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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-02-09 03:21 PM
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9. Yes, even though the polls showed a likely Obama win...
I think many of them still did not believe it would happen.
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  -Repubs never really believed America would elect Barack Obama. kentuck  Aug-02-09 03:03 PM   #0 
  - I never thought Bush would be reelected, so we are even. n/t  kirby   Aug-02-09 03:07 PM   #1 
  - Yeah--except you were right. nt  dorkulon   Aug-02-09 03:08 PM   #2 
  - not quite - Obama's victory was predicted  hfojvt   Aug-02-09 03:57 PM   #14 
  - He wasn't "elected" either time so your point is kind of moot - IMHO.  devilgrrl   Aug-02-09 04:05 PM   #17 
  - He wasn't  3waygeek   Aug-02-09 04:47 PM   #22 
  - Obama couldn't have been elected without a substantial % of the white vote.  Kber   Aug-02-09 03:08 PM   #3 
  - Exactly right. nt  XOKCowboy   Aug-02-09 03:20 PM   #7 
  - i think the evidence disagrees with you  paulsby   Aug-02-09 03:15 PM   #4 
  - I heard that from a dozen people....  XOKCowboy   Aug-02-09 03:18 PM   #5 
  - I don't know, the polls showed all along that Obama was going to kick his ass. McCain was the  timeforpeace   Aug-02-09 03:19 PM   #6 
  - Yes, even though the polls showed a likely Obama win...  kentuck   Aug-02-09 03:21 PM   #9 
  - Same experience here. I maintained a long friendship through the dark Bush era, but when Obama ....  Diane R   Aug-02-09 03:20 PM   #8 
  - I have a similar experience with a friend. Even though she hated Bush and didn't  whathehell   Aug-02-09 05:56 PM   #26 
  - i have a republican  DesertFlower   Aug-02-09 03:26 PM   #10 
  - I think they knew their asses were cooked  graywarrior   Aug-02-09 03:37 PM   #11 
  - I never thought Bush would win over Gore. The first thing I said was - But Al Gore is  peacetalksforall   Aug-02-09 03:44 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, I remember what my 16 year old son said at the time:  jimlup   Aug-02-09 03:59 PM   #15 
     - Very nice. Smart kid. Smart adult. Raised well?  peacetalksforall   Aug-02-09 05:08 PM   #25 
        - We certainly did our best!  jimlup   Aug-02-09 05:59 PM   #27 
  - I agree that there was a certain mindset that it couldn't happen...  jimlup   Aug-02-09 03:56 PM   #13 
  - Your former friends are not in politics  TomClash   Aug-02-09 04:03 PM   #16 
  - I heard that lots of times.  Mariana   Aug-02-09 04:34 PM   #18 
  - Hell, that was half of DU as of April 2008  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-02-09 04:38 PM   #21 
  - The media helped by talking about the Bradley Effect constantly. nt  alsame   Aug-02-09 05:01 PM   #24 
  - It sounds like they live in the modern-day GOP world of delusion and denial. nt  quiet.american   Aug-02-09 04:35 PM   #19 
  - They never believed the DEMOCRATS would elect Barack Obama.  MADem   Aug-02-09 04:38 PM   #20 
  - Some staunch Dems too!!!  tinkerbell41   Aug-02-09 05:00 PM   #23 
  - News flash. A lot of Democrats didn't think so, either. n/t  Fire1   Aug-02-09 06:14 PM   #28 
  - Kinda numb ...  AsahinaKimi   Aug-02-09 06:18 PM   #29 
  - Same mindset of people that thought that schools would never  MadMaddie   Aug-02-09 08:31 PM   #30 

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