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Der Blaue Engel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-02-08 07:56 PM
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604. Gee, who's recommending this thread? All of us Clinton supporters who don't exist?
I have very little interest in posting on DU anymore because of what it's become, but I thought it was important to chime in on this, regardless of the vicious, petty snarling it will induce simply because I support Senator Clinton for president.

I still haven't decided if I can bear to vote for Obama if he wins the nomination. I NEVER, ever thought I would say that about a presidential election. I have chastised and put people on ignore here for saying they won't vote for the nominee.

But someone or something, whether it's trolls or zealots, or mass hysteria has turned his candidacy of "hope" into hate. Deny it all you like. Claim it was the Clenis all you like (just like the freepers do). Pretend I'm a troll or a racist or that I just don't matter. I don't care. You know it; I know it; anyone who isn't in deep denial knows it: a large number of his supporters have crossed the line, and for what?

You could have won our votes. You really could have. I was an Edwards supporter, and when he dropped out I was evenly divided between which of the remaining two I preferred, as I wasn't terribly wild about either choice. But the vileness, the absolute vileness of the toxic dump that GDP (and other forums) has become sent me running into Clinton's camp in shock, disgust, sorrow, and frankly, fear for the future of this party.

Sure, I don't matter. I'm just some old, white broad who's voting with my vagina. Whatthefuckever.

I loved this place once. I considered so many of you family. Now, I can barely read the few forums that have not been poisoned. I feel truly heartbroken about this (go ahead, mock my emotions, too...it's "only a website"...we're not "real" people), and sad for the loss of those whom I considered, if not friends, people I dearly enjoyed the company of and whom I deeply admired. What happened to you? Do you even know what I'm talking about? :(

I'm still around. I'm not "boycotting" anything. But the incredible coming-together of amazing people that this place once was is gone. And I miss you all.
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