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WildEyedLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-23-06 06:32 PM
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4. It's not just radio, it's magazines, blogs, the entire left-leaning media
Edited on Sun Apr-23-06 06:33 PM by WildEyedLiberal
It's as if they don't even PAY ATTENTION to what any Democrat is doing - it's always the same mantra: "Democrats have no plan, they are spineless, they do nothing" on repeat spin-cycle. It's really sad when I can pick up The Nation and National Review and read, more or less, the exact same things about Democrats in one as the other. Sad, sad, sad.

Blogs aren't a lot better. I think the terminal illness of the left-wing media/intelligentsia is this desire to look cool, hip, jaded, and cynical, and part of that means insulting Democrats, because they are "establishment" types. They'd rather ignore the good things that several Democrats do on a regular basis - Kerry, Dean, Feingold, Conyers, etc - and make broad generalizations about the "Democrats" using people like Biden, Lieberman, or Clinton.

It sort of reminds me of the American Spectator magazine saying that they LOVED when Clinton was in power because then they were able to attack him nonstop, and their sales revenue went up. I think the left-leaning media is the exact same way - they NEED something to complain about, or magazine sales will go down.
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  -When our left wing radio is bashing the Democrats...then why bother. madfloridian  Apr-23-06 06:25 PM   #0 
  - It's never good enough for some people  rockymountaindem   Apr-23-06 06:28 PM   #1 
  - Oh, We See the BIG PICTURE ...  earthside   Apr-23-06 07:12 PM   #20 
     - They don't even know what the Democrats are doing now.  madfloridian   Apr-23-06 07:20 PM   #22 
     - The big picture is this:  rockymountaindem   Apr-23-06 08:22 PM   #27 
  - Kennedy was awesome today  TallahasseeGrannie   Apr-23-06 06:29 PM   #2 
  - The problem is corporate lobbyists and fundraising for DEMS  handsignals4theblind   Apr-23-06 06:31 PM   #3 
  - Are you aware at all of Dean's small donor plan? That's what is is for.  madfloridian   Apr-23-06 06:32 PM   # 
  - It's not just radio, it's magazines, blogs, the entire left-leaning media  WildEyedLiberal   Apr-23-06 06:32 PM   #4 
  - Complain to AAR  Patchuli   Apr-23-06 06:33 PM   #5 
  - Laura Flanders is mainly interested indemonstrating how smart she is  cryingshame   Apr-23-06 06:33 PM   #6 
  - Randi is pretty respectful of the party overall.  madfloridian   Apr-23-06 06:38 PM   #9 
     - about 2 weeks ago she went on with Susan Sarandon about third parties  cryingshame   Apr-23-06 06:42 PM   #14 
  - Bless you madfloridian, your such a loyalist.  leanin_green   Apr-23-06 06:36 PM   #7 
  - My belief is that we don't have a hell of lot of choice right now.  madfloridian   Apr-23-06 06:39 PM   #11 
     - Yes, and I'm disappointed in a party I've held dear all my life.  leanin_green   Apr-23-06 06:53 PM   #17 
        - I do not have blind party loyalty. I am putting my money into change.  madfloridian   Apr-23-06 07:09 PM   #19 
        - No, there are those that are speaking out.  leanin_green   Apr-24-06 01:07 AM   #29 
        - "If you think your vote doesn't count, think again." Ouch. That one is too  glitch   Apr-23-06 07:39 PM   #26 
           - Oh I'll always exercise my voting right. Even in futility. n/t  leanin_green   Apr-24-06 01:08 AM   #30 
  - That sucks. But.............  OldLeftieLawyer   Apr-23-06 06:36 PM   #8 
  - If only this leader weren't Canadian. . .  faygokid   Apr-23-06 06:40 PM   #12 
     - The Canadian Version ...  earthside   Apr-23-06 07:35 PM   #25 
  - I think an occasional butt kicking is in order. The past as prologue?  faygokid   Apr-23-06 06:38 PM   #10 
  - How about butt kicking without telling untruths.  madfloridian   Apr-23-06 06:42 PM   #15 
  - many Democrats need a kick in the pants--if they had been doing their job  yurbud   Apr-23-06 06:40 PM   #13 
  - When the Democrats ignore the needs of the people  meganmonkey   Apr-23-06 06:44 PM   #16 
  - They don't all think lip service is enough.  janeaustin   Apr-23-06 06:59 PM   #18 
     - Right, there are probably a dozen total  meganmonkey   Apr-23-06 07:19 PM   #21 
        - I think if we really support those 12 or so, and find  janeaustin   Apr-23-06 07:26 PM   #24 
  - Part of the problem/ part of the solution...  stillcool47   Apr-23-06 07:24 PM   #23 
  - Its easier to tear something down than to build something up.  undeterred   Apr-23-06 08:31 PM   #28 
  - I switched to Green---There are more Greens in my town than republicans  LaPera   Apr-24-06 01:43 AM   #31 

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