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billyoc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-16-08 09:33 AM
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20. A down-ticket chainsaw massacre. nt
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  -Regardless of how you feel about her, do you think Clinton is a good strategic choice for VP? Onlooker  May-16-08 09:18 AM   #0 
  - Being a former Republican is "impressive credentials"?  wienerdoggie   May-16-08 09:19 AM   #1 
  - Strategically speaking  Onlooker   May-16-08 09:22 AM   #6 
  - would not help Obama get elected and would contradict his no lobbyist policy  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-16-08 10:51 AM   #55 
  - Yes........  RichGirl   May-16-08 10:06 AM   #38 
  - No. We need independents to beat McCain. She will repel many  Old Crusoe   May-16-08 09:20 AM   #2 
  - Hillary as VP would make a mockery of everything Obama has accomplished  rocknation   May-16-08 09:20 AM   #3 
  - No. Someone w/ foreign policy-diplomatic experience would be better...  elehhhhna   May-16-08 09:21 AM   #4 
  - I can understand both perspectives  Sherman A1   May-16-08 09:21 AM   #5 
  - Democrats would like it, and I wouldn't object  eridani   May-16-08 10:02 AM   #35 
  - There certainly are some strengths to the choice, primarily  mmonk   May-16-08 09:22 AM   #7 
  - Possibly. Pros and cons to it.  PeterU   May-16-08 09:22 AM   #8 
  - This quote disturbs me  Zodiak Ironfist   May-16-08 09:50 AM   #28 
  - You are right.  RichGirl   May-16-08 10:14 AM   #41 
  - NO, NO, NO, NO... AND NADA!  ChiciB1   May-16-08 09:24 AM   # 
  - No, absolutely not.  Hepburn   May-16-08 09:24 AM   #9 
  - No.  harun   May-16-08 09:25 AM   # 
  - I don't. Many of the reasons have been stated by others here. To go over  NC_Nurse   May-16-08 09:25 AM   #10 
  - He needs Foreign/Military experience on the ticket to counter McCain  NotThisTime   May-16-08 09:29 AM   #13 
     - Exactly. She and Bill could have some official or unofficial positions with the  NC_Nurse   May-16-08 09:32 AM   #17 
  - No.  lojasmo   May-16-08 09:26 AM   #11 
  - No. Unless you want eight more years of Clinton obsession by the media.  DemItAllAnyway   May-16-08 09:29 AM   #12 
  - The best strategy would be for her to just go back to the Senate.  Gidney N Cloyd   May-16-08 09:30 AM   #14 
  - She could really make a difference in the Senate  goclark   May-16-08 10:36 AM   #44 
  - NO!  redqueen   May-16-08 09:30 AM   #15 
  - It is not a good strategy to tie an anchor to one's waist while swimming.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-16-08 09:30 AM   #16 
  - NO  havocmom   May-16-08 09:32 AM   #18 
  - Fuck no!  backscatter712   May-16-08 09:33 AM   #19 
  - A down-ticket chainsaw massacre. nt  billyoc   May-16-08 09:33 AM   #20 
  - Not a good strategic choice at all for two practical reasons  newmajority   May-16-08 09:35 AM   #21 
  - No. It undercuts the "change" message with an eye to the past  SoonerPride   May-16-08 09:35 AM   #22 
  - Ordinarily  PATRICK   May-16-08 09:39 AM   #23 
  - Yes  MonkeyFunk   May-16-08 09:41 AM   #24 
  - Can you elaborate as to why you think that?  Lucky 13   May-16-08 09:46 AM   #26 
     - First and most obvious -  MonkeyFunk   May-16-08 09:54 AM   #30 
  - Honestly, objectively, the answer is NO.  Lucky 13   May-16-08 09:45 AM   #25 
  - Agree with your reasons, but think we need a woman governor.  sfam   May-16-08 10:03 AM   #36 
     - I respect and agree with your argument, but think that impact will be small.  Lucky 13   May-16-08 11:06 AM   #56 
  - If you want the General Election to be all about ....  earthside   May-16-08 09:50 AM   #27 
  - No, it would reinforce the everybody is a winner nobody loses, ie we can't make tough decisions. n/t  CK_John   May-16-08 09:57 AM   #33 
  - No, there are better options..need to go west..  tokenlib   May-16-08 09:51 AM   #29 
  - ## DON'T DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-16-08 09:54 AM   #31 
  - Are you kidding? Clinton = Albatross.  Kitsune   May-16-08 09:55 AM   #32 
  - No. The right wing whackjobs will come out to vote against her in droves  eridani   May-16-08 10:01 AM   #34 
  - Sure, if you want to see the heads of Obama supporters explode.  WinkyDink   May-16-08 10:04 AM   #37 
  - absolutely Not!!!!!!!!!! You end up with the package deal - Bill (and Monica) come along as  NRaleighLiberal   May-16-08 10:06 AM   #39 
  - No  Liberal Gramma   May-16-08 10:07 AM   #40 
  - Im on the wall on this one  BigD_95   May-16-08 10:21 AM   #42 
  - Hillary brought corrupt union chiefs . ..  BearSquirrel2   May-16-08 10:44 AM   #52 
  - Strategic? Better to maintain "strategic majority" in the US Senate.  suston96   May-16-08 10:32 AM   #43 
  - No, she is not ...  BearSquirrel2   May-16-08 10:36 AM   #45 
  - Not looking at personal like or dislike  marlakay   May-16-08 10:39 AM   #46 
  - No, just the opposite  pbca   May-16-08 10:39 AM   #47 
  - I did at one time.  graywarrior   May-16-08 10:40 AM   #48 
  - absolutely NOT--he wants someone to attract voters, not drive them away  ima_sinnic   May-16-08 10:42 AM   #49 
  - No because 1) she has already said Obama isn't ready to be commander in chief  book_worm   May-16-08 10:43 AM   #50 
  - NO NO NO NO NO  cliffordu   May-16-08 10:43 AM   #51 
  - No x 1000000.00  olkaz   May-16-08 10:47 AM   #53 
  - RE: VP  cjsmom44   May-16-08 10:48 AM   #54 
  - Hell Noooooooooooooooooooooo eom  spokane   May-16-08 11:07 AM   #57 
  - I think her posiitves are canceled out for the most part by her negatives.  Lisa0825   May-16-08 11:08 AM   #58 
  - She would completely doom the ticket.  BlooInBloo   May-16-08 11:09 AM   #59 
  - no no no no no no no...  dkf   May-16-08 11:10 AM   #60 
  - Nyet...  Clear Blue Sky   May-16-08 11:10 AM   #61 
  - Honestly, no.  Terran   May-16-08 11:16 AM   #62 
  - Of Course She Is. It's The Best Scenario Out There For Us. Those Saying Otherwise Use Foolish  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-16-08 11:16 AM   #63 
  - No - a VP doesn't typically have that much impact  karynnj   May-16-08 11:23 AM   #64 
  - Are you freakin' nuts! Obama will lose a lot of votes if he takes Hillary as VP. . .  InAbLuEsTaTe   May-16-08 11:24 AM   #65 
 

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