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mondo joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-20-08 11:45 AM
Response to Reply #23
26. So what? Is there supposed to be some standard that if you're a highly effective
advocate you're not supposed to do it?

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  -How Are Hillary's Feminist Bona Fides Effected By Bill's Continually Coming To Her Rescue ??? WillyT  Jan-20-08 11:16 AM   #0 
  - Non issue. He's not doing anything other spouses don't do. I don't know why you think feminism  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:18 AM   #1 
  - Well... I've Always Thought It Meant Women Standing On Their Own Two Feet...  WillyT   Jan-20-08 11:26 AM   #4 
     - edwards wife campaigns for him, why should HRC's? feminism isnt holding a woman to absurd  lionesspriyanka   Jan-20-08 11:28 AM   #7 
     - Then you think feminism means holding women to a different standard than men.  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:28 AM   #10 
  - I would be interested in what the conversation would look like were he to sit on the sidelines and  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-20-08 11:24 AM   #2 
  - There Is NOTHING Wrong With His Vigorously Campaigning FOR Her  WillyT   Jan-20-08 11:35 AM   #16 
     - And, again, if he didn't campaign for her, you'd see the mirror image of these articles:  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-20-08 11:53 AM   #33 
  - Can't say that I have seen that "dynamic" in my real life  Solly Mack   Jan-20-08 11:25 AM   #3 
  - You've Obviously Never Been A Bartender, LOL !!!  WillyT   Jan-20-08 11:27 AM   #6 
  - its a non issue. in most elections women come to the rescue of their husband, showing their softer  lionesspriyanka   Jan-20-08 11:26 AM   #5 
  - It isn't feminism, it's Bill Clinton's ginormous ego  tularetom   Jan-20-08 11:28 AM   #8 
  - I'm a feminist. I don't think Hillary represents feminism at all....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-20-08 11:28 AM   #9 
  - GREAT QUESTION. She plays the victim for votes and has Bill come to the rescue often.  NoodleyAppendage   Jan-20-08 11:28 AM   #11 
  - how does she play the victim?  lionesspriyanka   Jan-20-08 11:29 AM   #12 
  - Clinton wasn't polling well because their internals showed people thought she was hard and uncaring.  NoodleyAppendage   Jan-20-08 11:42 AM   #20 
  - Is it any different when Elizabeth Edwards comes to John's defense?  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:30 AM   #13 
     - No, Dean's wife wanted nothing to do with politics  wuushew   Jan-20-08 11:36 AM   #17 
     - That was her choice. But the norm is that spouses are out there defending their husbands.  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:37 AM   #18 
     - Oh Please... This Is The Ultimate Candidate's Spouse On Steroids !!!  WillyT   Jan-20-08 11:44 AM   #23 
        - So what? Is there supposed to be some standard that if you're a highly effective  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:45 AM   #26 
  - I think everyone's enjoying Bill's activities except the PPWH's*.  Perry Logan   Jan-20-08 11:32 AM   #14 
  - Feminists believe he's defending her. Sexists believe he's rescuing her.  LeftCoast   Jan-20-08 11:34 AM   #15 
  - feminists also believe that the spouse of all politicians campaign for them  lionesspriyanka   Jan-20-08 11:43 AM   #22 
     - That's true!  LeftCoast   Jan-20-08 11:45 AM   #24 
  - This is like your kid playing basketball  undeterred   Jan-20-08 11:41 AM   #19 
  - I expect any President to support the nominees and candidates of the party.  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:43 AM   #21 
     - Then Bill should get involved whenever Obama is upset  undeterred   Jan-20-08 11:50 AM   #30 
        - And if Obama or Edwards is the party candidate, I expect he will.  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:56 AM   #36 
           - Kerry is rooting for Obama, not Edwards.  undeterred   Jan-20-08 11:59 AM   #40 
              - Doh! Thanks! Edited.  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 12:02 PM   #42 
  - That's what your fucking spouse does.  Evoman   Jan-20-08 11:45 AM   #25 
  - The OP might as well ask "aren't feminists supposed to hate men?"  mondo joe   Jan-20-08 11:46 AM   #28 
  - no shit. this is peggy noonans argument reiterated on DU.  lionesspriyanka   Jan-20-08 11:47 AM   #29 
  - oh god, please don't ask that...  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-20-08 11:54 AM   #35 
  - I'm Canadian. And as such, I couldn't really give a shit who wins  Evoman   Jan-20-08 11:56 AM   #37 
  - Thank you  Solly Mack   Jan-20-08 11:57 AM   #39 
  - In a campaign, the expectation is that the candidate directs the campaign  lumberjack_jeff   Jan-20-08 12:34 PM   #45 
  - I dunno.....maybe the Feminist Bona Fides are all individuals.....  Darth_Kitten   Jan-20-08 11:46 AM   #27 
  - Uh, same as HER coming to HIS rescue?! n/t  UTUSN   Jan-20-08 11:50 AM   #31 
  - she doesn't need recueing nor does she send Bill out do it  ElsewheresDaughter   Jan-20-08 11:52 AM   #32 
  - I Agree On Both Counts... Yet There He Is Doing It...  WillyT   Jan-20-08 12:01 PM   #41 
     - exactly! so is every other candidates spouses out doing the same...  ElsewheresDaughter   Jan-20-08 12:24 PM   #44 
  - How are John Edwards bona fides affected  BlackVelvet04   Jan-20-08 11:54 AM   #34 
     - especially when her husband last year said he had trouble deciding whether being gay is moral or not  lionesspriyanka   Jan-20-08 11:57 AM   #38 
     - Exactly....  BlackVelvet04   Jan-20-08 12:02 PM   #43 
     - Or when Theresa Hines Kerry came to John's rescue. It's  Little Star   Jan-20-08 12:35 PM   #46 

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