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67. If Johnson made a difference it was because he was so connected.
He was the Senate majority leader and he had connections all over America. He could pull strings, cash in chits, and create votes.

(It's kind of like Bush I, who also had spook and oil connections and could make things happen as VP)

I don't think there's a Democrat in America who could do that this year. Maybe Gephardt with the labor vote, but Labor has lost a few races to shear charisma in recent years (eg, Granholm in the MI primaries in 2002). I think I'd go with Charisma over Power Broker for the VP this year.
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  - "Of Some Sort" Clark doesn't need any bones , thank you  Dinger   Jun-06-04 11:35 PM   #5 
     - Cocky?  KissMyAsscroft   Jun-07-04 12:08 AM   #9 
     - Can't be Sec of Defense  hf_jai   Jun-07-04 06:05 AM   #20 
     - OK, Condescending  Dinger   Jun-07-04 11:54 AM   #28 
        - Condescending?  KissMyAsscroft   Jun-07-04 12:44 PM   #34 
           - Kiss My Asscroft . . .  Dinger   Jun-07-04 01:56 PM   #41 
     - Eh?  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jun-07-04 01:50 AM   #11 
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  - I'm a woman  Scoopie   Jun-07-04 02:16 PM   #43 
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  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-06-04 11:38 PM   #6 
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     - I disagree.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-07-04 03:51 AM   #17 
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        - right, people will vote more based on Kerry  JI7   Jun-07-04 10:02 PM   #56 
        - If Johnson made a difference it was because he was so connected.  AP   Jun-08-04 09:46 AM   #67 
     - This is not like any other election  Dinger   Jun-07-04 05:52 AM   #19 
  - Clark doesn't have to be VP to threaten Bush. He just needs to campaign  AP   Jun-07-04 12:31 AM   #10 
  - I always try to stear clear  crunchyfrog   Jun-06-04 11:48 PM   #7 
  - Great, here we go  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jun-07-04 01:51 AM   #12 
  - OK, So We All Shut Up, Right?  Dinger   Jun-07-04 11:56 AM   #29 
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  - If you don't think there's a RW media  hf_jai   Jun-07-04 12:33 PM   #32 
  - Ummmm  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jun-07-04 02:20 PM   #44 
  - It's no smear  hf_jai   Jun-07-04 04:11 PM   #49 
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  - One More Thing . . .  Dinger   Jun-07-04 02:34 PM   #47 
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  - "Among democratic voters"  hf_jai   Jun-07-04 10:20 AM   #25 
  - I honestly think  WI_DEM   Jun-07-04 12:07 PM   #30 
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  - Which is funny because local papers  Scoopie   Jun-07-04 02:21 PM   #46 
     - They do?  hf_jai   Jun-07-04 04:21 PM   #50 
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  - He'll pulverize them right back!  in_cog_ni_to   Jun-07-04 12:57 PM   #40 
  - Sure they hate Clark.  sadiesworld   Jun-07-04 03:36 PM   #48 
  - deregulation and tax breaks??? What ARE you smoking?  AP   Jun-07-04 11:37 PM   #61 
     - Chill out and read the post  crunchyfrog   Jun-08-04 12:42 AM   #63 
        - With every paragraph packed with uninformed opinion, it was hard to  AP   Jun-08-04 09:16 AM   #65 
  - My guess is that if Edwards is chosen  crunchyfrog   Jun-08-04 12:35 AM   #62 
     - Thanks for your help in clarifying my post!  sadiesworld   Jun-08-04 08:41 AM   #64 
     - I think Edwards has something that Bush has a little of, but better.  AP   Jun-08-04 09:41 AM   #66 
     - This whole RW press stuff is silly....  Darkamber   Jun-08-04 10:11 AM   #68 
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  - Tweety does hate Clark  hf_jai   Jun-07-04 02:16 PM   #42 
  - The country is clamoring for Edwards  surfermaw   Jun-07-04 05:16 PM   #51 
  - Clark would be wonderful ...  Trajan   Jun-07-04 11:26 PM   #59 
 

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