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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-08-04 03:23 PM
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9. Truly, that's pathetic.
some were so angered by the vice president's atrocious record of selling out working families, environmentalists and farmers that they wanted to give him the double-whammy of taking a vote from him and giving it to Bush

Oh yeah, that makes a LOT of sense. Someone who's liberal enough to be upset with Gore on those issues figures they'll "show" him by voting for Bush - who is even WORSE on those issues.

That kind of thinking is more typical of unrepentant Nader voters - perhaps you've heard the old phrase, "cutting off your nose to spite your face"?
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  -Talk about chutzpah: Nader blames Gore's loss on conservative Democrats dolstein  Jul-08-04 02:56 PM   #0 
  - But he is right. His point is that there is no reason to blame the Greens  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 02:58 PM   #1 
  - And exactly why was that?  trotsky   Jul-08-04 03:07 PM   #4 
  - No, in the case of Florida it had to do with this..  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 03:12 PM   #7 
     - Truly, that's pathetic.  trotsky   Jul-08-04 03:23 PM   #9 
     - Well, cross-party voting does happen. A lot of my fellow Greens  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 03:28 PM   #11 
        - Big kudos to you, GPV.  trotsky   Jul-08-04 03:33 PM   #12 
           - True enough, I would think they would vote for Nader  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 03:36 PM   #13 
           - Et tu, trotsky?  no name no slogan   Jul-08-04 06:05 PM   #28 
              - "the REAL work starts November 3." I am with you right there!  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 08:02 PM   #31 
     - Wishful thinking  dolstein   Jul-08-04 03:41 PM   #14 
        - But what is odd about all of this is that people worry about  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 04:10 PM   #21 
        - Let me point out our fundamental disagreement  dolstein   Jul-08-04 06:06 PM   #29 
        - how voting for a man with as little personal integrity as Nader has  Cheswick   Jul-08-04 11:55 PM   #53 
        - 30,000 FL Dems voted for Bush, while only 3,000 FL Dems voted for Nader  no name no slogan   Jul-09-04 10:07 AM   #67 
           - The Gore campaign died from a thousand cuts  dolstein   Jul-09-04 12:31 PM   #71 
  - No, he's not right  dolstein   Jul-08-04 03:10 PM   #6 
  - If Nader hadn't been on the ballot, I would have voted for  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 03:17 PM   #8 
     - Well, that's you.  library_max   Jul-08-04 03:41 PM   #15 
     - NONE OF THE VOTES WERE COUNTED  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 03:53 PM   #18 
        - Yep. It is. I wish people would get more upset over election theft than  GreenPartyVoter   Jul-08-04 04:12 PM   #22 
           - Honest is the key word. Nader was not honest.  demwing2   Jul-08-04 05:38 PM   #27 
              - Nader is an ass  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 08:58 PM   #37 
                 - I agree. Never forget the theft of the Whitehouse in 2000.  demwing2   Jul-08-04 10:01 PM   #45 
     - Are you voting for me this time?  LoZoccolo   Jul-08-04 04:02 PM   #20 
     - That's still up in the air  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 08:59 PM   #38 
     - you are one person  Cheswick   Jul-08-04 11:57 PM   #54 
  - irrational argument  Cheswick   Jul-08-04 11:51 PM   #52 
  - Ralph has been all over the map on this issue  WI_DEM   Jul-08-04 02:58 PM   #2 
  - You almost nailed it, dolstein,  maine_raptor   Jul-08-04 03:05 PM   #3 
  - It's not about politics or strategy  BareKnuckledLiberal   Jul-08-04 03:07 PM   #5 
  - If he keeps this up for three more years  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 03:25 PM   #10 
  - He's to blame for Florida. Facts is facts. /nt  library_max   Jul-08-04 03:43 PM   #16 
     - Yes,let's look at some facts,shall we?  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 03:52 PM   #17 
        - Nader got a ton of votes by lying - FACT  LoZoccolo   Jul-08-04 04:00 PM   #19 
        - Yep,those are facts,I agree  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 04:33 PM   #24 
        - if he hadn't done what he did...which you agree is fact  Cheswick   Jul-09-04 12:00 AM   #55 
           - And if all the votes were counted  Forkboy   Jul-09-04 12:08 AM   #58 
        - not quite  GreenArrow   Jul-08-04 08:19 PM   #33 
           - Nader said Gore would have started the Iraq war.  LoZoccolo   Jul-08-04 11:35 PM   #51 
              - we'll never know will we?  GreenArrow   Jul-09-04 07:16 AM   #61 
                 - We don't know if Nader'll go crazy and push the button and nuke the world.  LoZoccolo   Jul-09-04 11:38 AM   #69 
        - It is illegal for Democrats to vote Republican?  dsc   Jul-08-04 05:21 PM   #25 
        - My bad.You're right,but that's not how I meant that.  Forkboy   Jul-08-04 09:00 PM   #39 
        - The votes were counted mechanically.  library_max   Jul-09-04 10:32 AM   #68 
  - He's grasping at straws. Trying to dig his way out of condemnation.  TexasSissy   Jul-08-04 04:16 PM   #23 
  - Good point...just demonstrates how egotistic and contradictory he is  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-08-04 05:36 PM   #26 
  - He's a manipulative fuck who is attractive to psychotic freaks  Bombtrack   Jul-08-04 06:16 PM   #30 
  - wow.  ulysses   Jul-08-04 08:08 PM   #32 
  - give it up, uly  KG   Jul-08-04 08:22 PM   #34 
     - I know.  ulysses   Jul-08-04 08:30 PM   #35 
     - some of us liberal democrats  Cheswick   Jul-09-04 12:02 AM   #56 
        - Isnt that what Kerry said to do?  tinanator   Jul-09-04 08:13 AM   #65 
  - I'm sure you would feel more comfortable with Republicans  CWebster   Jul-09-04 07:28 AM   #62 
  - It would KILL him to join arms with DEMS, just once.  Dr Fate   Jul-08-04 08:36 PM   #36 
  - now thats not true  tinanator   Jul-08-04 09:24 PM   #40 
  - "Pretty much endorsing" Kerry,-AND running against him?  Dr Fate   Jul-08-04 09:28 PM   #42 
     - Well if you feel he is a threat in this election  tinanator   Jul-08-04 09:37 PM   #43 
        - How can he be a threat?- you say Nader "endorses" Kerry.  Dr Fate   Jul-08-04 09:44 PM   #44 
        - Its all up to you  tinanator   Jul-08-04 10:12 PM   #46 
           - It's simple- Nader can stand up with DEMS, OR...  Dr Fate   Jul-08-04 10:17 PM   #48 
              - I think Nader should be free to stand anywhere he wants  tinanator   Jul-08-04 10:24 PM   #49 
                 - I dont blame Nader for 2000. I blame myself.  Dr Fate   Jul-08-04 10:28 PM   #50 
        - nice side lateral arabesque  Cheswick   Jul-09-04 12:14 AM   #59 
  - he can't because he can't be king shit in the democratic party  Cheswick   Jul-09-04 12:05 AM   #57 
  - Thankfully, we're all beginning to agree that Nader and his minions  John_H   Jul-08-04 09:27 PM   #41 
  - how deluded must you be to speak for all of us?  tinanator   Jul-08-04 10:15 PM   #47 
  - Dems to Nader: You're either with us or you're against us.  zoeyfong   Jul-09-04 02:49 AM   #60 
  - Damn purist!  CWebster   Jul-09-04 07:38 AM   #63 
  - A "huge void" which attracts 3% of the popular vote.  library_max   Jul-09-04 01:20 PM   #72 
  - DLC apologists still blame the left.  bandera   Jul-09-04 08:08 AM   #64 
  - Nice pre-emptive whitewash.  library_max   Jul-09-04 01:22 PM   #73 
     - Nice DLC whitewash.  bandera   Jul-09-04 01:52 PM   #74 
        - Supposing Gore really did move "to the right,"  library_max   Jul-12-04 10:54 AM   #75 
  - That's the tired old argument  fujiyama   Jul-09-04 09:50 AM   #66 
  - Exactamundo!  JHBowden   Jul-09-04 11:40 AM   #70 
 

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