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37. I didn't get why Edwards was running. We see things differently, I guess. Have you...
been reading the "why I'm voting for Obama" posts? They said it all.

Have you been watching his speeches on TV or in person? They say a lot.

Have you read his website? That has information, too.

You know why he's running. You know why millions are voting for him. You don't like it, is all there is to it. Or maybe I should say...no explanation in the world will suffice for you, if you don't see it now, because you are convinced that Hillary is the one.

He probably would not be running, or not winning, if he hadn't been against the Iraq War from the start, and if Hillary had not voted FOR it, at the start.

That's a good start. And from there, it gets better.
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  -Can someone PLEASE tell me just why Obama should be nominated? Dr_eldritch  Mar-01-08 10:01 PM   #0 
  - Why shouldn't he be nominated?  atreides1   Mar-01-08 10:02 PM   #1 
  - Because It's Obama Or Clinton  MannyGoldstein   Mar-01-08 10:03 PM   #2 
  - Obama is about the FUTURE. Hillary is about the past.  RBInMaine   Mar-01-08 10:09 PM   #21 
     - Just HOW would Obama move us into a new era of American greatness?  Lorien   Mar-01-08 10:58 PM   #50 
        - Do you expect him to leap tall buildings in a single bound too?  hfojvt   Mar-01-08 11:09 PM   #54 
  - Because he's the better candidate with the better chance in November?  scheming daemons   Mar-01-08 10:03 PM   #3 
  - Because the people demand it.  anonymous171   Mar-01-08 10:04 PM   #4 
  - Not the real Democrats  pathansen   Mar-02-08 05:43 AM   #61 
  - No I Can't  rug   Mar-01-08 10:04 PM   #5 
  - Because More People Want Him To Be The Nominee  JimGinPA   Mar-01-08 10:04 PM   #6 
  - Are you wearing chainmail?  Swamp Rat   Mar-01-08 10:05 PM   #7 
  - Scale... actually.  Dr_eldritch   Mar-01-08 10:13 PM   #29 
     - Too late!!  Swamp Rat   Mar-01-08 10:18 PM   #36 
        - No! I pull out Piers Anthony's servant of the One True God cufflinks and make myself  Dr_eldritch   Mar-01-08 10:24 PM   #38 
  - Don't you think your asking a little too much?  mtnsnake   Mar-01-08 10:05 PM   #8 
  - HOPE and CHANGE d00d  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Mar-01-08 10:05 PM   #9 
  - Uh, because he's got more votes, more delegates, won more states?  DJ13   Mar-01-08 10:05 PM   #10 
  - Read the endorsement on someone you respect. John Kerry, Rockefeller , Kennedy???  Sensitivity   Mar-01-08 10:05 PM   #11 
  - Over Clinton, I can't tell you. Over McCain, easy answer.  avrdream   Mar-01-08 10:06 PM   #12 
  - Because he's cute and cuddly?  Bleachers7   Mar-01-08 10:06 PM   #13 
  - My wife is cuter... but that just may be bias on my part.  Dr_eldritch   Mar-01-08 10:38 PM   #43 
  - Because we can?  FrenchieCat   Mar-01-08 10:06 PM   #14 
  - Here is a link to a different FrenchieCat post that is a partial answer  Johnny__Motown   Mar-01-08 10:10 PM   #24 
     - And here is a link to a Dems Will Win post that continues along that line  Johnny__Motown   Mar-01-08 10:12 PM   #26 
  - Because more people are voting for him????  jmauller   Mar-01-08 10:06 PM   #15 
  - They hope he'll change, something?  MyPetRock   Mar-01-08 10:07 PM   #16 
  - As opposed to Hillary... who is HOPEless and will never CHANGE.....  scheming daemons   Mar-01-08 10:08 PM   #20 
  - Coattails  Yael   Mar-01-08 10:07 PM   #17 
  - I'm confused..  KLee   Mar-01-08 10:07 PM   #18 
  - .  KLee   Mar-01-08 10:07 PM   #19 
  - There is NOTHING to see.  Double T   Mar-01-08 10:09 PM   #22 
  - I guess Bill Clinton, "the boy from Hope" who told us "I still believe  RBInMaine   Mar-01-08 10:12 PM   #27 
  - Inexeperience and pretty speeches?  DemGa   Mar-01-08 10:10 PM   #23 
  - hey Oprah likes him and she gives away free cars and all kinds of cool shit...I trust her  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-01-08 10:10 PM   #25 
  - He motivates people  Mudcat   Mar-01-08 10:12 PM   #28 
  - Excellent points !  RBInMaine   Mar-01-08 10:13 PM   #31 
  - Motivates them to do what?  mtnsnake   Mar-01-08 10:15 PM   #34 
     - Uhhh... vote for him?  Dr_eldritch   Mar-01-08 10:40 PM   #44 
  - Why do you hate America?  TechBear_Seattle   Mar-01-08 10:13 PM   #30 
  - I don't know, maybe because he is going to have more delegates... -n/t  lapfog_1   Mar-01-08 10:14 PM   #32 
  - Looks like the Obama thread is winning!  Dr_eldritch   Mar-01-08 10:14 PM   #33 
  - All Right. I'll do it. No snap answers, it's rather long.  Capn Sunshine   Mar-01-08 10:15 PM   #35 
  - Actually, I'm fairly impressed with his plans.  Dr_eldritch   Mar-01-08 10:27 PM   #39 
  - I didn't get why Edwards was running. We see things differently, I guess. Have you...  indie_ana_500   Mar-01-08 10:18 PM   #37 
  - He has more money?  BushDespiser12   Mar-01-08 10:29 PM   #40 
  - He is the right person for the times.  bowens43   Mar-01-08 10:30 PM   #41 
  - Because he has better judgment, is a better leader, is a better planner  dkf   Mar-01-08 10:34 PM   #42 
  - Because:  Hepburn   Mar-01-08 10:42 PM   #45 
  - Because he will reinvigorate the Democratic party. He will  blonndee   Mar-01-08 10:42 PM   #46 
  - Ten good reasons with no Clinton put-downs  progressive_realist   Mar-01-08 10:50 PM   #47 
  - I forgot coattails  progressive_realist   Mar-01-08 10:52 PM   #48 
  - You're talking style, not substance  Lorien   Mar-01-08 11:01 PM   #51 
     - First, he gets ELECTED  axordil   Mar-01-08 11:06 PM   #52 
     - Uh, I hate to break this to you, but...  progressive_realist   Mar-01-08 11:23 PM   #58 
  - What do you think of Obama saying he'd pick republicans for his cabinet?  ctaylors6   Mar-01-08 10:57 PM   #49 
  - So long as they are Senators...  axordil   Mar-01-08 11:07 PM   #53 
     - you may be out of luck: both senators he mentioned (Hagel, Lugar) have R governors  ctaylors6   Mar-01-08 11:12 PM   #55 
  - Okay, I realize you like your candidate best..... that's how I felt about Edwards.....  Sarah Ibarruri   Mar-01-08 11:12 PM   #56 
  - Thank you.  Dr_eldritch   Mar-02-08 04:39 AM   #59 
  - Because he's NOT Hillary Clinton. If Edwards was running against her, my support would be with him.  NoodleyAppendage   Mar-01-08 11:15 PM   #57 
  - Because He's Neither a Bush or a Clinton  From The Left   Mar-02-08 05:20 AM   #60 
  - He can beat McCain. nt  Vinca   Mar-02-08 07:46 AM   #62 
  - I can't. He shouldn't. And neither should HRC. n/t  LWolf   Mar-02-08 08:35 AM   #63 
  - He is the best for the WH.  Blarch   Mar-02-08 08:48 AM   #64 
  - because we can get our kids to put down their video games for an hour on election day!  cd3dem   Mar-02-08 12:25 PM   #65 
 

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