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 #7: Yes. I believe Obama's alternative cultural composition plays a role. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Election Reform Donate to DU
Gregorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-17-08 10:31 PM
Response to Original message
7. Yes. I believe Obama's alternative cultural composition plays a role.
I hope that doesn't come across wrong.

I strongly believe that the fact that Obama was raised on the other side of the tracks, forgive me, has given him something the other politicians simply do not have.

I don't know how to state this in terms that aren't offensive.

He's Harvard educated, and he's an African American.

And what you said. This cycle is over.

Recall Bush...oh, never mind. Don't recall Bush. I was just going to point out that Obama has common sense, and knows how to use it.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
  -I believe the game has changed. bleever  Oct-17-08 09:47 PM   #0 
  - Excellent post, thanks for making it n/t  melody   Oct-17-08 09:50 PM   #1 
  - K & R most excellent post. I suspect, hope and pray you are correct! nt  glitch   Oct-17-08 09:55 PM   #2 
  - glitch, we're beyond suspecting, hoping, and praying.  bleever   Oct-17-08 10:02 PM   #4 
     - God it's been a long 8 years! Make it so... :) nt  glitch   Oct-17-08 10:13 PM   #5 
  - Well said Bleever. I agree. I believe. nm  texpatriot2004   Oct-17-08 09:58 PM   #3 
  - Just think, texpat, of how much powder has been kept dry,  bleever   Oct-17-08 10:15 PM   #6 
     - That's alot of dry powder Bleever. It took me awhile to think  texpatriot2004   Oct-18-08 10:09 PM   #23 
        - Every little theft they do is tragic,  bleever   Oct-19-08 12:20 AM   #32 
  - Yes. I believe Obama's alternative cultural composition plays a role.  Gregorian   Oct-17-08 10:31 PM   #7 
  - You are correct, sir.  bleever   Oct-17-08 10:39 PM   #9 
  - Obama's status as a constitutional scholar is a big factor here.  Beregond2   Oct-17-08 10:38 PM   #8 
  - Yes.  bleever   Oct-17-08 10:41 PM   #10 
  - Yes.  Doodler71   Oct-18-08 08:47 PM   #20 
     - Welcome to DU, Doodler71.  bleever   Oct-19-08 12:15 AM   #31 
        - thanks... I'm still learning the ropes. (nt)  Doodler71   Oct-19-08 12:52 PM   #33 
  - I, for one, got a huge lift tonight when I heard about this  Lifelong Protester   Oct-17-08 11:09 PM   #11 
  - K & R n/t  chill_wind   Oct-17-08 11:23 PM   #12 
  - That is very good news  althecat   Oct-18-08 12:40 AM   #13 
  - In the poisoned atmosphere of Atwater/Rove style governance,  bleever   Oct-18-08 12:20 PM   #16 
  - Kick  machI   Oct-18-08 06:15 AM   #14 
  - I feel like I have been in an abusive relationship with my govt  felinetta   Oct-18-08 09:18 AM   #15 
  - I can't help but believe  Kurovski   Oct-18-08 05:04 PM   #17 
  - Unless you want the Constitution field-dressed,  bleever   Oct-18-08 05:24 PM   #18 
     - It's already gutted.  Kurovski   Oct-18-08 05:31 PM   #19 
  - I agree with the part about Obama's campaign not being a battered spouse, but I think  bertman   Oct-18-08 09:18 PM   #21 
  - Well I would not give you false hope,  bleever   Oct-18-08 10:29 PM   #24 
     - How does understanding the "complete process" resolve this? I don't understand.  bertman   Oct-18-08 11:38 PM   #27 
        - Because what's public now is how the law is applied.  bleever   Oct-18-08 11:53 PM   #28 
           - Thanks, bleever. I'm still skeptical, but hope you're onto something solid.  bertman   Oct-18-08 11:59 PM   #30 
  - K&R!  Patsy Stone   Oct-18-08 09:41 PM   #22 
  - I'll drink to that,  bleever   Oct-18-08 10:30 PM   #25 
     - This year, I'm going to vote on paper. :)  Patsy Stone   Oct-18-08 11:29 PM   #26 
        - It makes my red eyes blue.  bleever   Oct-18-08 11:56 PM   #29 
  - kickin, 'cause bleever is right  FogerRox   Oct-19-08 07:10 PM   #34 
  - Ya'll are going to be sorry comment  jagerbb   Oct-19-08 11:21 PM   #35 
 

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Election Reform 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