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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-05-09 07:45 AM
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18. since you're from Maine, did any of the Pro-Gay/Civil Rights ads label these bigots as outsiders?
Edited on Thu Nov-05-09 07:51 AM by KittyWampus
Were there ads running showing the whole thing was coming from out of state?

edit- I'm just really curious what ads those for Marriage Equality were producing.
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  -Gay marriage loss in Maine had NOTHING to do with Obama. RBInMaine  Nov-05-09 06:22 AM   #0 
  - The thing is, we'll never know for sure.  eShirl   Nov-05-09 06:33 AM   #1 
  - I think it would have, if only by emphasizing the issue's importance to liberals.  Unvanguard   Nov-05-09 06:38 AM   #3 
  - Exactly. Imagine if he'd commented on Iowa, Vermont and New Hampshire .  Zenlitened   Nov-05-09 06:42 AM   #4 
  - That, actually, I don't mind. There was nothing at stake in those states; we had won.  Unvanguard   Nov-05-09 06:50 AM   #7 
     - But commenting right then and there would been about momentum...  Zenlitened   Nov-05-09 07:10 AM   #13 
        - I don't think it would have persuaded many people.  Unvanguard   Nov-05-09 07:16 AM   #14 
           - Sadly, we'll never, ever know for sure. - n/t  Zenlitened   Nov-05-09 07:24 AM   #16 
  - His fierce advocacy certainly didn't help Jon Corzine  Hippo_Tron   Nov-05-09 11:11 AM   #73 
  - Maine already has some domestic partnership rights. But "sorta-kinda equal" is not good enough.  Unvanguard   Nov-05-09 06:34 AM   #2 
  - I'm curious why you say that  customerserviceguy   Nov-05-09 07:58 AM   #19 
     - "Not good enough", I said. Not "an unworthy short-term goal."  Unvanguard   Nov-05-09 08:06 AM   #20 
        - I'm for marriage equality, too  customerserviceguy   Nov-05-09 11:37 PM   #83 
  - Obama never tried so HOW would you know if it would have made a difference ( had  joeycola   Nov-05-09 06:42 AM   #5 
  - I still remember your very first post  Teaser   Nov-05-09 07:03 AM   #10 
     - Gay leaders blame TV ads, Obama for loss in Maine. Nothing has changed with Obama either...  joeycola   Nov-05-09 07:20 AM   #15 
        - Meow.  ClarkUSA   Nov-05-09 09:08 AM   #37 
        - You are such a nice lttle puddy cat.  joeycola   Nov-05-09 09:22 AM   #48 
           - I recall your first post here at DU, too -- so full of vitriol and blame towards President Obama.  ClarkUSA   Nov-05-09 09:29 AM   #53 
              - Such vitriol from the little kittly. Have a nice day. bye bye.  joeycola   Nov-05-09 10:03 AM   #64 
                 - lol! The hate from your keyboard towards Pres. Obama since you arrived is a matter of DU record.  ClarkUSA   Nov-05-09 10:54 AM   #68 
                    - What a silly assumption you make. I  joeycola   Nov-05-09 02:21 PM   #78 
                       - Your constant attacks on Pres. Obama from your first DU post onward indicate otherwise. nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-05-09 03:06 PM   #79 
        - self delete.  joeycola   Nov-05-09 09:14 AM   #42 
  - So Obama's to blame for this too? Wow.  vaberella   Nov-05-09 06:48 AM   #6 
  - Obama the Obamian. Obama the Traveler. He will come in one of the pre-chosen forms.  Teaser   Nov-05-09 07:01 AM   #8 
     - LMAO! I love people who quote Ghostbusters.  msallied   Nov-05-09 12:02 PM   #76 
  - yes we know. nothing bad ever has anything to do with Obama,  jonnyblitz   Nov-05-09 07:02 AM   #9 
  - Gay marriage victories will also NEVER have ANYTHING to do with Obama.  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 07:05 AM   #11 
  - Got ya. But please stop calling it "gay marriage".  Smarmie Doofus   Nov-05-09 07:08 AM   #12 
  - I think he could and SHOULD be doing much more.  freddie mertz   Nov-05-09 07:37 AM   #17 
  - since you're from Maine, did any of the Pro-Gay/Civil Rights ads label these bigots as outsiders?  KittyWampus   Nov-05-09 07:45 AM   #18 
  - As a fellow New Englander, I must say that Maine is not like Vermont, CT, or Mass.  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 08:08 AM   #21 
  - So you can see the future?  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 08:26 AM   #22 
  - He could have helped some but like I said in my post above, some states  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 08:39 AM   #23 
     - The margin wasw tight so helping some might have been  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 08:45 AM   #25 
     - And I heard all that 'demographic' talk about Iowa last year  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 08:52 AM   #26 
     - Iowa actually has more college towns then Maine and is a better demographic.  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 09:08 AM   #38 
        - I see what you are saying  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 09:24 AM   #51 
           - True. I only hope it gets better over time.  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 09:28 AM   #52 
              - My only problem is the law  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 09:51 AM   #61 
     - Which is precisely why it cannot be left up to the states to decide  PVnRT   Nov-05-09 09:23 AM   #49 
  - Obama opposes gay marriage and favors wars and killing, don't expect support for this nt  msongs   Nov-05-09 08:42 AM   #24 
  - Are you still hawking Obama pillowcases for profit despite your long record of hatred for Obama? nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-05-09 09:07 AM   #36 
  - Don't be stupid.  Cha   Nov-05-09 10:58 AM   #69 
  - You are soooo right!  MNDemNY   Nov-05-09 08:54 AM   #27 
  - America's profound homophobia didn't end last year.  Orsino   Nov-05-09 08:57 AM   #28 
  - Here in Oregon we say if it walks like a duck and talks like a duck  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 09:04 AM   #32 
  - Ducks are not politiicans, though.  Orsino   Nov-05-09 10:38 AM   #67 
  - oh, okay  Neecy   Nov-05-09 09:05 AM   #34 
     - Yep. I take politicians' protestations about the alleged sanctity of marriage...  Orsino   Nov-05-09 10:36 AM   #66 
        - When did the rules change?  Neecy   Nov-05-09 11:06 AM   #71 
           - I don't excuse him for causing all that pain.  Orsino   Nov-05-09 11:23 AM   #74 
              - Why should I vote for Democrats again?  Neecy   Nov-05-09 11:52 AM   #75 
  - Since when have we ever held a POTUS to such a high standard  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-05-09 08:57 AM   #29 
  - Yeah, I remember back when LBJ said that marriage was between one man and one woman of the same race  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 09:05 AM   #33 
  - Because he is a Dem and we want Dems to be pro gay marriage  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 09:11 AM   #39 
  - +1  joeycola   Nov-05-09 09:13 AM   #41 
  - I'm disappointed too that he's not more of an advocate for equal marriage rights too  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-05-09 09:31 AM   #54 
     - Totally agree with your post.  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 09:34 AM   #55 
        - It took me awhile to throw off my social conditioning regarding equal marriage rights  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-05-09 09:50 AM   #60 
        - Marriage should have been seperated from the church a long time ago  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 09:55 AM   #62 
           - I wonder if the idea will eventually catch on?  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-05-09 09:57 AM   #63 
              - It should! It is a great idea.  Jennicut   Nov-05-09 10:28 AM   #65 
        - re Obama  mitchtv   Nov-05-09 04:04 PM   #82 
  - Guess that Pulpit is not all that Bully?  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 09:15 AM   #43 
  - Agreed, he can't get involved in every state issue  treestar   Nov-05-09 03:55 PM   #81 
     - actually it was one of the best run campaigns ever  dsc   Nov-05-09 11:51 PM   #84 
  - 2. CA voters approved a similar measure last year during a high turn-out election  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-05-09 08:57 AM   #30 
  - I just rec'd your thread  GoneOffShore   Nov-05-09 09:00 AM   #31 
  - So, overlook the bigot part and concentrate on the rosy stuff.  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 09:07 AM   #35 
  - Oh, no, it's all okay  Neecy   Nov-05-09 11:01 AM   #70 
  - That is a meme I have not heard since George Wallace ran  Bluenorthwest   Nov-05-09 09:18 AM   #45 
  - How about spearheading an education campaign on the issue?  Malikshah   Nov-05-09 09:12 AM   #40 
  - Closet bigots?  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 09:16 AM   #44 
     - Whether they're closeted or bigots?  Malikshah   Nov-05-09 09:35 AM   #57 
        - I think they are right out in the open with the bigotry.  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 09:40 AM   #58 
  - If he had issued only just a statement, it would have helped.  Starbucks Anarchist   Nov-05-09 09:21 AM   #46 
  - They're not ready to call it marriage? Tough shit.  PVnRT   Nov-05-09 09:21 AM   #47 
  - And no BLACK people so you can stop with that smear  mkultra   Nov-05-09 09:23 AM   #50 
  - Thank you!  Number23   Nov-05-09 03:29 PM   #80 
  - It doesn't matter to me  LatteLibertine   Nov-05-09 09:35 AM   #56 
  - He has not been silent. He believes marriage is between a man and woman.  VMI Dem   Nov-05-09 09:41 AM   #59 
  - Thanks for working for it up there in Maine, RB~  Cha   Nov-05-09 11:07 AM   #72 
  - WOW...you really hit it up there...lot's of work!  rasputin1952   Nov-05-09 12:04 PM   #77 
  - Sorry but Obama could lead & influence people positively on gay marriage-it's a Constitutional issue  earth mom   Nov-06-09 12:52 AM   #85 
 

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