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villager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-04-08 04:14 PM
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12. generally speaking -- as a white man -- I'd love to see a slew of "other than" white male Presidents
Edited on Wed Jun-04-08 04:15 PM by villager
for the next good while...

I mean, all other things being equal...

Kinda spark the collective imagination, limber things up, & etc...

And I expect my fellow white dudes will be able to weather such a "storm..." ;-)
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  -Are white men viable Presidential candidates? Radical Activist  Jun-04-08 04:06 PM   #0 
  - Sure they are. I expect white men to continue their active involvement in politics  JVS   Jun-04-08 04:07 PM   #1 
  - heh  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:09 PM   #6 
  - Not this year, they aren't!  TheDebbieDee   Jun-04-08 04:07 PM   #2 
  - I know, after listening to Ferraro, I'm convinced reverse-racism will make it impossible  anonymous171   Jun-04-08 04:08 PM   #3 
  - It has been a long hard road  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:20 PM   #18 
  - Absurd question. n/t  PoliticalAmazon   Jun-04-08 04:08 PM   #4 
  - no, especially when Obama rounds up all the whites and sends them to camps  LSK   Jun-04-08 04:08 PM   #5 
  - or  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:10 PM   #7 
  - true  LSK   Jun-04-08 04:15 PM   #14 
  - HA!  rusty quoin   Jun-04-08 04:13 PM   #9 
  - Your analogy doesn't actually work.  Toucano   Jun-04-08 04:12 PM   #8 
  - Its a sad premise.  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:15 PM   #13 
  - That's a myth.  Toucano   Jun-04-08 04:25 PM   #23 
     - All that may be true but its irrelevant.  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:31 PM   #26 
     - Uugh!  Toucano   Jun-04-08 04:47 PM   #35 
     - not a myth. without having the clinton name she wouldnt have gotten this far.  goletian   Jun-04-08 06:41 PM   #50 
        - The "Clinton name" would never have been the Clinton name  Toucano   Jun-06-08 02:08 PM   #51 
  - In fact  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:23 PM   #21 
     - It's only the temporary blues, I think  Toucano   Jun-04-08 04:33 PM   #29 
        - That makes sense.  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:38 PM   #31 
  - awwww, what a wonderful thought!  Hamlette   Jun-04-08 04:13 PM   #10 
  - It would be interesting to see  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:18 PM   #17 
  - Obama is partly white, isn't he?  slackmaster   Jun-04-08 04:14 PM   #11 
  - He's a manchurian white candidate.  cottonseed   Jun-04-08 04:18 PM   #16 
     - Can you see the red queen?  slackmaster   Jun-04-08 04:39 PM   #32 
  - generally speaking -- as a white man -- I'd love to see a slew of "other than" white male Presidents  villager   Jun-04-08 04:14 PM   #12 
  - I can't wait until skin color is only relevant at the Estee Lauder counter... eom  Juniperx   Jun-04-08 04:16 PM   #15 
  - Not this one......  BigAnth   Jun-04-08 04:20 PM   #19 
  - popeye is running this year?  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:21 PM   #20 
  - What if Obama loses?  onehandle   Jun-04-08 04:24 PM   #22 
  - If Obama loses there will people who will say that  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:32 PM   #28 
  - Nope...  Gilligan   Jun-04-08 04:27 PM   #24 
  - In the future of an increasingly educated and urbane america  crankychatter   Jun-04-08 04:31 PM   #25 
  - True.  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:44 PM   #34 
  - As a white man, I could care less if the President is a white man -- or a white woman or black man  brentspeak   Jun-04-08 04:32 PM   #27 
  - huh  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:37 PM   #30 
     - Hillary has a better liberal track record than Obama.  onehandle   Jun-04-08 04:47 PM   #36 
     - Obama is the first left wing movement activist to get the Democratic nomination.  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:50 PM   #39 
        - So he's not being honest?  onehandle   Jun-04-08 04:55 PM   #40 
           - I don't find Obama's message to be centrist.  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:59 PM   #43 
              - Remind me of your pretty little premise when Obama swings right during the GE.  onehandle   Jun-04-08 05:03 PM   #47 
                 - You're thinking of Howard Dean  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 06:07 PM   #49 
     - No, Edwards would have been the best possible person for the job  brentspeak   Jun-04-08 04:49 PM   #38 
        - I remember  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 04:57 PM   #41 
        - Don't bother.  onehandle   Jun-04-08 05:02 PM   #45 
  - (shrug) And every other primary season in history saw the failure of every black male who ran.  BlooInBloo   Jun-04-08 04:40 PM   #33 
  - Why not ask if Hispanics are not viable? or women? Clinton and Richardson lost!  L. Coyote   Jun-04-08 04:48 PM   #37 
  - yes  Radical Activist   Jun-04-08 05:00 PM   #44 
  - They have a spotty history, at best.  LucyParsons   Jun-04-08 04:58 PM   #42 
  - Not in 2008!  FrenchieCat   Jun-04-08 05:03 PM   #46 
  - Not this year ....  krawhitham   Jun-04-08 05:07 PM   #48 
  - Maybe not for a while, which is fine by me  shadowknows69   Jun-06-08 02:10 PM   #52 

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