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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-05-10 08:38 AM
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God damn us democrats in Massachusetts for not being prepared for the special election!
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God damn it that we didn't find a better candidate than Martha Coakley. God damn it that the dems thought Martha deserved the senate seat because she is a woman instead of who could win against a playgirl bunny.

We had months and months to find a qualified candidate but noooooo, we all waited around hoping a Kennedy would jump in and save us. We all sat around mourning, knowing no one could fill Ted's seat. So what happens MA votes in an absolute INSULT to everything Ted worked for.

I can't look at people in my state without wondering if they voted for Brown. I know the majority of my town voted him in. I can't believe we'd shoot ourselves in the foot voting for a guy who will work against everything we need.

I am just so disgusted. Every time I see that bastard on TV, my blood pressure rises. And to make matters worse, our governor, Patrick Duval has approval ratings that are in the toilet.

How can all this be happening?
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  -God damn us democrats in Massachusetts for not being prepared for the special election! graywarrior  Feb-05-10 08:38 AM   #0 
  - God Damn Us Democrats For Continuing Bush Policies  MannyGoldstein   Feb-05-10 08:39 AM   #1 
  - +1  Orsino   Feb-05-10 06:14 PM   #63 
  - I hear you  NJmaverick   Feb-05-10 08:39 AM   #2 
  - The corporations control media and popular culture and, therefore,...  Deep13   Feb-05-10 08:39 AM   #3 
  - Seriously  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 08:43 AM   #4 
     - OTOH, he DOES drive a truck.  Deep13   Feb-05-10 08:45 AM   #5 
     - Massachusetts acted like American Idol voters.  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 08:49 AM   #7 
        - Funny you should mention that  KamaAina   Feb-05-10 03:02 PM   #41 
           - That's right!  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 03:37 PM   #46 
     - Of course they were! Not only was it a story guaranteed to sell advertising, but...  Tesha   Feb-05-10 05:14 PM   #51 
  - It makes me want to work harder and that's a good thing  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-05-10 08:45 AM   #6 
  - There was a better candidate than Coakley, he just didn't win the primary.  seaglass   Feb-05-10 08:53 AM   #8 
  - I voted for that other candidate  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 09:12 AM   #15 
  - I voted for Mike Capuano in the primary  rox63   Feb-05-10 05:24 PM   #52 
  - do`t feel bad....  madrchsod   Feb-05-10 08:53 AM   #9 
  - Jesus, what the fuck is wrong with us?  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 09:12 AM   #16 
  - Sorry to say it, because I was a big Teddy supporter  lwcon   Feb-05-10 08:54 AM   #10 
  - I think that, in addition to a bad campaign, it hurt her when she said she'd vote for the Senate bil  laughingliberal   Feb-05-10 09:16 AM   #18 
  - In my opinion that was the biggest reason she lost.  Tailormyst   Feb-05-10 09:17 AM   #20 
     - Yes, I know many don't want to hear it but she was doing well in the polls when she opposed the bill  laughingliberal   Feb-05-10 09:30 AM   #25 
        - Yup  lwcon   Feb-05-10 09:44 AM   #32 
  - so now it's Kennedy's fault for losing that seat. I'd say you tipped your hand with that.  KittyWampus   Feb-05-10 09:20 AM   #21 
  - Look at the trends for Democrats nationwide  lwcon   Feb-05-10 09:26 AM   #22 
  - About those trends  lwcon   Feb-05-10 09:42 AM   #31 
  - +1000  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 05:48 PM   #60 
  - lot's of people ignore this truth  fascisthunter   Feb-05-10 04:25 PM   #48 
  - True.  Grand Taurean   Feb-05-10 05:36 PM   #56 
  - I seem to remember a lot of MA DUers being very excited when Coakley announced that she was running  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-05-10 08:54 AM   #11 
  - goddamn the democratic LEADERSHIP. i'm a democrat and i don't feel responsible at all.  spanone   Feb-05-10 08:55 AM   #12 
  - I don't think "we" had much of a choice  Tailormyst   Feb-05-10 08:59 AM   #13 
  - I had to hold my nose voting for her  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 09:14 AM   #17 
  - So did I.  Tailormyst   Feb-05-10 09:16 AM   #19 
     - I swear that dems have been trained to become self destructive  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 09:28 AM   #24 
        - Yup- or perhaps there are no sides.  Tailormyst   Feb-05-10 09:36 AM   #29 
           - That's the real answer. nt  laughingliberal   Feb-05-10 01:54 PM   #38 
  - I Voted for Mike Capuano... I saw the same as you did  fascisthunter   Feb-05-10 04:26 PM   #49 
  - Nope  BeFree   Feb-05-10 09:06 AM   #14 
  - It's up to you guys in Massachusetts to get Brown out of office in 2012.  Major Hogwash   Feb-05-10 09:28 AM   #23 
  - It's only going to happen if the Dems in DC grow some spines and actually accomplish something.  Tailormyst   Feb-05-10 09:30 AM   #26 
     - Says the man with no clue.  Major Hogwash   Feb-05-10 01:48 PM   #36 
        - He is actually correct.  Forkboy   Feb-05-10 02:57 PM   #40 
        - Umm what?  Tailormyst   Feb-06-10 01:09 PM   #65 
  - People could not see beyond a single issue  LynneSin   Feb-05-10 09:31 AM   #27 
  - GW - I am very upset with Coakley, but mostly with whoever thought  old mark   Feb-05-10 09:35 AM   #28 
  - That's the big question! The people seem to have no say on who gets to run.  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 10:06 AM   #33 
     - Well, if I was registered to vote in Mass. (still registered in CO since I'm just a student here)  rockymountaindem   Feb-05-10 10:24 AM   #35 
        - Or for a lot of other people as it turned out.......nt  old mark   Feb-05-10 04:21 PM   #47 
  - I think this is going to turn out to be a blessing in disguise.  Winterblues   Feb-05-10 09:42 AM   #30 
  - National party has no strategy for elections. Kaine's almost as bad as McAuliffe. Dean@DNC would  blm   Feb-05-10 10:12 AM   #34 
  - Quit cherbitching, and get back to work helping Democrats.  Major Hogwash   Feb-05-10 01:50 PM   #37 
  - Being clear about Kaine's lack of diligence IS helping the party. The sooner he gets called on his  blm   Feb-05-10 03:10 PM   #43 
  - Very well said.  iceman66   Feb-05-10 02:03 PM   #39 
  - Remember, there was a primary  KamaAina   Feb-05-10 03:05 PM   #42 
  - That's who I voted for.  Forkboy   Feb-05-10 03:18 PM   #44 
     - He would have been out there fact he was from the time he announced he was running  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 03:36 PM   #45 
  - Sick of watching Channel 5 fellate Brown on TV.  Rockholm   Feb-05-10 04:39 PM   #50 
  - Hold the mother f's feet to the fire. Watch every vote and when he doesn't vote  southernyankeebelle   Feb-05-10 05:30 PM   #53 
  - How it happens?  SoCalDem   Feb-05-10 05:32 PM   #54 
  - Democrats should have come out for her.  Grand Taurean   Feb-05-10 05:34 PM   #55 
  - Maybe Democrats are sick of the DLC telling them that three drops is a cup-full.  Tesha   Feb-05-10 07:38 PM   #64 
  - I know how dedicated you were to winning this thing.  MoonRiver   Feb-05-10 05:38 PM   #57 
  - Unfortunately, I see the same thing happening in Illinois.  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-05-10 05:41 PM   #58 
  - Illinois is looking to trump Mass for bad candidates  kudzu22   Feb-05-10 05:58 PM   #62 
  - Could have happened in any state  WilliamPitt   Feb-05-10 05:46 PM   #59 
  - Good point, and I humbly accept your expertise on this matter.  graywarrior   Feb-05-10 05:49 PM   #61 
  - You mean the "democratic" legislature that changed the law while Republican Gov Mitt Romney was in  daleman   Feb-06-10 01:30 PM   #67 
     - I do indeed.  WilliamPitt   Feb-06-10 03:33 PM   #68 
  - Ackety.  lonestarnot   Feb-06-10 01:12 PM   #66 
  - That's what happens when you take things for granted  Beacho   Feb-06-10 03:39 PM   #69 

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