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Inspired Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-04-08 09:17 AM
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7. Yes, my husband of all people.
He is a registered Democrat but only because he wanted to caucus for Edwards. He's actually a Republican.

He liked Edwards. He hates Obama. The fact that both candidates support similiar ideas for America doesn't matter to him. He votes for the person he can relate to.

Getting through this election, with my marriage intact, might prove to be one of the most difficult things I have ever had to go through! I'm not one to keep my mouth shut and having to do so in my own home is very frustrating!

Right now I'm just trying to convince him to vote for Bob Barr because he is very much against the bail out. At least that won't be a vote for McCain and at this point that is all I can hope from him.
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  -Does anyone have a friend/ family member who LIKES Palin? npincus  Oct-04-08 09:11 AM   #0 
  - All of my in-laws  Liberalboy   Oct-04-08 09:12 AM   #1 
  - My dad. Of course, she could come out on the stage, squat and take a dump  NC_Nurse   Oct-04-08 09:13 AM   #2 
  - my grandfather likes her  ErinBerin84   Oct-04-08 09:15 AM   # 
  - Sounds like my father-in-law...hurl LOL eom  mscuedawg   Oct-04-08 09:22 AM   #11 
  - i'm sure there's a fair number of people in my extended family with hearts all aflutter for her  kagehime   Oct-04-08 09:15 AM   #3 
  - My brother said she was feisty  SpankieJane   Oct-04-08 09:15 AM   #4 
  - My Dad.  MPK   Oct-04-08 09:16 AM   #5 
  - My Dad  dee15644   Oct-04-08 09:16 AM   #6 
  - Ah, he's an O'Reilly style "independent"  Lorien   Oct-04-08 10:27 AM   #40 
  - Yes, my husband of all people.  Inspired   Oct-04-08 09:17 AM   #7 
  - I face the same fight with my dad!  mscuedawg   Oct-04-08 09:21 AM   #9 
  - Your poor thing.  npincus   Oct-04-08 09:25 AM   #19 
  - well...  Neutralator   Oct-04-08 10:05 AM   #32 
  - My parents too...they have been cancelling each other's votes for years!!!!  mscuedawg   Oct-04-08 10:14 AM   #37 
  - Thanks and welcome to the DU!  Inspired   Oct-04-08 11:38 AM   #45 
  - Dear me, how do you stay married?  WritingIsMyReligion   Oct-04-08 05:23 PM   #53 
  - My 88 y/.o grandma...  mscuedawg   Oct-04-08 09:19 AM   #8 
  - Oh my. I wasn't aware I had a family member on this board!  AZSlacker   Oct-04-08 09:51 AM   #28 
     - Ah yes, in cases as such...it is easier to just NOT talk about it...  mscuedawg   Oct-04-08 10:06 AM   #33 
  - I do. Family and co-workers. nt  indie_ana_500   Oct-04-08 09:21 AM   #10 
  - OM Gosh, you betcha!  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-08 09:22 AM   #12 
  - so can understand..  cbear70   Oct-04-08 01:32 PM   #51 
  - Fuck no!  lonestarnot   Oct-04-08 09:22 AM   #13 
  - I don't know for sure  butlerd   Oct-04-08 09:22 AM   #14 
  - I'm happy to say no  chiefofclarinet   Oct-04-08 09:23 AM   #15 
  - 3 of my girlfriends.. and several co-workers..  RoadRage   Oct-04-08 09:23 AM   #16 
  - I do, shes doing more for democrats than any repuke in history n/t  fNord   Oct-04-08 09:24 AM   #17 
  - My nutball fundie stepmom and step bros/sisters in Indiana  mw   Oct-04-08 09:24 AM   #18 
  - I'm terrified because I'm going to visit my parents soon  frickaline   Oct-04-08 09:26 AM   #20 
  - If they do  obietiger   Oct-04-08 09:26 AM   #21 
  - In what respect ... Charlie ?  palintology   Oct-04-08 09:29 AM   #22 
  - My fundie sister-in-law. She told my husband yesterday that Obama was clearly "out of his league".  moc   Oct-04-08 09:31 AM   #23 
  - Most of my co-workers.  Pennie109   Oct-04-08 09:40 AM   #24 
  - My best friend supports McCain...  nyc 4 Biden   Oct-04-08 09:42 AM   #25 
  - Some people are easily deceived  freespirit5   Oct-04-08 09:42 AM   #26 
  - my neighbor  stuntcat   Oct-04-08 09:43 AM   #27 
  - There are still people here who like her,  Blue_In_AK   Oct-04-08 10:03 AM   #29 
  - My mother.....  rainbow4321   Oct-04-08 10:04 AM   #30 
  - NO!! Thank goodness.  Libby2   Oct-04-08 10:05 AM   #31 
  - yes a nice friend of mine...  Neutralator   Oct-04-08 10:09 AM   #34 
  - No, I don't hang out with stupid people and I come from a smart family  mitchum   Oct-04-08 10:09 AM   #35 
  - Yeah, a fundie friend...  Amerigo Vespucci   Oct-04-08 10:12 AM   #36 
  - My mother-in-law likes her and likes McCain because  Ilsa   Oct-04-08 10:17 AM   #38 
  - Yeah, my only other illustrator friend in town  Lorien   Oct-04-08 10:23 AM   #39 
  - I don't dare ask.  genevat   Oct-04-08 10:31 AM   #41 
  - A few people, but precious few, thank God  Sugarcoated   Oct-04-08 10:31 AM   #42 
  - How can you have a "close" friend and disagree on such a fundamental issue  olegramps   Oct-04-08 10:38 AM   #43 
  - I know someone who hates her so much someone told me not  Vinca   Oct-04-08 10:40 AM   #44 
  - Yes  emdee   Oct-04-08 12:31 PM   #46 
  - I'm sure my brain-dead fundie brother does, as well as my uncle who used the 'n' word  codjh9   Oct-04-08 12:33 PM   #47 
  - There are at least two women at work that have said they will vote for Palin.  RC   Oct-04-08 01:12 PM   #48 
  - No  KingFlorez   Oct-04-08 01:13 PM   #49 
  - I just came on here to post that..  cbear70   Oct-04-08 01:30 PM   #50 
  - IMO, we just have to love them as they are and "let them go" their own special way alone politically...  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-08 05:22 PM   #52 
  - my sister in law  crazy_vanilla   Oct-04-08 05:24 PM   #54 
  - LOL!  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-08 05:25 PM   #55 
  - Sarah Palin is a poor role model for your friend's little girl.  quantessd   Oct-04-08 05:26 PM   #56 
 

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