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ShortnFiery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-04-07 12:38 AM
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15. Well, it's not rampant! They're not calling her this in the cornfields of Nebraska yet?
It's B.S. and cheap shots to even "set up" this argument. :shrug:
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  -Hillary Clinton is not a whore! cynatnite  Oct-04-07 12:29 AM   #0 
  - Agreed. I can't stand her. But she is not a whore.  AllyCat   Oct-04-07 12:30 AM   #1 
  - I would say 'beholden' is a better word...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:33 AM   #4 
  - or men  Clovis Sangrail   Oct-04-07 12:32 AM   #2 
  - She is a politician,  rusty quoin   Oct-04-07 12:32 AM   #3 
  - WTF? No BODY called her that ... talk about setting up a straw-man argument just  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-07 12:33 AM   #5 
  - She's been called that at least twice in one thread in the last few minutes...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:34 AM   #8 
     - Yes she has. Pathetic.  Beausoir   Oct-04-07 12:37 AM   #14 
     - Well, it's not rampant! They're not calling her this in the cornfields of Nebraska yet?  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-07 12:38 AM   #15 
     - In the cornfields of Nebraska  huskerlaw   Oct-04-07 11:38 AM   #110 
     - She was called a corporate "whore" not a "whore"  kdmorris   Oct-04-07 05:23 AM   #55 
     - big difference btwn "corporate whore" and "whore" -- but, don't let that get in the way  nashville_brook   Oct-04-07 12:14 PM   #126 
        - common sense so rare these days.  AuntPatsy   Oct-04-07 01:27 PM   #149 
  - How about corporate whore?  Nutmegger   Oct-04-07 12:34 AM   #6 
  - Yes n/t  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:35 AM   #9 
  - Perhaps a DLC Clintonian Corporate Whore?  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-07 12:39 AM   #20 
     - Still offensive no matter the attempts made to justify using it n/t  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:44 AM   #27 
     - Tough! It's gender neutral - descriptive and quite accurate. CORPORATE WHORE!  ShortnFiery   Oct-04-07 12:48 AM   #35 
     - Gender neutral my ass...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:52 AM   #42 
     - Rudy G is a money-grubbing media whore.  BushDespiser12   Oct-04-07 01:13 AM   #47 
     - When do you ever see DUers call male Dems whores?  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 06:25 AM   #62 
        - Now we are narrowing the offensiveness only when relating to Dem candidates?  BushDespiser12   Oct-04-07 08:27 AM   #65 
        - When that person is the ONLY female in the race, yes. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 09:17 AM   #69 
        - I have seen the term used often in reference to Dems such as..  youthere   Oct-04-07 08:29 AM   #66 
        - Again, why isn't the term applied to other Dem candidates who  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 09:19 AM   #71 
           - I've heard it used in reference to Obama and Edwards...  youthere   Oct-04-07 09:51 AM   #78 
        - Bill Clinton was a corporate whore too, for that matter. Exactly  coalition_unwilling   Oct-04-07 12:38 PM   #140 
        - How bout polititcians are whores?  BoneDaddy   Oct-04-07 12:40 PM   #142 
     - It's being applied to her b/c she's DLC, not b/c of her gender  silverojo   Oct-04-07 04:05 AM   #54 
     - It's not gender neutral. The word whore historically has been associated  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 06:22 AM   #61 
     - It is gender neutral. Do you think men can't be corporate whores?n/t  redqueen   Oct-04-07 09:53 AM   #80 
     - To Quote Green Day:  YOY   Oct-04-07 10:52 AM   #94 
        - wouldn't it be  durrrty libby   Oct-04-07 11:28 AM   #105 
        - I just cut and pasted it from a lyrics page  YOY   Oct-04-07 11:33 AM   #107 
           - I always heard that lyric as "who", not "he".  dicksteele   Oct-04-07 11:48 AM   #118 
              - I though the next two lines were  YOY   Oct-04-07 12:19 PM   #127 
                 - Well, to be honest...  dicksteele   Oct-04-07 12:28 PM   #132 
        - Common misinterpretation of that lyric  Chovexani   Oct-04-07 01:07 PM   #146 
     - Sorry if you find it offensive to you, personally.  redqueen   Oct-04-07 09:53 AM   #79 
     - Bingo nt  lateo   Oct-04-07 08:06 AM   #63 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-07 08:30 AM   #67 
  - link?  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 12:34 AM   #7 
  - Here:  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:35 AM   #11 
     - ah thanks.  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 12:38 AM   #16 
        - Oh...what a lovely distinction. Calling a woman a WHORE is okay with you then.  Beausoir   Oct-04-07 12:40 AM   #21 
        - do you have a reading comprehension problem?  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 12:43 AM   #26 
           - This is what you said...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:49 AM   #38 
              - nope, I think i'm being pretty clear.  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 01:00 AM   #43 
                 - look it up in any modern dictionary...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 01:07 AM   #44 
                    - yup, you've pretty much confirmed with this post you are intentionally  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 01:09 AM   #46 
                    - Terms also have figurative meanings, you know.  IntravenousDemilo   Oct-04-07 02:08 AM   #48 
                    - ...  ellisonz   Oct-04-07 02:39 AM   #50 
                    - The INHERENT context of "corporate whore" makes it clear which definition is in use.  dicksteele   Oct-04-07 09:42 AM   #76 
        - Most of the candidates are beholden...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:40 AM   #22 
        - another reading comprehension problem  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 12:45 AM   #29 
        - So is that your justification for using such an offensive word? n/t  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:44 AM   #28 
           - no, again, you are mischaracterizing what I said, TWICE  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 12:46 AM   #32 
  - I have always aimed that word at George W. Bush as a whore of the Saudis.  Cleita   Oct-04-07 12:35 AM   #10 
  - I'm offended by the use of 'whore', 'slut' and others...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:37 AM   #13 
     - So what do we call George W. Bush, the subordinate  Cleita   Oct-04-07 12:39 AM   #18 
        - The name you use is your choice...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:43 AM   #25 
  - Bill's a corporate whore too  sandnsea   Oct-04-07 12:35 AM   #12 
  - I am a whore and I find that to be offensive...  mikelewis   Oct-04-07 12:38 AM   #17 
  - Excuse me, but if you're referring to the term "corporate whore,"  blonndee   Oct-04-07 12:39 AM   #19 
  - Agreed. It is an apt description with the addition of the  BushDespiser12   Oct-04-07 12:41 AM   #24 
  - No, she's not...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:45 AM   #30 
     - What's offensive is her corporate whoring. n/t  blonndee   Oct-04-07 12:48 AM   #36 
  - 2 ass wipes on a thread call her a corporate whore and you see this as a movement?  seriousstan   Oct-04-07 12:40 AM   #23 
  - It's been going on a while now...  cynatnite   Oct-04-07 12:46 AM   #33 
  - oh, that title is just too easy to have fun with......naw, i won't this time...  illinoisprogressive   Oct-04-07 12:46 AM   #31 
  - its not really that fun to have arguments with people ill equipped to even  Lerkfish   Oct-04-07 12:47 AM   #34 
  - I'm trying to follow suit but ohhhh I can't help myself!  Kiouni   Oct-04-07 03:26 AM   #52 
  - Has she changed her allegiances? Great news!  ConsAreLiars   Oct-04-07 12:49 AM   #37 
  - Ok, how about Corporate Shill, or is that too close to Shrill?  whoneedstickets   Oct-04-07 12:49 AM   #39 
  - "or is that too close to shrill"  blonndee   Oct-04-07 12:51 AM   #40 
  - i have to agree with Short and Firey's description of Clintonian DLC corporate whore...  illinoisprogressive   Oct-04-07 12:52 AM   #41 
  - Obama's been called "a special interest whore"  Semper_FiFi   Oct-04-07 11:46 AM   #115 
  - we are NOT The Judean People's Front  Clovis Sangrail   Oct-04-07 01:08 AM   #45 
  - From DU's rules:  Kurovski   Oct-04-07 02:11 AM   #49 
  - Thank you for this! It's nice to know that the Admin is ok with corporate whore. Now  OmmmSweetOmmm   Oct-04-07 06:12 AM   #59 
  - Wow... the rules are quoted right frickin here... but STILL  redqueen   Oct-04-07 09:55 AM   #82 
     - I still find the term sexist and offensive - despite the rules  tigereye   Oct-04-07 10:50 AM   #93 
        - You want everyone to stop using "corporate whore"?  redqueen   Oct-04-07 10:59 AM   #97 
           - no, just don't like the term "whore" applied so liberally and indiscriminately  tigereye   Oct-04-07 12:23 PM   #131 
  - So only women can be whores?  provis99   Oct-04-07 02:39 AM   #51 
  - No, the word has a long historical use referring to women.  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 09:26 AM   #74 
     - Yes, it's absurd to pretend that the word is no longer about women  spoony   Oct-04-07 10:56 AM   #96 
        - I'm fine with that as long as we also stick with the historical gender of "President"  jgraz   Oct-04-07 11:46 AM   #116 
        - "it was meant to evoke the image of a female prostitute"  redqueen   Oct-04-07 11:50 AM   #119 
           - From what I see it is inescapably about women  spoony   Oct-04-07 12:20 PM   #128 
           - I disagree completely.  redqueen   Oct-04-07 12:21 PM   #129 
              - I'm sorry but the sting in that phrase has a very plain history  spoony   Oct-04-07 12:29 PM   #133 
                 - I think what we're doing is estimating how many people  redqueen   Oct-04-07 12:38 PM   #139 
                    - *shrug*  spoony   Oct-04-07 12:45 PM   #144 
                       - I can't. Context is key.  redqueen   Oct-04-07 12:49 PM   #145 
           - I know!  tigereye   Oct-04-07 12:29 PM   #134 
              - Is it true?  redqueen   Oct-04-07 12:39 PM   #141 
                 - I'm messin with ya a little here, RQ  tigereye   Oct-04-07 01:44 PM   #153 
  - "Whore" is aimed at both men and women  silverojo   Oct-04-07 04:04 AM   #53 
  - She's a politician accepting money from various corporations,  MadHound   Oct-04-07 05:45 AM   #56 
  - Yep. D.C. is a "red light district" ... especially K Street.  TahitiNut   Oct-04-07 11:00 AM   #99 
  - The words "whore," "slut," "bitch" etc. are certainly offensive...  Nabeshin   Oct-04-07 05:58 AM   #57 
  - If you enjoy offending women, which you apparently do. n/t  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 09:25 AM   #73 
  - I wonder if Isaiah Thomas would agree with you?  durrrty libby   Oct-04-07 11:37 AM   #109 
  - It's misogyny. Right-wingers are all misogynists--and so, evidently, are a fair number of DUers.  Perry Logan   Oct-04-07 06:03 AM   #58 
  - Thinly veiled callout there Perry. Misogony => Right winger => DU'ers  BushDespiser12   Oct-04-07 08:17 AM   #64 
  - Oh for God's sake. Do you think only women can be whores?  redqueen   Oct-04-07 09:56 AM   #83 
  - I don't see it as a sexist term. That's your opinion.  Kahuna   Oct-04-07 06:12 AM   #60 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-07 08:59 AM   #68 
  - "This s#@t on hear is rediculous"  BushDespiser12   Oct-04-07 09:19 AM   #70 
  - It's acceptable as per DU's rules.  redqueen   Oct-04-07 09:54 AM   #81 
  - I agree. Calling a woman like Hillary a whore is just as offensive  pnwmom   Oct-04-07 09:23 AM   #72 
  - Definition for ya...  BushDespiser12   Oct-04-07 09:33 AM   #75 
  - See post 49. And men can be whores too... what does it make a person  redqueen   Oct-04-07 09:57 AM   #84 
  - well there's corporate tool, shill, or slave  Neo   Oct-04-07 09:50 AM   #77 
  - Perhaps you should take this up with Skinner. Because he makes the rules here.  MilesColtrane   Oct-04-07 10:08 AM   #85 
  - "Constructive criticism of Democrats or the Democratic Party is permitted"  spoony   Oct-04-07 11:00 AM   #98 
  - k&r  Katherine Brengle   Oct-04-07 10:09 AM   #86 
  - Congratulations on getting a thread to the greatest page that has "Hillary" and  yodermon   Oct-04-07 10:12 AM   #87 
  - How the HELL are people voting for this BS?  redqueen   Oct-04-07 10:36 AM   #90 
  - DU Rules:  Hissyspit   Oct-04-07 10:16 AM   #88 
  - The correct term is  Le Taz Hot   Oct-04-07 10:27 AM   #89 
  - more like a corporate strumpet i suppose....  dionysus   Oct-04-07 10:37 AM   #91 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-07 10:45 AM   #92 
  - Dude, if you keep insulting the Mods, it won't be your choice to "stop posting" the insults.  dicksteele   Oct-04-07 10:54 AM   #95 
  - Nice granite cookie recipe. n/t  MilesColtrane   Oct-04-07 11:04 AM   #102 
  - Is, too. nt  piedmont   Oct-04-07 11:01 AM   #100 
  - You people don't even know how unintentionally funny this thread is!  babylonsister   Oct-04-07 11:01 AM   #101 
  - Hilary's HealthCare(?) Plan is much more offensive  bvar22   Oct-04-07 11:09 AM   #103 
  - It's not an offensive term against women.  Feron   Oct-04-07 11:25 AM   #104 
  - On what planet, pal?  Elspeth   Oct-04-07 11:28 AM   #106 
     - And this somehow means we need to change the language?  jgraz   Oct-04-07 11:44 AM   #112 
     - "I swear, we should have a basic logic test before people can post on this board."  redqueen   Oct-04-07 11:53 AM   #121 
     - So, how many male prostitutes do you think there are?  redqueen   Oct-04-07 11:54 AM   #122 
     - On ANY planet where the dominant species has a grasp of CONTEXT.  dicksteele   Oct-04-07 11:55 AM   #124 
  - Leave Hillary Alone  aikoaiko   Oct-04-07 11:36 AM   #108 
  - Bastard. I was just going to post that.  jgraz   Oct-04-07 11:44 AM   #114 
     - You bastard whore prick slut !!  Kurovski   Oct-04-07 01:09 PM   #147 
     - Its ok, I can tolerate your language because thats all it is -- plus its just a metaphor.  aikoaiko   Oct-04-07 01:26 PM   #148 
        - I'm sorry, I thought I just saw some non-hysterical logic on DU  jgraz   Oct-04-07 01:36 PM   #151 
  - Depends on its usage  huskerlaw   Oct-04-07 11:41 AM   #111 
  - Of course you are correct and Bravo for this thread  durrrty libby   Oct-04-07 11:44 AM   #113 
  - Actually not "correct" at all, since no one called her that.  dicksteele   Oct-04-07 12:21 PM   #130 
  - Those of us who have been stretched unitl their bones crack on the rack of misery  truedelphi   Oct-04-07 11:46 AM   #117 
  - She panders to the corporates and the DLC  RiverStone   Oct-04-07 11:52 AM   #120 
  - Do you object to the term "corporate whore"? Cause nobody called her a "whore".  redqueen   Oct-04-07 11:55 AM   #125 
  - She's a pandering politician. Which is the reverse of what whores do.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-04-07 11:54 AM   #123 
  - Praise Kucinich and pass the Everlasting Gobstoppers  BrightKnight   Oct-04-07 12:30 PM   #135 
  - I believe there is a hide thread feature  Neo   Oct-04-07 12:33 PM   #136 
  - Leave Hillary alone!  stimbox   Oct-04-07 12:33 PM   #137 
  - I prefer "war monger" myself, as that is gender neutral. -n/t  coalition_unwilling   Oct-04-07 12:36 PM   #138 
  - And LBJ's opponent didn't have sex with livestock. n/t  ieoeja   Oct-04-07 12:41 PM   #143 
  - I think most of the people who call her a whore do so not because she is female,  Puregonzo1188   Oct-04-07 01:28 PM   #150 
  - I think its pretty obvious that she is not.  AuntPatsy   Oct-04-07 01:37 PM   #152 
  - Locking.  pinto   Oct-04-07 02:26 PM   #154 
 

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