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ananda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-11-08 09:13 PM
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4. That's alll very fine and dandy, but..
.. why do Bush and Cheney get off scot free
on ANY issue, any of which is harming America
and Americans and destroying the world?

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  -I agree with Ferraro's most recent response. When you challenge Obama, you are branded a racist. Freida5  Mar-11-08 09:11 PM   #0 
  - forget attacking Obama...when you say racist things....  islandmkl   Mar-11-08 09:12 PM   #1 
  - When you really, really WISH somebody was a racist.......  Darth_Kitten   Mar-12-08 07:25 AM   #77 
  - No, when you use racist bullshit to challenge Obama, THEN you're a racist  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:12 PM   #2 
  - No kidding. I'm appalled by the number of racists here on DU.  AZBlue   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #6 
  - They sure are-it's appalling and so sad.  mod mom   Mar-11-08 09:38 PM   # 
  - thread win  DS1   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #22 
  - !  dchill   Mar-11-08 09:23 PM   #45 
  - lol You obviously haven't seen a certain thread here where everyone is being called a sexist.  anonymous171   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #3 
  - That's alll very fine and dandy, but..  ananda   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #4 
  - Good for geraldine.She had the courage to speak the truth.Racism works both ways.  saracat   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #5 
  - Poor, poor white people. They have it so hard in politics.  Occam Bandage   Mar-11-08 09:14 PM   #14 
  - Still haven't read her full comments  OzarkDem   Mar-11-08 09:16 PM   #25 
  - Sure I have. She's nuts.  Occam Bandage   Mar-11-08 09:17 PM   #27 
     - No, she's not nuts. This is an intentional tactic.  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:19 PM   #33 
     - I'm sorry. I should have written,  Occam Bandage   Mar-11-08 09:20 PM   #38 
     - Says the guy that says 'Poor poor white people'  Seeker30   Mar-12-08 07:23 AM   #76 
  - How likely is it...  stillcool47   Mar-11-08 09:20 PM   #39 
     - Yes, I find this odd too.  cemaphonic   Mar-11-08 09:36 PM   #60 
  - lol!  redstate_democrat   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #23 
  - She knew what she was talking about......  Darth_Kitten   Mar-12-08 07:27 AM   #78 
  - Shelby Steele made a some good points about this.  AX10   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #7 
  - What an appalling statement. You've outdone yourself here.  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:19 PM   #37 
  - We can't even discuss the issue with this shit coming from your mouth.  AX10   Mar-11-08 09:42 PM   #64 
     - "Critisize a black, and you are then branded a racist"  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:46 PM   #67 
  - Ferraro didn't criticize him, she insulted him.  SOS   Mar-11-08 09:22 PM   #44 
  - Those damn white liberals and their political correctness.  ContinentalOp   Mar-11-08 09:26 PM   #47 
  - Obama et al can be summed up in 3 words: Racist, Homophobic, and Sexist/nt  Iceburg   Mar-12-08 07:31 AM   #83 
  - Sure, when you challenge him  simskl   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #8 
  - Would you agree that if someone says  DJ13   Mar-11-08 09:13 PM   #9 
  - Yes.  ContinentalOp   Mar-11-08 09:27 PM   #51 
  - Why not challenge Obama on OTHER THINGS BESIDES HIS RACE.  crispini   Mar-11-08 09:14 PM   #10 
  - When you say racist things, you are branded a racist.  Occam Bandage   Mar-11-08 09:14 PM   #11 
  - You are nuts.  El Supremo   Mar-11-08 09:14 PM   #12 
  - Bullshit.  skipos   Mar-11-08 09:14 PM   #13 
  - It's KKK night on DU  Bleachers7   Mar-11-08 09:14 PM   #15 
  - passing out the pointy white hats tonight, right after the win. they are scared.  meow mix   Mar-11-08 09:19 PM   #35 
  - Ya. When you make raicst comments, you are and should be branded a racist.  jefferson_dem   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   # 
  - If he's challanged on the substance of his positions, its not racism.  baldguy   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #16 
  - When you say "Obama is where he is because he's a black man"  walldude   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #17 
  - Its his knee-jerk response  OzarkDem   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #18 
  - Uh, he hasn't BEEN behind...  dchill   Mar-11-08 09:29 PM   #54 
  - Yeah, he's crappy at running campaigns.  JBoy   Mar-11-08 09:38 PM   #62 
  - wow racists coming out of the woodworks tonight. must be skeered of the black man winning  meow mix   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #19 
  - I'm from North Carolina and when Helms said such things  mmonk   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #20 
  - It's amazing all the people who are coming out of the closet now.  NJSecularist   Mar-11-08 09:15 PM   #21 
  - I would expect no less from her supporters  redstate_democrat   Mar-11-08 09:18 PM   #30 
  - That's not what Ferraro said. She implied Obama is getting votes  unschooler   Mar-11-08 09:16 PM   #24 
  - But when Obama challenged her back, she branded HIM a racist.  rocknation   Mar-11-08 09:16 PM   #26 
  - So do you also agree with her  grantcart   Mar-11-08 09:18 PM   #28 
  - People showing their true colors tonight, disgusting.  Georgie_92   Mar-11-08 09:18 PM   #29 
  - Did I miss something?  The Godfather   Mar-11-08 09:18 PM   #31 
  - Depends on how one frames the challenge. Geraldine's remarks WERE racist  havocmom   Mar-11-08 09:18 PM   #32 
  - What century is this?  Upton   Mar-11-08 09:19 PM   #34 
  - Apparently its 1950 again. Or maybe a bunch of old racists from back in the day.  angie_love   Mar-11-08 09:27 PM   #48 
  - No, when you make race baiting statements you just might be called on it  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-11-08 09:19 PM   #36 
  - What I want to know is  Ka hrnt   Mar-11-08 09:20 PM   #40 
  - Why did Kennedy get 83% of the Catholic vote?  SOS   Mar-11-08 09:27 PM   #53 
  - He didn't until the Clinton campaign started pulling this racist bullshit.  ContinentalOp   Mar-11-08 09:30 PM   #55 
  - DING DING DING DING DING  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:35 PM   #57 
  - Well, it sure worked out well in 2004 for Al Sharpton and Carol Moseley-Braun  NYCGirl   Mar-11-08 09:45 PM   #66 
  - When you say things like "He's lucky he's black," you ARE a fucking racist  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-11-08 09:20 PM   #41 
  - You are absolutely correct..our next gov'ner when Spitzer resigns  Oleladylib   Mar-11-08 09:22 PM   #42 
  - Nope, for this you're a racist.  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:27 PM   #49 
     - Jeez! Nice catch, jgraz...  dchill   Mar-11-08 09:34 PM   #56 
     -'re reported, I don't care if O is pink..he hasn't got  Oleladylib   Mar-12-08 06:05 AM   #72 
  - Then you are as deranged as she is.  Jed Dilligan   Mar-11-08 09:22 PM   #43 
  - The sick truth  chitty   Mar-11-08 09:24 PM   #46 
  - I'm originally from Ohio...  dchill   Mar-11-08 09:36 PM   #59 
  - After all the ridiculous charges of sexism here, you start screaming about this??  TheZug   Mar-11-08 09:27 PM   #50 
  - *plonk*  backscatter712   Mar-11-08 09:27 PM   #52 
  - Then why did Hillary distance herself from the comment? Is Hillary wrong? nt  Quixote1818   Mar-11-08 09:36 PM   #58 
  - This is a woman who distanced herself from anti-torture resolutions  jgraz   Mar-11-08 09:41 PM   #63 
  - Color me surprised  donheld   Mar-11-08 09:38 PM   #61 
  - Ah, the PA strategy revealed...  skids   Mar-11-08 09:43 PM   #65 
  - This is not the PA strategy. This is the 2012 strategy  jgraz   Mar-11-08 10:03 PM   #69 
  - Repeating Clinton's talking points *is* racist.  boppers   Mar-11-08 10:01 PM   #68 
  - No, when you challenge Obama by being racist, you are branded a racist.  TheZug   Mar-11-08 10:04 PM   #70 
  - Ferraro spoke poorly. Her words were poorly chosen, or if you want,  Old Crusoe   Mar-11-08 10:12 PM   #71 
  - No, she knows how to speak. If people don't want to listen to what she....  Darth_Kitten   Mar-12-08 07:30 AM   #81 
  - And another rat comes out of the woodwork.  MadHound   Mar-12-08 06:16 AM   #73 
  - They are attacking her because no one may speak of  Jim4Wes   Mar-12-08 06:18 AM   #74 
  - Having Now Listened to ALL of Geraldine's comments  susankh4   Mar-12-08 06:50 AM   #75 
  - Nice, thoughtful post  LostinVA   Mar-12-08 07:28 AM   #79 
  - There have been several valid attacks on Obama  NeedleCast   Mar-12-08 07:30 AM   #80 
  - Ferraro = just another Northeast Bigot.  Independent-Voter   Mar-12-08 07:30 AM   #82 
  - When she puts on a white sheet and a pointed hat...  Hepburn   Mar-12-08 07:33 AM   #84 
  - If someone says racist things, they are called a racist.  myrna minx   Mar-12-08 07:35 AM   #85 
  - If Ferrraro had been purple and said what she said she'd have gotten the same response  onenote   Mar-12-08 07:43 AM   #86 
  - Nah, it's simpler than that. When you make overtly racist statements, you're labeled a racist.  Buzz Clik   Mar-12-08 07:47 AM   #87 
  - You said it perfectly. It boggles the mind anyone on the DU  Vinca   Mar-12-08 07:56 AM   #90 
  - Quick list of people who've challenged/disagreed with Obama  TeamsterDem   Mar-12-08 07:50 AM   #88 
  - When you say something racist, you're branded a racist.  rucky   Mar-12-08 07:54 AM   #89 

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