You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #98: understood [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009) Donate to DU
Two Americas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-19-08 02:33 PM
Response to Reply #92
98. understood
And I disagree with your point.

To say that 2/3 of the posts are against Obama requires categorizing anything other than complete trust and affection as therefore being against Obama.

To say that no one is trying to suppress dissent is to ignore the ad hominem attacks on dissenters, and the ridicule and trivializing of their remarks by falsely portraying the remarks as destructive or illegitimate in some way. That is the exact way that dissent is suppressed, as we should all know from having watched the right wingers raise it to an art form over the last couple of decades. "They are tearing down Obama!" is not much different from "they are tearing down America!"
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion: Presidential (Through Nov 2009) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC