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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-15-10 12:22 PM
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29. I don't think Bayh would be stupid enough to run against him since Obama has filled his cabinet
with top DLCers, the only allies besides corporations that Bayh could depend on.
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  -Is Bayh gonna run in the primary against the President? AngryAmish  Feb-15-10 10:39 AM   #0 
  - .  tridim   Feb-15-10 10:41 AM   #1 
  - First thing to come to my mind...  butterfly77   Feb-15-10 12:04 PM   #19 
  - He'll probably run against him in the General.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-15-10 10:41 AM   #2 
  - well done  AngryAmish   Feb-15-10 10:42 AM   #3 
  - Or primary him and if he loses be Palin's VP.  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:04 PM   #20 
     - or LIEberman's VP  Joe Bacon   Feb-16-10 06:05 AM   #61 
  - would not surprise me if he has something like that in mind  nickinSTL   Feb-15-10 10:42 AM   #4 
  - No.  DefenseLawyer   Feb-15-10 10:43 AM   #5 
  - Bayh is not capable of putting together a plan.  LiberalFighter   Feb-15-10 02:30 PM   #42 
     - He's not the sharpest tool in the shed  DefenseLawyer   Feb-15-10 02:36 PM   #43 
        - He's had his dad's name, good looking wife at the time,  LiberalFighter   Feb-15-10 02:52 PM   #44 
  - Thinkin more along the lines of accepting a VERY lucrative job in 'private sector'  havocmom   Feb-15-10 10:43 AM   #6 
  - It is still a possibility that he knows the next few years are going to get  Vinnie From Indy   Feb-15-10 11:16 AM   #12 
     - LOL It seems likely MOST of the enablers of the shit storm know, and are bailing  havocmom   Feb-15-10 12:30 PM   #33 
  - You know what would suck more.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-15-10 10:45 AM   #7 
  - Might be a winning startegy in 2012 n/t  golfguru   Feb-15-10 11:09 AM   #11 
  - Depends on which party you want to win.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-15-10 11:32 AM   #14 
  - The motivation is to give Obama the best ticket which can win  golfguru   Feb-15-10 03:33 PM   #51 
     - Why not stay Senator then? Senators can and do run  karynnj   Feb-15-10 04:22 PM   #56 
     - No thanks. I prefer real liberals. n/t  Ganja Ninja   Feb-16-10 05:48 AM   #60 
  - For whom? The Rethugs? You never switch VPS.  Jennicut   Feb-15-10 12:18 PM   #28 
  - My guess is Biden will bow out after 2011...n/t  golfguru   Feb-15-10 03:32 PM   #50 
     - I don't think so, Cheney never left even though he was not going to run as President  Jennicut   Feb-15-10 04:17 PM   #54 
  - Like Hell it would  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-15-10 02:05 PM   #41 
     - Look at it this way...Obama will still be at the head of that ticket  golfguru   Feb-15-10 03:31 PM   #49 
        - If he put that piece of shit on the ticket, it would be a statement he was going more right wing  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-15-10 03:39 PM   #52 
  - That is highly unlikely  karynnj   Feb-15-10 04:20 PM   #55 
  - It would make the president look all the better. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-15-10 10:46 AM   #8 
  - Probably.  timeforpeace   Feb-15-10 11:02 AM   #9 
  - Doubt it. No one is going to run against Obama  Thrill   Feb-15-10 11:03 AM   #10 
  - By the way things are going -- the people will probably do that.  brand404   Feb-15-10 12:09 PM   #23 
     - Oh, bullshit.  jefferson_dem   Feb-15-10 03:22 PM   #47 
  - No.  Arkana   Feb-15-10 11:29 AM   #13 
  - Unless, of course, you actually believe the president is a socialist. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-15-10 11:50 AM   #16 
  - Obama challenged Clinton from the Left and then shattered his coalition by enacting DLC policy  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:03 PM   #18 
     - I meant challenging a sitting President for the nomination.  Arkana   Feb-15-10 12:18 PM   #27 
        - Oh really?  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:24 PM   #30 
           - This isn't 1964.  Arkana   Feb-15-10 12:29 PM   #31 
              - If Bayh sees a weakness, he can exploit it. The economy is shit and it doesn't show signs of...  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:34 PM   #35 
                 - If Bayh challenged a sitting President for the nomination and lost (which would most likely happen)  Arkana   Feb-16-10 01:52 AM   #59 
  - I've been predicting this  JVS   Feb-15-10 11:37 AM   #15 
  - Of course not...  Perky   Feb-15-10 11:52 AM   #17 
  - Where's the money in that?  JTFrog   Feb-15-10 12:07 PM   #21 
  - No. He is taking a job with lots of money.  Jennicut   Feb-15-10 12:08 PM   #22 
  - I bet he's readying the bed for pharma.  WritingIsMyReligion   Feb-15-10 12:10 PM   #24 
  - hmmm...whatever Obama's faults, Bayh is worse and BORING  yurbud   Feb-15-10 12:10 PM   #25 
  - Bayh sucks, but if he starts making a move for the presidency, Obama...  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:13 PM   #26 
     - I don't think Bayh would be stupid enough to run against him since Obama has filled his cabinet  yurbud   Feb-15-10 12:22 PM   #29 
        - You think they'll give a shit if Obama goes down?  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:29 PM   #32 
           - I don't even think he would put a dent in Obama. Bayh makes dishwater seem exciting by comparison  yurbud   Feb-15-10 12:32 PM   #34 
              - Boring is acceptable in a politician when you're pissed off about not having a job  JVS   Feb-15-10 12:37 PM   #36 
                 - replacing one DLCer with an even more corporate compliant one is not going to appeal to jobless  yurbud   Feb-15-10 04:01 PM   #53 
                    - I don't see "throw the bums out" specifying that.  JVS   Feb-15-10 06:06 PM   #57 
                       - maybe there would be a tiny chance of someone else doing it, but Bayh's charisma is in the negative  yurbud   Feb-15-10 11:10 PM   #58 
  - No. He wants to be governor again and will probably take a university post  quiller4   Feb-15-10 12:58 PM   #37 
  - I agree that he wants to run for Governor. I also think he sees a republican tsunami coming  theothersnippywshrub   Feb-15-10 01:46 PM   #40 
  - No. He's too much nothing. He's going for the bigger bucks. nt  old mark   Feb-15-10 01:11 PM   #38 
  - Well lets see he didn't run in 2008 because Senator Obama was too strong  Hippo_Tron   Feb-15-10 01:27 PM   #39 
  - No.  WI_DEM   Feb-15-10 03:10 PM   #45 
  - Too similar. We need a progressive primary challenger. nt  polichick   Feb-15-10 03:13 PM   #46 
  - Run Kooooooch Run!  jefferson_dem   Feb-16-10 06:05 AM   #62 
  - If anyone gets the Big Pharma job, it's Obama.  timeforpeace   Feb-15-10 03:25 PM   #48 
  - HELL NO!  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-16-10 06:26 AM   #63 
  - He says no.  jefferson_dem   Feb-16-10 06:43 AM   #64 
  - Remember how much support he was able to get for the OPEN seat in 2008?  karynnj   Feb-16-10 07:37 AM   #65 
  - NO!!!!!  olegramps   Feb-16-10 08:43 AM   #66 
  - I doubt it because I don't think Obama will run for a second term. n/t  CK_John   Feb-16-10 09:12 AM   #67 
 

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