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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-07-08 08:02 AM
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58. She's the fundie spokesmodel
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  -I know I'll be called a concern troll (again), but I think the majority of recent posts on DU... leftofthedial  Sep-06-08 01:28 PM   #0 
  - When you have a serious problem, only fools aren't concerned.  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-06-08 01:29 PM   #1 
  - Agreed. It's only a fool who never felt like one. n/t  The Village Idiot   Sep-06-08 01:34 PM   #7 
  - Yup. It was. If he hadn't done it, his campaign would already be dead.  wlucinda   Sep-07-08 01:09 AM   #54 
  - he already had all those votes  Epiphany4z   Sep-06-08 01:29 PM   #2 
  - "she has gained him nearly nothing and will cost him dearly with middle"  loindelrio   Sep-06-08 01:30 PM   #3 
  - I disagree.  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:37 PM   #12 
  - they loathe Democrats worse  Epiphany4z   Sep-06-08 01:41 PM   #14 
  - Correct.  Clear Blue Sky   Sep-06-08 01:45 PM   #18 
     - That's right! But the tightrope he's going to have to walk WILL  JimDandy   Sep-06-08 02:14 PM   #32 
  - I agree with you.  Andy823   Sep-06-08 01:49 PM   #25 
  - I disagree too....  mike_c   Sep-06-08 02:27 PM   #34 
  - There are tons of topics about her poor political judgement and failed policies.  Curtland1015   Sep-06-08 01:31 PM   #4 
  - There are many excellent critical posts.  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:39 PM   #13 
  - He rallied his base and alienated the mainstream and swing voters.  Lex   Sep-06-08 01:32 PM   #5 
  - I'm afraid I don't think it's that simple.  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-06-08 01:42 PM   #15 
  - excellent point about selecting the "hocky mom."  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:52 PM   #28 
  - What happens when she refuses to talk to the media for two weeks?  babylonsister   Sep-06-08 09:42 PM   #43 
  - the Democrats have registered nearly 4 million new voters, mostly young people.  notadmblnd   Sep-06-08 10:17 PM   #45 
     - Tens of millions, at the least.  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-07-08 06:12 AM   #57 
  - I don't think there are any "swing voters."  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:44 PM   #17 
  - No doubt about it  Gman   Sep-06-08 01:32 PM   #6 
  - Well said. Sarah Palin is a woman who is being used for political gain. She lacks self respect.  Danieljay   Sep-06-08 01:35 PM   #8 
     - She's the fundie spokesmodel  tavalon   Sep-07-08 08:02 AM   #58 
  - All she did was energize his base. Minimal impact on switching voters.  DCBob   Sep-06-08 01:35 PM   #9 
  - She's not switching voters. I'll repeat.  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:46 PM   #19 
     - Do you really think the angry fundies tell the pollers they are not voting??  DCBob   Sep-06-08 01:49 PM   #23 
        - That's not what I've read and heard from them. Sorry.  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:51 PM   #27 
           - In any case it's too early to judge the impact.  DCBob   Sep-06-08 01:57 PM   #30 
  - You're not taking into account the JSM III leaners who were scared by the pick.  Overseas   Sep-06-08 01:35 PM   #10 
  - Personally, I don't know anyone who fits this description. Nationally, I haven't read or seen  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:48 PM   #20 
     - On this board there are a few threads talking about such people.  Overseas   Sep-06-08 02:26 PM   #33 
  - If he had picked Kay Hutchinson or (really concerning) Olympia Washington  cobalt1999   Sep-06-08 01:36 PM   #11 
  - The image that she portrayed  Blue_In_AK   Sep-06-08 01:48 PM   #21 
  - Palin was a brilliant stroke by the McCain camp  sheeptramp   Sep-06-08 01:43 PM   #16 
  - in other words, the repuke base that has "won" them 5 of the last 7 elections  leftofthedial   Sep-06-08 01:49 PM   #24 
  - I wonder how brilliant this will all seem when Ed Schultz broadcasts  demgrrrll   Sep-06-08 01:50 PM   #26 
  - The economy just kicked in the GOP front door this week.  bronxiteforever   Sep-06-08 01:48 PM   #22 
  - It depends on the types of Republicans you speak of..  Corgigal   Sep-06-08 01:53 PM   #29 
  - Yeah, we're doomed, the end is near, best give up  melody   Sep-06-08 02:09 PM   #31 
  - I Wish I COULD be Optimistic  AndyTiedye   Sep-06-08 02:36 PM   #35 
     - It's our election to lose -- we are ahead  melody   Sep-06-08 02:44 PM   #36 
        - You Forget. The Repiggies CHEAT and STEAL  AndyTiedye   Sep-06-08 03:07 PM   #38 
           - Not this time -- this is a dramatically different situation  melody   Sep-06-08 03:14 PM   #40 
              - Yes, They Say This Time Will Be Different  AndyTiedye   Sep-06-08 03:37 PM   #41 
                 - You certainly sounds like you are hoping for the worst case scenario  melody   Sep-06-08 03:40 PM   #42 
                    - Melody, being a realist and hoping for the worst case scenario are very different. You, on the other  bertman   Sep-06-08 10:08 PM   #44 
                    - bertman, having been around campaigns forever, I'm a pragmatist  melody   Sep-06-08 10:21 PM   #46 
                       - Melody, I don't need an excuse. I'm an optimist. If being a pessimist killed you young, as you said,  bertman   Sep-07-08 01:02 AM   #53 
                          - They have indeed used pessimism ... I could refer you to numerous white papers on the topic  melody   Sep-07-08 02:00 AM   #55 
                    - Not Sure How 'Terrified Of' Turns Into 'Hoping For'  AndyTiedye   Sep-07-08 12:01 AM   #51 
                       - Don't worry, get working  melody   Sep-07-08 12:06 AM   #52 
  - exactly - the suv moms and the religious nutjobs will swarm to this  28erl   Sep-06-08 02:53 PM   #37 
  - We should not be blind to the threat...and I agree, she is...  YvonneCa   Sep-06-08 03:12 PM   #39 
  - Complacency is deadly  kurth_   Sep-06-08 10:25 PM   #47 
  - We're talking about different things  melody   Sep-06-08 10:31 PM   #48 
  - But, I was with some friends, some of whom are or were, Republican.  tsuki   Sep-06-08 10:36 PM   #49 
  - are the fundies  samuraiguppy   Sep-06-08 10:51 PM   #50 
  - this really says it all... (see link)  inna   Sep-07-08 02:04 AM   #56 
  - I'll admit I'm surprised she's still in  tavalon   Sep-07-08 08:09 AM   #59 

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