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cottonseed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-04-08 02:23 PM
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53. We've come a long way baby!
Wasn't it just a few months ago that Hillary was lambasting Bush for his, "war on science"? Wasn't it just a few months ago that Hillary was saying she would shield science from politics?

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/05/us/politics/05clinton...

Well, I think we're starting to see who's ideals she more admires.

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  -Hillary Clinton: All Economists' Opinions Irrelevant, "Elitist" Walter Sobchak  May-04-08 11:38 AM   #0 
  - it is elitist  mdmc   May-04-08 11:41 AM   #1 
  - what a dipshit she has become, her education in the Daisy Chain  roguevalley   May-04-08 12:45 PM   #29 
     - All those 1000 $ plate fundraisers ain't' for the working class  mdmc   May-04-08 12:49 PM   #31 
  - "Elitist". Sure Hillary  catgirl   May-04-08 11:41 AM   #2 
  - She doesn't believe in economics? She's a joke.  dkf   May-04-08 11:42 AM   #3 
  - HaHa! How does that feel,  zidzi   May-04-08 01:41 PM   #49 
  - Elitist clearly means informed, thoughtful, knowledgeable, in the Clinton Dictionary  dmordue   May-04-08 11:42 AM   #4 
  - She forgot 'bitter.'  Old Crusoe   May-04-08 11:43 AM   #5 
  - You're actually Misrepresenting what she Said. She said "elite opinion" not elitist  hnmnf   May-04-08 11:43 AM   #6 
  - That's certainly the Republican, news-speak definition.  tridim   May-04-08 11:59 AM   #21 
  - Very sad. She needs Father Guido Sarducci's Econ 101  livetohike   May-04-08 11:44 AM   #7 
  - "Elite Opinion"  SemiCharmedQuark   May-04-08 11:44 AM   #8 
  - Logic is elitist! Sort of like math.  Liberal Veteran   May-04-08 11:44 AM   #9 
  - Just what the country needs - another "by the gut" President. NOT.  BlooInBloo   May-04-08 11:46 AM   #10 
  - This absolutely boggles my mind. n/t  slick8790   May-04-08 11:46 AM   #11 
  - She is a female George Bush...anything that isn't convenient to her world view is irrelevant.  dkf   May-04-08 11:46 AM   #12 
  - Damn right. And if THIS isn't a prime example of that, nothing is. n/t  Triana   May-04-08 11:54 AM   #17 
  - Well geeze Hillary....  DeSwiss   May-04-08 11:50 AM   #13 
  - Anti-intellectualism is a conservative, right-wing theme. She's GOP, through and through.  TahitiNut   May-04-08 11:52 AM   #14 
  - Hillary W. bu$h. HA! n/t  Triana   May-04-08 11:53 AM   #15 
  - I wonder what Krugman will make of this.  KaptBunnyPants   May-04-08 11:53 AM   #16 
  - Apparently he'll be lotless.  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-04-08 11:55 AM   #19 
  - She didn't go far enough, economics = esoteric  bridgit   May-04-08 11:54 AM   #18 
  - Greenspan and Bernanke aren't the only economists out there.  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 12:01 PM   #22 
     - y'think?  bridgit   May-04-08 12:11 PM   #25 
        - Non sequiturs to support your position that economists should not be involved in developing  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 12:23 PM   #26 
           - Then name one. Name two. Name a gaggle that are not already diverting...  bridgit   May-04-08 12:34 PM   #28 
              - Do you honestly think that all economists out there are only interested in  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 12:54 PM   #32 
                 - Drifting away from the gist of your own OP I see. You content that economists are not elitist...  bridgit   May-04-08 01:07 PM   #38 
                 - Critical reading skills are cool. Read the original post again.  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 01:22 PM   #43 
                 - I am guessing the guy at Citizens for Tax Justice is an economist  hfojvt   May-04-08 01:15 PM   #42 
  - Would you rather have a president who is a dumshit  tularetom   May-04-08 11:57 AM   #20 
  - Well said - I don't want a beer-drinking buddy as president if he/she is also an idiot  dmordue   May-04-08 12:03 PM   #23 
  - Well that's the gist in OP's like this one; elitist good/HRC bad. I suppose we are to throw laurels  bridgit   May-04-08 12:03 PM   #24 
     - Janitors work for Exxon, Halliburton, Raytheon & the Bilderberg Group, as well as Carlyle  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 12:26 PM   #27 
        - Then stop talking about the ills of Halliburton, Halliburton = Good...  bridgit   May-04-08 12:46 PM   #30 
           - Huh? The only point I'm trying to make is that not all economists are evil, and it's probably  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 12:57 PM   #34 
  - All the "economists" that should of been ignored got us here. The ones that get shut up on MSNBC  Neshanic   May-04-08 12:55 PM   #33 
  - Hillary wasn't selective. She said economists in general should be ignored.  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 01:02 PM   #36 
     - She said the right thing. Sorry.  Neshanic   May-04-08 01:05 PM   #37 
        - Just keep telling yourself that. Maybe you'll convince yourself eventually.  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 01:09 PM   #39 
        - Shorter Hill: I don't need no stinkin' opinions of experts unless  cali   May-04-08 01:39 PM   #47 
  - Watched the "Situation Room" today, with the "best team in politics" (lol)...  ForeignSpectator   May-04-08 12:57 PM   #35 
  - I know what you mean. It's like CNN and the rest of the tv media's agenda is  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 01:49 PM   #50 
  - It's the same attack on science we've been sick of with Bush.  cottonseed   May-04-08 02:20 PM   #52 
  - I found an economist for Hillary:  npincus   May-04-08 01:11 PM   #40 
  - I saw 'economists' line up behind Bush's tax cuts in his early days in office  bigtree   May-04-08 01:12 PM   #41 
  - Sure there are crappy economists out there. The problem with Hillary's plan is that NO economist  Walter Sobchak   May-04-08 01:24 PM   #44 
  - great, lets just dump all education beyond reading and writing  ladywnch   May-04-08 01:26 PM   #45 
  - I'm reading a book about Republican campaign tactics and there's  Vinca   May-04-08 01:34 PM   #46 
  - hilary puts her "lot" with fascist neocon panderers...so  zidzi   May-04-08 01:39 PM   #48 
  - She'd put a Band-Aid on a gushing neck wound. What an incredibly silly woman! n/m  IntravenousDemilo   May-04-08 02:02 PM   #51 
  - We've come a long way baby!  cottonseed   May-04-08 02:23 PM   #53 
  - gawd what a sewer-sucking campaign tactic  RainDog   May-04-08 02:23 PM   #54 
 

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