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AnarchoFreeThinker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-07-08 02:11 PM
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WHO, exactly, at this point, is THE FIGHTER actually fighting for?
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It's obvious she's a fighter.

She fought against the republicans and Bush, except on big issues like

the Iraq War Resolution
off-shore drilling
cluster-bombs for kids
telecom immunity

She's a fighter, sure, for the votes of everyone, except for people in

red states
states with large African American populations
caucus states
small blue states
swing states she lost
medium sized blue states she lost
FL and MICH, until after she needed their votes
big states she lost

She fights, because all votes are important to her

as long as they are white votes that can make a show of it that she's electable or
as long as those votes are from superdelegates to overturn the will of Democratic voters

She fights for the sake of the Party, unless we mean

Party unity
the next generation of Democrats
expanding the Democratic base
downticket Democrats

She fights against the architects of the Republican hate media, except for


She fights for the good of regular people, except for

what her gas tax holiday actually would do to them
that she's beholding to special interests and PACs
that she thinks lobbyists represent regular people
that she said "screw 'em"

She fights to be a role model for young women, except when she

lies about Bosnia and tells tall tales about her foreign policy "achievements"
co-opts many of the the worst stereotypically male traits

She fights for her principles, which is why

she shook MLK's hand and then became a Goldwater Girl
she voted against ethics reform
she used robocalls and push polls
she prayed on voter fears with smear ads
she changed her stance on the war in Iraq after she began her campaign
she thinks a right-wing flip-flopping war hawk with no new ideas is qualified to be president
she did nothing when her husband said the African-American candidate running against her would brag next that "he doesn't steal cars."

She's fighting for you, which is why she needs you to

pay off her campaign debt
pretend she's been vetted recently
believe Reverend Wright still matters
pretend she's a viable candidate despite less votes, delegates, states won, donors, volunteers, and no resources
believe its more important to act like republicans to overturn a Democratic election instead of acting like Democrats to nominate the candidate who the people have backed to win against republicans in the general election

Who, exactly, is the fighter fighting for now?

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  -WHO, exactly, at this point, is THE FIGHTER actually fighting for? dmsRoar  May-07-08 02:11 PM   #0 
  - A fighter would have thrown in the towel.  Bornaginhooligan   May-07-08 02:13 PM   #1 
  - She's fighting for the half of the party  MonkeyFunk   May-07-08 02:13 PM   #2 
  - and that's why I'm fighting back. She can't win by any ethical stretch.  dmsRoar   May-07-08 02:19 PM   #3 
  - You can have the Polls  Jake3463   May-07-08 02:20 PM   #4 
     - ...and he's got the delegates, cash, states, and so on and so on and so on.  dmsRoar   May-07-08 02:26 PM   #5 
     - By either votes or polls  MonkeyFunk   May-07-08 02:28 PM   #6 
        - Exactly.  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-07-08 02:32 PM   #10 
        - ?  dmsRoar   May-07-08 02:33 PM   #14 
        - "in the party" you do realize independents and their so-called votes determine the outcome of a GE?  rosebud57   May-07-08 02:36 PM   #16 
           - and in polls among the electorate  MonkeyFunk   May-07-08 02:42 PM   #18 
              - And her dishonesty numbers? Care to compare those  rosebud57   May-07-08 02:49 PM   #22 
  - 16 million Americans voted for her  bigtree   May-07-08 02:29 PM   #7 
  - Many of whom are from earlier voting primaries wish they could take it back after kitchen sink  rosebud57   May-07-08 02:34 PM   #15 
     - if they'd only known what she'd SINK to  dmsRoar   May-08-08 11:40 AM   #30 
  - She's a fighter all right. A Whites Only fighter who's set on killing 70 million people...  BlooInBloo   May-07-08 02:29 PM   #8 
  - Herself  stranger_with_candy   May-07-08 02:30 PM   #9 
  - You beat me to it. nt  Genevieve   May-07-08 02:32 PM   #12 
  - The Clinton brand . . .  Broke Dad   May-07-08 02:38 PM   #17 
     - I don't know. I imagine she'll have a senate seat as long as she wants.  dmsRoar   May-07-08 02:49 PM   #23 
  - To repay her 12 million or to damage Obama so bad she gets the VP spot  Oregone   May-07-08 02:32 PM   #11 
  - underinformed lowerclass whites who only pay attention every fourth year?  rosebud57   May-07-08 02:33 PM   #13 
  - the ignorance in your post is staggering (eom)  grasswire   May-07-08 02:45 PM   #19 
     - Beyond staggering... typical tho.. nt  Mudoria   May-07-08 02:51 PM   #24 
     - I would say the ignorance of the Hillary supporters quoted below is staggering  rosebud57   May-07-08 02:59 PM   #29 
  - The Clinton's, like the Bush's, think they are supposed to be ascended to the Presidency!  1776Forever   May-07-08 02:46 PM   #20 
  - nice toon, 1776  dmsRoar   May-07-08 02:58 PM   #28 
  - Dick, George and Halliburton  dailykoff   May-07-08 02:49 PM   #21 
  - How come she gets praised for being a fighter, but when ordinary DUers go around treating people...  JVS   May-07-08 02:53 PM   #25 
  - The survival of the DLC  newmajority   May-07-08 02:54 PM   #26 
  - It's always been about her  Red Knight   May-07-08 02:55 PM   #27 

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