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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-27-08 09:18 AM
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7. Sounds about right. I think the Clintons were just so very certain that their "machine"
Edited on Tue May-27-08 09:22 AM by scarletwoman
was unstoppable, that they didn't think they'd have to add anything else to it.


On edit: I wanted to add: Great post, very insightful! And: Welcome to DU! :toast:
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  -NY Times Enlightenment - Obama and Connectivity TBF  May-27-08 08:52 AM   #0 
  - I think that's probably true - and an interesting point. But  JerseygirlCT   May-27-08 08:59 AM   #1 
  - Good point, Jerseygirl. And I'm interested to see if Obama's connection  TBF   May-27-08 09:04 AM   #2 
  - I suspect yes - part of the strength of the campaign  JerseygirlCT   May-27-08 10:28 AM   #13 
  - I am a Precinct Captain and I receive updates and tx yous  goclark   May-27-08 10:43 AM   #19 
     - Yup - that's just smart  JerseygirlCT   May-27-08 10:59 AM   #20 
     - During the extended caucuses here in TX (we had major meetings in each  TBF   May-27-08 12:05 PM   #26 
        - They are exceptional with the internet  goclark   May-27-08 12:56 PM   #32 
  - True but ...  dsomuah   May-27-08 09:08 AM   #3 
     - Obama has taken his "community organizing" toolbox and brought  TBF   May-27-08 09:13 AM   #5 
     - Yes. And it may be that in an age of internet, and networking tools  JerseygirlCT   May-27-08 10:32 AM   #15 
     - Great post! Your delineation of the "Conventional Wisdom" is dead on.  scarletwoman   May-27-08 09:25 AM   #8 
     - Exactly  JerseygirlCT   May-27-08 10:30 AM   #14 
     - DING DING DING We have a winner!!! Exactly right.  cliffordu   May-27-08 11:06 AM   #21 
     - welcome - great post...  lisa58   May-27-08 12:23 PM   #28 
  - I could be wrong about this but..........  Howler   May-27-08 09:09 AM   #4 
  - Good point. And - yes!  hisownpetard   May-27-08 09:15 AM   #6 
  - Sounds about right. I think the Clintons were just so very certain that their "machine"  scarletwoman   May-27-08 09:18 AM   #7 
  - Thank You!!  Howler   May-27-08 10:19 AM   #11 
  - You Are Entirely Correct  Crisco   May-27-08 09:38 AM   #10 
  - That is a great point - a couple of people have mentioned that in this thread  TBF   May-27-08 10:33 AM   #16 
  - they didn't think they had too...  lisa58   May-27-08 12:26 PM   #29 
  - lisa58  Howler   May-27-08 06:29 PM   #35 
  - True but  dsomuah   May-27-08 02:28 PM   #33 
     - dsomuah  Howler   May-27-08 06:36 PM   #36 
  - This is an excellent, thoughtful & thought-provoking article. Much appreciated!  scarletwoman   May-27-08 09:34 AM   #9 
  - Thanks sw - I've never done my own post before so I appreciate your vote of confidence.  TBF   May-27-08 10:42 AM   #18 
     - Congratulations, your first OP is going to the greatest page!  lisa58   May-27-08 12:33 PM   #31 
        - Thank you, Lisa! Hopefully I'll come up with something else worth contributing soon. The first one  TBF   May-27-08 03:35 PM   #34 
  - "June" filtered through Obama's network = "she's hoping he'll get shot!"  MethuenProgressive   May-27-08 10:20 AM   #12 
  - OK, I'll grant that tools can be used for good or bad. But as for the "June"  TBF   May-27-08 10:38 AM   #17 
  - K&R  crickets   May-27-08 11:59 AM   #22 
  - Doesn't mean he's qualified to be president  OzarkDem   May-27-08 12:01 PM   #23 
  - What actually has impressed me more, OzarkDem, is the organizational skill -  TBF   May-27-08 12:08 PM   #27 
  - I disagree...  lisa58   May-27-08 12:29 PM   #30 
  - Interesting perspective.  Swamp Rat   May-27-08 12:03 PM   #24 
  - not to mention that his fundraisers are also grassroots level donations.....example  ruby slippers   May-27-08 12:04 PM   #25 
  - Obama has run a spectacular campaign.  AtomicKitten   May-27-08 06:36 PM   #37 
  - Excellent Post. Thank you.  NC_Nurse   May-27-08 06:51 PM   #38 
  - Thanks NCNurse!  TBF   May-27-08 07:11 PM   #40 
     - Kick  NC_Nurse   May-27-08 07:51 PM   #41 
  - Interesting...  Raine   May-27-08 07:10 PM   #39 
  - I often feel thankful for the Internet, and the fact that Obama has been able to smack down  Oregonian   May-27-08 07:53 PM   #42 

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