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Cleita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-30-09 12:54 PM
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39. He was the only one on a media that was a big cheerleader for the Bushes,
who was even allowed to voice a dissenting opinion for several years. Yes, there were more in the print media, but it's not enough since most people apparently don't read.
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  -Vidal now believes, Clinton would be the better president. leave iraq  Sep-30-09 11:14 AM   #0 
  - Gore Vidal is, without a doubt, a genius. However, he also has "issues." eom  ShortnFiery   Sep-30-09 11:15 AM   #1 
  - It always hurts more when one of our own says stuff like this about Obama.  timeforpeace   Sep-30-09 02:49 PM   #44 
  - That's because Vidal is a fucking idiot who loves the masturbating in a spotlight  Beer on a stick   Sep-30-09 11:17 AM   #2 
  - that's not necessary. It's monday Morning Quarterbacking and it speaks for itself. nt  LaydeeBug   Sep-30-09 12:42 PM   #33 
  - Norman Mailer, is that you?  EFerrari   Sep-30-09 04:17 PM   #52 
  - *snarf*  charlie   Sep-30-09 04:22 PM   #55 
  - No, it's Pierre Salinger. LOOK!!!! UFOS!!!!  Beer on a stick   Sep-30-09 06:37 PM   #62 
  - Nearly a life-time Vidal fan here.  saltpoint   Oct-01-09 12:01 AM   #72 
  - When was the last time this guy was relevant?  VMI Dem   Sep-30-09 11:18 AM   #3 
  - When he was the lone voice in the wilderness who dared criticize  Cleita   Sep-30-09 11:21 AM   #5 
  - Thank you!  meegbear   Sep-30-09 11:23 AM   #8 
  - he was never the lone voice criticizing the bushies. not even close.  cali   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #16 
  - well us little people don't count. We're not celebrities on TV.  hfojvt   Sep-30-09 12:15 PM   #31 
  - He was the only one on a media that was a big cheerleader for the Bushes,  Cleita   Sep-30-09 12:54 PM   #39 
  - Oh effing puh-leez! That's the image he tries to maintain, what he wants you to think.  Beer on a stick   Sep-30-09 11:32 AM   #18 
  - I'm almost seventy years old and have read much of what Vidal has written  Cleita   Sep-30-09 12:52 PM   #38 
  - That's right. And DU celebrated him then.  Matariki   Sep-30-09 11:36 AM   #21 
  - Yeah, but what has he done for me lately?  QC   Sep-30-09 06:49 PM   #65 
  - I think he has some great insight at times, and then he's got some opinions with  gateley   Sep-30-09 11:23 AM   #9 
  - Until the moment you read the article nt  Dreamer Tatum   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #10 
  - What is the date on the interview?  EFerrari   Sep-30-09 04:18 PM   #53 
  - Thanks for playing, but Vidal *always* believed that.  BlooInBloo   Sep-30-09 11:19 AM   #4 
  - No kidding. Next he'll announce that he now feels the sun is hot.  Forkboy   Sep-30-09 11:23 AM   #7 
  - Disagree w/the statement: "Hes acting as if Afghanistan is the  gateley   Sep-30-09 11:22 AM   #6 
  - So?  gkhouston   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #11 
  - Vidal also believed John Kennedy was a terrible president. It is just his opinion  still_one   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #12 
  - It may be true that some Dems are slightly to the left of  pokercat999   Sep-30-09 11:35 AM   #20 
     - Perhaps, but read the republican platform verses the Democratic one  still_one   Sep-30-09 03:37 PM   #47 
        - Yeah that'll do it.........when has either party stuck to their  pokercat999   Oct-01-09 06:34 AM   #73 
  - I take great comfort...  damonm   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #13 
  - Yes. I supported Clinton in the primary, but I think Obama's doing a better job than she would have.  FormerDittoHead   Sep-30-09 03:21 PM   #46 
  - So, he's angry his trust fund isn't as much as it once was.  Ikonoklast   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #14 
  - He may be right, but we'll not be finding out now, will we?  Maru Kitteh   Sep-30-09 11:24 AM   #15 
  - The die hard Obama worshipers around here are going to run out of liberal Icons pretty soon.  leeroysphitz   Sep-30-09 11:26 AM   #17 
  - Your statement should be declared a fire hazard, it's so full of straw.  Hello_Kitty   Sep-30-09 11:45 AM   #25 
  - Hmmm  leftynyc   Sep-30-09 01:14 PM   #42 
     - If the cult of personality fits, wear it...  leeroysphitz   Sep-30-09 05:49 PM   #61 
  - Hillary and Obama are the same  blue_onyx   Sep-30-09 11:33 AM   #19 
  - I'm 100% with you. +1  Hassin Bin Sober   Sep-30-09 11:48 AM   #27 
  - One more thing  DireStrike   Sep-30-09 01:16 PM   #43 
  - "The Republicans will win the next election"?  HughBeaumont   Sep-30-09 11:37 AM   #22 
  - I really hope Vidal is wrong on this one  aint_no_life_nowhere   Sep-30-09 02:58 PM   #45 
     - Bewsh made it on his name.  HughBeaumont   Sep-30-09 04:14 PM   #50 
  - huge  H2O Man   Sep-30-09 11:39 AM   #23 
  - Yeah, "huge" as in  Cha   Sep-30-09 12:52 PM   #37 
  - Hell, if Vidal bumps Roman off the radar........  JohnnyLib2   Sep-30-09 11:44 AM   #24 
  - isn't Hillary more of a hawk?  G_j   Sep-30-09 11:48 AM   #26 
  - Yep. But she'd magically transform into a dove in office, this chucklehead believes.  TwilightGardener   Sep-30-09 12:43 PM   #34 
  - Yup. (nt)  redqueen   Sep-30-09 04:16 PM   #51 
  - Now you've gone and done it...  Greyhound   Sep-30-09 11:50 AM   #28 
  - Pointless flamebait  CakeGrrl   Sep-30-09 11:53 AM   #29 
  - He's right -- If ONLY a woman of Hillary Clinton's intellect, political savvy, foreign experience  Blue_Tires   Sep-30-09 11:59 AM   #30 
  - Uh, sorry -- the primaries were decided in 2008.  damntexdem   Sep-30-09 12:38 PM   #32 
  - Headline: Gore Vidal searches for relevancy in an ever evolving world! n/t  rvablue   Sep-30-09 12:43 PM   #35 
  - Boo. Hoo.  Rude Dog   Sep-30-09 12:47 PM   #36 
  - FWIW Vidal also believes McVeigh was a patriot, so he's all over the place in that interview  Blue_Tires   Sep-30-09 12:57 PM   #40 
  - His views are too complicated for the requisite smash n grab soundbites.  EFerrari   Sep-30-09 04:22 PM   #57 
  - thank you for that. it's embarrassing how smash n grab soundbitey DU has become...  NuttyFluffers   Sep-30-09 08:10 PM   #68 
  - Wow. I've never read about the connection to McVeigh. Thanks for posting this. nt  EmilyAnne   Sep-30-09 04:23 PM   #58 
  - Just as Palin would have  Hutzpa   Sep-30-09 12:57 PM   #41 
  - Good for him... Oh, would he be saying, if she were President now, that Obama would be better?  Deja Q   Sep-30-09 03:39 PM   #48 
  - Because she's a woman?  rucky   Sep-30-09 03:42 PM   #49 
  - Those Democratic intelligence gals...  AntiFascist   Sep-30-09 04:24 PM   #59 
     - WTF? nt  Liquorice   Sep-30-09 06:51 PM   #66 
  - With Clinton, we'd be at war with Iran right now as well nt  ecstatic   Sep-30-09 04:19 PM   #54 
  - Because she's a woman. Riiiiiiight.  Orsino   Sep-30-09 04:22 PM   #56 
  - I have tremendous respect  Libertas1776   Sep-30-09 04:28 PM   #60 
  - I'm a little confused. Clinton would be more likely to escalate without  mmonk   Sep-30-09 06:41 PM   #63 
  - Doesn't Hillary want Obama to send MORE troops  pot luck   Sep-30-09 06:47 PM   #64 
  - Right or wrong, what a miserably unwise old man.  A-Schwarzenegger   Sep-30-09 07:19 PM   #67 
  - kick  xchrom   Sep-30-09 11:35 PM   #69 
  - She would have been almost exactly the same.  Forkboy   Sep-30-09 11:46 PM   #70 
     - Hillary has far more contempt for the average voter  jgraz   Oct-01-09 12:01 AM   #71 

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