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139. Your description is apt, and reminds me of another "Independent":
Edited on Tue Jul-20-10 09:06 PM by Ignis


He's the one on the left in this picture...barely. :D
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  -Let me try to get this straight about Charlie Crist's candidacy and the Democrats. Stinky The Clown  Jul-20-10 01:59 PM   #0 
  - Florida Democrats seem to be working for him and not for Meek.  EFerrari   Jul-20-10 02:02 PM   #1 
  - not all of us  Fla_Democrat   Jul-20-10 04:11 PM   #43 
     - Well, that's good to hear!  EFerrari   Jul-20-10 05:30 PM   #81 
  - He's being discussed favorably (to me at least)  flvegan   Jul-20-10 02:04 PM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-20-10 02:05 PM   #3 
  - lol n/t  catbyte   Jul-20-10 02:08 PM   #5 
  - Looks like he is sleeping.....  Yuugal   Jul-20-10 05:15 PM   #74 
  - All through history many, many have switched parties...as far as  movonne   Jul-20-10 02:05 PM   #4 
  - But..but..but, he was once a Republican.  Dawgs   Jul-20-10 02:27 PM   #14 
  - He is not fed up with the repugs at all.  seattleblue   Jul-20-10 03:50 PM   #38 
  - Ding, we have a winner  Fla_Democrat   Jul-20-10 04:13 PM   #46 
  - No, no, no. Charlie switched AFTER his internals showed him losing the race. n/t  retread   Jul-20-10 04:12 PM   #45 
  - Meek isn't the nominee.  Scurrilous   Jul-20-10 02:08 PM   #6 
  - Republicans did the same for Lieberman.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-20-10 02:09 PM   #7 
  - +100000  stevenleser   Jul-20-10 02:47 PM   #22 
  - Yup, you have it about right  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 02:15 PM   #8 
  - Someones need to call Crist Dems' hand on this: What is The Deal?  patrice   Jul-20-10 02:16 PM   #9 
  - Hypocrisy? No, it's strategy to prevent teabagger Rubio from winning.  AtomicKitten   Jul-20-10 02:22 PM   #10 
  - So, electing a former Republican is not going down in flames? Interesting. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-20-10 02:26 PM   #13 
  - Crist has been an ally on the stimulus. He holds Dem party compatible positions  AtomicKitten   Jul-20-10 02:29 PM   #15 
  - And reproductive choice. He vetoed some anti-choice BS recently, didn't he?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-20-10 02:46 PM   #21 
  - Thanks for the reminder. Yes he did veto an anti-choice bill recently.  AtomicKitten   Jul-20-10 03:11 PM   #29 
  - I love(d) my mother. The head of MS13 loves his mother  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 03:21 PM   #30 
     - Sure if you want to just like Florida Dems can vote as they choose. nt  AtomicKitten   Jul-20-10 03:25 PM   #32 
  - if you really can't tell the difference... between bad and really worse.  dionysus   Jul-20-10 07:48 PM   #130 
  - It's straight up hypocrisy. Perhaps I will start openly campaigning for a Green candidate on this  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 04:16 PM   #50 
     - Who's advocating? My posts merely expressed understanding WHY some FL Dems support Crist. nt  AtomicKitten   Jul-20-10 04:22 PM   #58 
     - It's not hypocrisy since Christ isn't a spoiler against our side.  Pithlet   Jul-21-10 12:45 PM   #174 
  - Crist will vote as an obstructionist on every important measure  MineralMan   Jul-20-10 02:22 PM   #11 
  - You have no basis for assuming this.  HERVEPA   Jul-20-10 02:48 PM   #23 
  - I have an excellent basis for it:  MineralMan   Jul-20-10 02:50 PM   #24 
  - ...or we get a frothing RW crazy instead of a potentially swingable obstructionist.  dmallind   Jul-20-10 05:54 PM   #86 
  - Your description is apt, and reminds me of another "Independent":  Ignis   Jul-20-10 09:03 PM   #139 
  - Why do you choose to ignore all of the other good positions he has taken?  Dawgs   Jul-20-10 02:23 PM   #12 
  - You need to talk to the 44% of FL Democrats who are now supporting Crist..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 02:30 PM   #16 
  - So the majority of Democrats are not on this Crist kick.  Bluenorthwest   Jul-20-10 02:43 PM   #20 
  - For now.. by November most Democrats will realize what needs to be done..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 02:59 PM   #28 
     - All of that was in my OP, DCBob  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 03:24 PM   #31 
        - All?? Sorry Stinky I dont see it..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 03:28 PM   #34 
           - Yeah, pretty much.  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 04:25 PM   #60 
              - No Stinky, its much more than just Crist having the "best chance of winning"..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:52 PM   #71 
  - What does that have to do with YOU advocating for Crist on this board in blatant  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 04:18 PM   #52 
  - Why aren't you banned from this board for advocating for a third party candidate? n/t  Cleobulus   Jul-20-10 10:07 PM   #148 
  - IMO, an indication that the borg has assimilated the Democratic Party  me b zola   Jul-20-10 02:36 PM   #17 
  - +1  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 02:37 PM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-20-10 03:54 PM   #40 
  - Don't forget Specter and Blanche Lincoln.  bvar22   Jul-20-10 06:00 PM   #88 
  - + 2.731597 10^26  girl gone mad   Jul-20-10 06:23 PM   #97 
  - Yeah I haven't figured it out  JonLP24   Jul-20-10 02:38 PM   #19 
  - Let ME get this straight. This is hard for you to understand? Do you know what politics IS?  stevenleser   Jul-20-10 02:55 PM   #25 
  - Thanks for condescending lecture  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 03:28 PM   #33 
  - You deserve it. Your OP is pedantic n/t  stevenleser   Jul-20-10 03:36 PM   #35 
     - ooops .... snark deleted  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 04:21 PM   #56 
     - Oh boy  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:00 PM   #116 
     - Nah, the clown is just toying with fools  havocmom   Jul-20-10 07:29 PM   #126 
  - YOu would do better to admit to your hypocrisy. Your condescending spittle in explanation  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 04:19 PM   #55 
  - Well, then..  girl gone mad   Jul-20-10 06:26 PM   #98 
  - hahaha  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 08:53 PM   #138 
  - Anyone who appears on FAUX Noise and brags about it.  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-20-10 07:15 PM   #124 
  - The race is a mess  tkmorris   Jul-20-10 02:55 PM   #26 
  - Well said. n/t  Scurrilous   Jul-20-10 09:07 PM   #140 
  - Meek doesn't stand a chance. Greene isn't exactly great either.  Edweird   Jul-20-10 02:56 PM   #27 
  - You have to be pragmatic and live in the real world!  IndianaGreen   Jul-20-10 03:47 PM   #36 
  - Last August Charlie appointed a Senator. What kind of voting record does the man  retread   Jul-20-10 03:47 PM   #37 
  - Anyone sho supports Crist here should be banned, as per the rules.  Odin2005   Jul-20-10 03:53 PM   #39 
  - The "rules", thank goodness, allow for thinking outside the box..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:01 PM   #41 
     - "Crist is good for Democrats..." WTF!!!!!! n/t  retread   Jul-20-10 04:09 PM   #42 
     - You prove my point..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:11 PM   #44 
     - You mean the box containing Democrats. n/t  retread   Jul-20-10 04:13 PM   #47 
     - The box which limits intelligent and strategic thinking..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:16 PM   #49 
        - "Just voting "D" may not always be in your best interest."  Forkboy   Jul-20-10 04:18 PM   #53 
        - Hehe... feel free. glad to help out!!!  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:19 PM   #54 
        - Cool, thanks!  Forkboy   Jul-20-10 04:38 PM   #67 
           - I'm honored...  DCBob   Jul-20-10 05:25 PM   #78 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-20-10 04:22 PM   #57 
           - It's like performance art.  Forkboy   Jul-20-10 04:37 PM   #66 
           - I missed that one deleted post you responded to so cleverly.  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:08 PM   #90 
           - +1  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:03 PM   #118 
           - 8+ years of "NADER! NADER! NADER! NADER!" ... oh, but Crist is OK.  Ignis   Jul-20-10 05:38 PM   #83 
           - Proof once more that centrists hate the Left more than they do the Right.  Forkboy   Jul-20-10 05:52 PM   #85 
           - Proof that leftists can't do math more like it  dmallind   Jul-20-10 06:04 PM   #89 
           - +1  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:03 PM   #119 
           - It seems like some here forgot the lesson of Nader  Renew Deal   Jul-21-10 12:28 PM   #172 
           - There is one key difference  dmallind   Jul-20-10 06:00 PM   #87 
              - They cant think that logically..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:13 PM   #92 
              - To whom is this personal attack directed?  Ignis   Jul-20-10 09:28 PM   #146 
              - Good to see that personal attacks from a certain group are OK at DU!  Ignis   Jul-21-10 11:46 AM   #158 
              - The hypocrisy of "do as I say, not as I do" for GE voting is appalling.  Ignis   Jul-20-10 07:31 PM   #127 
                 - It is OK as long as it doesn't change the election where a D can win  dmallind   Jul-20-10 09:16 PM   #141 
        - So voting Green in the GE is okay, then?  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:02 PM   #117 
           - Can Green win and Dems not? Then sure it's the same thing! If not....no it isn't  dmallind   Jul-20-10 09:17 PM   #143 
              - Winning isn't mentioned in the DU rules -- can you show me where it says that?  LostinVA   Jul-21-10 05:15 AM   #151 
                 - I care more about that than DU rule semantics. Don't you? NT  dmallind   Jul-21-10 08:15 AM   #154 
                    - That doesn't even make any sense n/t  LostinVA   Jul-21-10 08:18 AM   #155 
                       - What - that I care more about who is elected and electable than DU rules?? NT  dmallind   Jul-21-10 08:22 AM   #156 
     - LOL.  Forkboy   Jul-20-10 04:17 PM   #51 
     - While at the same time Nader is TEH EVIL!  Odin2005   Jul-20-10 04:37 PM   #65 
     - Unless it is a real progressive or green outside the box  havocmom   Jul-20-10 08:18 PM   #134 
        - Hypocrisy means saying different things for the SAME circumstances  dmallind   Jul-20-10 09:19 PM   #144 
           - The DU rule does not specify when it's ok NOT to support the DEM candidate  havocmom   Jul-20-10 11:22 PM   #149 
              - I care about more impotant things tahn that however. Don't you? NT  dmallind   Jul-21-10 08:15 AM   #153 
                 - IOW, you know advocating for non-DEMs is against DU rules & you don't care?  havocmom   Jul-21-10 12:10 PM   #163 
  - It is complete and utter hypocisy and I make sure I point it out in EVERY  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 04:15 PM   #48 
  - Judge the man, not the party  Hamlette   Jul-20-10 04:24 PM   #59 
  - The only light Crist saw was that he was going to lose the primary  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 04:31 PM   #62 
  - Correct..  girl gone mad   Jul-20-10 06:31 PM   #102 
  - It's like Bizarro World n/t  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:04 PM   #121 
  - +1  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:32 PM   #63 
  - Supporting right wingers is NOT good for Democrats.  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 04:39 PM   #68 
     - Hi Rainey..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 04:52 PM   #72 
        - Still avoiding the truth?  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 05:24 PM   #77 
           - You cant handle the truth!  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:14 PM   #93 
  - So I can vote for McKinney if she's the Greens' candidate again?  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:04 PM   #120 
     - and, based on what is going on here lately, you can sing her praises on DU  havocmom   Jul-20-10 08:23 PM   #135 
     - She at least was a DEM member of Congress for years  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 08:50 PM   #137 
     - Does she have a chance and the Dem none? Then sure. NT  dmallind   Jul-20-10 09:23 PM   #145 
        - Where in the DU rules does it say it's OK to advocate for other than DEM candidate  havocmom   Jul-20-10 11:24 PM   #150 
           - It's a bit bigger question than Du rules surely? NT  dmallind   Jul-21-10 08:14 AM   #152 
              - and there are bigger places for which to do what DU rules forbid  havocmom   Jul-21-10 12:11 PM   # 
              - Dunno - haven't done that yet.  dmallind   Jul-21-10 09:32 PM   #176 
              - It doesn't work that way  LostinVA   Jul-21-10 12:13 PM   #166 
  - Ol "Chain gang Charlie".....  Fla_Democrat   Jul-20-10 04:27 PM   #61 
  - Welcome to ArlenSpecterLand.  WinkyDink   Jul-20-10 04:33 PM   #64 
  - Exactly  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-20-10 07:19 PM   #125 
  - Politics is a very strange business. I hate fence sitters no matter what side of the fence they are  southernyankeebelle   Jul-20-10 04:45 PM   #69 
  - I vote with the teachers' union.  Dappleganger   Jul-20-10 04:45 PM   #70 
  - You may have a problem..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 05:11 PM   #73 
  - I really don't understand this place anymore.  myrna minx   Jul-20-10 05:22 PM   #75 
  - as I keep harping.  onethatcares   Jul-20-10 05:22 PM   #76 
  - There is a certain member of the Pinellas County Democratic leadership that was informed  SunnySong   Jul-20-10 09:17 PM   #142 
  - Has anyone read this?  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 05:26 PM   #79 
  - It's okay if you back right winged independents.  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 05:29 PM   #80 
  - I guess you missed  JonLP24   Jul-20-10 05:33 PM   #82 
  - Seems clear enough.  Robeson   Jul-20-10 05:40 PM   #84 
  - Pragmatism means voting for Republicans . . .  Prism   Jul-20-10 06:08 PM   #91 
  - Who's voting for Republicans? You must be confused. Nobody is voting for Republicans here.  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:16 PM   #94 
     - Crist is a Republican. End of story.  Prism   Jul-20-10 06:22 PM   #96 
        - You must not be keeping up with the news.. He rejected the GOP months ago..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:29 PM   #101 
           - You can refer to a donut as broccoli, but that doesn't make it good for you.  Prism   Jul-20-10 06:32 PM   #105 
           - Do you have a problem with Jeff Greene the billionaire and former Republican?  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:36 PM   #106 
              - You know, Orwell was a warning - not a suggestion.  Prism   Jul-20-10 06:41 PM   #108 
                 - You are dangerously misinformed if you dismiss Greene's past.. read this..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:44 PM   #109 
           - No. The GOP wing nut segment rejected him.  Raineyb   Jul-20-10 07:40 PM   #129 
              - Maybe that's why Crist is OK: His party "switch" was PRAGMATIC.  Ignis   Jul-21-10 11:50 AM   #159 
  - Simple. It's Crist or Rubio... Meek has no chance in hell. Given the choice....  scheming daemons   Jul-20-10 06:20 PM   #95 
  - For sure.. take at look at these numbers..  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:27 PM   #99 
  - And discussing him favorably and even saying it is okay to vote for him is within the rules?  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 06:28 PM   #100 
     - Cirst is an exception... for obvious reasons.  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:32 PM   #103 
     - Uh ... Excuse me Mr. Superior DCBob .......  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 06:45 PM   #110 
        - I dont know for sure I suspect that is the case.. otherwise a bunch of posts would be deleted.  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:49 PM   #111 
           - Neither is your tone, but there ya go  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 06:52 PM   #112 
              - Tone??  DCBob   Jul-20-10 06:54 PM   #113 
                 - Can you?  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 07:34 PM   #128 
                    - Ha!  DCBob   Jul-20-10 07:53 PM   #131 
     - +1  JonLP24   Jul-20-10 06:32 PM   #104 
     - +1  LostinVA   Jul-20-10 07:10 PM   #122 
     - I wouldn't discuss him in favorable terms.... I would just say he's the lesser of two evils  scheming daemons   Jul-20-10 06:36 PM   #107 
     - Oh, I'm sorry. I get it now. He doesn't suck as much so its oaky.  Stinky The Clown   Jul-20-10 06:56 PM   #114 
        - I didn't endorse him.... I'm just saying that a Crist victory is the best available outcome to us  scheming daemons   Jul-20-10 08:06 PM   #132 
        - I didn't say you endorsed him. I said you endorsed the notion of voting for him.  Stinky The Clown   Jul-21-10 08:23 AM   #157 
        - Yanno it is really odd lately how governorships don't matter.  saracat   Jul-20-10 08:09 PM   #133 
     - Rules can never be broken when it's for the greater good?  Pithlet   Jul-21-10 12:23 PM   #170 
  - Meek wanted to block remittances to Cuban families  flamingdem   Jul-20-10 06:56 PM   #115 
  - I am personally supporting either Maurice Ferre or Jeff Greene in the Dem senate primary and NOT  FLAprogressive   Jul-20-10 07:11 PM   #123 
  - Hypocrisy is such an UGLY word.....  brooklynite   Jul-20-10 08:27 PM   #136 
  - Do you live in Florida?  Synnical   Jul-20-10 09:54 PM   #147 
  - and when it's time for Lieberman's re-election we BEST not  jonnyblitz   Jul-21-10 11:52 AM   #160 
  - I am hoping old Joe decides to retire. His poll #'s are not looking good for 2012.  Jennicut   Jul-21-10 11:57 AM   #161 
  - +1  LostinVA   Jul-21-10 12:11 PM   #164 
  - lol  Renew Deal   Jul-21-10 12:29 PM   #173 
  - I'm sure, in making that reply post, you intended it to be seen as pithy.  Stinky The Clown   Jul-21-10 12:01 PM   #162 
  - Few people here live in MT, but many come out against Max Baucus, and with good cause  havocmom   Jul-21-10 12:16 PM   #167 
  - 'straight' and 'Charlie Crist' is an odd juxtaposition of words, IMO.  closeupready   Jul-21-10 12:12 PM   #165 
  - Now, now, now. We're not going to go there.  Stinky The Clown   Jul-21-10 12:18 PM   #168 
  - Some Facts  DemocratSinceBirth   Jul-21-10 12:22 PM   #169 
  - "Marco Rubio must be stopped."  AtomicKitten   Jul-21-10 01:30 PM   #175 
  - DUers have liked him since he was first elected Governor  Renew Deal   Jul-21-10 12:26 PM   #171 
 

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