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64. You aren't suppose to be impressed but INDEPENDENTS AND REPUBLICANS will be!!!
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  -Am I Supposed To Be That Impressed With Colin Powell's Endorsement? Crisco  Oct-19-08 08:39 AM   #0 
  - Screw him  Tangerine LaBamba   Oct-19-08 08:41 AM   #1 
  - You may not be...  jemsan   Oct-19-08 08:42 AM   #3 
  - moderate republicans and independents care. He wasn't doing it for you /nt  still_one   Oct-19-08 08:42 AM   #5 
  - "Who cares who he endorses?"  gateley   Oct-19-08 08:44 AM   #8 
  - It isn't for you, it is for those moderate republicans, and independents /nt  still_one   Oct-19-08 08:41 AM   #2 
  - exactly, it doesn't matter what we think, it's about how it will help us win  JI7   Oct-19-08 08:43 AM   #6 
  - Don't Think I Don't Know It  Crisco   Oct-19-08 08:44 AM   #7 
     - Of course I know you know /nt  still_one   Oct-19-08 08:46 AM   #10 
  - To be pratmatic and strategic, it doesn't matter whether we're impressed or not.  gateley   Oct-19-08 08:42 AM   #4 
  - Who cares about undecided voters?  Telly Savalas   Oct-19-08 08:50 AM   #12 
  - That's how it is around here. We're like battered spouses ...  GOTV   Oct-19-08 08:45 AM   #9 
  - I'm certainly not impressed with two time WAR CRIMINAL powell.  dkofos   Oct-19-08 08:47 AM   #11 
  - No, but many people do continue to respect the man as a gifted Military Leader.  ShortnFiery   Oct-19-08 08:52 AM   #13 
  - Yes, thos guys who devise more efficient ways to kill populations are surely worthy of our respect.  notalemming   Oct-19-08 10:23 AM   #46 
  - Are you not going to vote for Obama because Powell endorsed him?  NNN0LHI   Oct-19-08 08:52 AM   #14 
  - Did You Vote For Obama In the Primaries? Why?  Crisco   Oct-19-08 08:56 AM   #16 
     - I must have missed the part where Powell is joining the campaign  eShirl   Oct-19-08 09:00 AM   #17 
     - I Believe I Heard CNN Say Yes  Crisco   Oct-19-08 09:07 AM   #19 
     - Um no, I voted for Hillary in the primary  NNN0LHI   Oct-19-08 09:11 AM   #20 
        - K, Fair Enough  Crisco   Oct-19-08 09:24 AM   #21 
           - See we are blood brothers and we didn't even know it?  NNN0LHI   Oct-19-08 09:28 AM   #24 
           - Wait you voted for Hillary in the Primaries  babythunder   Oct-19-08 03:17 PM   #76 
  - I don't think anyone gives a ff how you feel about it. If it brings us 1 more vote  burythehatchet   Oct-19-08 08:53 AM   #15 
  - Exactly.  PeaceNikki   Oct-19-08 09:03 AM   #18 
     - DO. YOU. FUCKING. HEAR. YOURSELVES  Skittles   Oct-20-08 05:40 AM   #84 
        - While you make a convincing argument, your ALL CAPS and puke smilie have lost me.  PeaceNikki   Oct-20-08 10:49 AM   #87 
           - you must have been a big fan of Lee Atwater, and Karl Rove now  Skittles   Oct-20-08 08:53 PM   #90 
  - This is not good for Obama - it's just bad for McCain.  Phred42   Oct-19-08 09:24 AM   #22 
  - Pretty Close to the Truth  Crisco   Oct-19-08 09:58 AM   #31 
  - How Is It Not Good For Obama? Does This Not Have The Potential To Yield Him More Votes?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Oct-19-08 10:12 AM   #39 
  - It's not about you being impressed.  SmokingJacket   Oct-19-08 09:26 AM   #23 
  - Listen in time we will know  NOW tense   Oct-19-08 09:29 AM   #25 
  - Why not just be PLEASED by his endorsement?  End Of The Road   Oct-19-08 09:32 AM   #26 
  - Because of This -  Crisco   Oct-19-08 09:35 AM   #29 
     - Here here!  lonestarnot   Oct-19-08 10:01 AM   #32 
  - you can be any way you want to be about it, but for Obama it's a BIG endorsment.  book_worm   Oct-19-08 09:34 AM   #27 
  - I guess it's a decision.. are we going to be "like them" and carry our hatred and division forward,  DrZeeLit   Oct-19-08 09:35 AM   #28 
  - No, you are definitely NOT the reason the Powell endorsement matters.  TexasObserver   Oct-19-08 09:35 AM   #30 
  - You Can Say That Again  Crisco   Oct-19-08 10:03 AM   #33 
     - No, you are definitely NOT the reason the Powell endorsement matters.  TexasObserver   Oct-19-08 10:11 AM   #38 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-19-08 10:42 AM   #54 
  - The end justifies the means! Didn't you get the memo?  notalemming   Oct-19-08 10:05 AM   #34 
  - so, if Powell had endorsed McCain, would you be celebrating?  onenote   Oct-19-08 10:23 AM   #45 
     - No, I would just consider it a continuation of his cynical behavior.  notalemming   Oct-19-08 10:28 AM   #47 
     - It Wouldn't Make a Dent  Crisco   Oct-19-08 10:39 AM   #49 
        - of course it will make a dent  onenote   Oct-19-08 11:52 AM   #62 
  - Well, YES. My rock-ribbed, Goldwater-loving, Korean War vet dad, who was leaning McCain...  johnfunk   Oct-19-08 10:07 AM   #35 
  - But hafta look at the big picture  Solly Mack   Oct-19-08 10:08 AM   #36 
  - In That Case, SM  Crisco   Oct-19-08 10:40 AM   #50 
     - hehehehehe Now you know I don't have any poms-poms  Solly Mack   Oct-19-08 10:45 AM   #56 
  - I'm not impressed, I don't forgive,  LWolf   Oct-19-08 10:08 AM   #37 
  - And the reason I should believe you were ever a Democrat is why?  NNN0LHI   Oct-19-08 10:13 AM   #40 
  - You don't have to believe anything.  LWolf   Oct-19-08 10:38 AM   #48 
  - would you say the same thing to me?  Skittles   Oct-20-08 05:39 AM   #82 
  - Powell was a member of Team Torture (aka The Principals Committee)  Solly Mack   Oct-19-08 10:21 AM   #44 
  - I do know that.  LWolf   Oct-19-08 10:40 AM   #51 
     - I noted the same  Solly Mack   Oct-19-08 10:47 AM   #59 
        - I'm not going to excuse  LWolf   Oct-19-08 02:25 PM   #74 
           - I'm rocking in the same boat  Solly Mack   Oct-19-08 02:40 PM   #75 
              - You explain it well. nt  LWolf   Oct-19-08 03:18 PM   #77 
  - Your logic in my humble opinion  notaboutus   Oct-19-08 12:27 PM   #65 
     - And your response is rather orwellian, to say the least.  LWolf   Oct-19-08 02:10 PM   #70 
     - What Powell Does NOW Counts  Crisco   Oct-19-08 03:21 PM   #80 
  - Anything that helps Obama get elected  liberalstudent23   Oct-19-08 10:14 AM   #41 
  - No, but you are expected...  youthere   Oct-19-08 10:17 AM   #42 
  - If you want Obama to win and win big, yes you should be.  onenote   Oct-19-08 10:20 AM   #43 
  - No.  IMModerate   Oct-19-08 10:41 AM   #52 
  - Impressed? No. Mildly pleased? Yes.  dorkulon   Oct-19-08 10:42 AM   #53 
  - LOL  Crisco   Oct-19-08 10:43 AM   #55 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-19-08 10:45 AM   #57 
  - Not really.  Cerridwen   Oct-19-08 10:46 AM   #58 
  - No, all is not forgiven. The dead demand legal justice for the liars who took their lives  Skip Intro   Oct-19-08 10:53 AM   #60 
  - No you're not. You might, however, consider it useful in regard to the voters who WILL be impressed.  scarletwoman   Oct-19-08 11:30 AM   #61 
  - If Not For Powell's Continuing Deception, I Would  Crisco   Oct-19-08 12:08 PM   #63 
  - You aren't suppose to be impressed but INDEPENDENTS AND REPUBLICANS will be!!!  Pisces   Oct-19-08 12:12 PM   #64 
  - It would help the campaign if you could hold off on trashing Powell  ladjf   Oct-19-08 12:35 PM   #66 
  - It Would Help America If Powell Would Apologize to the Public For Lying  Crisco   Oct-19-08 01:11 PM   #67 
  - No. You're supposed to sit down and shut up and take the benefit of what little good it might do.  Toucano   Oct-19-08 01:20 PM   #68 
  - You're not  JerseygirlCT   Oct-19-08 01:22 PM   #69 
  - no, no. you are supposed to however understand that practically speaking this is a good endorsement  lionesspriyanka   Oct-19-08 02:11 PM   #71 
  - Yes - See Skinner's post about redemption.  GoneOffShore   Oct-19-08 02:12 PM   #72 
  - Powell just rescued his career from a sinking ship. n/t  sfexpat2000   Oct-19-08 03:18 PM   #78 
     - is it me, sfxpat2000?  Skittles   Oct-20-08 05:41 AM   #85 
        - Not, it's not you. Maybe here it's more that people at DU  sfexpat2000   Oct-20-08 04:53 PM   #89 
  - Powell shit on his uniform. Oliver Stone made him out to be decent  upi402   Oct-19-08 02:16 PM   #73 
  - ANOTHER reason not to see Stone's flick  UnjamShredder   Oct-19-08 03:19 PM   #79 
  - YES  Skittles   Oct-20-08 05:38 AM   #81 
  - We might as well milk his endorsement and then later talk about what a douche he is.  JVS   Oct-20-08 05:39 AM   #83 
  - Exactly- I cant believe some DUers dont get this. n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-20-08 09:26 PM   #96 
  - Despite our concerns about Colin Powell  Dogtown   Oct-20-08 07:49 AM   #86 
  - His endorsement is for low information voters that don't know/care about My Lai. n/t  greguganus   Oct-20-08 10:54 AM   #88 
  - From what I read, My Lai shows the same flaw that led to his UN speech on THIS war.  renie408   Oct-20-08 09:18 PM   #92 
  - No. But I envy your ability to rack up posts (c9ompared to MY o.p./s) n/t  UTUSN   Oct-20-08 09:09 PM   #91 
  - Nope  DireStrike   Oct-20-08 09:21 PM   #93 
  - You don't have to be.  Fuzz   Oct-20-08 09:22 PM   #94 
  - Some Moderates & many Swing-voters still like him. I say we take this up again on 11/05/08. n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-20-08 09:24 PM   #95 
  - Only votes for a (D) matter: morals, crimes, laws, torture, none of it matters!  specimenfred1984   Oct-20-08 09:27 PM   #97 

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