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johan helge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-10-07 04:01 PM
Response to Reply #38
39. Bush won Florida with a margin of
a few hundred votes, as far as I remember. If not for Nader, Gore would of course have won Florida with a margin of several thousand votes. This isn't difficult.

I'm sure we Gore supporters should and could have done more. But at least we supported the right candidate.
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  - Agreed....  MadMaddie   Nov-10-07 01:08 PM   #1 
  - Ummmm...I am sure that is the case for some DUers....  physioex   Nov-10-07 01:09 PM   #2 
  - Given that 40-50% of the folks that post here  DURHAM D   Nov-10-07 01:09 PM   #3 
  - Are they lurking freepers, trying to split Democrats, or  johan helge   Nov-10-07 01:36 PM   #19 
     - Yes.  DURHAM D   Nov-10-07 06:38 PM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-07 01:10 PM   #4 
  - The building's on fire. You going to torch the other half or try and save it?  LeftCoast   Nov-10-07 01:14 PM   #8 
     - And thanks for playing Really Bad Analogies  jgraz   Nov-10-07 01:19 PM   #12 
        - You wouldn't. You also wouldn't set fire to the half that wasn't burning.  LeftCoast   Nov-10-07 01:20 PM   #14 
           - Riiight...the *criticism* is the problem  jgraz   Nov-10-07 01:25 PM   #15 
              - When you take a flame thrower to the entire party  LeftCoast   Nov-10-07 01:27 PM   #17 
              - Could that man be any strawier?  jgraz   Nov-10-07 01:30 PM   #18 
              - With a stretch you could say that is criticism  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 04:17 PM   #40 
                 - That's because I didn't feel like writing my PoliSci thesis today  jgraz   Nov-10-07 05:34 PM   #46 
                    - And I'll call your obscene gesture any name I want. n/t  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 06:11 PM   #51 
                       - Yes, you can  jgraz   Nov-10-07 10:37 PM   #56 
                          - I didn't imply that  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 11:46 PM   #59 
  - Ain't that the truth. I like something about ALL the candidates. nt  MookieWilson   Nov-10-07 01:10 PM   #5 
  - Hear! Hear!  LeftCoast   Nov-10-07 01:13 PM   #6 
  - Pretty simplistic. It kind of reduces the whole debate about our future to the status of a football  John Q. Citizen   Nov-10-07 01:13 PM   #7 
  - Well, the Nader voters in Florida in 2000 definitely  johan helge   Nov-10-07 01:41 PM   #20 
     - That is a phony analysis. For a whole lot of reasons. One main one was that  John Q. Citizen   Nov-10-07 02:47 PM   #33 
        - If not for Nader, the USSC and Republican dirty tricks  johan helge   Nov-10-07 03:16 PM   #36 
        - Do you have any evidence to back up what you claim? Or do you just  John Q. Citizen   Nov-10-07 03:32 PM   #38 
        - Bush won Florida with a margin of  johan helge   Nov-10-07 04:01 PM   #39 
           - Go read the newspaper consortium report. Gore won Florida,  John Q. Citizen   Nov-10-07 04:28 PM   #43 
              - This isn't difficult  johan helge   Nov-11-07 02:08 AM   #61 
        - Gore won by over 100,000 votes WITH Nader in - Jeb and the RNC were prepared  blm   Nov-10-07 05:46 PM   #50 
           - If the election was a complete fake -  johan helge   Nov-11-07 02:42 AM   #63 
              - Nader's candidacy was USED to explain away the closeness when Gore actually won  blm   Nov-11-07 12:08 PM   #64 
                 - Gore lost because of many things -  johan helge   Nov-12-07 10:31 AM   #67 
                    - Nader got 90,000 votes in Florida - Gore beat Bush by over 100,000 votes  blm   Nov-12-07 12:16 PM   #68 
                       - If the election was a complete fake -  johan helge   Nov-12-07 01:12 PM   #70 
                          - Yes - which is why I said it gave political cover for WHY and the Dem PARTY  blm   Nov-12-07 01:16 PM   #71 
                             - I think the Dems  johan helge   Nov-12-07 02:55 PM   #73 
                                - My point is what they did mattered little in the ACTUAL OUTCOME while election THEFT  blm   Nov-12-07 03:05 PM   #74 
                                   - Noone knows for sure  johan helge   Nov-12-07 03:49 PM   #75 
        - What evidence do you have that 50,000 legitimate black voters  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 04:20 PM   #41 
           - With pleasure. I'm surprised that you missed this. Where have you been?  John Q. Citizen   Nov-10-07 04:50 PM   #44 
           - You need to read Armed Madhouse  proud2Blib   Nov-10-07 05:45 PM   #48 
              - I don't go by Greg Palast , unless he cites evidence  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 06:35 PM   #53 
  - Methinks you overestimate the power of DU.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-10-07 01:15 PM   #9 
  - Yes, lack of criticism often leads to greatly improved representation  jgraz   Nov-10-07 01:16 PM   #10 
  - Criticism can be ok -  johan helge   Nov-10-07 02:04 PM   #28 
     - You're throwing out accusations rather than dealing with substance  jgraz   Nov-10-07 05:45 PM   #49 
        - I don't understand what you mean (nt)  johan helge   Nov-11-07 02:10 AM   #62 
  - Some of us can walk and chew gum at the same time. (n/t).  Chovexani   Nov-10-07 01:16 PM   #11 
  - JOIN THE GOP: That's Your Party  fightthegoodfightnow   Nov-10-07 01:20 PM   #13 
  - .  jgraz   Nov-10-07 01:27 PM   #16 
  - that's too harsh. I think all he's trying to say is "united we stand, divided we fall". sheesh.  ourbluenation   Nov-10-07 01:43 PM   #22 
     - it..............  fightthegoodfightnow   Nov-10-07 02:23 PM   #30 
  - We're going to win, in any case. And that's like saying go fight  sfexpat2000   Nov-10-07 01:43 PM   #21 
  - Excuse me. Ummm, I don't think we're being asked  Skidmore   Nov-10-07 01:47 PM   #23 
  - They won't earn their paychecks  L. Coyote   Nov-10-07 01:52 PM   #24 
  - If you were a conservative operator wanting to disrupt this site ..  Mark E. Smith   Nov-10-07 01:54 PM   #25 
  - Thank you, thank you, thank you!  annarbor   Nov-12-07 01:28 PM   #72 
  - the repukes suck. they are traitors to this country and this planet.  leftofthedial   Nov-10-07 01:55 PM   #26 
  - Nevah happen...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-10-07 02:00 PM   #27 
  - I think I might be in love with you...  ourbluenation   Nov-10-07 02:12 PM   #29 
  - Amen.  Mark E. Smith   Nov-10-07 02:49 PM   #34 
  - Give Me a Break  fightthegoodfightnow   Nov-10-07 02:26 PM   #31 
  - An exaggeration so blatant it becomes a distortion. n/t  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 04:24 PM   #42 
     - Right...... Good For You  fightthegoodfightnow   Nov-11-07 12:48 PM   #66 
  - And so many of them DO make the Greatest.  Laurab   Nov-10-07 05:20 PM   #45 
  - You're assuming that there are enough DUers to influence an election.  Blue-Jay   Nov-10-07 02:28 PM   #32 
  - And it would gain us nothing if we only end up with half a Party which supports our principles.  KaptBunnyPants   Nov-10-07 03:13 PM   #35 
  - But it's "primary season"  Baby Snooks   Nov-10-07 03:24 PM   #37 
  - It's wabbit season  deutsey   Nov-10-07 05:39 PM   #47 
  - Good Lord.  Echos Myron   Nov-10-07 06:14 PM   #52 
  - We won't have child molesting, bathroom cruising, diaper wearing Republicans running this country  NNN0LHI   Nov-10-07 07:20 PM   #55 
     - Wow  BoneDaddy   Nov-10-07 10:50 PM   #58 
  - We already know that Repukes are bad.  Naturyl   Nov-10-07 10:40 PM   #57 
  - One way to fix that...  bluestateguy   Nov-10-07 11:50 PM   #60 
  - K&R! Nothing wrong with criticizing fellow Democrats on policy issues, but the bashing gets out of  Pushed To The Left   Nov-11-07 12:21 PM   #65 
  - Not gonna happen  EstimatedProphet   Nov-12-07 12:44 PM   #69 

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