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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-17-08 11:14 AM
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24. Obama and Lugar are in the Senate. Therefore they speak and work together.
McCain is in the Senate and Lewis is in the House.

I'm curious to know how often they speak. If they haven't had a meaningful conversation in the last year, would you consider McCain a liar?
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  -John Lewis is one of three wisest people McCain will rely on if he becomes President. dkf  Aug-17-08 10:33 AM   #0 
  - I'm going to sound stupid, but who is John Lewis?  sparosnare   Aug-17-08 10:33 AM   #1 
  - I believe he is a Congressman and civil rights activist.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 10:34 AM   #3 
  - Civil rights leader and black member of the House of Representatives.  dkf   Aug-17-08 10:35 AM   #5 
  - Thanks. Got it now and yes - LAUGHABLE. n/t  sparosnare   Aug-17-08 10:35 AM   #6 
  - exactly 12 people outside of DU knew that he was referencing that Lewis  grantcart   Aug-17-08 12:17 PM   #59 
     - My husband and I were in disbelief.  cyndensco   Aug-17-08 10:21 PM   #78 
  - African-American Democratic Congressman from Georgia, civil rights leader  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-17-08 10:36 AM   #7 
  - Yeah, that's to make up for McBigot fighting against MLK Day all those years...  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 10:34 AM   #2 
  - Well apparently John Lewis has been a key advisor of McCain's for years.  dkf   Aug-17-08 10:37 AM   #8 
     - oy! You scared me for a moment!  Iris   Aug-17-08 10:43 AM   #11 
  - Mierda del toro.....  marmar   Aug-17-08 10:35 AM   #4 
  - I wonder how John Lewis feels about this. I'm sure we'll find out.  lamp_shade   Aug-17-08 10:39 AM   #9 
  - I hope so. He's not one to be silent about something like that! n/t  Iris   Aug-17-08 10:44 AM   #12 
  - Total crap  blogslut   Aug-17-08 10:41 AM   #10 
  - Yep!  Spazito   Aug-17-08 10:47 AM   #13 
  - McCain has spoken of his admiration of Lewis before.  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:00 AM   #14 
  - The question wasn't who you admire, its who you rely on.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:01 AM   #15 
  - it was who is the wisest person...  gblady   Aug-17-08 11:05 AM   #18 
  - And I see no reason to think he wouldn't ask Lewis for council  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:10 AM   #22 
  - Obama and Lugar are in the Senate. Therefore they speak and work together.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:14 AM   #24 
     - They had the public exchange back in April about McCains comments on the stump about Lewis  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:24 AM   #29 
        - I'm not doing it to support Obama. I think he is lying.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:28 AM   #32 
           - Why do you think he'd pick Lewis with that audience?  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:29 AM   #34 
              - Because it sounds good to look like you give a shit about civil rights, no  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:34 AM   #37 
              - LOL  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:40 AM   #43 
                 - You now officially look like an ass. You have no answers to back  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:56 AM   #51 
                    - You don't deserve an answer dear. You attack me implying i'm a McCain apologist  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:11 PM   #56 
                       - You don't have an answer--that's why.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 12:20 PM   #63 
              - His audience was the TV audience.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:35 AM   #40 
              - I dont think so......  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:39 AM   #42 
                 - His base is the MSM and independents.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:44 AM   #45 
                 - Well the MSM are certainly his cheerleaders.  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:14 PM   #58 
                 - What does he disagree with now, in relation to his base? Besides  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:54 AM   #49 
                 - So you believe that when he has a tough decision to make as President  bornskeptic   Aug-17-08 12:18 PM   #60 
                    - haha that is such a laugher I can't stand it!!!  dkf   Aug-17-08 12:20 PM   #64 
              - I'm waiting...since you think McCain genuinely loves black people  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:45 AM   #46 
                 - LOL, I am hearing the sound of crickets....  Spazito   Aug-17-08 11:58 AM   #52 
                 - Because the doggie isn't worth my time.  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:12 PM   #57 
                    - Of course not....  Spazito   Aug-17-08 12:21 PM   #65 
                 - I assume he loves his daughter. Perhaps you don't?  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:20 PM   #62 
                    - ??--his daughter isn't black. She's from Bangladesh.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 12:22 PM   #66 
                       - There was my point...  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 01:01 PM   #73 
  - Maybe he'll rely on him next MLK Day to hold his umbrella at the Lorraine.  cyndensco   Aug-17-08 10:23 PM   #79 
  - I wish I shared your  Bluerthanblue   Aug-17-08 11:06 AM   #19 
  - LOL  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:18 AM   #25 
     - Maybe that used to be true. But he made a deal with the Fundies and  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:21 AM   #27 
     - You have to be the least-informed person on DU, if you don't think  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:21 AM   #28 
     - Well I'm not going I guess you'll just have to ignore me  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:25 AM   #30 
     - It's sad, because you're definitely not on our team.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:26 AM   #31 
        - I think Obama would disagree with you.....happy following  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 11:28 AM   #33 
           - I admire that you still see McCain as he was. But he's changed.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:43 AM   #44 
              - I lost what respect I had for him as a politician in 2000  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:07 PM   #54 
                 - Tell me what you admire about McCain. Is it his willingness to speak  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 12:19 PM   #61 
                    - LOL  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:23 PM   #68 
                       - You were pwned.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 12:30 PM   #70 
                          - LOL  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 12:58 PM   #72 
     - FOUL-  Bluerthanblue   Aug-17-08 11:39 AM   #41 
        - Nope. Perfectly good form. I don't demand lock-step. I DO demand  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:47 AM   #48 
           - truth about one's perspective is  Bluerthanblue   Aug-17-08 11:54 AM   #50 
              - When I said he/she was the least-informed person on DU, I meant it.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 12:02 PM   #53 
                 - your assessment of Wlucinda isn't what I'm calling foul on-  Bluerthanblue   Aug-17-08 12:10 PM   #55 
                    - I won't allow people to spread untrue positive characterizations  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 12:29 PM   #69 
                       - so, Wlucinda has to believe that McCain is a bad person  Bluerthanblue   Aug-17-08 12:51 PM   #71 
                          - Well, I'm doing a public service by showing someone how they're  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 01:08 PM   #74 
     - i don't think he was pandering to Lewis...  gblady   Aug-17-08 11:33 AM   #36 
  - Please. He's McShame's chosen "token black" leader, for political purposes.  wienerdoggie   Aug-17-08 11:12 AM   #23 
  - Yes but does John Lewis respect McCain?  proud2Blib   Aug-17-08 12:22 PM   #67 
     - Dunno. But he responded well to McCains comments.  wlucinda   Aug-17-08 01:16 PM   #75 
  - We should overlay their voting records and ask McC WHEN he's going to start  elehhhhna   Aug-17-08 11:03 AM   #16 
  - I'd like to know a single thing he has relied on John Lewis for.  dkf   Aug-17-08 11:05 AM   #17 
  - that would be...  gblady   Aug-17-08 11:06 AM   #20 
     - I'm looking at them now. Not aligned whatsoever. Surprised?  elehhhhna   Aug-17-08 11:18 AM   #26 
  - "My dentist, My barber, My friends"  Lastlaughin08   Aug-17-08 11:10 AM   #21 
  - Sam Nunn was already spoken for. n/t  QC   Aug-17-08 11:32 AM   #35 
  - Bull  Top Cat   Aug-17-08 11:34 AM   #38 
  - If John lewis is so incredibly wise and all...  monomach   Aug-17-08 11:34 AM   #39 
  - McCain has single-handedly saved from extinction the Pander Bear.  WinkyDink   Aug-17-08 11:47 AM   #47 
  - Well, if he is going to listen to and rely on John Lewis, then he is voting Obama for President. n/t  peacebaby3   Aug-17-08 01:27 PM   #76 
  - That is his newest strategy...  butterfly77   Aug-17-08 02:21 PM   #77 

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