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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-24-07 08:07 AM
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16. NO Gore broke with the DLC during his campaign and became a populist. I will
look for the quote from the DLC I posted the other day blaming his "lost" on moving away from the DLC when in fact while he was w them he was down double digits and afterward as a populist he won (although of course the SCOTUS would have none of that!)
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  -Didn't Gore push for NAFTA? Wasn't Gore DLC? Lord Byron  Jan-24-07 07:25 AM   #0 
  - Was is the key word. Not "is". n/t  quiet.american   Jan-24-07 07:27 AM   #1 
  - Exactly....  marmar   Jan-24-07 07:28 AM   #3 
  - Yeah, in 2000 Gore was just like Bush  Mark E. Smith   Jan-24-07 07:28 AM   #2 
  - NO Gore broke with the DLC during his campaign and became a populist. I will  mod mom   Jan-24-07 08:07 AM   #16 
     - DLCer Will Marshall comments on Gore's DEFECTION FROM THE DLC:  mod mom   Jan-24-07 08:09 AM   #17 
     - I remember an uproar over Bubba not out there campaigning for  deminks   Jan-24-07 08:32 AM   #26 
        - The problem is that many aren't knowledgeable in the different factions w/in  mod mom   Jan-24-07 08:50 AM   #28 
  - Every one of the other people you listed *used* to hold strange positions  Rose Siding   Jan-24-07 07:29 AM   #4 
  - With Kucinich I assume you are talking about his attempt to ban space-based mind control weapons  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-24-07 08:15 AM   #21 
     - And his past position on choice  Rose Siding   Jan-24-07 10:14 AM   #34 
  - Has he said that he regrets NAFTA?  Lord Byron   Jan-24-07 07:30 AM   #5 
  - Even so 2 out of 3 isn't bad. I'll take Gore  OhioBlues   Jan-24-07 07:31 AM   #6 
  - Well for some of us  Lord Byron   Jan-24-07 07:33 AM   #8 
     - I understand but I'm not sure of his stance now  OhioBlues   Jan-24-07 07:39 AM   #10 
  - He said even back in 2000 that our trade policies needed to be changed   Jan-24-07 10:39 AM   #36 
  - Gore also managed the drafting of the Telecomms Bill, which ended up being  1932   Jan-24-07 07:33 AM   #7 
  - One of the most devastating blows to our Democracy  Virginia Dare   Jan-24-07 08:02 AM   #13 
     - The problem was losing Congress - had a DEm congress been in place, the bills  blm   Jan-24-07 08:12 AM   #20 
  - He was correct on both points  GreenZoneLT   Jan-24-07 07:35 AM   #9 
  - 'Free' Trade = Suicide For the Middle Class  MannyGoldstein   Jan-24-07 07:43 AM   #11 
  - So why the love for Gore then?  Lord Byron   Jan-24-07 07:50 AM   #12 
     - Because most people aren't one-dimensional  Pigwidgeon   Jan-24-07 08:03 AM   #14 
     - good answer, Pigwidgeon  mac56   Jan-24-07 08:11 AM   #19 
     - Obviously you don't get it  Toots   Jan-24-07 08:04 AM   #15 
     - Because he might save the world.  Vipassanaman   Jan-24-07 08:19 AM   #22 
        - How might he save the world?  Lord Byron   Jan-24-07 08:24 AM   #24 
           - Environmental protection is becoming a no-brainer because of Gore   Jan-24-07 11:01 AM   #37 
           - Environmental protection may be a no- brainer now for the Democratic Party,  Uncle Joe   Jan-24-07 11:22 AM   #38 
  - Long on theory, short on real results for the middle classes.  HughBeaumont   Jan-24-07 08:54 AM   #30 
  - Are you an expert on the rest of the world's individual nations and their economic situations?  WinkyDink   Jan-24-07 10:18 AM   #35 
  - Nobody's perfect, but Gore's one of our best.  Bridget Burke   Jan-24-07 08:10 AM   #18 
  - I've been here a while  Lord Byron   Jan-24-07 08:23 AM   #23 
     - Gore thought it would work.....  trumad   Jan-24-07 08:31 AM   #25 
     - Well, start with this link....  Bridget Burke   Jan-24-07 08:55 AM   #31 
  - I'm hoping that "YouTube" will have some of Gore's early  KoKo01   Jan-24-07 08:49 AM   #27 
  - Let Me Get This Straight - You Prefer Webb, A Lifetime Republican ....  ThomWV   Jan-24-07 08:52 AM   #29 
  - I care more about where they stand on the issues  Lord Byron   Jan-24-07 09:04 AM   #33 
  - I agree, but the group of electable Dems ALL support this.  HughBeaumont   Jan-24-07 09:01 AM   #32 
  - Gore endorses Dean  LSK   Jan-24-07 11:26 AM   #39 

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