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Altair Donating Member (59 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-13-08 12:46 AM
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22. I reluctantly agree. I think we will see a superdelegate consensus emerge
Edited on Thu Mar-13-08 12:47 AM by Altair
that a Hillary-Obama ticket is the strongest one. I think superdelegates will approach Obama and urge him to accept the VP spot for the good of the party.

Obama should be a smart enough politician to see that 2008 is not going to be his year in the general election with the cumulative effect of an angry preacher, angry wife, refusing to wear a flag pin, etc.

The preacher part is what really makes me question his judgment for the first time- he has long has national political aspirations and surely he could foresee that this would come back to haunt him.
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  -At least the preacher thing came out at a good time for Obama ... Altair  Mar-13-08 12:15 AM   #0 
  - Hannity has been railing on Obama's Church for months now  hnmnf   Mar-13-08 12:17 AM   #1 
  - You're right. They are saving Wright for October  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 12:18 AM   #2 
  - Please, they have shit on both candidates that they willl release in October  hnmnf   Mar-13-08 12:20 AM   #6 
  - They already used their ammo against Hillary. The blue dress won't work again  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 12:27 AM   #10 
     - They probably have a Bill affair waiting to release.  hnmnf   Mar-13-08 12:30 AM   #11 
     - That card didn't work in the 90's and people basically expect that from him at this point  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 12:34 AM   #15 
        - Bill isnt as popular in the general public today as he was in the 90s.  hnmnf   Mar-13-08 12:36 AM   #18 
        - Thanks to Obama's swiftboating of him as a racist  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 12:40 AM   #20 
           - We'll have to agree to disagree on the swiftboating, but thats to expect  hnmnf   Mar-13-08 12:42 AM   #21 
        - Of course it worked. duh  cali   Mar-13-08 04:56 AM   #41 
     - nope. try again. there's lots and lots and lots of new stuff on  cali   Mar-13-08 04:55 AM   #40 
  - Hagee & McCain  Window   Mar-13-08 04:44 AM   #39 
  - Video makes all the difference  Altair   Mar-13-08 12:18 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-13-08 12:18 AM   #4 
  - Yeah, Obama needs more "experience" ...  NanceGreggs   Mar-13-08 12:19 AM   #5 
  - He needs both experience and distance from these swift-boatable things ...  Altair   Mar-13-08 12:22 AM   #8 
  - I agree. This isn't a bad time to get it over with since there isn't another  Pirate Smile   Mar-13-08 12:20 AM   #7 
  - Actually right on the heels of Ferraro...it looks like revenge  DearAbby   Mar-13-08 12:23 AM   #9 
  - This has been mentioned before.  emilyg   Mar-13-08 12:34 AM   #14 
  - Obama/Clinton is the only way we can end this. IMHO  anonymous171   Mar-13-08 12:31 AM   #12 
  - No chance.  redstate_democrat   Mar-13-08 12:35 AM   #16 
     - I know, but Obama needs to stick his neck out in the name of unity.  anonymous171   Mar-13-08 12:38 AM   #19 
  - If all politicians were as squeaky-clean as Obama...  TwoSparkles   Mar-13-08 12:33 AM   #13 
  - A neighbor of his had a hair dresser who was related to a rapist!  boppers   Mar-13-08 01:04 AM   #27 
  - This is going to sink him. Now or later. It's over for Obama.  LadyVT   Mar-13-08 12:35 AM   #17 
  - I reluctantly agree. I think we will see a superdelegate consensus emerge  Altair   Mar-13-08 12:46 AM   #22 
  - He refused the Veep spot with ridicule, to great fanfare here.  anamandujano   Mar-13-08 01:04 AM   #26 
  - Obama/Clinton is actually the strongest ticket.  anonymous171   Mar-13-08 01:26 AM   #33 
  - i agree  ExtraGriz   Mar-13-08 01:23 AM   #31 
  - Most voters don't know/care about half the crap being slung.  TexasLady   Mar-13-08 01:54 AM   #37 
  - When did the Vice Presidency become good experience?  theboss   Mar-13-08 12:48 AM   #23 
  - Gore won. Two of the last three vp's who ran for prez won. Only the dunce Quayle didn't  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 12:50 AM   #24 
     - It's still a death sentence for a political career  theboss   Mar-13-08 12:53 AM   #25 
        - It wasn't because he was VP. It was because he was a bad candidate  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 01:10 AM   #28 
           - I think it has more to do with Republican dominance of presidential politics more than anything else  theboss   Mar-13-08 01:14 AM   #30 
              - Look at the last few Dem veeps  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 01:34 AM   #34 
                 - Being a governor is the surest route to the Presidency over the past 30 years  theboss   Mar-13-08 01:39 AM   #35 
                    - 50 governors at a time, how many during the past four decades?  jackson_dem   Mar-13-08 01:48 AM   #36 
  - I agree. Now is the perfect time for Obama for this to come out.  Walter Sobchak   Mar-13-08 01:11 AM   #29 
     - its never a good time for anything like this to come out...n/t  ExtraGriz   Mar-13-08 01:24 AM   #32 
        - It was going to come out eventually.  Walter Sobchak   Mar-13-08 01:54 AM   #38 
 

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