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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-10-06 09:12 AM
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4. Precisely. (NT)
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  -Learning from Lamont - By David Sirota Jon8503  Nov-10-06 09:05 AM   #0 
  - Your link sent me to my yahoo mail. Please fix it - I want to read this.  The Count   Nov-10-06 09:07 AM   #1 
  - fixed, thanks.  Jon8503   Nov-10-06 09:17 AM   #5 
  - I can't read the rest.  theboss   Nov-10-06 09:07 AM   #2 
  - This link should work. Thanks.  Jon8503   Nov-10-06 09:18 AM   #6 
  - The national Dems stabbed Lamont in the back.  Pithy Cherub   Nov-10-06 09:11 AM   #3 
  - Precisely. (NT)  Tesha   Nov-10-06 09:12 AM   #4 
  - How are we set up if Lieberman should go to the republican party which  Jon8503   Nov-10-06 09:20 AM   #8 
  - Joe lost ALL of his power on election day.  Pithy Cherub   Nov-10-06 09:55 AM   #14 
  - 2008?  theboss   Nov-10-06 10:58 AM   #18 
  - Catch a clue  Pithy Cherub   Nov-10-06 12:06 PM   #37 
     - As long as the Dems maintain their majority, he is fine  theboss   Nov-10-06 12:11 PM   #39 
  - "If" he went to the dark side? As in Cheney supporting him? Fox putting  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:11 AM   #25 
     - Formally & publicly as the republican Joe Leiberman really is...  Pithy Cherub   Nov-10-06 12:07 PM   #38 
  - He's not going to leave  theboss   Nov-10-06 10:17 AM   #15 
     - It's a tactic...  yibbehobba   Nov-10-06 11:01 AM   #19 
     - I think it's more an attempt at self-fulfilling prophesy  theboss   Nov-10-06 11:08 AM   #22 
     - No "cut and run" him. More "Stay & Blackmail"  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:14 AM   #26 
     - As I previously stated, I don't think he will leave as well but was  Jon8503   Nov-10-06 12:27 PM   #44 
        - If he caucused with the Repubs, they have the majority  theboss   Nov-10-06 12:36 PM   #45 
  - Actually the Netroots screwed Lamont from get-go. Their total insistence on focusing on Iraq  cryingshame   Nov-10-06 09:24 AM   #10 
  - Rechewed over codswallop!  Pithy Cherub   Nov-10-06 09:51 AM   #13 
  - I'd argue with you but conceed to 'Rechewed over codswallop'  cryingshame   Nov-10-06 10:49 AM   #16 
     - I don't think Lamont had any shot to win this thing short of Joe quitting  theboss   Nov-10-06 10:56 AM   #17 
     - Lol!  Pithy Cherub   Nov-10-06 12:00 PM   #35 
  - Yeah, war - what a silly idea!  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:16 AM   #27 
     - point being, it wasn't the ONLY issue. And flattening Lamont into a 'single-issue'  cryingshame   Nov-10-06 11:21 AM   #31 
        - It was THE issue. What brought voters to polls.  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:34 AM   #32 
  - They played it safe by hedging thier bets  Freddie Stubbs   Nov-10-06 11:39 AM   #33 
  - Is there any truth to what some say that he ran a bad campaign?  WI_DEM   Nov-10-06 09:20 AM   #7 
  - Sirota is just a little deceptive.  skiddlybop   Nov-10-06 09:22 AM   #9 
  - He did run a bad campaign  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-10-06 09:49 AM   #12 
  - That's addressed in the article  NewJeffCT   Nov-10-06 11:19 AM   #29 
  - Right after the primary, Clinton 'donated' her communications guru to Lamont. Coincidence?  blm   Nov-10-06 12:24 PM   #42 
  - He brought national attention tothe Iraq war. For that I am greatful.  rodeodance   Nov-10-06 09:32 AM   #11 
  - to wit, to our opposition to it. The majority;s opposition to it.  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:09 AM   #23 
  - I think Lamont's primary victory opened the door  NewJeffCT   Nov-10-06 11:20 AM   #30 
  - Lieberman won because he took a second bite of the apple  Norquist Nemesis   Nov-10-06 11:03 AM   #20 
  - WIthout Lamont's primary victory, Nov 7 wouldn't have been possible  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:06 AM   #21 
  - I don't buy this for a second  theboss   Nov-10-06 11:10 AM   #24 
     - Most Dem candidates didn't dare speak of it before, in spite of Murtha  The Count   Nov-10-06 11:17 AM   #28 
     - So, Jim Webb started wearing his son's combat boots because of Lamont?  theboss   Nov-10-06 12:04 PM   #36 
     - I see it that way as well. Lamont was speaking for the people.  Jon8503   Nov-10-06 12:20 PM   #40 
        - I basically saw Lamont as a mouthpiece for the anti-war crowd  theboss   Nov-10-06 12:24 PM   #41 
  - Thanks for this  Nikki Stone1   Nov-10-06 11:43 AM   #34 
  - It's mostly the vacuum from a weak Republican with no party support  Strawman   Nov-10-06 12:26 PM   #43 
  - Agreed. The Other Factors Are Secondary To This.  loindelrio   Nov-10-06 01:07 PM   #48 
     - Yep, and Lamont probably GAINED Democratic voters and some independents  Strawman   Nov-10-06 01:12 PM   #49 
  - i think the dems in charge knew they had a safe seat, no matter WHICH one won  SoCalDem   Nov-10-06 12:36 PM   #46 
  - I think you hit it perfectly; Chuck Schumer was simply doing math  theboss   Nov-10-06 12:47 PM   #47 
  - The people of Connecticut selected their representative.  AtomicKitten   Nov-10-06 01:19 PM   #50 
  - The most important sentence in the article--  eridani   Nov-10-06 10:51 PM   #51 

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