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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-04-08 01:07 PM
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4. *crickets* (it said I had an error and to retry but posted it anyway??)
Edited on Tue Mar-04-08 01:09 PM by OhioBlues

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  -Has any other candidate EVER praised the opposition at the expense of a primary opponent? jgraz  Mar-04-08 01:02 PM   #0 
  - **crickets**  monktonman   Mar-04-08 01:04 PM   #1 
  - *crickets*  OhioBlues   Mar-04-08 01:06 PM   #2 
  - *more crickets*  cooolandrew   Mar-04-08 01:07 PM   #3 
  - *crickets* (it said I had an error and to retry but posted it anyway??)  OhioBlues   Mar-04-08 01:07 PM   #4 
  - *pin drops*  Abacus   Mar-04-08 01:08 PM   #5 
  - No  lynyrd_skynyrd   Mar-04-08 01:08 PM   #6 
  - HEY!!!  shrub chipper   Mar-04-08 01:09 PM   #7 
  - No way that is acceptable  blocker   Mar-04-08 01:11 PM   #8 
  - I guess this is what she meant by bi-partisan?  Debi   Mar-04-08 01:13 PM   #9 
  - Beuller? Beuller?  Forkboy   Mar-04-08 01:13 PM   #10 
  - hey- good question. -  Bluerthanblue   Mar-04-08 01:15 PM   #11 
  - Can't think of a candidate, but can think of a former president  democrattotheend   Mar-04-08 01:16 PM   #12 
  - There was a candidate - Lieberman who praised Bush over both Dean and Kerry  karynnj   Mar-04-08 02:28 PM   #61 
  - .  XemaSab   Mar-04-08 01:16 PM   #13 
  - ........  bvar22   Mar-04-08 02:02 PM   # 
  - Yes....Obama did when he praised Reagan and Republicans, trying to get the IN & Rethug vote  LulaMay   Mar-04-08 01:18 PM   #14 
  - Reagan's running? They let zombies in the elections now? NT  NYCGirl   Mar-04-08 01:19 PM   #15 
  - Well... Thompson did run...  Ravachol   Mar-04-08 01:23 PM   #17 
     - LOL! True. NT  NYCGirl   Mar-04-08 01:26 PM   #21 
  - Is that all there is?  DefenseLawyer   Mar-04-08 01:21 PM   #16 
  - ...  redqueen   Mar-04-08 01:24 PM   #19 
  - He didn't praise him, his view was academic and stated a reality - that Reagan's presidency  blm   Mar-04-08 01:25 PM   #20 
  - Be straight. His words and tone were praise. The whole thing was repellent.  LulaMay   Mar-04-08 03:16 PM   #71 
     - Acknowledgement that Reagan's APPROACH worked. So well that Clinton ACCEPTED IT FIRMLY  blm   Mar-04-08 06:09 PM   #75 
  - I hear the civil rights movement didn't make civil rights happen.  roguevalley   Mar-04-08 01:29 PM   #24 
  - Did he directly compare Reagan with Hillary Clinton?  anigbrowl   Mar-04-08 01:31 PM   #25 
  - Get used to President Obama, Lulu!  JackORoses   Mar-04-08 01:51 PM   #37 
  - Did Obama compare Clinton to Reagan and say that Reagan was better? Exactly. nt  Mzztakable   Mar-04-08 03:22 PM   #72 
  - Joe Leiberman and HIllary have a lot in common: betrayal.  David Zephyr   Mar-04-08 01:23 PM   #18 
  - I'd love to hear that it's happened before.  redqueen   Mar-04-08 01:26 PM   #22 
  - Leiberman did in primary debates on the policy on Iraq  karynnj   Mar-04-08 02:30 PM   #62 
  - You'd think that someone would have an example of something similar.  KaptBunnyPants   Mar-04-08 01:28 PM   #23 
  - I don't know--but what about obama praising ronnie ray-gun?  niyad   Mar-04-08 01:33 PM   #26 
  - There are many, many instances of politicians praising dead Presidents of the other party.  Occam Bandage   Mar-04-08 01:37 PM   #28 
     - that is okay, then, but what hillary said isn't? the virulent hatred of her demonstrated  niyad   Mar-04-08 01:39 PM   #30 
        - Praising the presumptive Republican nominee over a Democratic contender is a no-no.  Occam Bandage   Mar-04-08 01:41 PM   #31 
        - Pointing out he has experience  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:04 PM   #43 
           - When she frequently invokes it as a reason to vote for her instead of Obama,  Occam Bandage   Mar-04-08 02:09 PM   #49 
              - Unmistakable to you perhaps  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:15 PM   #51 
                 - "All Obama supporters apply negative motives to people."  Occam Bandage   Mar-04-08 02:16 PM   #54 
                    - Who other than you  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:19 PM   #56 
        - What free pass did Obama get? And what about the issue here?  OhioBlues   Mar-04-08 01:45 PM   #33 
        - Reagan isn't running. Obama is.  Laelth   Mar-04-08 08:10 PM   #76 
  - I think this qualifies  Iceburg   Mar-04-08 01:36 PM   #27 
  - Ted Kennedy did infamously refuse to shake Jimmy Carter's hand at the 1980 convention  LSdemocrat   Mar-04-08 01:39 PM   #29 
  - Worse than that, Ted  Liquorice   Mar-04-08 01:45 PM   #32 
     - Teddy was a complete asshole for doing that. I'm still not sure if I've forgiven him  jgraz   Mar-04-08 01:55 PM   #39 
        - Yeah, I'll never forgive Ted. Hillary didn't  Liquorice   Mar-04-08 02:03 PM   #42 
           - That was my read as well  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:06 PM   #44 
           - OK, then I'll just say she was stupid as fuck  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:09 PM   #48 
              - Because McCain never  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:16 PM   #53 
                 - He wouldn't have video of one of the most prominent Democrats shilling for him  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:26 PM   #59 
                    - Give me an example of  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:33 PM   #65 
                       - OK, you've answered my question. I guess you really are.  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:36 PM   #66 
                          - Oh Goody  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 03:03 PM   #69 
                             - Yep, keep that bubble nice and secure.  jgraz   Mar-04-08 03:04 PM   #70 
           - Then she should've chosen the words you did to get that message across. Very poor choice of words on  Mzztakable   Mar-04-08 03:25 PM   #73 
  - Corporate candidates...  BringBigDogBack   Mar-04-08 01:46 PM   #34 
  - I have never heard of it and I have been around for a while. McCain will have a good campaign ad.  IsItJustMe   Mar-04-08 01:47 PM   #35 
  - Lieberman. Wallace. Thurmond before he split.  dmesg   Mar-04-08 01:47 PM   #36 
  - She's in some fine company  jgraz   Mar-04-08 01:54 PM   #38 
  - You mean the way that  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:02 PM   #40 
  - No, I don't mean that way at all  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:06 PM   #45 
     - Please link me to where  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:08 PM   #47 
        - parsing -- the last refuge of a Clinton apologist.  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:14 PM   # 
           - Keep up, will you  leftynyc   Mar-04-08 02:19 PM   #55 
              - I NEVER used the word "unmistable". How dare you mischaracterize my statements that way!!!1111  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:33 PM   #64 
  - Maybe a new 2-party system should be created: the Nasties & the Hopefuls  Voice for Peace   Mar-04-08 02:03 PM   #41 
  - AND has run in opposition to "hope"  leftofthedial   Mar-04-08 02:07 PM   #46 
  - Well, in fairness, "hope" is all her candidacy has left at this point.  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:16 PM   #52 
     - LOLI don't remember my opinion of a Democrat falling so far so fast  leftofthedial   Mar-04-08 04:01 PM   #74 
  - Only the Clintons do this; remember their policy of "triangulation."  invictus   Mar-04-08 02:14 PM   #50 
  - But she didn't praise McCain  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-04-08 02:20 PM   #57 
  - Right. Saying he has "a lifetime of experience" is really a vicious attack  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:40 PM   #67 
  - Actually what she said was that she and McCain both have the experience  cali   Mar-04-08 02:43 PM   #68 
  - Obama said the repukes were the party of ideas for the last couple decades.  Skip Intro   Mar-04-08 02:21 PM   #58 
  - You really need to read the other posts in a thread before replying  jgraz   Mar-04-08 02:30 PM   #63 
  - It happened in 2004 - Leiberman praised Bush on Iraq  karynnj   Mar-04-08 02:27 PM   #60 
     - I guess that puts Hillary in good company, then.  Laelth   Mar-04-08 08:13 PM   #77 

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