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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-14-06 12:06 AM
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21. He could have stayed in.....
It was his choice to leave the race.....
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  -I'm from Ohio.... And I am glad that Hackett withdrew.... WCGreen  Feb-13-06 11:55 PM   #0 
  - I read that the democratic party contacted.....  hwmnbn   Feb-13-06 11:58 PM   #1 
  - And your point is...?  Lexingtonian   Feb-14-06 12:00 AM   #6 
  - I think that's a shit thing to do....  hwmnbn   Feb-14-06 12:42 AM   #53 
     - That's only true  Lexingtonian   Feb-14-06 01:30 AM   #74 
        - I would disagree  insane_cratic_gal   Feb-15-06 07:29 AM   #126 
  - If it is....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:01 AM   #7 
  - And that means he should've rolled over?  FreedomAngel82   Feb-14-06 12:06 AM   #22 
  - Do you really think the ODP has that much power?  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 02:23 PM   #85 
  - Hackett's supposed to be the "grassroots" candidate  MrBenchley   Feb-14-06 02:58 PM   #96 
     - that's what I did not like about the story  hfojvt   Feb-15-06 03:06 PM   #139 
  - I have to say, though...  derby378   Feb-13-06 11:59 PM   #2 
  - Trust me... If Hackett could have pulled it off....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:02 AM   #11 
  - So why did they encourage him at first?  FreedomAngel82   Feb-14-06 12:07 AM   #23 
     - Not true  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 02:25 PM   #87 
  - truer words have not been spoken! I don't want the DLC representing me.  goodboy   Feb-14-06 12:58 AM   #62 
  - A macho marine like Hackett  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 02:27 PM   #88 
  - Limbaugh and Hannity will have a "field day" with this one... n/t  Purveyor   Feb-13-06 11:59 PM   #3 
  - damn well bet i will support whatever democrat. i too want a dem senate  seabeyond   Feb-13-06 11:59 PM   #4 
  - Exactly  LeftyMom   Feb-14-06 12:00 AM   #5 
  - Yes, But Sherrod never called Bush and SOB on national TV...  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:02 AM   #9 
  - Considering the lay of the political landscape in Ohio  LeftyMom   Feb-14-06 12:05 AM   #17 
     - It is really fucking tough to run state wide in Ohio....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:09 AM   #26 
  - The people bitching and moaning and fomenting  Lexingtonian   Feb-14-06 12:02 AM   #12 
  - good point  LeftyMom   Feb-14-06 12:05 AM   #19 
  - I'm not a GOPuke and I 've been in politics since RFK ran for the  mikehiggins   Feb-14-06 12:26 AM   #47 
     - So what?  Lexingtonian   Feb-14-06 01:16 AM   #68 
  - Centrist Backs Out Leaving More Experienced, Liberal Candidate  we can do it   Feb-15-06 02:43 PM   #133 
  - Good for you for speaking your mind.  babylonsister   Feb-14-06 12:01 AM   #8 
  - Not taking the heat is different from feeling betrayed by a party, if it  Mayberry Machiavelli   Feb-14-06 12:02 AM   #10 
  - It wasn't his time....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:04 AM   #16 
  - Good post, WC.  Straight Shooter   Feb-14-06 12:03 AM   #13 
  - Me too. Politics is rough business and doesn't maneuvering go on  Pirate Smile   Feb-14-06 12:12 AM   #32 
     - The deals for the next election start the day after the last election...  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:25 AM   #44 
  - Hackett did NOT quit  berni_mccoy   Feb-14-06 12:04 AM   #14 
  - These same people are trying to convince a paralysed judge  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:05 AM   #18 
  - So why didn't he stand up and say no?  FreedomAngel82   Feb-14-06 12:09 AM   #29 
     - Because the Democratic party is calling Democrats in his district  berni_mccoy   Feb-14-06 12:13 AM   #34 
        - That's a big "thanks for your service Paul." They should be ashamed!  autorank   Feb-14-06 12:16 AM   #39 
        - So gratitude for one's service should translate into  LittleClarkie   Feb-14-06 01:50 AM   #77 
           - All Great Points n/t  we can do it   Feb-15-06 02:18 PM   #131 
        - We're tougher than that  Lady President   Feb-14-06 08:44 PM   #110 
           - ODP has enough on it's plate trying to get a full slate of  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 11:00 PM   #113 
  - Im from Ohio too and this was chickenshit politics.  Ksec   Feb-14-06 12:04 AM   #15 
  - He could have stayed in.....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:06 AM   #21 
  - Where do you live?  Ksec   Feb-14-06 12:09 AM   #25 
     - Cleveland.....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:09 AM   #28 
  - Exactly!! I can't believe what I'm reading!! That dirty tricks like this  Catrina   Feb-14-06 12:09 AM   #30 
  - Naive is what makes a good looser.....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:14 AM   #36 
  - They have no tact or savoir faire. They're bumblers and it shows.  autorank   Feb-14-06 12:18 AM   #40 
  - No one forced anyone to do anything  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 02:24 PM   #86 
  - Sounds to me like it was Brown who couldn't take Hackett  BullGooseLoony   Feb-14-06 12:06 AM   #20 
  - That's what happens in politics.....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:07 AM   #24 
     - Perhaps, but we're *supposed* to be the good guys  lastliberalintexas   Feb-14-06 12:22 AM   #42 
        - Very well said ~ this sounds like rightwing tactics, only difference is  Catrina   Feb-14-06 12:37 AM   #49 
        - Well, I really don't mind hitting below the belt  lastliberalintexas   Feb-14-06 12:42 AM   #52 
           - I couldn't agree more ~  Catrina   Feb-14-06 01:11 AM   #67 
        - I really have no opinion of him...  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:48 AM   #55 
        - Yes - But How Many Here Are Always Complaing About the Lack Of Cojones?  we can do it   Feb-15-06 02:49 PM   #134 
  - I haven't seen posters criticizing Brown  lastliberalintexas   Feb-14-06 12:09 AM   #27 
  - It wasn't made by party insiders.....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:11 AM   #31 
  - Oh, ok  lastliberalintexas   Feb-14-06 12:13 AM   #33 
  - So you accept the fact that politics is dirty? I call that throwing in  Catrina   Feb-14-06 12:25 AM   #45 
     - Being aggressive and doing what you can to win is not dirty...  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:53 AM   #60 
     - Sorry, betraying a fellow Dem is very dirty. I notice you  Catrina   Feb-14-06 01:26 AM   #72 
     - No, it's dirty  DancingBear   Feb-14-06 08:31 PM   #105 
        - Nah, I just look reality straigh in the face and say  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 11:02 PM   #114 
     - Ok So Shoot Us All In the Foot and Vote for DeWINE  we can do it   Feb-15-06 03:00 PM   #137 
  - Brown Was Winning Over Both Dewine and Hackett in Polls  we can do it   Feb-15-06 02:50 PM   #135 
  - I'm a big fan of yours but I respectfully and vehemently disagree.  autorank   Feb-14-06 12:14 AM   #35 
  - But he bowed to pressure....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:15 AM   #37 
     - They sabotaged his funding sources to start. Second, they're back stabbers  autorank   Feb-14-06 12:20 AM   #41 
        - So, Hackett has something in common with Cleland and Kerry  eridani   Feb-14-06 01:08 AM   #66 
           - ...their party did NOTHING.  autorank   Feb-14-06 01:17 AM   #69 
  - Sorry, but your post is a bunch of crap  pstans   Feb-14-06 12:16 AM   #38 
  - No it's not democracy....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:24 AM   #43 
     - Actually, nobody seems to have a problem with Brown  mikehiggins   Feb-14-06 12:35 AM   #48 
     - Brown's gonna be there...  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:39 AM   #50 
     - I think it's more than just hardball politics...  DemonGoddess   Feb-14-06 12:41 AM   #51 
     - I don't know Brown, nor do I want to, thanks to your posts ~ he's no  Catrina   Feb-14-06 12:50 AM   #56 
        - Then I am glad you don't live in Ohio......  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:52 AM   #58 
        - I may not live in Ohio but a Senate seat affects all of us, as we have  Catrina   Feb-14-06 01:06 AM   #64 
        - I live in Ohio, Catrina, and I agree with YOU -- not with WC. nt  Kukesa   Feb-14-06 02:44 PM   #93 
           - Thank you, Kukesa ~  Catrina   Feb-15-06 07:08 PM   #142 
        - I like Brown a lot. I hope he wins. This was not a good move, however.  autorank   Feb-14-06 01:20 AM   #71 
        - I Still Like Hackett, To - Why Can't He Run for the House?  we can do it   Feb-15-06 02:55 PM   #136 
        - Me Too - Brown Is A Good Man -  we can do it   Feb-15-06 02:39 PM   #132 
        - What made Hackett a "really good candidate"?  LittleClarkie   Feb-14-06 01:54 AM   #78 
  - Thank you.  deadparrot   Feb-14-06 12:25 AM   #46 
  - You know how I feel.  VolcanoJen   Feb-14-06 12:46 AM   #54 
  - Please get over it before November....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:51 AM   #57 
     - How about giving the other Dems in this state...  VolcanoJen   Feb-14-06 12:53 AM   #59 
        - I would have been full force for Hackett....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 12:56 AM   #61 
           - The party remains on empty.  VolcanoJen   Feb-14-06 01:01 AM   #63 
              - But time waits for no one....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 01:07 AM   #65 
  - Very true  KitchenWitch   Feb-14-06 01:19 AM   #70 
  - Sigh, I really hate to see the term "cut and run" used against a Dem  Mayberry Machiavelli   Feb-14-06 01:27 AM   #73 
     - I noticed that a lot tonight, smearing a good man in order to make points  Catrina   Feb-14-06 01:32 AM   #75 
     - Sorry!  KitchenWitch   Feb-14-06 01:32 AM   #76 
  - NOT ONE MORE MORE WORD ABOUT HACKETT "CUTTING & RUNNING"  autorank   Feb-14-06 02:05 AM   #79 
  - Thank you! To see people using the same tactics on a veteran that  Catrina   Feb-14-06 08:42 AM   #80 
  - No, he left of his own accord  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 02:34 PM   #91 
  - Like he said.  Algorem   Feb-14-06 01:18 PM   #81 
  - Brown can't carry Ohio.. It will never ever happen..  converted_democrat   Feb-14-06 01:24 PM   #82 
  - I'm glad he got out....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 02:32 PM   #90 
     - I can't believe you aren't upset about this...  converted_democrat   Feb-14-06 03:28 PM   #98 
        - The hard right in Ohio is motivated by religious fervor....  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 06:28 PM   #101 
           - Brown will not carry Ohio, mark my words...  converted_democrat   Feb-14-06 08:18 PM   #102 
           - I have been traveling around the state and lot lately...  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 08:21 PM   #103 
              - I was born and raised in Southern Ohio.. My family still lives there..  converted_democrat   Feb-14-06 08:32 PM   #106 
                 - Thank you!  DancingBear   Feb-14-06 08:36 PM   #108 
                 - Even if he does well in the North he's going to have problems..  converted_democrat   Feb-14-06 08:48 PM   #111 
                 - I sure do.... I live right in the middle of the biggest bunch of  WCGreen   Feb-14-06 10:36 PM   #112 
                    - You willing to put a wager down... I'm a betting women, and I'd bet big  converted_democrat   Feb-15-06 09:06 AM   #129 
                       - My ain concern is Peter Sikora a candidate for Ohio  WCGreen   Feb-15-06 06:35 PM   #140 
                          - I PM'ed you.. n/t  converted_democrat   Feb-15-06 06:50 PM   #141 
           - From all I have read, Brown is anti-gun, unlike Hackett...  benEzra   Feb-17-06 11:12 AM   #144 
              - In other words, about 70% of the country agrees with him on the issue  MrBenchley   Feb-17-06 11:32 AM   #145 
  - Fair enough. I don't live there but tend to agree with you.  progressivebydesign   Feb-14-06 01:25 PM   #83 
  - I'm From Ohio To - Get Over It People - Brown Is The Better Candidate  we can do it   Feb-14-06 02:09 PM   #84 
  - Good post  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 02:32 PM   #89 
     - So, it's time to move on?  Kukesa   Feb-14-06 02:50 PM   #94 
        - Bashing Hackett supporters???  melissaf   Feb-14-06 03:00 PM   #97 
           - Try the Ohio Forum, melissa.  Kukesa   Feb-14-06 03:34 PM   #99 
  - Sorry, but Hackett didn't "cut and run"  MadHound   Feb-14-06 02:35 PM   #92 
  - You got that right, MadHound, you got that right. nt  Kukesa   Feb-14-06 02:50 PM   #95 
  - I'm from Ohio and I AM PISSED as to how this was handled.!  mod mom   Feb-14-06 03:36 PM   #100 
  - well WCGreen, I am just so shocked  OhioBlue   Feb-14-06 08:24 PM   #104 
  - Just being honest about a candidate  OzarkDem   Feb-14-06 08:35 PM   #107 
     - yes, your comments are also  OhioBlue   Feb-14-06 08:42 PM   # 
  - But the Real Issue Here...  tlsmith1963   Feb-14-06 08:42 PM   #109 
  - Give Alito a pass; stab Hackett in the back. Dem. Sen. Leaders: Priceless  autorank   Feb-14-06 11:10 PM   #115 
     - On target, as always, autorank. This PROVES the DLC is the very ...  understandinglife   Feb-14-06 11:16 PM   #117 
  - Bull shit.  understandinglife   Feb-14-06 11:11 PM   #116 
  - Total Bull Shit...stunning in it's maladroit execution. Pathos redux...  autorank   Feb-14-06 11:42 PM   #119 
  - Roger! I just PM'd Skinner with a request that he call a "DU Activist" ...  understandinglife   Feb-14-06 11:52 PM   #120 
     - Done!!! & Recommended it! Thank you very much UL.  autorank   Feb-14-06 11:58 PM   #122 
  - That's the best Hackett post I've read all day.  Kukesa   Feb-15-06 12:12 AM   #123 
  - HACKETT WON 4 RURAL OHIO COUNTIES -- REALITY BASED ANALYSIS  autorank   Feb-14-06 11:41 PM   #118 
  - Reality, in_deed!!! Bring it. Bring it. Just what we need are FACTS.  understandinglife   Feb-14-06 11:54 PM   #121 
     - Do you realize how ridiculous you sound?  OzarkDem   Feb-15-06 08:08 AM   #128 
        - I agree that someone here sounds ridiculous, but it isn't  converted_democrat   Feb-15-06 10:36 AM   #130 
  - I'm from Ohio too  DemReadingDU   Feb-15-06 07:11 AM   #124 
  - AJ is in another slot for the supreme court....  WCGreen   Feb-15-06 09:20 PM   #143 
  - The only people happier than you are in the DeWine camp. nt  Kukesa   Feb-15-06 07:23 AM   #125 
  - But the rest of the country is disappointed. nt  In_Transit   Feb-15-06 07:31 AM   #127 
  - Cool! Now all that's needed is for you to figure out someway to vote  greyhound1966   Feb-15-06 03:02 PM   #138 
 

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