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rfranklin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-14-11 06:41 AM
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1. I agree...
It seems you can't have any criticisms of President Obama without a horde of people accusing you of wanting to elect Republicans. Many of us here thought we were getting an FDR type of president, instead we got a Bill Clinton type of triangulator.
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  -I don't think there is a single poster on DU who "hates" Obama Very_Boring_Name  Mar-14-11 06:32 AM   #0 
  - I agree...  rfranklin   Mar-14-11 06:41 AM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-11 06:56 AM   #2 
  - I am very critical of Mr. Obama, but I do not hate him.  Vinca   Mar-14-11 06:59 AM   #3 
  - explain the outright lies they post to slander the President.  Badfish   Mar-14-11 07:07 AM   #5 
  - Example of outright lies used to slander him?  Very_Boring_Name   Mar-14-11 07:16 AM   #7 
  - +1. Which "lies"?  Dawgs   Mar-14-11 07:44 AM   #11 
  - Disingenuous  Denzil_DC   Mar-14-11 09:36 AM   #32 
  - Like claiming the nation is not in a recovery.  Badfish   Mar-14-11 10:01 AM   #33 
  - Examples. At least one example. Lies tend to get deleted, around here. (nt)  w4rma   Mar-14-11 07:49 AM   #12 
  - What She said.  BlueJazz   Mar-14-11 07:16 AM   #6 
  - I don't hate the President  connecticut yankee   Mar-14-11 07:03 AM   #4 
  - Some days, I'm not so sure.  Shiver   Mar-14-11 07:17 AM   #8 
  - Of course there are several people. They were addressed in the OP.  ClassWarrior   Mar-14-11 08:22 AM   #18 
  - To the converse of that suggestion one could say that there is a  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-14-11 08:33 AM   #20 
  - I agree - it is the same game the RWers play - "why do you hate our country?"  DrDan   Mar-14-11 07:19 AM   #9 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-14-11 07:42 AM   #10 
  - Agreed, I worked on his campaign. Have become very disillusioned in the three  TBF   Mar-14-11 07:51 AM   #13 
  - hate is a subjective word. There are people on this board  Bluerthanblue   Mar-14-11 07:57 AM   #14 
  - And yet the President openly opposes equal rights and still  Bluenorthwest   Mar-14-11 08:18 AM   #16 
     - I don't hate people I disagree with.  Bluerthanblue   Mar-15-11 02:20 PM   #76 
  - What I "hate" is that Obama is a puppet of the people and corporations that own and rule America  Beam Me Up   Mar-14-11 08:10 AM   #15 
  - That's a critical difference btwn us and them.  travelingtypist   Mar-14-11 08:19 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-11 08:30 AM   #19 
  - Maximum Amens! n/t  Johnny_dollar   Mar-14-11 08:40 AM   #21 
  - But not accepting reality makes one look like a hater.  treestar   Mar-14-11 08:49 AM   #22 
  - You got your basic facts wrong  Very_Boring_Name   Mar-14-11 09:02 AM   #24 
  - "Harkin said the public option had the votes to pass"  Badfish   Mar-14-11 12:05 PM   #38 
  - correction: your version of reality  ReggieVeggie   Mar-15-11 05:54 AM   #69 
  - But she isn't. nt  Deep13   Mar-14-11 08:54 AM   #23 
  - It would really help your argument if you didn't use the term yourself  BklnDem75   Mar-14-11 09:02 AM   #25 
  - I didn't target anybody on DU as a "clinton hater"  Very_Boring_Name   Mar-14-11 09:09 AM   #26 
  - Your statement was broad  BklnDem75   Mar-14-11 09:12 AM   #27 
     - Broad statement made by 1 member, vs specific statement used several thousand times each week  Very_Boring_Name   Mar-14-11 09:16 AM   #28 
        - Hardly one member  BklnDem75   Mar-14-11 09:27 AM   #29 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-14-11 01:41 PM   #53 
  - Uh-oh...  jefferson_dem   Mar-14-11 09:28 AM   #31 
  - Oops!  great white snark   Mar-14-11 12:08 PM   #44 
  - Not sure about the hate thing... I can't read a person's heart.  jefferson_dem   Mar-14-11 09:27 AM   #30 
  - "Let's all work extra hard so you don't have to be against those things with a President Palin"  great white snark   Mar-14-11 12:07 PM   #43 
     - Hi great white snark!  jefferson_dem   Mar-14-11 12:43 PM   #50 
  - There isn't we just want him to fight.  craigmatic   Mar-14-11 11:36 AM   #34 
  - LOL, oh there's certainly some. that's not saying it's all or even a sizeable number of critics, but  dionysus   Mar-14-11 11:40 AM   #35 
  - I don't hate him. I never will.  Autumn   Mar-14-11 11:52 AM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-11 11:57 AM   #37 
  - LOL. Sure. n/t  superduperfarleft   Mar-14-11 12:05 PM   #39 
     - can't handle the truth?  ReturnoftheDjedi   Mar-14-11 12:06 PM   #40 
        - Yes, that's it.  superduperfarleft   Mar-14-11 12:07 PM   #42 
        - I don't see what the big deal is if people admit to it.  vaberella   Mar-14-11 12:10 PM   #45 
           - I think there's a huge difference between attitudes towards Obama  superduperfarleft   Mar-14-11 12:11 PM   #46 
              - Nope...the issue stems from Obama. Don't throw Obama in the mix and we're good. n/t  vaberella   Mar-14-11 12:51 PM   #52 
              - How right you are. Of course, there are some Dems who...  ClassWarrior   Mar-15-11 04:43 PM   #77 
  - No, there are a few. There were many before the elections and some are still around.  vaberella   Mar-14-11 12:06 PM   #41 
  - "I don't think there is a single poster on DU who 'hates' Obama "  ProSense   Mar-14-11 12:21 PM   #47 
  - +1000  BklnDem75   Mar-14-11 12:30 PM   #48 
  - Wrong. You can't speak for everyone.  CakeGrrl   Mar-14-11 12:40 PM   #49 
  - you said it perfectly!  Bluerthanblue   Mar-14-11 04:13 PM   #54 
  - The worst I saw was  Godhumor   Mar-14-11 04:20 PM   #56 
  - I don't click on "those threads." Why give them attention they don't deserve?  ClassWarrior   Mar-15-11 11:17 AM   #71 
  - I think a lot of people have made up their mind  27inCali   Mar-14-11 12:44 PM   #51 
  - Hate is easily discernible when the "criticism" is punctuated with vile recriminations.  AtomicKitten   Mar-14-11 04:16 PM   #55 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-11 04:49 PM   #57 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-14-11 04:50 PM   #58 
  - I think some people may wonder why the President "hates" them.  BlueRidgeProgressive   Mar-14-11 05:11 PM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-11 05:14 PM   #60 
  - disappointed  creon   Mar-14-11 05:24 PM   #61 
  - I think hate is appropriate  Ramulux   Mar-14-11 05:35 PM   #62 
  - Blessing? Where do you even GET that?  CakeGrrl   Mar-14-11 05:51 PM   #63 
  - He'll smash any mirror he's forced to look at.  Starbucks Anarchist   Mar-14-11 06:06 PM   #65 
  - So you've been in the Oval Office and "know how it's done?"  ClassWarrior   Mar-15-11 09:22 PM   #80 
  - Hmmmm?  ProSense   Mar-14-11 05:52 PM   #64 
  - Some disrespect his allies and label them  politicasista   Mar-14-11 06:41 PM   #66 
  - Got what  mstinamotorcity   Mar-14-11 06:44 PM   #67 
  - No one need support the man but why would a supporter....  Clio the Leo   Mar-15-11 01:39 AM   #68 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-16-11 04:03 PM   #83 
  - There are certain posters in this thread that I don't even read anymore.  LaurenG   Mar-15-11 06:58 AM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-15-11 12:06 PM   #72 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-15-11 12:28 PM   #73 
  - I find myself feeling an extraordinary amount of disdain for Obama  genna   Mar-15-11 12:37 PM   #74 
  - i actually like both biden and obama. they seem nice enough.  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-15-11 12:56 PM   #75 
  - I do not and never have hated Barack Obama.  BlueIris   Mar-15-11 06:54 PM   #78 
  - There are probably some that hate him...  Imajika   Mar-15-11 07:16 PM   #79 
  - Thank you for responding thoughtfully.  ClassWarrior   Mar-16-11 03:12 PM   #81 
  - ...and will admit it in the forum.  mkultra   Mar-16-11 04:00 PM   #82 
  - Of course not. They're the handful pretending everyone else hates him.  ClassWarrior   Mar-16-11 04:22 PM   #84 
  - I agree.  Little Star   Mar-16-11 04:51 PM   #85 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-16-11 04:55 PM   #86 

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