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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-09-08 12:54 AM
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6. Why is Obama gonna run with someone on his ticket older than McCain?
He won't.

Sam Nunn can be a foreign policy advisor or something.
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  -Should Sam Nunn be disqualified as Veep material because of his homophobia? ruggerson  May-09-08 12:51 AM   #0 
  - if he is indeed homophobic, he should not be VP  nomorewhopper   May-09-08 12:51 AM   #1 
  - Yes, absolutely fucking yes.  Harvey Korman   May-09-08 12:52 AM   #2 
  - that's pretty much my feeling  ruggerson   May-09-08 12:53 AM   #5 
  - It's enough for me.  Forkboy   May-09-08 12:52 AM   #3 
  - Absolutely not.  woolldog   May-09-08 12:53 AM   #4 
  - So you'd be ok with a Veep who had opposed allowing blacks to serve in the military?  ruggerson   May-09-08 12:54 AM   #7 
  - He sounds way too bigoted for me; why would Obama want him?  babylonsister   May-09-08 12:58 AM   #12 
  - He keeps getting brought up here and in the media - even by Jimmy Carter  ruggerson   May-09-08 01:02 AM   #20 
     - I have heard his name floated, but it's all speculation.  babylonsister   May-09-08 01:06 AM   #26 
     - I saw his name floated exactly once in that context around here in recent days.  impeachdubya   May-09-08 01:51 AM   #37 
  - I think the wink smiley meant sarcasm. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   May-09-08 01:00 AM   #16 
  - I can't say that I'd care that much, if the issue had been settled.  woolldog   May-09-08 01:00 AM   #17 
     - Just so long as it doesn't affect you, right?  last1standing   May-09-08 01:02 AM   #21 
        - No....  woolldog   May-09-08 01:13 AM   #29 
           - Wrong on both counts  ruggerson   May-09-08 09:23 AM   #42 
  - He made his private bigotry a prominent part of his public career.  Harvey Korman   May-09-08 12:55 AM   #9 
  - You need to read up on this guy.  last1standing   May-09-08 01:00 AM   #18 
  - well, he's said he doesn't want the VP slot  woolldog   May-09-08 01:26 AM   #32 
     - Why exactly does he need a socially conservative VP?  last1standing   May-09-08 01:48 AM   #35 
        - He needs to counter the perception that he's a "liberal"  woolldog   May-09-08 02:01 AM   #39 
  - His private views aren't the issue  newmajority   May-09-08 01:15 AM   #31 
  - Why is Obama gonna run with someone on his ticket older than McCain?  FrenchieCat   May-09-08 12:54 AM   #6 
  - I was not aware of his homophobia but if true then  Egnever   May-09-08 12:55 AM   #8 
  - Is he still around?  Dr Fate   May-09-08 12:57 AM   #10 
  - Definitely.  last1standing   May-09-08 12:57 AM   #11 
  - I think you're getting worked up for no reason  DJ13   May-09-08 12:59 AM   #13 
  - In a word..... Yes. Absolutely , discimination is discrimination.  DB1   May-09-08 12:59 AM   #14 
  - I have to admit, that factoid had fallen out of my brain  NewHampshireDem   May-09-08 12:59 AM   #15 
  - probably not out of a lot of gay and lesbian service member's brains however  ruggerson   May-09-08 01:03 AM   #22 
  - I certainly think so!  IndianaGreen   May-09-08 01:01 AM   #19 
  - Nunn was a southern crook politician in the pocket of every defense contractor  The_Casual_Observer   May-09-08 01:04 AM   #23 
  - absolutely...  mcctatas   May-09-08 01:04 AM   #24 
  - YES - as in NO, NOT NUNN  RainDog   May-09-08 01:05 AM   #25 
  - I'd think that nobody remembering who the hell he is would be enough of a disqualification. But yes.  chascarrillo   May-09-08 01:08 AM   #27 
  - Hell yeah. And besides, he's too old.  newmajority   May-09-08 01:13 AM   #28 
  - Yes!  donheld   May-09-08 01:14 AM   #30 
  - Yes ... nt  Seabiscuit   May-09-08 01:39 AM   #33 
  - GLBT rights are very important to the Democratic platform  Obama_for_our_future   May-09-08 01:45 AM   #34 
  - I don't want Nunn in the veep slot. For the reasons you outline & others.  impeachdubya   May-09-08 01:50 AM   #36 
  - Of course. But there's no evidence to suggest Obama would ever pick him.  Alexander   May-09-08 01:53 AM   #38 
  - He is a real Conservative, Economic and otherwise.  OHdem10   May-09-08 02:09 AM   #40 
  - I loathe Nunn, but I didn't even know about his homophobia  Warren Stupidity   May-09-08 07:48 AM   #41 
 

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