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HamdenRice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-16-04 04:06 PM
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10. White people seem also testy about ...
her "competence", which is also a code word for affirmative action. Here's the strange thing: the entire administration is utterly incompetent by any measure. Yet many seem to delight in focusing on Rice's incompetence. I think this is a kind of unconscious connection that people make.
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  -Sexualizing the Condi-Bush relationship. AP  Nov-16-04 12:45 AM   #0 
  - You probably should just hit alert  pbl   Nov-16-04 04:30 AM   #1 
  - You're right about the HUSBAND slip. I forgot Condi did that . n/t  xultar   Nov-16-04 09:16 AM   #3 
     - I don't think that's a true story. It was hearsay and nobody ever...  AP   Nov-16-04 09:23 AM   #4 
        - I think you're wrong in your initial post we've all said things about  xultar   Nov-16-04 09:33 AM   #5 
        - I've never heard anyone say that Cheney sucks Bushs' dick or anything  AP   Nov-16-04 09:35 AM   #6 
        - Actually it was in the Washington Post...  pbl   Nov-16-04 12:41 PM   #8 
           - It was in a gossip column and it wasn't sourced and nobody ever confirmed  AP   Nov-16-04 06:28 PM   #14 
              - i disagree. i don't think the comments are based on racist cliches.  AgadorSparticus   Nov-18-04 11:29 PM   #24 
              - But if one did and wasn't a black woman I highly doubt you'd get all  AP   Nov-19-04 01:16 AM   #25 
              - I think she is fair game , she is always  goclark   Nov-21-04 10:55 AM   #42 
                 - But you're only hurting yourself by attacking her this way. It makes  AP   Nov-22-04 12:23 AM   #43 
                    - I am not attacking her  goclark   Nov-22-04 10:25 AM   #44 
                       - You really think sexuallizing her relationship with Bush helps Democrats?  AP   Nov-22-04 10:27 AM   #45 
                          - Right now nothing helps Democrats  goclark   Nov-22-04 10:44 AM   #46 
                             - Do you think SEXUALIZING the relationship between Bush and Rice helps...  AP   Nov-22-04 11:15 AM   #48 
                             - Criticize her for what she does, and not for what the photo-ops make  AP   Nov-22-04 12:11 PM   #49 
  - I but Karen Hughes is somethin f'ugly. Condi is attractive we said the  xultar   Nov-16-04 09:15 AM   #2 
  - Here here. Condi is just more believable than Hughes...  Kahuna   Nov-17-04 05:34 PM   #19 
  - I think that's an interesting observation. And perhaps  chimpymustgo   Nov-16-04 12:01 PM   #7 
  - As a woman I don't like it  msgadget   Nov-16-04 03:41 PM   #9 
  - All I'm saying is, bash them for the reasons that hurt the most.  AP   Nov-16-04 06:32 PM   #16 
  - White people seem also testy about ...  HamdenRice   Nov-16-04 04:06 PM   #10 
  - Well, I don't know  msgadget   Nov-16-04 04:22 PM   #11 
  - She is incompetent!  HamdenRice   Nov-16-04 05:08 PM   #12 
     - I hadn't noticed that.  msgadget   Nov-16-04 05:46 PM   #13 
     - Rice as incompetent  HamdenRice   Nov-20-04 04:28 PM   #36 
     - I believe she dates that guy from Fox, which, if true, would be much more  AP   Nov-16-04 06:31 PM   #15 
        - The more I think about it,  msgadget   Nov-16-04 08:21 PM   #17 
        - Well, please allow me to defame her sorry, lying ass.  chimpymustgo   Nov-16-04 10:39 PM   #18 
           - Tell us how you really feel...  Kahuna   Nov-17-04 05:35 PM   #20 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-18-04 08:35 AM   #23 
        - What guy from Fox?  tjdee   Nov-19-04 05:31 PM   #28 
        - What guy from Fox?  goclark   Nov-22-04 10:46 AM   #47 
           - Juan Williams. I heard she was dating Juan Williams once.  AP   Nov-22-04 12:11 PM   #50 
  - excellent point  Truth Hurts A Lot   Nov-18-04 07:20 AM   #22 
     - "Accomplished" != "qualified"  bettys boy   Nov-19-04 04:29 PM   #26 
        - You know what I wonder?  msgadget   Nov-19-04 09:27 PM   #32 
  - if it's anything, it more on the sexism side (i'm guilty too, tho)...  sonicx   Nov-17-04 06:36 PM   #21 
  - Condi's not married, either.  tjdee   Nov-19-04 05:29 PM   #27 
  - One of the most common stereotypes in the office is...  AP   Nov-19-04 07:05 PM   #29 
     - I don't think it's directed at her alone though, AP.  tjdee   Nov-19-04 07:49 PM   #30 
        - Bush isn't treating Condi any differently then two friends might treat  AP   Nov-19-04 08:06 PM   #31 
           - Yes, that might be the point  msgadget   Nov-19-04 09:33 PM   #33 
           - I still disagree...he kissed the Secretary of Ed. on her lips as well.  tjdee   Nov-20-04 10:44 AM   #34 
              - I'm agreeing with you  msgadget   Nov-21-04 01:13 AM   #37 
                 - But it's Bush doing that, and we call Condi the whore? Maybe Bush is doing  AP   Nov-21-04 01:40 AM   #38 
                    - WHOA! Don't include me in that 'we', please.  msgadget   Nov-21-04 01:59 AM   #39 
                       - Not you, not me. DU generally.  AP   Nov-21-04 02:04 AM   #40 
                          - Yes, and it's disturbing  msgadget   Nov-21-04 02:18 AM   #41 
  - Who's going to read to the ADHD dyslexic problem child?  HamdenRice   Nov-20-04 04:23 PM   #35 
  - I made such a joke but I also joked that Jesus and Mary Magdelane...  vet_against_Bush   Nov-22-04 01:12 PM   #51 
  - I think it's more about sexism than racism  StrongbadTehAwesome   Nov-22-04 07:49 PM   #52 
  - It doesn't really bug me....but the original poster is mostly right  TroubleMan   Nov-22-04 08:12 PM   #53 
  - I guess for me I get a "flirty" vibe from her  Logansquare   Dec-03-04 05:24 PM   #54 
     - REALLY?  msgadget   Dec-03-04 07:17 PM   #55 
 

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