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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-20-07 11:49 AM
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37. Two reasons
$$$$ and that goofy Carolina accent
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  -Why is Edwards stuck in 3rd place? RiverStone  Nov-20-07 12:37 AM   #0 
  - He's got some kind of intangibles working against him.  lurky   Nov-20-07 12:43 AM   #1 
  - Thats just WAPO. Several polls have him in 2nd place and moving up.  saracat   Nov-20-07 12:45 AM   #2 
  - Granted - its the M$M  RiverStone   Nov-20-07 12:50 AM   #4 
     - Yeah and another major poll has them all tied at 26%. Yet all they talk about is Obama.  saracat   Nov-20-07 01:13 AM   #8 
     - If Edwards wins Iowa, every dirty trick they can muster we be used against him  Snotcicles   Nov-20-07 05:22 AM   #20 
  - He's going to win Iowa.  MrSlayer   Nov-20-07 12:47 AM   #3 
  - I've been saying it too. nt.  mb7588a   Nov-20-07 05:40 PM   #55 
  - It's anybody's game at this point. Edwards has an equal chance of taking Iowa, IMHO.  Selatius   Nov-20-07 01:07 AM   #5 
  - Roger Simon explained tonight that you have to be a wary  OHdem10   Nov-20-07 01:10 AM   #6 
  - I would suggest that he stop the mud-slinging. n/t  Lirwin2   Nov-20-07 01:12 AM   #7 
  - With all due respect, if it's ( so called ) mud slinging their worried about  Snotcicles   Nov-20-07 05:14 AM   #18 
     - The OPer asked why Edwards is stuck in 3rd place  Lirwin2   Nov-20-07 11:37 AM   #34 
        - Hillary's use of 'mudslinging' was even criticized by her supporter Candy Crowley on CNN...  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 12:07 PM   #43 
  - You said it yourself...."a little slick...acting it up a little."  calteacherguy   Nov-20-07 01:54 AM   #9 
  - Edwards is true and blue.  Nutmegger   Nov-20-07 02:07 AM   #10 
  - I think he's acting because I've reviewed his Senate record  Clark2008   Nov-20-07 11:05 AM   #31 
     - I have reviewed his Senate Record as well and disagree. So there!  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 12:08 PM   #44 
  - Here's my advice  silverojo   Nov-20-07 03:22 AM   #11 
  - Advice To Edwards  remember2000forever   Nov-20-07 06:08 AM   #24 
  - Thanks...  RiverStone   Nov-20-07 10:16 AM   #27 
  - Not to worry ...  weeve   Nov-20-07 03:28 AM   #12 
  - Nobody Knows Which Edwards Would Show Up At The Inauguration  MannyGoldstein   Nov-20-07 04:03 AM   #13 
  - NC is a right-to-work state  ngant17   Nov-20-07 04:55 AM   #15 
     - I think who he picked as campaign manager shows he has a real good prospective on labor. nt  PollThis   Nov-20-07 05:03 AM   #17 
  - I have never seen a candidate be nit picked over more trivial crap  PollThis   Nov-20-07 04:54 AM   #14 
  - Exactly...  sendero   Nov-20-07 06:15 AM   #25 
  - It's trival to have disdain for his voting record in the Senate?  Clark2008   Nov-20-07 11:06 AM   #32 
  - Money.  MilesColtrane   Nov-20-07 05:00 AM   #16 
  - If John Q. Public can understand  RiverStone   Nov-20-07 10:56 AM   #28 
  - Not the corporation favorite...  dmosh42   Nov-20-07 05:21 AM   #19 
  - He is in third place because that is where the media puts him.  yy4me   Nov-20-07 05:29 AM   #21 
  - He is not spending enough money on the MSM to get them to change polls  Reno.Muse   Nov-20-07 05:30 AM   #22 
  - just my opinion  frogcycle   Nov-20-07 05:54 AM   #23 
  - Maybe things would be different if he had help from Oprah W.  B Calm   Nov-20-07 06:39 AM   #26 
  - He has slipped in Iowa during the last few months: at one time Edwards was leading solidly  book_worm   Nov-20-07 11:02 AM   #29 
  - Because his record doesn't match his rhetoric and people  Clark2008   Nov-20-07 11:03 AM   #30 
  - Do you know another tune? Saying it hundreds of times does not make it true or accurate. n/t  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 11:38 AM   #35 
  - Record vs. rhetoric  notsodumbhillbilly   Nov-20-07 11:23 AM   #33 
  - Don't worry Edwards is fine in Iowa... this should make you feel better...  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 11:46 AM   #36 
  - That is encouraging  RiverStone   Nov-20-07 12:55 PM   #49 
     - Edwards Campaign is executing a very detailed, smart strategy in Iowa...  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 01:34 PM   #50 
        - This analysis might help you ... follow the link within the MyDD excerpt ..LINK  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 01:37 PM   #51 
  - Two reasons  leftofthedial   Nov-20-07 11:49 AM   #37 
  - Keep in mind that Southerners have always done well in Presidential Campaigns...  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 11:56 AM   #38 
     - yeah, but that twang is now so strongly associated with idiot repukes  leftofthedial   Nov-20-07 11:58 AM   #39 
        - So do you feel the same way about Bill Clinton's accent?  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 12:04 PM   #42 
           - more and more with every photo op he does with george the first  leftofthedial   Nov-20-07 04:41 PM   #54 
  - Because he's not a great candidate and he already lost once?  cgrindley   Nov-20-07 11:59 AM   #40 
  - Why don't you debate real issues instead of personal attacks? Sheesh.  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 12:03 PM   #41 
  - but the voting public ONLY cares about BS  cgrindley   Nov-20-07 12:11 PM   #45 
  - I don't think he was spanked by Cheney  NewJeffCT   Nov-20-07 01:53 PM   #52 
  - Because he is not the one...  butterfly77   Nov-20-07 12:16 PM   #46 
  - Obama has spent $4.5 mil on Iowa ads, Hillary has spent $2.5 mi on Iowa ads, Edwards JUST STARTED  Stop Cornyn   Nov-20-07 12:41 PM   #47 
  - If you read that WaPo poll, Edwards is in 2nd when you consider 1st choice plus 2nd choice support,  Stop Cornyn   Nov-20-07 12:43 PM   #48 
     - The WaPo poll does not consider who is likely to actually caucus...  Blackhatjack   Nov-20-07 02:34 PM   #53 

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