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mikekohr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-05-08 09:28 AM
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16. Schweitzer is my #1 choice tactically, strategically and personally nt
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  -Gov Brian Schweitzer for Veep. By default ruggerson  Aug-05-08 01:28 AM   #0 
  - I've had my eye on him for some time...  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-05-08 01:32 AM   #1 
  - If I was a betting woman, I would bet that he has been given the Obamanod.  redstate_democrat   Aug-05-08 01:48 AM   #2 
  - He also knows Arabic, a bonus for the "war on Terra"  MagickMuffin   Aug-05-08 02:33 AM   #3 
  - Schweitzer is my #1 pick but I think it sounds like Bayh.  Indiana_Dem   Aug-05-08 02:41 AM   #4 
  - I agree  leftofcool   Aug-05-08 03:19 AM   #5 
  - Bayh is a corporate Democrat which means the change meme would be a lie.  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 08:28 AM   #10 
  - I've always wanted him to be the VP but never expected  Phoonzang   Aug-05-08 09:36 AM   #17 
  - He speaks Arabic and has lived in the ME. He would be an asset to the White House.  ZombieHorde   Aug-05-08 05:21 AM   #6 
  - I really like him too but I thought he wasn't interested in the job. If  Kdillard   Aug-05-08 05:27 AM   #7 
  - By default? He is the best choice Obama could make.  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 07:23 AM   #8 
  - Well I was being partly facetious  ruggerson   Aug-05-08 08:57 AM   #13 
     - Given the options? There is no one who comes even close to  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 09:04 AM   #15 
  - Schweitzer would be nectar from Olympus AND a steady hand  Old Crusoe   Aug-05-08 08:02 AM   #9 
  - You forgot about Wes Clark!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Aug-05-08 08:33 AM   #11 
  - I love Clark, but  NewJeffCT   Aug-05-08 09:01 AM   #14 
     - I wouldn't be too sure of that  DFW   Aug-06-08 01:18 PM   #66 
  - Bayh is NOT a cautious choice. It is a terrible choice b/c it kills  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 08:43 AM   #12 
  - Looks kinda funny, but I like Schweitzer. I like Bayh, too.  trewsx11   Aug-05-08 10:47 AM   #28 
  - Schweitzer is my #1 choice tactically, strategically and personally nt  mikekohr   Aug-05-08 09:28 AM   #16 
  - okay -  FLDem5   Aug-05-08 09:53 AM   #18 
  - I love this guy  Demi_Babe   Aug-05-08 09:54 AM   #19 
  - Barf. He puts on an act--he's all about creating a persona for himself.  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 09:55 AM   #20 
  - What Weinerdoggie said.  BlueDogDemocratNH   Aug-05-08 09:56 AM   #21 
  - Maybe a little hard on him  harun   Aug-05-08 10:18 AM   #23 
  - Sorry, but I caught a whiff of "the act", and he reminds me of someone  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 10:28 AM   #25 
     - Obama needs substance plus image. Luckily, Schweitzer has both.  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 10:36 AM   #26 
     - I don't have a problem with a Washington insider for Obama--  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 10:40 AM   #27 
        - Rallying the American people is what it is going to take to get something done in  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 10:53 AM   #30 
           - I disagree--having the all-new "inexperience" ticket will lead to his defeat.  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 10:54 AM   #32 
              - If that was the case, the media would be pushing it 24/7.  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 11:13 AM   #39 
     - The hero worship isn't as much a DU problem as it is a Joe Sixpack  harun   Aug-05-08 11:15 AM   #41 
     - The problem is that we THINK we know what Joe Sixpack will like--  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 11:21 AM   #44 
     - link please  ZombieHorde   Aug-05-08 12:01 PM   #49 
     - Holy Hotdogs Batman! A politician concerned with his image!!  Hippo_Tron   Aug-05-08 11:38 PM   #56 
  - He said "If he wins the nomination I may think about possibly supporting him"  Hippo_Tron   Aug-05-08 11:39 PM   #57 
  - I agree--Schweitzer's awesome.  TheZug   Aug-05-08 10:13 AM   #22 
  - ABB Bayh would make me feel relieved. Gov Brian Schweitzer would cause me to rejoice  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-05-08 10:21 AM   #24 
  - Schweitzer assumed office the same time Obama did: 2005  trewsx11   Aug-05-08 10:50 AM   #29 
  - Yeah, those national security credentials really served Bayh well. The idiot voted for the  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 10:54 AM   #31 
     - A lot of smart people voted for the Iraq War, for various reasons. That alone  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 10:54 AM   #33 
     - Two reasons: Too stupid or too self-serving. Willing to send American to die to  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 11:10 AM   #37 
     - Was Schweitzer vocally against the war in 2002-2003, as Obama was?  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 11:13 AM   #40 
        - Yes. And the Democrats also chose him to take Bush on over the Iraq War.  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 11:24 AM   #46 
           - Doesn't change my mind about him. I don't like him. I hope Obama doesn't pick him, but  wienerdoggie   Aug-05-08 11:32 AM   #48 
     - It should  dansolo   Aug-06-08 05:18 PM   #69 
     - So did Hillary, Joe Biden, Daschle  trewsx11   Aug-05-08 10:56 AM   #34 
        - Big difference between perfect and voting for the BIGGEST DEBACLE in U.S. history.  Skwmom   Aug-05-08 11:11 AM   #38 
        - Hillary, Biden and Daschle vote for IWR - Bayh was a cheerleader  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-05-08 11:18 AM   #42 
           - There is no way in hell it will be Bayh, for exactly the reason you cite (n/t)  harun   Aug-05-08 11:21 AM   #43 
  - Agree. Someone from the West and with executive experience  question everything   Aug-05-08 10:59 AM   #35 
  - Supports "Abortion is a woman's right"  ZombieHorde   Aug-05-08 12:10 PM   #50 
     - Wonderful. Thanks.  question everything   Aug-05-08 01:45 PM   #51 
  - Picking Schweitzer would add to the ticket...  tokenlib   Aug-05-08 11:07 AM   #36 
  - You'll be surprised to hear this, but I agree with you on just about all counts...  scheming daemons   Aug-05-08 11:22 AM   #45 
  - Schweitzer seems to have a lot to add to the ticket, while Bayh adds absolutely nothing.  Arnold Judas Rimmer   Aug-05-08 11:28 AM   #47 
  - Next question: Is anyone mentioning his name to Obama (and Caroline?) (nt)  question everything   Aug-05-08 04:05 PM   #52 
  - kick (nt)  question everything   Aug-05-08 10:59 PM   #53 
  - Brian who?  paulk   Aug-05-08 11:34 PM   #54 
  - All of the Gore states + Colorado = 270 no Ohio or Florida needed  Hippo_Tron   Aug-06-08 12:07 AM   #60 
     - should I be comforted by this?  paulk   Aug-06-08 09:32 AM   #61 
        - Did you read my post?  Hippo_Tron   Aug-06-08 12:29 PM   #63 
  - He's also my first choice, though I'd be happy with Sebelius or Richardson....  Rowdyboy   Aug-05-08 11:38 PM   #55 
  - I say Schweitzer or Napolitano  Hippo_Tron   Aug-05-08 11:43 PM   #58 
  - I've come around to Schweitzer  goodgd_yall   Aug-05-08 11:50 PM   #59 
  - He'd help with voters who often vote against their self-interest  GoesTo11   Aug-06-08 10:41 AM   #62 
  - I would love that but I think Schweitzer has plans of his own.  anonymous171   Aug-06-08 12:36 PM   #64 
  - Another kick  question everything   Aug-06-08 01:14 PM   #65 
  - I like Brian Schweitzer a lot, but....  vinylsolution   Aug-06-08 04:06 PM   #67 
  - Has been my choice since I started thinking about it....  BlooInBloo   Aug-06-08 04:07 PM   #68 
 

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