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Yael Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-12-08 08:34 PM
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6. Its a shame they didn't vote for her then
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  -59 percent of African-Americans want Hillary as VP - only MSNBC/Teddy K & bloggers/DU don't papau  May-12-08 08:30 PM   #0 
  - Ruins Obama's whole message of change. Won't happen.  GarbagemanLB   May-12-08 08:30 PM   #1 
  - Obama "change" is just campaign talk per his advisers - need Hill to make it real/add votes  papau   May-12-08 08:32 PM   #3 
  - Yeah...its 'campaign talk' that allowed him to wallop the Clinton brand, a brand that had EVERY  GarbagemanLB   May-12-08 08:35 PM   #7 
  - Here is my problem with your response (which I personally agree with)  grantcart   May-12-08 08:52 PM   #27 
     - "If she starts dispensing Kool Aid at every stop"  Tatiana   May-12-08 11:50 PM   #72 
  - that poll is pure bs  democracy1st   May-12-08 09:22 PM   #44 
  - But 17 Million people voted for her  wileedog   May-12-08 11:38 PM   #69 
  - Hillary as VP is part of the Kitchen Sink strategy  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-13-08 01:42 AM   #77 
  - if the glove fits . . .  enid602   May-12-08 11:17 PM   #67 
  - Obamas supporters are the ones ruining his Image...  WillyToad   May-12-08 11:55 PM   #73 
  - If by "Ruins Obama's whole message of change," you mean  Dinkeldog   May-13-08 08:54 AM   #91 
  - So you want to throw 59% of all African Americans under the bus?  Freedom Train   May-13-08 08:58 AM   #92 
  - Hillary needs to stop being divisive behind the scenes and out in public.  writes3000   May-12-08 08:31 PM   #2 
  - 42% of women?  Bicoastal   May-12-08 08:32 PM   #4 
  - One Part Women Who Bought the Anti-HC Propaganda Campaign, One Part Pissed Off HC Supporters  Crisco   May-12-08 08:55 PM   #30 
  - Thanks. Once it happens the number of Dems who approve will rocket up, too.  McCamy Taylor   May-12-08 08:33 PM   #5 
  - It won't happen because if it did the total voters for Dems would plummet.  AZBlue   May-12-08 08:56 PM   #31 
  - Its a shame they didn't vote for her then  Yael   May-12-08 08:34 PM   #6 
  - Obama needs to stay true to his message...Hillary won't cut it.  Az_lefty   May-12-08 08:37 PM   #8 
  - As an Obama supporter I would be very upset if he made her his VP...  LakeSamish706   May-12-08 08:39 PM   #9 
  - And you wouldnt vote for the ticket???  ShaneGR   May-12-08 08:43 PM   #13 
     - I'd vote for it, but I do believe it would be one of the weaker tickets possible.  GarbagemanLB   May-12-08 08:44 PM   #14 
     - Same reply as #14 but I certainly would be suspect of this move....  LakeSamish706   May-12-08 08:48 PM   #21 
  - That's because other V.P. candidates have gotten no press  hokies4ever   May-12-08 08:41 PM   #10 
  - it`s not going to happen  madrchsod   May-12-08 08:42 PM   #11 
  - 59% of African Americans, who voted for him by 90%... says a lot...nt  ShaneGR   May-12-08 08:42 PM   #12 
  - Yes, it does. You think they'd back any VP choice by 90%? Look at this board,  highplainsdem   May-12-08 08:47 PM   #20 
  - "creative class bloggers"  depakid   May-12-08 08:44 PM   #15 
  - That would defeat the purpose.  bowens43   May-12-08 08:45 PM   #16 
  - How many want Bill as Co-vice president?  HereSince1628   May-12-08 08:45 PM   #17 
  - What is Bill supposed to stay in the kitchen?  MattBaggins   May-12-08 09:05 PM   #38 
     - You make my point for me, Bill couldn't stay in the kitchen.  HereSince1628   May-13-08 05:56 AM   #78 
     - Obama don't need Bill second guessing every damn decision he makes..Bill's an attention hog..  Doityourself   May-13-08 06:19 AM   #81 
  - I keep saying peeps outside of DU are rooting for the joint ticket.  Bensthename   May-12-08 08:46 PM   #18 
  - My biggest problem is the implication of having Bill behind the scenes.  Bonobo   May-12-08 08:47 PM   #19 
  - Bill  enid602   May-12-08 11:11 PM   #66 
  - 61% of Dems don't want her as VP  OhioBlue   May-12-08 08:48 PM   #22 
  - The netroots doesn't speak for the rest of the Democratic party.  NJSecularist   May-12-08 08:48 PM   #23 
  - The Alleged Netroots  Crisco   May-12-08 08:54 PM   #29 
  - For the first time ever I am agreeing with you  wileedog   May-12-08 11:42 PM   #70 
  - I'd be dissappointed too,  Arrowhead2k1   May-12-08 08:49 PM   #24 
  - It is time for Ted Kennedy to go. Obama should never have been pleased  Joyce78   May-12-08 08:50 PM   #25 
  - I. Cannot. Believe. You. Just. Said. That.  PM7nj   May-12-08 09:03 PM   #35 
  - Woah!  OneSelf   May-12-08 09:31 PM   #48 
  - But he intitiated S-CHIP and HRC didn't  karynnj   May-12-08 09:58 PM   #53 
  - WOW.  csorman   May-12-08 10:43 PM   #58 
  - Some of us feel that way about the Clintons..Time to turn the page. No more Clintons in the WH  Doityourself   May-13-08 06:21 AM   #83 
  - What an unbelievably stupid  Inuca   May-13-08 10:02 AM   #101 
  - 4 reasons why it won't work:  jenmito   May-12-08 08:51 PM   #26 
  - And just who might that be? Any suggestions?  Auntie Bush   May-12-08 09:23 PM   #45 
     - Any woman (senator or governor) besides Hillary or any white male with experience in  jenmito   May-12-08 09:39 PM   #50 
        - There isn't a woman out there that could fill those shoes?  Auntie Bush   May-13-08 09:03 AM   #94 
           - I said ANY woman besides Hillary...  jenmito   May-13-08 10:58 AM   #102 
  - No thanks.  crimsonblue   May-12-08 08:52 PM   #28 
  - I just want to know why  Patsy Stone   May-12-08 08:58 PM   #32 
  - With Hillary as VP does bring the women with her = 55 % of all voters..  Bensthename   May-12-08 09:00 PM   #33 
  - Wow, you fell for that hard. ABC = GOP talking points.  AZBlue   May-12-08 09:03 PM   #34 
  - What nonsense. How the hell do you get 59% of AA from "39 percent of Democrats"? n/t  ProSense   May-12-08 09:04 PM   #36 
  - So Ted Kennedy and bloggers are 61% of Democrats?  Occam Bandage   May-12-08 09:05 PM   #37 
  - You feel vindicated?  MattBaggins   May-12-08 09:09 PM   #39 
  - Once again, Hillary wins a poll based on name recognition alone  Wolsh   May-12-08 09:09 PM   #40 
  - Are you the same dude who said Obama was a muslim?  thewiseguy   May-12-08 09:12 PM   #41 
  - I DON'T WANT HER AS THE VP!  Lady-Damai   May-12-08 09:18 PM   #42 
  - If Obama wants her, she will be. If he doesn't she won't be.  book_worm   May-12-08 09:19 PM   #43 
  - Ahem...Nothing wrong with a preference however, the NOMINEE will decide who is the v.p. candidate  kwenu   May-12-08 09:27 PM   #46 
  - Obama will have enough problems  nichomachus   May-12-08 09:29 PM   #47 
  - She embodies the antithesis of his message as in it's not gonna happen.  AtomicKitten   May-12-08 09:35 PM   #49 
  - Only 39% of Democrats want her? After EIGHT SOLID YEARS of hard selling?  dailykoff   May-12-08 09:43 PM   #51 
  - That's strange  Truth Hurts A Lot   May-12-08 09:45 PM   #52 
  - Interesting, I'm African American and I have not talked  goclark   May-12-08 09:58 PM   #54 
  - Folks are just being polite.  FrenchieCat   May-12-08 10:21 PM   #55 
  - Agreed.None of my black friends/family are endorsing an Obama/Clinton ticket..they didn't poll us  Doityourself   May-13-08 06:24 AM   #84 
  - The "Dream Ticket" equation as I see it:  cherokeeprogressive   May-12-08 10:34 PM   #56 
  - Rewriting the equation:  DerekJ   May-12-08 10:56 PM   #63 
  - I sucked at math BIGTIME.  cherokeeprogressive   May-12-08 11:36 PM   #68 
  - I tend to see it as 35 million voted for the two of them in a PRIMARY  wileedog   May-12-08 11:46 PM   #71 
  - not this aa  psychmommy   May-12-08 10:39 PM   #57 
  - No fucking way!!  Pisces   May-12-08 10:44 PM   #59 
  - Yeah great idea!  workinclasszero   May-12-08 10:48 PM   #60 
  - Bullshit  FredScuttle   May-12-08 10:51 PM   #61 
  - respectfully, DISAGREE. she would be a disaster as a VP choice  BREMPRO   May-12-08 10:53 PM   #62 
  - A Clinton on the ticket would be the very antithesis of CHANGE...  Triana   May-12-08 10:56 PM   #64 
  - she would make a good vp  samsingh   May-12-08 11:08 PM   #65 
  - It would be the only way that I would consider voting for Obama.  Beacool   May-13-08 01:29 AM   #74 
  - Than I guess you won't be voting for Obama.  FrenchieCat   May-13-08 01:30 AM   #75 
  - Dream on if you think it'll be a walk in the park.  Beacool   May-13-08 01:37 AM   #76 
  - Voting Mcain or abstaining?  Doityourself   May-13-08 06:27 AM   #85 
     - Probably abstaining or writing-in her name. n/t  Beacool   May-13-08 08:30 AM   #89 
        - okay. I respect your position.  Doityourself   May-13-08 09:03 AM   #95 
           - Thanks, most just bash me. n/t  Beacool   May-13-08 09:26 AM   #96 
              - Hey, you were honest..and if the shoe was on my foot..I'd be btwn a rock and a bldg n/t  Doityourself   May-13-08 09:31 AM   #97 
                 - That's fair.  Beacool   May-13-08 09:45 AM   #99 
                    - Fair enough.  Doityourself   May-13-08 10:00 AM   #100 
  - Clinton as VP  Jawja   May-13-08 06:12 AM   #79 
  - Not this black woman. Count me out.  Doityourself   May-13-08 06:16 AM   #80 
  - Count this one out too and add my four sisters to that list  qanda   May-13-08 06:19 AM   #82 
     - Yep. My family and friends too (except for my niece) she said she's for it..ugh  Doityourself   May-13-08 06:43 AM   #86 
  - Justice will be ours.  Jamastiene   May-13-08 06:47 AM   #87 
  - The average voter doesn't understand electoral politics and how Clinton would be electoral poison  scheming daemons   May-13-08 06:57 AM   #88 
  - If it means party unity, count me in.  frickaline   May-13-08 08:51 AM   #90 
  - That's one poll.  Mystery2Me   May-13-08 08:58 AM   #93 
  - There must be a helluva lot of Democratic bloggers  DefenseLawyer   May-13-08 09:38 AM   #98 
 

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