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44. I'm saying he is extremely good at adapting his message to the group at hand. n/t
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  -Obama's "They cling to religion"...indeed, so why has he run such a holy-moly campaign? Bluebear  Apr-12-08 08:31 PM   #0 
  - Apparently his pastor is bitter ,maybe Obama associates bitterness with religion.  MojoMojoMojo   Apr-12-08 08:34 PM   #1 
  - There's a thought! nt  MassDemm   Apr-12-08 08:48 PM   #14 
  - Well think about it like this. Taking into account all of the concessions that Obama has made to  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-12-08 08:34 PM   #2 
  - So you end up alienating both sides and winning neither  Bluebear   Apr-12-08 08:37 PM   #4 
     - That's why decisions should largely be based on what they have voted for or failed to vote for.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-12-08 08:40 PM   #8 
  - People "cling" to faith for a varety of reasons  tishaLA   Apr-12-08 08:36 PM   #3 
  - LOL you dont think Rev Wright is divisive?  MojoMojoMojo   Apr-12-08 08:38 PM   #5 
  - Divisive to who is the question? We don't hear the blatent  MadMaddie   Apr-12-08 08:46 PM   #12 
  - No I don't. I think he's empowering  tishaLA   Apr-12-08 09:10 PM   #28 
  - Well, I imagine people are praying against all odds...  Bluebear   Apr-12-08 08:38 PM   #6 
  - I think he courts the Christian vote  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 08:39 PM   #7 
  - Because his comment wasn;t an attack....  TLM   Apr-12-08 08:41 PM   #9 
  - Full quote, in context:  baldguy   Apr-12-08 08:43 PM   #10 
  - I agree  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 08:47 PM   #13 
  - What question was he answering, so we can have the real context.  MassDemm   Apr-12-08 08:55 PM   #20 
  - You're obviously not paying attention.  baldguy   Apr-12-08 09:22 PM   #33 
  - Exactly  goclark   Apr-12-08 09:01 PM   #24 
  - I know exactly what Obama was saying..  sendero   Apr-12-08 08:45 PM   #11 
  - then by all means explain how he meant it. what the hell does losing a job  MassDemm   Apr-12-08 08:49 PM   #15 
     - Losing a job  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 08:52 PM   #17 
     - so they cling to church and guns to cope. give me a fn break. He was  MassDemm   Apr-12-08 08:54 PM   #19 
        - not at all... he was talking about what has driven many voters...  TLM   Apr-12-08 09:01 PM   #25 
        - What question was he answering? please let me know, then try and give me this same answer. nt  MassDemm   Apr-12-08 09:24 PM   #34 
        - Yes, some do.  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 09:06 PM   #27 
     - Wedge issues.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-12-08 08:57 PM   #21 
        - that's why people won't vote for him. really. nt  MassDemm   Apr-12-08 08:57 PM   #22 
  - he's a fundamentalist christian. nt  IndianaJones   Apr-12-08 08:50 PM   #16 
  - Nope, he is a Christian, but not a fundamentalist-and he doesn't meet in secret with fundamentalists  bobthedrummer   Apr-12-08 09:04 PM   #26 
  - he's not "courting" the religious voting sector. He just fucking acknowledges their existance.  cryingshame   Apr-12-08 08:52 PM   #18 
  - Unfortunately, being a "religious Christian" seems to be a requirement  Olney Blue   Apr-12-08 08:59 PM   #23 
  - Bullshit  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 09:13 PM   #29 
     - My point is that in American politics, candidates seem compelled to  Olney Blue   Apr-12-08 09:21 PM   #32 
        - I agree with your point  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 09:25 PM   #35 
           - You are right, and I concede that I am somewhat cynical in my attitude.  Olney Blue   Apr-12-08 09:28 PM   #37 
              - LOL!  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 09:31 PM   #38 
  - To try and combat the Muslim thing?  hnmnf   Apr-12-08 09:13 PM   #30 
  - Are you really a supporter of Obama?  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 09:19 PM   #31 
  - Your question doesn't make any sense  nichomachus   Apr-12-08 09:27 PM   #36 
  - You say it made no sense, the poster below said it was a result of critical thinking.  Bluebear   Apr-12-08 10:01 PM   #40 
  - The question was legitimate, IMO  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 10:05 PM   #42 
  - Inflammatory! ??????  nichomachus   Apr-13-08 09:30 AM   #47 
  - That's right. The premise is false.  sfexpat2000   Apr-13-08 06:34 AM   #46 
  - Certainly seems incongruous, doesn't it?  depakid   Apr-12-08 09:54 PM   #39 
  - It's only a holy-moly campaign when it NEEDS to be.  wlucinda   Apr-12-08 10:02 PM   #41 
  - Can you elaborate on your point?  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 10:07 PM   #43 
     - I'm saying he is extremely good at adapting his message to the group at hand. n/t  wlucinda   Apr-12-08 10:14 PM   #44 
        - Let's be clear  southlandshari   Apr-12-08 10:45 PM   #45 
  - Religiosity is creepy  JoFerret   Apr-14-08 05:19 AM   #48 
  - "Cling"  Xap   Apr-14-08 05:41 AM   #49 
  - Duh. Because he's been labeled as a Muslim- to begin with.  cali   Apr-14-08 05:44 AM   #50 

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