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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-10 04:43 PM
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84. They don't. They oppose his "post partisan" neoliberal policies.
That's not the same thing as hate.

Outside my computer, I know a broad range of people: those who support him, those who don't, and those who will vote for him while holding their nose.
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  -Why do the net root progressives hate President Obama? angee_is_mad  Nov-13-10 05:15 PM   #0 
  - They do not hate Obama. Some are dissappointed but I would  OHdem10   Nov-13-10 05:20 PM   #1 
  - I've seen the word "despise" used here, so don't claim that  CakeGrrl   Nov-13-10 05:24 PM   #4 
  - I would argue that it's not just progressives. I think there are segments of every  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 03:59 PM   #77 
  - Seriously?  impik   Nov-13-10 05:27 PM   #5 
     - So people "hate" a president.  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 05:36 PM   #15 
        - at least you admit it  angee_is_mad   Nov-13-10 05:45 PM   #16 
           - I don't like him on some issues  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 05:50 PM   #17 
           - boner, palin, cantor agree with you  angee_is_mad   Nov-13-10 06:01 PM   #18 
              - I don't understand why some, like you,  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 06:05 PM   #19 
              - Exactly  ampad   Nov-13-10 08:04 PM   #35 
              - Those who do that  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 08:08 PM   #36 
              - TELL. IT.  Number23   Nov-15-10 03:51 AM   #99 
              - I don't need everyone to approve of President Obama  WonderGrunion   Nov-14-10 01:49 PM   #65 
                 - No.  bigwillq   Nov-14-10 05:38 PM   #87 
              - So...  muffin1   Nov-13-10 09:04 PM   #45 
                 - Good post.  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 09:11 PM   #47 
           - If they hate the president, my follow-up question would be a simple one...  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 04:01 PM   #78 
              - Obama isn't the only democrat in the country  bigwillq   Nov-14-10 05:30 PM   #85 
                 - Which leads me to another question, then...  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 08:34 PM   #93 
                    - I do understand.  bigwillq   Nov-14-10 09:44 PM   #94 
  - You're assuming  ProSense   Nov-13-10 05:24 PM   #2 
  - Offline yes  angee_is_mad   Nov-13-10 05:31 PM   #8 
     - Agreed  Top Cat   Nov-13-10 05:32 PM   #9 
     - +1  firedupdem   Nov-14-10 05:35 PM   #86 
  - They were never his supporters. They were in love with whatever  impik   Nov-13-10 05:24 PM   #3 
  - yeah.. and many take their messages as the gospel.  Top Cat   Nov-13-10 05:34 PM   #12 
  - I tend to agree with your assessment.  JoePhilly   Nov-13-10 06:56 PM   #27 
  - I think I heard the gangsta comment on Ed Shultz  ampad   Nov-13-10 08:20 PM   #41 
  - Thank you for saying out loud what a lot of folks are thinking.  political_Dem   Nov-14-10 02:46 AM   #55 
  - I appreciate your sharing those thoughts.  AspenRose   Nov-14-10 03:52 PM   #74 
  - You are very welcome.  political_Dem   Nov-14-10 04:05 PM   #81 
  - I have a question.  quakerboy   Nov-15-10 02:19 AM   #97 
  - I'd say that some have a problem with cultural understanding.  political_Dem   Nov-15-10 05:51 AM   #103 
     - Does that apply to anyone  quakerboy   Nov-16-10 12:58 AM   #110 
        - There are several things to consider when answering your question.  political_Dem   Nov-16-10 12:31 PM   #116 
           - I appreciate you continuing to discuss this with me.  quakerboy   Nov-16-10 08:42 PM   #117 
              - You are quite welcome. This is a fascinating discussion. :)  political_Dem   Nov-17-10 08:02 PM   #118 
  - I see that sentiment every damn day on this web site.  Number23   Nov-15-10 04:02 AM   #100 
     - The constant reference to Mr. Obama as an "experiment" and "employee" frustrated me to no end.  political_Dem   Nov-15-10 05:41 AM   #102 
        - Beautiful post. There are many who would accuse you of using the dreaded "race card"  Number23   Nov-15-10 03:31 PM   #104 
           - Thank you. Your post is just as spectacularly and very intelligently stated.  political_Dem   Nov-15-10 07:09 PM   #109 
  - I'm a black woman and I've caught myself exclaiming that Nancy Pelosi is "gangsta."  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 04:08 PM   #82 
  - He was a compromise candidate for many of them, simply put.  Jennicut   Nov-14-10 12:15 PM   #63 
  - The disrespect is amazing! I've never seen anything like it.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 04:04 PM   #80 
  - We seem to have an excess of hate in our country ..  spin   Nov-13-10 05:29 PM   #6 
  - I'm also confused it feels like freeperville sometimes on DU lately.  Top Cat   Nov-13-10 05:31 PM   #7 
  - can't blame it all on the freepers  angee_is_mad   Nov-13-10 05:33 PM   #10 
  - Progressives and liberals do not hate Obama. We just believe that he ..............  Exilednight   Nov-13-10 05:33 PM   #11 
  - Bloggers and messageboard posters are self-appointed  CJCRANE   Nov-13-10 05:34 PM   #13 
  - No complaints from me!  MrsCorleone   Nov-13-10 05:35 PM   #14 
  - Everyone I know loves Obama, too. We're a small 40-person progressive group  BlueCaliDem   Nov-13-10 06:06 PM   #20 
  - I'm not discounting race as an issue but it is important to note that Dems never win the white vote.  Pirate Smile   Nov-13-10 06:16 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-13-10 06:21 PM   #23 
  - that is actually untrue  dsc   Nov-13-10 08:14 PM   #38 
  - a big UNREC for implying YET AGAIN that DU critics are racist.  jonnyblitz   Nov-13-10 06:19 PM   #22 
  - Or that anyone critical of Obama is racist.  WorseBeforeBetter   Nov-13-10 07:20 PM   #30 
     - Yes, you half-racist MOFO!  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 07:56 PM   #34 
  - You are right- the rest of the voting public whole heartedly supports our centrist polices.  Dr Fate   Nov-13-10 06:23 PM   #24 
  - At first I thought you forgot the sarcasm tag  OnyxCollie   Nov-14-10 10:13 PM   #95 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-13-10 06:47 PM   #25 
  - A black thing?  Milo_Bloom   Nov-13-10 06:51 PM   #26 
  - Agreed. Progressives are racists? And he's half white.  sally cat   Nov-14-10 03:19 PM   #70 
     - I think it is the white half I don't like.  Milo_Bloom   Nov-14-10 03:29 PM   #72 
        - Funny.  sally cat   Nov-14-10 03:32 PM   #73 
  - 86% of liberal democrats support him  CTLawGuy   Nov-13-10 07:06 PM   #28 
  - Because they, like most right-wingers, believed he was a crypto-socialist  Azathoth   Nov-13-10 07:12 PM   #29 
  - So which is it ...........  Exilednight   Nov-13-10 07:34 PM   #31 
  - I say you exaggerate  Pamelita   Nov-13-10 07:39 PM   #32 
  - Haters. If memory serves, tossing out the accusation "haters" was a tactic of the right  Luminous Animal   Nov-13-10 07:50 PM   #33 
  - Hello.  bigwillq   Nov-13-10 08:09 PM   #37 
  - Absolutely. It isn't *hate*.  muffin1   Nov-13-10 09:08 PM   #46 
  - CORRECT  Skittles   Nov-14-10 05:10 AM   #58 
     - It's interesting that you bring up his SCOTUS picks ...........  Exilednight   Nov-14-10 09:08 AM   #62 
        - tell me more, please  Skittles   Nov-14-10 02:29 PM   #66 
           - Off the top of my head ........  Exilednight   Nov-14-10 07:36 PM   #89 
              - er..........WTF  Skittles   Nov-14-10 07:43 PM   #90 
                 - I went to c-span to look for the audio, but ..........  Exilednight   Nov-14-10 07:57 PM   #92 
  - Unrec.  VMI Dem   Nov-13-10 08:15 PM   #39 
  - Unrec...n/t  demmiblue   Nov-13-10 08:18 PM   #40 
  - Hi angee. What's the take in African-American communities on Obama at this point, generally?  pinto   Nov-13-10 08:42 PM   #42 
  - I Could Not Be A Bigger Critic...  Steely_Dan   Nov-13-10 08:48 PM   #43 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-13-10 08:50 PM   #44 
  - Of course there are some race issues but seeing the people that ran from Hillary  TheKentuckian   Nov-13-10 09:40 PM   #48 
  - yup...i was one of the "run from Hillary" voters  ibegurpard   Nov-14-10 12:05 AM   #52 
  - cough (bullshit) cough nt.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-13-10 09:57 PM   #49 
  - Religion, Wars, Nuclear Power, Coal, Wall Street Complicity, Health Care Mess, Serial Conciliation  PurityOfEssence   Nov-13-10 10:20 PM   #50 
  - If you are civics-challenged, you're bound not to really understand how politics works  zulchzulu   Nov-13-10 10:38 PM   #51 
  - Yup  jberryhill   Nov-14-10 01:39 AM   #54 
  - Most Progressives are not surprised...  ProudDad   Nov-14-10 02:40 PM   #68 
  - The answers have been SCREAMED IN YOUR FACE for months now  ibegurpard   Nov-14-10 12:20 AM   #53 
  - K and R. Thank you, Angee for asking the question.  political_Dem   Nov-14-10 03:04 AM   #56 
  - So, the ONLY problems people have with this man stem from race, privilege and power?  PurityOfEssence   Nov-14-10 01:43 PM   #64 
  - Yes. A lot of it does stem from race, privilege and power.  political_Dem   Nov-14-10 04:01 PM   #79 
  - Civility on this contenent was lost  ProudDad   Nov-14-10 02:41 PM   #69 
  - It's not a black thing. They hated Hillary. Then candidate Obama benefited from it at the time.  Metric System   Nov-14-10 03:50 AM   #57 
  - That is how it happened. I was here too.  jesus_of_suburbia   Nov-14-10 03:58 PM   #76 
     - Obama and Hillary are BOTH centrists, but Hillary is slightly to the right of Obama.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 04:19 PM   #83 
        - Good post.  bigwillq   Nov-14-10 07:47 PM   #91 
  - Good showing here...  zenprole   Nov-14-10 05:35 AM   #59 
  - Bogus claim - people who use the word "hate" are lamely trying to deflect...  polichick   Nov-14-10 08:35 AM   #60 
  - Dont know, but I dont understand either why you hate anybody who disagrees with Obama on anything.  Mass   Nov-14-10 08:39 AM   #61 
  - Flame bait...  ProudDad   Nov-14-10 02:36 PM   #67 
  - You seem mad about something.  sally cat   Nov-14-10 03:22 PM   #71 
  - The other day, Mike Papantonio suggested Hillary. I don't get it.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Nov-14-10 03:57 PM   #75 
  - That has been baffling me as well  quakerboy   Nov-15-10 02:26 AM   #98 
  - They don't. They oppose his "post partisan" neoliberal policies.  LWolf   Nov-14-10 04:43 PM   #84 
  - You so funny.  Jakes Progress   Nov-14-10 05:47 PM   #88 
  - It took me a long time to realize this, but I think I know.  LoZoccolo   Nov-14-10 10:57 PM   #96 
  - Angee, you need to bookmark this thread  Number23   Nov-15-10 04:10 AM   #101 
  - "Hell, maybe it's a black thing"  niceypoo   Nov-15-10 06:17 PM   #105 
     - Is your name "angee?" No? Then why are you responding to me?  Number23   Nov-15-10 06:46 PM   #106 
        - Hey Numbers 23  angee_is_mad   Nov-15-10 07:05 PM   #108 
  - Have you stopped beating your wife yet? n/t  ljm2002   Nov-15-10 07:00 PM   #107 
  - I don't hate Obama. I voted for him, but I didn't support him during the primaries.  krabigirl   Nov-16-10 01:13 AM   #111 
  - What, the net roots are unhappy with Obama?  Beacool   Nov-16-10 02:42 AM   #112 
  - I think there are very few who "hate" him though there are many who are disappointed  seaglass   Nov-16-10 06:46 AM   #113 
  - I don't think anyone "hates" the POTUS.  Vinca   Nov-16-10 07:01 AM   #114 
  - "Hate"? "it's a black thing"? Epic Fail and a big unrec. nt  NorthCarolina   Nov-16-10 07:24 AM   #115 
 

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