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AnarchoFreeThinker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-07-08 03:11 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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