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Marsala Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-05-08 05:44 PM
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13. Hillary couldn't focus on Palin
It would be recast as a catfight, with Hillary as being jealous of Palin. Sexism of women against other successful women would be mentioned. Horribly unfair but true.

Hillary is very wise to avoid the trap.
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  -Obama is one cool cucumber...he didn't take the bait. debbierlus  Sep-05-08 05:34 PM   #0 
  - This is a very disciplined campaign. They think things through, they  Raven   Sep-05-08 05:36 PM   #1 
  - That's the main thing that gives me hope. A normal tit for tat campaign would lose again.  Kablooie   Sep-05-08 11:38 PM   #38 
  - I need to believe that you are right....  BrklynLiberal   Sep-05-08 05:37 PM   #2 
  - Believe it. I am. Or, OBAMA IS!  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 05:47 PM   #18 
  - I like that Hillary has vowed to focus on McCain.  Dr Fate   Sep-05-08 05:38 PM   #3 
  - And at one point Palin will get all upset ...  ronnykmarshall   Sep-05-08 05:53 PM   #21 
  - Yep, trivialize her.  Libby2   Sep-05-08 08:09 PM   #32 
  - And at one point Palin will get all upset ...  ronnykmarshall   Sep-05-08 05:53 PM   #22 
  - It's the only way to play it and they're focused and  zidzi   Sep-05-08 08:04 PM   #30 
  - No Drama Obama  knowledgeispwr   Sep-05-08 05:38 PM   #4 
  - I know you are right.  FrenchieCat   Sep-05-08 05:38 PM   #5 
  - I was just saying that to my husband: I want to see them IGNORE  grannylib   Sep-05-08 05:39 PM   #6 
  - Yes, I think a suppressed smile says volumes  texastoast   Sep-05-08 05:46 PM   #15 
  - Good thoughts, thx.  lady lib   Sep-05-08 05:40 PM   #7 
  - Yep--he's letting Palin burn out like the fad she is.  wienerdoggie   Sep-05-08 05:40 PM   #8 
  - Re: "burn out" - the media is covering her so intensely that they may burn her out themselves.  AlinPA   Sep-05-08 07:11 PM   #26 
     - Especially since she hasn't said ANYTHING of substance...  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 08:02 PM   #28 
  - His Campaign has been a thing of sheer grace to watch.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Sep-05-08 05:41 PM   #9 
  - It is such smart politics. Really good chess.  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 05:41 PM   #10 
  - He's right. And Hillary's right.  JenniferZ   Sep-05-08 05:41 PM   #11 
  - Agree 100%. They have learned a lot from our mistakes in the past.  Bigleaf   Sep-05-08 05:43 PM   #12 
  - Hillary couldn't focus on Palin  Marsala   Sep-05-08 05:44 PM   #13 
  - Hillary & Obama are top players. And, Bill with all his failing can play a mean game of political  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 05:46 PM   #16 
  - That's one of the things I admired about him from the beginning was his  Cleita   Sep-05-08 05:44 PM   #14 
  - I realized months ago that Obama knows what he is doing.  AtomicKitten   Sep-05-08 05:47 PM   #17 
  - I love this strategy, it makes her appear marginal and  alsame   Sep-05-08 05:49 PM   #19 
  - The absolute most devestating thing they could do to the ice princess  Riddler   Sep-05-08 05:50 PM   #20 
  - And, it will hard to keep generating buzz with McCain forbidding any media interviews  debbierlus   Sep-05-08 07:58 PM   #27 
  - It is brilliant.  liberalmuse   Sep-05-08 05:56 PM   #23 
  - Agreed. nt  glitch   Sep-05-08 06:17 PM   #24 
  - I am doing my best to follow his lead  Alpharetta   Sep-05-08 06:46 PM   #25 
  - I rec'd that, and that's the last thing I'm going to rec  SmokingJacket   Sep-05-08 08:02 PM   #29 
  - YES YES YES!!! Palin can yap all she wants, she gets no reply!  JBoy   Sep-05-08 08:04 PM   #31 
  - I think enough doubt about Palin will surface to sway independents  psychopomp   Sep-05-08 08:11 PM   #33 
  - Obama, Biden, and Clinton avoid her as much as possible  whistler162   Sep-05-08 08:17 PM   #34 
  - It is so smart, I can't believe the GDP has become nothing but a Palin fest  debbierlus   Sep-06-08 07:12 AM   #39 
  - He's always one step ahead of his opposition  Phx_Dem   Sep-05-08 08:22 PM   #35 
  - But her handlers aren't going to let her implode.  TheZug   Sep-05-08 08:25 PM   #36 
  - At some point it won't matter. All the rhetoric she spouts on the  Ilsa   Sep-05-08 08:30 PM   #37 
  - It isn't something they can stay on top of for long  DeschutesRiver   Sep-06-08 07:27 AM   #41 
  - Some DU posters wanted it to be Obama v. Palin, too. But most of us saw thru the GOP trick.  indie_ana_500   Sep-06-08 07:15 AM   #40 
 

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