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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-06-08 12:49 AM
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30. Yup, one of the many reasons Sam Nunn is a stupid choice
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  -So Sam Nunn is being seriously considere for Obama's VP OHdem10  May-05-08 11:48 PM   #0 
  - Really? Where did you hear that? n/t  PoliticalAmazon   May-05-08 11:48 PM   #1 
  - PBS. Charlie Rose. Show  OHdem10   May-05-08 11:56 PM   #5 
     - Thanks!  PoliticalAmazon   May-05-08 11:56 PM   #7 
     - When the Party speaks they get what they want.  OHdem10   May-06-08 12:00 AM   #9 
     - There have been a lot of names bandied about for VP -  gateley   May-06-08 12:09 AM   #15 
  - I think Obama will offer it to Richardson, though I hope he does to Webb  hnmnf   May-05-08 11:49 PM   #2 
  - Richardson is the most stable ticket,, Webb is awsome but self admitted a little too volatile  Boz   May-05-08 11:55 PM   #4 
     - Richardson is a bumbler  woolldog   May-06-08 12:50 AM   #31 
        - I agree. I don't think he helps Obama. If Obama wants older and experienced,  Walter Sobchak   May-06-08 01:05 AM   #43 
        - And biden does, Im confused. I simply disagree  Boz   May-06-08 01:24 AM   #48 
           - No, my post was unclear. I like Richardson's personality.  Walter Sobchak   May-06-08 01:48 AM   #50 
           - The media would obsess over the racial angle of that ticket nonstop  woolldog   May-06-08 01:49 AM   #51 
        - I like him, but I agree..n/t  SoCalDem   May-06-08 05:45 AM   #65 
  - He would be an interesting choice--a boring choice, but lots of credentials  book_worm   May-05-08 11:51 PM   #3 
  - nuts  grasswire   May-05-08 11:56 PM   #6 
  - Good point. Might I politely suggest that Edwards would be perfect? n/t  PoliticalAmazon   May-05-08 11:57 PM   #8 
  - Edwards would be the worst possible choice.  tritsofme   May-06-08 12:10 AM   #17 
  - No, Sam Nunn would be the worst possible choice  ruggerson   May-06-08 12:12 AM   #18 
     - Have to admit, Sam Nunn as VP excites me about as much as cold boiled mackerel. n/t  PoliticalAmazon   May-06-08 12:16 AM   #21 
     - Nunn is the best choice.  woolldog   May-06-08 12:57 AM   #37 
     - Sam was a Big Shot Senate Chairman in 1994.  SparkyMac   May-06-08 06:21 AM   #66 
  - I like Edwards  livingmadness   May-06-08 02:39 AM   #55 
  - what's the matter with Brian Schweitzer?  grasswire   May-06-08 12:52 AM   #32 
     - Few people outside of Montana have ever heard of him?  newmajority   May-06-08 10:19 AM   #75 
  - I think Webb and Kaine, for different reasons, are Obama's best picks  OmahaBlueDog   May-06-08 12:00 AM   #10 
  - I think Webb is much too junior in the Senate  MonkeyFunk   May-06-08 12:14 AM   #20 
  - Webb wants to fight to make law for the new Democratic President  Boz   May-06-08 12:19 AM   #23 
  - ObamaKaine -- numbing that pain the GOP has caused for years!  OmahaBlueDog   May-06-08 12:21 AM   #25 
  - ObamaKaine...  coyotespaw   May-06-08 01:51 AM   #52 
  - Sometimes you infuriate me....sometimes you crack me up  DesertedRose   May-06-08 10:21 AM   #76 
  - Not to mention Virginia's 13 electoral votes  gmudem   May-06-08 12:54 AM   #34 
  - I'd choose Mark Warner, meself.  arewenotdemo   May-06-08 01:26 AM   #49 
  - Sam Nunn waged war on Bill Clinton for attempting to let gays serve openly in the military  ruggerson   May-06-08 12:03 AM   #11 
  - Yup, one of the many reasons Sam Nunn is a stupid choice  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 12:49 AM   #30 
  - That would be a ticket this Clinton supporter likes.  tritsofme   May-06-08 12:03 AM   #12 
  - I don't much like Charlie Rose. i watch it occasionally, but I think he's a neo-con at heart.  John Q. Citizen   May-06-08 12:04 AM   #13 
  - Nunn is a DINO homophobe. No thanks. n/t  QC   May-06-08 12:05 AM   #14 
  - It was MSNBCs and NBC's Chuck Todd who explained this.  OHdem10   May-06-08 12:09 AM   #16 
  - I only suggested it about five months ago and was summarily told to fuck off.  Neshanic   May-06-08 12:14 AM   #19 
  - Nunn is the best choice.  woolldog   May-06-08 12:18 AM   #22 
  - why not Wesley Clark, instead?  RainDog   May-06-08 12:47 AM   #29 
  - For one thing Clark has bashed Obama on the commander-in-chief  woolldog   May-06-08 12:55 AM   #36 
  - Clark supports Hillary n/t  OzarkDem   May-06-08 12:58 AM   #39 
  - So?  MonkeyFunk   May-06-08 04:55 AM   #63 
  - Clark is so loyal to Clinton but he would be excellent  goclark   May-06-08 01:00 AM   #41 
  - As a former big Clark backer, he is a sucky politician.  MidwestTransplant   May-06-08 01:20 AM   #47 
     - What does that mean?  goclark   May-06-08 02:08 AM   #53 
     - It means I don't think he connects well with people. Just my own opinion and impression.  MidwestTransplant   May-06-08 10:10 AM   #73 
     - Yes, too much truth, too thoughtful, too many words.  MrSlayer   May-06-08 02:17 AM   #54 
     - That's kinda why we like him. n/t  rucky   May-06-08 06:24 AM   #67 
  - I think Clark should be entertained. I'd like to see if he would make certain states competitive  TheDonkey   May-06-08 02:53 AM   #57 
  - Nunn is a horrid choice  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 12:53 AM   #33 
  - that's a good point about him not fitting with the change theme....  woolldog   May-06-08 12:58 AM   #40 
  - Sam Nunn is the epitome of a has been  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 01:11 AM   #45 
  - Respectfully disagree.  reflection   May-06-08 07:24 AM   #72 
     - Obama doesn't need the appearance that his VP is going to be running the country  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 04:03 PM   #77 
        - Good point. It is kind of a 2-for-1 with BR.  reflection   May-06-08 05:29 PM   #80 
           - Obama will get at least the same amount of white voters that Kerry got...  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 05:42 PM   #81 
  - Webb, Clark, Kaine, Richardson, Biden, Dodd  gmudem   May-06-08 12:58 AM   #38 
     - Sam Nunn is a center-right Democrat...  Hippo_Tron   May-06-08 01:15 AM   #46 
  - Left to me, I'd urge Obama to choose someone else, but that isn't to  Old Crusoe   May-06-08 12:21 AM   #24 
  - Oh My God, How Old is He?  Mags   May-06-08 12:24 AM   #26 
  - Tsk, Tsk, we must put some age and experience on the ticket.  OHdem10   May-06-08 12:38 AM   #27 
  - 69  tritsofme   May-06-08 12:41 AM   #28 
  - Hillary is being mentioned as a possible VP too  Gore1FL   May-06-08 12:55 AM   #35 
  - I think if he wins the nomination then he'll have to offer it to her. I can't imagine she would  StevieM   May-06-08 02:52 AM   #56 
     - Hillary would beg for a VP spot. I hope Obama does not pick her  TheDonkey   May-06-08 02:55 AM   #58 
        - Nope, that's just what you want the truth to be. Hillary would never take the VP spot, as much  StevieM   May-06-08 03:25 AM   #59 
  - "seriously considered" ... by who? The pundit class that said Hillary & Rudy were "front runners"?  impeachdubya   May-06-08 01:04 AM   #42 
  - Meanwhile a bored Richardson awaits a call on his Obama line.  Neshanic   May-06-08 01:07 AM   #44 
  - He needs a woman VP or Richardson as far as I can see. Nothing else works....  barack the house   May-06-08 03:35 AM   #60 
  - Nunn's cool, but he's a dem war hawk from way back...  bridgit   May-06-08 03:38 AM   #61 
  - He needs a dynamic ticket that to me says Richardson or a woman vp.  barack the house   May-06-08 03:40 AM   #62 
     - I'm beginning to agree with that strategy...  rucky   May-06-08 06:26 AM   #68 
  - Someone older than Obama would be fine  eridani   May-06-08 05:33 AM   #64 
  - This is bullshit...  BooScout   May-06-08 06:32 AM   #69 
  - By whom?  JerseygirlCT   May-06-08 06:47 AM   #70 
  - Woohoo! I was talking up this combo some time ago.  reflection   May-06-08 07:21 AM   #71 
  - No on Sam Nunn  newmajority   May-06-08 10:16 AM   #74 
  - Sam Nunn = eeeewwwww  Kesaco   May-06-08 04:08 PM   #78 
  - Sam Nunn is anti choice. Will Obama move that far to the right?  kiranon   May-06-08 04:27 PM   #79 
  - Biden would shut up pundits like Tweety...  knixphan   May-06-08 05:44 PM   #82 

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