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DutchLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-27-07 11:50 AM
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33. He should not be the candidate.
Just because his campaign team thought up one good minute-long video? Puh-leaze.
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  -Watch this 1:22 Youtube and tell me this candidate should not be our 2008 Dem Nominee LINK Blackhatjack  Jul-27-07 10:58 AM   #0 
  - Yeah, he has me pretty jazzed up too. :)  Yael   Jul-27-07 11:00 AM   #1 
  - That's the way I like to hear candidates speak.  GardeningGal   Jul-27-07 11:02 AM   #2 
  - While I support Edwards as the best choice, I would like to hear other Dem speak out the same way...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:04 AM   #3 
  - Edwards is the right combination of telegenic "electability" and  Ron_Green   Jul-27-07 11:08 AM   #4 
  - and he has more of a chance to win in the south. I agree with you about  davidwparker   Jul-27-07 11:13 AM   #7 
     - Take Edward's ability to garner southern votes, change it to Clark & multiply...  rosebud57   Jul-28-07 09:22 AM   #76 
        - I agree. But he's not announced. Neither has Gore. In late fall, we should  davidwparker   Jul-28-07 02:01 PM   #77 
  - I've liked John Edwards since the first time I saw and heard him.  Ghost in the Machine   Jul-27-07 11:10 AM   #5 
  - Edwards/Lieberman 2008!  theredpen   Jul-27-07 11:11 AM   #6 
  - how about Edwards/Kucinich?  Donnachaidh   Jul-27-07 11:13 AM   #8 
  - I've always liked Edwards too, but duh on me I never thought of that match up!  madmom   Jul-27-07 11:18 AM   #12 
  - That's my dream ticket right there.  KillCapitalism   Jul-27-07 11:23 AM   #14 
     - It would be awesome, wouldn't it?  Donnachaidh   Jul-27-07 11:51 AM   #34 
  - Ok, how about Edwards/Gore  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jul-28-07 08:32 AM   #72 
  - There is no doubt a MSM effort to ignore Edwards except for the occasional haircut mention...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:16 AM   #9 
  - There are any number of great VP choices ---Feingold? Clark? etc. n/t  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:18 AM   #11 
  - Edwards/Clark would be hard to beat. And the two seem compatible on most issues.  Dhalgren   Jul-27-07 11:29 AM   #17 
     - If Edwards is elected President you bet your bottom dollar Clark will serve in his Administration...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:45 AM   #29 
        - A very good idea!  Dhalgren   Jul-27-07 01:03 PM   #55 
  - I Think You Are Right On That:  Dinger   Jul-28-07 08:06 AM   #70 
  - Unless he comes out in support of impeachment soon I can't support him  realbluesky   Jul-27-07 11:18 AM   #10 
  - Is Kucinich the only one who's come out in support of impeachment?  theredpen   Jul-27-07 11:27 AM   #15 
  - Single-issue voters make the Baby Jesus cry.  WilliamPitt   Jul-27-07 11:27 AM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-28-07 07:53 AM   #67 
  - He supports censure of Bush and "holding him accountable".  Alexander   Jul-27-07 11:43 AM   #26 
  - Edwards has been calling for 'holding Bush accountable' for years....  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:59 AM   #40 
  - Since Edwards can't do anything personally about it..  Virginia Dare   Jul-27-07 12:08 PM   #47 
  - This video should be a standard for whoever becomes the Dem nominee...n/t  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:20 AM   #13 
  - No one can deny the fire, that's for sure. I believe that by March '08  Dhalgren   Jul-27-07 11:31 AM   #18 
  - He's my pick so far...  Hubert Flottz   Jul-27-07 11:35 AM   #19 
  - Edwards' answer to the 'meet the leaders of foreign govt Q' was best and not even mentioned by MSM  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:36 AM   #20 
  - Thanks for linking this!  tex-wyo-dem   Jul-27-07 11:36 AM   #21 
  - My problem is that I like things about all of them  WakeMeUp   Jul-27-07 11:38 AM   #22 
  - I think all the great candidates need to be speaking in this mode about these issues...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:41 AM   #24 
     - Couldn't agree more...  tex-wyo-dem   Jul-27-07 11:50 AM   #32 
        - You have it pegged.... great synopsis  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:53 AM   #36 
  - I believe General Election poll numbers on 'Edwards' electibility' scare the corporate interests...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:40 AM   #23 
  - I like him as much as I like Kucinich.  peacebuzzard   Jul-27-07 11:42 AM   #25 
  - K and R  ClayZ   Jul-27-07 11:43 AM   #27 
  - This is the one that inspires me:  LWolf   Jul-27-07 11:44 AM   #28 
  - That was very good too!  JNelson6563   Jul-27-07 11:53 AM   #35 
  - That would be good, I agree. :) n/t  LWolf   Jul-27-07 11:57 AM   #39 
  - that was good, thanks  DemReadingDU   Jul-27-07 12:07 PM   #46 
  - Wow, that was good!  JNelson6563   Jul-27-07 11:48 AM   #30 
  - Well he's my second choice anyway  eggman67   Jul-27-07 11:48 AM   #31 
  - He should not be the candidate.  DutchLiberal   Jul-27-07 11:50 AM   #33 
  - With all due respect, it's hardly been "one good minute-long video"  tex-wyo-dem   Jul-27-07 11:59 AM   #41 
     - So has Kucinich.  DutchLiberal   Jul-27-07 12:02 PM   #43 
        - Edwards is the only candidate to create an anti-poverty center ....  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 12:08 PM   #48 
           - It's not a mantra.  DutchLiberal   Jul-27-07 12:52 PM   #53 
  - I'd love to see Edwards  mruddy   Jul-27-07 11:55 AM   #37 
  - What an exhilirating slate of candidates we would have if they all spoke this way on these issues...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 11:57 AM   #38 
  - He's a good complete package - white southern male w/ a populist message  Katherine Brengle   Jul-27-07 12:00 PM   #42 
  - Don't forget ... he is very smart and can think on his feet .... both of which would serve us well  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 12:05 PM   #45 
     - I'm sure he'd make a fine president --  Katherine Brengle   Jul-27-07 04:02 PM   #59 
  - Edwards' proposal for dealing with New Orleans is 100% right but it gets no press...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 12:04 PM   #44 
  - Let's try to get this kicked to the greatest page as an example of what we want our candidates to do  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 12:11 PM   #49 
  - I've seen Edwards speak in person and he is excellent 'on the stump'  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 12:21 PM   #50 
  - k&r-i wish everyone here could get on board with Edwards..  JennasLiver   Jul-27-07 12:46 PM   #51 
  - I'm leaning towards Edwards  RedEarth   Jul-27-07 12:50 PM   #52 
  - Edwards survived the 2004 Repub Opposition Research ....  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 01:02 PM   #54 
  - K and R  Lugnut   Jul-27-07 01:43 PM   #56 
  - It really helps him when he gets some fire in his voice  Bongo Prophet   Jul-27-07 02:08 PM   #57 
  - Edwards can be withering when he attacks, and he is very smart ...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 03:03 PM   #58 
  - Just like the 'border fence' issue, Edwards is cutting to the core ....  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 04:40 PM   #60 
  - I gotta admit...  nathan hale   Jul-27-07 05:04 PM   #61 
  - Some people just know how to speak 'on the stump' AND Edwards is one of them...  Blackhatjack   Jul-27-07 10:13 PM   #62 
  - No Impeachment = No Support  Senator   Jul-28-07 12:43 AM   #63 
  - I'm convinced he's our best bet overall, n/t  AJ9000   Jul-28-07 01:52 AM   #64 
  - Me too and not like it is settling, he is great (n/t)  harun   Jul-28-07 09:19 AM   #75 
  - K&R  Forkboy   Jul-28-07 06:16 AM   #65 
  - not at all impressed.  tomp   Jul-28-07 07:49 AM   #66 
  - Seduced? Not me --I have followed his career in the same city with him for 25 years....  Blackhatjack   Jul-28-07 08:04 AM   #68 
     - I have ALSO seen him do that. I know his history, his career...  Triana   Jul-28-07 09:17 AM   #74 
     - i only believe kucinich  tomp   Jul-29-07 12:07 AM   #80 
  - i like Edwards  buddhamama   Jul-28-07 08:05 AM   #69 
  - Loved it. Rated it five stars.  Heidi   Jul-28-07 08:17 AM   #71 
  - Damn straight...  Triana   Jul-28-07 09:11 AM   #73 
  - I didn't hear enough love for corporations and shareholders in his speech.  kenny blankenship   Jul-28-07 02:05 PM   #78 
  - THIS is how it should be done. Go right at the corporate/special interests ...their $ won't buy him  Blackhatjack   Jul-28-07 08:21 PM   #79 
  - 1:22 - the amount of thought put into peoples' nominee.  BlooInBloo   Jul-29-07 12:08 AM   #81 
  - If I had to chose between the top 3-he has my vote  w8liftinglady   Jul-29-07 12:09 AM   #82 
  - If other Democratic Candidates are not speaking out like this on these issues, WHY NOT?  Blackhatjack   Jul-30-07 01:57 PM   #83 
 

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