDink   Feb-27-08 11:54 AM   #99 
  - photo of Laura Bush in hijab  riverwalker   Feb-25-08 11:28 AM   #58 
  - I agree completely with what top Clinton Advisor Maggie Williams had to say:  MethuenProgressive   Feb-25-08 11:39 AM   #60 
  - So you agree with her that Obama is to blame and not Drudge?  ClassWarrior   Feb-26-08 09:17 AM   #90 
  - It's great that this picture came out now and not in September/October...  GOTV   Feb-25-08 11:49 AM   #68 
  - Obama won't be photographed with Gavin Newsome...  CyberPieHole   Feb-25-08 12:28 PM   #70 
  - And they splained to us why: Newsome "lost" the 2004 election (forget Diebold)  robbedvoter   Feb-25-08 12:33 PM   #71 
     - Yeah, it was all them gays marrying and destroying the sanctity of hetero marriage...  CyberPieHole   Feb-25-08 01:12 PM   #72 
        - 'zactly! I will never marry until I am damn sure they can't either!  robbedvoter   Feb-27-08 11:42 AM   #96 
  - Okay folks, I just logged on. Is this a photoshop?  cat_girl25   Feb-25-08 01:14 PM   #73 
  - It's a smear for the same reason as Hillary's claim that child advocates are former terrorists:  ProSense   Feb-25-08 01:18 PM   #74 
  - because it's intention is to make people think he's Muslim. it's all about intent.  BklynChick   Feb-26-08 08:53 AM   #79 
  - Huh? Why wouldn't he take a picture w/ Gavin Newsome? What's his beef w/ the mayor who allowed gay  elixir   Feb-26-08 09:00 AM   #81 
  - This is the year 2007 after 911 and in order to win he will need cross over votes from RWs who are  cooolandrew   Feb-26-08 09:04 AM   #82 
  - Because everyone on this board believes what Drudge says  Arkansas Granny   Feb-26-08 09:08 AM   #83 
  - The "photo" isn't a smear. It's distribution by Clinton campaign for political puproses is.  Political Heretic   Feb-26-08 09:08 AM   #84 
  - Because it is irrelevant to the issues and when circulated  mmonk   Feb-26-08 09:10 AM   #85 
  - It is an honorable photo  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-26-08 09:11 AM   #86 
  - The photo isn't a smear... the Clinton campaign's opportunistic slam is.  ClassWarrior   Feb-26-08 09:16 AM   #89 
  - everybody is saying today that she's playing dirty because she is losing  bambino   Feb-26-08 09:26 AM   #92 
  - It's not, any more than this one is...  ClassWarrior   Feb-26-08 09:37 AM   #93 
  - If I went to Munich for Oktoberfest to wear lederhosen & drink beer  baldguy   Feb-26-08 12:56 PM   #95 
  - If Bush**/Cheney** told us to stock up on duct tape because Nazis...  ClassWarrior   Feb-27-08 11:57 AM   #100 
  - No; it makes you Clark Griswold. :)  WinkyDink   Feb-27-08 12:01 PM   #101 
     - ROFL  ClassWarrior   Feb-27-08 12:03 PM   #102 
  - Because Obama said so.  shayes51   Feb-27-08 11:43 AM   #97 

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