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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-09-07 06:16 PM
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141. I disagree, Clinton ran away from Gore
Edited on Thu Aug-09-07 06:18 PM by Uncle Joe
when *he stopped thinking about tomorrow and gave the corporate media a Republican Frame on a silver platter regarding the issue of integrity, precisely the talking points Bush used "to restore honor and integrity to the White House" to keep the race close enough to steal. This issue had a major carry over effect combined with the same corporate media's slander of "Al Gore claiming to have invented the Internet." This also tells me Clinton never really thought of global warming as a looming catastrophe or he would have behaved in a much more responsible professional manner, not putting at risk his loyal sub ordinate's election chances.

The Republican dominated corporate media knew Bush couldn't beat Al Gore on vision, experience, competence or the issues, the only way they stood a chance to make the race close enough to steal was on the nation's weariness of scandal and Clinton only aided them in this endeavor.

I believe the corporate media's primary motivation in slandering Al Gore, was in large measure due to the fact that he empowered the American People when he championed the Internet and as the Internet grew in power, they viewed and still view it as a threat to their monopoly on information. Information equals influence, power and money and they saw this as slipping away.

Today the same corporate media which carried out a near eight year witch hunt against both Clintons to some degree and transferred their zeal to a near two year "War Against Gore" just prior to the selection of 2000, while camouflaging Bush's obvious shortcomings, can't do enough to promote Hillary Clinton's candidacy and make Bill Clinton our nation's very first First Gentlemen. As for me, this doesn't pass the smell test.

* This incident reminds me of the 1992 Democratic Convention theme song by Fleetwood Mac "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow", I have ambivalent feelings about that song to this day, every time I hear it.

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