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81. You "rather doubt it?" When Dems have been drawing THREE AND FOUR TIMES...
...the numbers of voters that the Rape-Publicans have - all season long? So now that Obama's the nominee, where are all those people gonna go? Grampa McBush?

Dream on.

NGU.


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  -Can Obama Actually Win in November? kennetha  May-07-08 08:05 AM   #0 
  - with all due respect... i think you are completely wrong.  jakem   May-07-08 08:06 AM   #1 
  - Get ye to intrade and make yourself some money then.  skipos   May-07-08 08:08 AM   #2 
  - Oh give me a damn break. Dukakis wasn't nearly the candidate Obama is  BrentTaylor   May-07-08 08:09 AM   # 
  - Yup. Different candidate, different time.  zanne   May-07-08 08:11 AM   #12 
  - funny & true  PerpetuallyDazed   May-07-08 12:36 PM   #146 
  - Sorry but I disagree  kennetha   May-07-08 08:13 AM   #21 
     - I would believe you if the Repukes had a good candidate  BrentTaylor   May-07-08 08:16 AM   #30 
     - Yup. To counter McCain, all we have to say is "Bush".  zanne   May-07-08 09:32 AM   #89 
     - It wasn't a "bitter" speech  DU9598   May-07-08 08:24 AM   #43 
  - Please. McCain is phoning it in.  zanne   May-07-08 08:09 AM   #3 
  - Obama WILL win and will change the electoral map  hokies4ever   May-07-08 08:12 AM   #16 
  - Obama will change the electoral map for decades to come?  NJSecularist   May-07-08 09:02 AM   #63 
  - I think the focus has to be on unity now. nt  zanne   May-07-08 09:31 AM   #88 
  - When Obama wins Virginia  hokies4ever   May-07-08 09:54 AM   #100 
  - Actually, as a Southerner living in a Southern state and listening  Clark2008   May-07-08 11:40 AM   #125 
  - Who cares what tons of callers say? Obama is not winning Mississippi and Georgia.  NJSecularist   May-07-08 04:09 PM   #166 
  - The Clinton campaign motto: NO, WE CAN'T!  TheWraith   May-07-08 12:27 PM   #143 
     - The Clinton campaign motto: Let's be serious here. n/t  NJSecularist   May-07-08 04:10 PM   #167 
  - No, he's not changing the electoral map. There's no way he could.  Carrieyazel   May-07-08 10:56 AM   #114 
  - really... he says crazy shit like putting Texas into play... that will NEVER happen  Texas Hill Country   May-07-08 12:14 PM   #136 
  - Obama will change the electoral map like McGovern and Mondale did  Johnny Battleground   May-07-08 12:41 PM   #148 
  - McCain has no support  philk17088   May-07-08 12:05 PM   #132 
  - I have three words for you!  Tim4319   May-07-08 08:09 AM   #4 
  - Of course he can win  GihrenZabi   May-07-08 08:09 AM   #5 
  - Yep. Obama can be elected. Period.  Doityourself   May-07-08 08:09 AM   #6 
  - And after HRC stops fighting, will you stand with the Democratic nominee?  onenote   May-07-08 08:09 AM   #7 
  - Many of us Clinton supporters are TRYING to transition  LVjinx   May-07-08 12:17 PM   #138 
     - Transition is hard when you're passionate about someone  medicswife   May-07-08 02:59 PM   #164 
  - Yes, because McCain can't win.  Feeney2   May-07-08 08:10 AM   # 
  - Well, if you'd stop writing crap like this  nichomachus   May-07-08 08:10 AM   #8 
  - Won't lift a finger for him  kennetha   May-07-08 08:15 AM   #26 
     - You sound like the people I used to call in the Obama phonebank...  zanne   May-07-08 09:35 AM   #91 
  - By your logic Hillary can't win either  hokies4ever   May-07-08 08:10 AM   #9 
  - Hillary had broader support  jbm   May-07-08 08:30 AM   #49 
     - *Long-distance pity hug*  hokies4ever   May-07-08 08:36 AM   #53 
     - LOL! Riiiiight.  Window   May-07-08 09:02 AM   #64 
     - Er, how do you figure that?  Terran   May-07-08 09:11 AM   #73 
     - HAHAHA - such broad support, that she can't even win the nomination?  Paint It Black   May-07-08 09:11 AM   #75 
  - Yes. He will win in November..  blogslut   May-07-08 08:10 AM   #10 
  - yes.  CatsDogsBabies   May-07-08 08:10 AM   #11 
  - Of Course He Can Win  MannyGoldstein   May-07-08 08:11 AM   #13 
  - Of course he can win and he will.  bowens43   May-07-08 08:11 AM   #14 
  - I predict an Obama win by astounding proportions. This country  babylonsister   May-07-08 08:11 AM   #15 
  - Landslide coming up  agingboomer   May-07-08 08:20 AM   #37 
     - Exactly! And welcome to DU, agingboomer! I'm one of them, too! nt  babylonsister   May-07-08 08:25 AM   #44 
     - The fear that Obama cannot win is often based on racism, but not necessarily...  Pacifist Patriot   May-07-08 12:13 PM   #135 
  - Yes he can win. Thanks for your concern though.  AZSlacker   May-07-08 08:12 AM   #17 
  - You're damned right he can!  IWantAnyDem   May-07-08 08:12 AM   #18 
  - McCain losing 27% of the vote running unopposed in his primary  DU9598   May-07-08 08:12 AM   #19 
  - The REAL question is will Hillary win her Senate re-election  hokies4ever   May-07-08 08:14 AM   #25 
  - *Long-distance pity hug*  hokies4ever   May-07-08 08:13 AM   #20 
  - No, he cant even win the primary!!  moobu2   May-07-08 08:13 AM   #22 
  - If Democrats stick together the only one that will be compared to Dukakis is McCain  BrentTaylor   May-07-08 08:14 AM   #23 
  - why would Democrats stick together at this point?  jbm   May-07-08 08:23 AM   #41 
     - Fine let them go to John McCain  MikeNearMcChord   May-07-08 08:39 AM   #56 
     - Well then those who don't will have to live with Repuke Policies another term  BrentTaylor   May-07-08 08:45 AM   #57 
  - These posts are just silly  mohc   May-07-08 08:14 AM   #24 
  - His support comes from a fixed chunk of the party  kennetha   May-07-08 08:18 AM   #33 
     - I really disagree  nancyr   May-07-08 08:36 AM   #52 
     - Just what we need....  route66left   May-07-08 09:17 AM   #84 
     - Kennetha, you're quite right...  route66left   May-07-08 09:15 AM   # 
  - yes, yes, yes... hillary clinton  NatBurner   May-07-08 08:15 AM   #27 
  - I hope so  Marrah_G   May-07-08 08:15 AM   #28 
  - You neglect his most important quality, hint it's something Bill Clinton has  rosebud57   May-07-08 08:15 AM   #29 
  - Obama is no JFK!  kennetha   May-07-08 08:28 AM   #47 
     - And Hillary's high unfavorables and dishonsty quotient are better for beating McCain?  rosebud57   May-07-08 01:46 PM   #158 
  - Can Obama actually lose in Nov?  baldguy   May-07-08 08:17 AM   #31 
  - the realistic question is can Obama even carry one state?..n/t  jbm   May-07-08 08:25 AM   #45 
     - Apparently you haven't been paying attention the last few months.  baldguy   May-07-08 08:34 AM   #50 
  - McCain = Yawn, Obama = Record-Breaking Turnout, Fundraising, Enthusiasm, Change We Can Believe In  DrFunkenstein   May-07-08 08:17 AM   #32 
  - You're overanalyzing this.  rucky   May-07-08 08:18 AM   #34 
  - Uh-oh... we're in trouble then.  Clark2008   May-07-08 12:09 PM   #133 
     - I'm hoping for the best, and preparing for the stupidest. n/t  rucky   May-07-08 12:17 PM   #139 
  - Can Obama Win in November?......YES. n/t  seabeyond   May-07-08 08:18 AM   #35 
  - You are correct..  jbm   May-07-08 08:19 AM   #36 
  - That's funny...  graycem   May-07-08 08:20 AM   #38 
  - Dukakis could win this year if he were the nominee  nuxvomica   May-07-08 08:21 AM   #39 
  - "his cultural and political profile"?  Jersey Devil   May-07-08 08:22 AM   #40 
  - It's hard to find anything in the OP's post here  DMorgan   May-07-08 08:23 AM   #42 
  - You are basing your conclusions on many false premises  DeeDeeNY   May-07-08 08:28 AM   #46 
  - cbs brought up an interesting and valid  rodeodance   May-07-08 08:29 AM   #48 
  - No, imo, he will not win in November. n/t  LWolf   May-07-08 08:35 AM   #51 
  - Obama is far more electable than Hillary, the single most divisive political figure in America  Czolgosz   May-07-08 08:37 AM   #54 
  - Of course he will have trouble winning if Democrats like you don't get an attitude adjustment. n/t  stevietheman   May-07-08 08:39 AM   #55 
  - Yes  TragedyandHope   May-07-08 08:48 AM   #58 
  - Yes! Yes! Yes!  ShortnFiery   May-07-08 08:49 AM   #59 
  - Maybe true 7-9 years back. i.e. Before Bush & without McCain  futureliveshere   May-07-08 08:51 AM   #60 
  - No. This is a shame.  avenger64   May-07-08 08:57 AM   #61 
  - You think that if H Sen. Clinton is not in the race, that the big Democratic states  FSogol   May-07-08 09:04 AM   #66 
     - It's amazing how Hillary supporters are so eager for a Dem to lose....  DMorgan   May-07-08 09:07 AM   #70 
     - I hope they get over their bitterness by November.  zanne   May-07-08 09:40 AM   #94 
     - Actually, I've got a spreadsheet I'd be glad to send you ...  avenger64   May-07-08 09:47 AM   #97 
        - Send me your crystal ball along with the spreadsheet.  DMorgan   May-07-08 10:30 AM   #106 
     - NC and SC? You have to be kidding me. You don't seriously believe that.  avenger64   May-07-08 09:08 AM   #71 
     - VA won't be tight. We have a semi-popular Democratic governor  FSogol   May-07-08 09:14 AM   #80 
     - That's ridiculous.  zanne   May-07-08 09:37 AM   #93 
     - Like I said. No way.  avenger64   May-07-08 09:42 AM   #95 
        - Well, I live in NH and I never thought we'd go blue...  zanne   May-07-08 11:03 AM   #119 
           - Isn't McCain well ahead of Obama in your state?  Carrieyazel   May-07-08 11:14 AM   #121 
              - No, he isn't.  zanne   May-07-08 12:18 PM   #140 
                 - Where is that?  avenger64   May-07-08 01:18 PM   #153 
                    - Ummmm....You didn't. nt  zanne   May-07-08 02:50 PM   #161 
     - Yeah, Obama will be a sacrificial nominee it looks like.  Carrieyazel   May-07-08 11:10 AM   #120 
     - So you're saying a Democrat can't win in November?  zanne   May-07-08 02:54 PM   #163 
     - Rendell  Hola   May-07-08 12:15 PM   #137 
        - Last I heard he was behind in both MA and NJ. You need to provide ...  avenger64   May-07-08 01:19 PM   #154 
           - Why are you rooting for McCain? nt  zanne   May-07-08 02:52 PM   #162 
              - I'm rooting for Clinton, and not losing the presidency...  avenger64   May-07-08 06:06 PM   #169 
                 - Rush Limbaugh called...  zanne   May-08-08 12:05 PM   #174 
                    - There you go, keep calling people names, ...  avenger64   May-08-08 12:51 PM   #178 
                       - Not that it matters, but I'm not a "bro"...  zanne   May-08-08 01:02 PM   #182 
                          - And you see 'em the way you want to, and no other way,  avenger64   May-08-08 01:19 PM   #183 
                             - As do you, Avenger.  zanne   May-08-08 02:16 PM   #184 
     - Obama isn't winning Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina. n/t  NJSecularist   May-07-08 09:11 AM   #74 
        - I disagree. Let's check back on 11/5/08. n/t  FSogol   May-07-08 09:22 AM   #87 
           - Yeah; good idea, FSogol. I'm in. nt  zanne   May-07-08 03:56 PM   #165 
  - Yes. He can.  Window   May-07-08 08:59 AM   #62 
  - YES WE FUCKING CAN!!  newmajority   May-07-08 09:03 AM   #65 
  - I'm not convinced, but what can we do but try?  janesez   May-07-08 09:04 AM   #67 
  - He has a chance. I believe Clinton had a better chance.  highplainsdem   May-07-08 09:05 AM   #68 
  - Good post, kennetha.  NJSecularist   May-07-08 09:07 AM   #69 
  - I don't believe the "Only Hillary can win the GE" claim anymore than the other specious claims  ResetButton   May-07-08 09:09 AM   #72 
  - The Republicans Want You to stay home.  d00mzday   May-07-08 09:17 AM   #82 
  - Have you seen polls?  GOPBasher   May-07-08 09:12 AM   #76 
  - I think you and many other Hillary supporters don't WANT Obama to win in November  Paint It Black   May-07-08 09:13 AM   #77 
  - Not true.  highplainsdem   May-07-08 10:00 AM   #103 
  - Hillary has no shot in '12. This is her last and only shot.  Carrieyazel   May-07-08 10:58 AM   #116 
  - He needs a Southern white from the more conservative  terrell9584   May-07-08 09:14 AM   #78 
  - I can think of something  dbmk   May-07-08 09:14 AM   #79 
  - You "rather doubt it?" When Dems have been drawing THREE AND FOUR TIMES...  ClassWarrior   May-07-08 09:15 AM   #81 
  - if obama does win the nomination  madrchsod   May-07-08 09:17 AM   #83 
  - obama will win 55-45 in the general election  madrchsod   May-07-08 09:18 AM   #85 
  - I would really like to see a serious discussion of Obama's qualifications done here.  thebighart   May-07-08 09:21 AM   #86 
  - Pointless discussion cuz Obama's the one  ResetButton   May-07-08 09:35 AM   #92 
     - You are assuming I don't accept the fact that Obama is the nominee.  thebighart   May-07-08 10:06 AM   #105 
        - Hey, it's your precious time  ResetButton   May-07-08 10:34 AM   #107 
           - So, to you ensuring a dem is elected in Nov is a waste of time.  thebighart   May-07-08 11:49 AM   #127 
              - WRONG. I support Obama because he can and WILL win in Nov.  ResetButton   May-07-08 11:59 AM   #128 
                 - Where did I ever say I was a Hillary supporter?  thebighart   May-07-08 04:26 PM   #168 
  - Kennetha, give Obama a chance. Stand with us. Let's fight for victory!  Katzenkavalier   May-07-08 09:35 AM   #90 
  - Obama has a better chance than Clinton, but Gore is the one who could have won  herbster   May-07-08 09:43 AM   #96 
  - HELL YES HE CAN WIN IN NOVEMBER AND WILL!!!!  and-justice-for-all   May-07-08 09:50 AM   #98 
  - if you and others allow others' bigotry to dictate whom you vote for neither can win  CreekDog   May-07-08 09:53 AM   #99 
  - your question reveals more than you realize.  Bluerthanblue   May-07-08 09:57 AM   #101 
  - I think he can  karynnj   May-07-08 09:59 AM   #102 
  - Hillary would be Mondale all over again  Bleachers7   May-07-08 10:02 AM   #104 
  - Obama cannot win the Presidency, but his numbers will be more like Kerry's  Carrieyazel   May-07-08 10:49 AM   #108 
  - Despite what the bigots say, yes, he can win.  BlooInBloo   May-07-08 10:50 AM   #109 
  - No.  Neshanic   May-07-08 10:51 AM   #110 
  - Absolutely he can win. In addition to Dems he attracts Indies  Vinca   May-07-08 10:51 AM   #111 
  - McCain also attracts Indies. And some disaffected Dems will go to him.  Carrieyazel   May-07-08 11:17 AM   #122 
     - And they'll be standing in the insurance line behind me, trying  Vinca   May-07-08 12:00 PM   #129 
  - I was listening to a Republican analysis on NPR today, this is what he had to say ......  Exilednight   May-07-08 10:51 AM   #112 
  - Yes We Can!...  stillcool47   May-07-08 10:52 AM   #113 
  - BO wins nomination...  cricket08   May-07-08 10:57 AM   #115 
  - Yes, but it won't be easy.  bain_sidhe   May-07-08 11:00 AM   #117 
  - Easily  Egnever   May-07-08 11:00 AM   #118 
  - yes, of course he can  fishwax   May-07-08 11:37 AM   #123 
  - If Most People Would Use...  Butch350   May-07-08 11:39 AM   #124 
  - repeating my question: if HRC is not the nominee, will you stand with Obama?  onenote   May-07-08 11:40 AM   #126 
  - can McCain win?  Enrique   May-07-08 12:02 PM   #130 
  - I think it will be VERY difficult because the Repubs are going to attack him relentlessly  jesus_of_suburbia   May-07-08 12:05 PM   #131 
  - Hillary is working her arse off to see that he doesn't! n/t  Triana   May-07-08 12:11 PM   #134 
  - Obama can always demand McCain get out of the race  OzarkDem   May-07-08 12:19 PM   #141 
  - Yes, he can. Next stupid question? Next pathetic smear job?  TheWraith   May-07-08 12:26 PM   #142 
  - Tha is no longer the question. The question for realistic debate: How do we help Obama beat McCain.  asSEENonTV   May-07-08 12:28 PM   #144 
  - Sour grapes.  nsd   May-07-08 12:33 PM   #145 
  - Easily. Here's why: Obama doesn't have an (R) after his name.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-07-08 12:40 PM   #147 
  - Okay I will make this very very clear.  delt664   May-07-08 12:44 PM   #149 
  - I see conjecture, but not a lot to back it up.  Gore1FL   May-07-08 12:48 PM   #150 
  - The question that all people with common sense should ask...  superkia   May-07-08 12:48 PM   #151 
  - Obama is a phenomenal candidate.  crispini   May-07-08 12:59 PM   #152 
  - I don't see how Clinton is any more electable than Obama  new_beawr   May-07-08 01:23 PM   #155 
  - Yes.  Orsino   May-07-08 01:34 PM   #156 
  - A ball of lint with a (D) next to it could beat McCain in November  FatDave   May-07-08 01:36 PM   #157 
  - can he win in November?  RazBerryBeret   May-07-08 02:00 PM   #159 
  - valid points. nt  VotesForWomen   May-07-08 02:38 PM   #160 
  - Can you say President McCain?  pirhana   May-07-08 06:08 PM   #170 
  - Clinton has a dislike rating nearly as high as Bush.  dcindian   May-07-08 06:10 PM   #171 
  - If your assertions turn out true,  quakerboy   May-07-08 06:19 PM   #172 
  - no, he can't . . . and neither can Hillary . . .  OneBlueSky   May-08-08 04:52 AM   #173 
  - Yes. He will.  Occam Bandage   May-08-08 12:06 PM   #175 
  - Good summary, this should be bookmarked and looked at the day after the election in November.  2rth2pwr   May-08-08 12:14 PM   #176 
  - I think the democrat (no matter who it is) will win this year. I believe  Seabiscuit   May-08-08 12:36 PM   #177 
  - Hell yes he can and will win in November.  AtomicKitten   May-08-08 12:53 PM   #179 
  - Could Hillary have won in November?  Crunchy Frog   May-08-08 01:00 PM   #180 
  - YES.  marlakay   May-08-08 01:01 PM   #181 
 

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