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donco6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-23-09 03:40 PM
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16. Heaven forbid he should actually do some of the things he promised.
I mean, why should we expect that? It's not like we OWN the guy! That privilege belongs to Big Pharma and Big Blue!
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  -Andrew Sullivan in the tank for the truth impik  Dec-23-09 03:26 PM   #0 
  - You do know he's a Republican, right? n/t  donco6   Dec-23-09 03:28 PM   #1 
  - I thought the idea was to lay down with Teabaggers  FrenchieCat   Dec-23-09 03:36 PM   #10 
  - And now, back to the point -  donco6   Dec-23-09 03:37 PM   #12 
  - Exactly. Palin loved that he's ramping up the war in Afghanistan.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 03:47 PM   #27 
     - And you believe her?  BlueCaliDem   Dec-23-09 04:50 PM   #78 
        - Doesn't take much to get you going, does it?  closeupready   Dec-23-09 05:50 PM   #80 
  - Grover Norquist is our friend, Frenchie  Adelante   Dec-23-09 04:13 PM   #48 
  - You're right about Hamster. And to think I used to listen to this  BlueCaliDem   Dec-23-09 04:54 PM   #79 
  - That's exactly the point.. "Marching With Teabaggers"  Cha   Dec-23-09 06:12 PM   #83 
  - LOL BURN.........  kayla9170   Dec-23-09 08:08 PM   #88 
  - He renounced the Republican brand of conservatism some time ago.  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:48 PM   #28 
  - You do know he's not a U.S. citizen and is therefore not a member of any U.S. political party right?  apocalypsehow   Dec-23-09 03:48 PM   #29 
  - Yes, you're right. I knew his status as a non-citizen.  donco6   Dec-23-09 03:57 PM   #35 
     - Sullivan is trying to become an American citizen.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 04:18 PM   #55 
     - The HIV immigration ban was a nasty piece of work dreamed up by Jesse Helms, IIRC. Glad it got  apocalypsehow   Dec-23-09 04:29 PM   #72 
     - Damn...I'm sitting here about to fall out of my chair. An eruption of Civility! A polite reply!  apocalypsehow   Dec-23-09 04:25 PM   #66 
        - A doff of the hat to you. n/t  donco6   Dec-23-09 04:27 PM   #70 
  - You do know that Sullivan essentially recanted many of his positions, right? n/t  KittyWampus   Dec-23-09 04:08 PM   #42 
  - Not really.  donco6   Dec-23-09 04:14 PM   #50 
  - He voted for and supports President Obama (and voted for Kerry)  NJmaverick   Dec-23-09 04:09 PM   #43 
     - As was pointed out to me -  donco6   Dec-23-09 04:13 PM   #47 
        - Point taken  NJmaverick   Dec-23-09 04:17 PM   #53 
  - I wish people would stop posting to his Republican garbage.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 03:28 PM   #2 
  - they just can't get enough of Bareback Andy.  jonnyblitz   Dec-23-09 03:30 PM   #3 
  - The same guy who helped foment popular hatred against  closeupready   Dec-23-09 03:33 PM   #5 
  - What does his sex life have to do with his political opinion?? I swear I have to check  Pisces   Dec-23-09 03:36 PM   #11 
     - Personal attacks seem to have become the meme for Obama haters here.  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:44 PM   #22 
     - That, and stout defenses of Blackface has become the cool thing for the anti-Obama cretins flooding  apocalypsehow   Dec-23-09 03:52 PM   #34 
     - I didn't bring up his sex life, I just called him by a commonly  jonnyblitz   Dec-23-09 04:12 PM   #46 
     - Exactly. It's disgusting how posters at DU feel free to take jabs at gays and men's sex organs.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 04:14 PM   #49 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-23-09 04:21 PM   # 
        - I was going to point that out, but didn't want to steal your thunder.  donco6   Dec-23-09 04:24 PM   #65 
        - Yep, you've got a purity test.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 04:27 PM   #71 
           - My purity test: don't make a career of demonizing me while doing far worse things in private  QC   Dec-23-09 06:32 PM   #85 
     - because he was a leader of the lynch clinton mob when he had his affair with Lewinski  dsc   Dec-24-09 08:16 AM   #93 
  - You don't like pro Obama articles..Sullivan voted for Kerry  Cha   Dec-23-09 03:31 PM   #4 
  - So?  bigwillq   Dec-23-09 03:33 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-23-09 03:45 PM   #24 
     - Ah, no.  bigwillq   Dec-23-09 03:49 PM   #32 
  - You must be very young, or I very old, because I remember his writings from 2002 and 2003.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 03:35 PM   #9 
  - Have you read him in the last few years?  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:41 PM   #18 
  - You mean the guy that championed the racist book the Bell Curve?  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-23-09 03:37 PM   #13 
  - His garbage is better than those who think that Barack Obama is a commodity  FrenchieCat   Dec-23-09 03:38 PM   #14 
  - Heaven forbid he should actually do some of the things he promised.  donco6   Dec-23-09 03:40 PM   #16 
  - Ha - +1,000,000.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 03:44 PM   #23 
  - So you're okay with racists as long as they support your cause?  girl gone mad   Dec-23-09 04:00 PM   #38 
  - Oh please. I read Sullivan regularly and he is no Republican.  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:39 PM   #15 
  - If he's changed parties, it's news to me.  donco6   Dec-23-09 03:41 PM   #19 
  - Read his blog.  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:48 PM   #30 
  - Does he still hate Social Security and Medicare, and oppose publicly funded healthcare?  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 03:57 PM   #36 
     - Oh, 'libertarian' is so 2008.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 03:59 PM   #37 
  - It's more supportive of Democrats than fake claims of Obama being a liar  NJmaverick   Dec-23-09 04:10 PM   #44 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-23-09 03:34 PM   #7 
  - Andrew Sullivan has become one of the best talking heads out there.  LastNaturalist   Dec-23-09 03:35 PM   #8 
  - You bet. nt  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:42 PM   #20 
  - Agreed. From the campaign onward I've found him an intriguing and thought-provoking read. nt  Hekate   Dec-24-09 03:51 AM   #91 
  - Yes the only thing Andrew Sullivan disagrees with the President is Gay Rights  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 03:40 PM   #17 
  - Sullivan is not a neocon.  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:43 PM   #21 
     - I've read his bio  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 03:45 PM   #25 
        - Man, what bio did you read? That is total nonsense.  kstewart33   Dec-23-09 03:47 PM   #26 
        - Enjoy!  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 03:48 PM   #31 
        - His views have changed dramatically in the past few years.  stopbush   Dec-23-09 04:04 PM   #39 
           - Is he still against publicly funded Healthcare, Medicare, and Social Security  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 04:14 PM   #51 
           - So what? Do you have a purity test to determine who is allowed to support D candidates?  stopbush   Dec-23-09 04:23 PM   #63 
              - Well, his stand on these issues would certainly impact his opinion-  donco6   Dec-23-09 04:26 PM   #68 
              - When someone hates everything FDR and LBJ created  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 04:34 PM   #75 
           - Sullivan may have realized  skepticscott   Dec-23-09 06:30 PM   #84 
              - +1  QC   Dec-23-09 06:33 PM   #86 
  - This is a fair, logical assessment.  HuckleB   Dec-23-09 03:50 PM   #33 
  - I'm beginning to be more than a little pissed  jaysunb   Dec-23-09 04:06 PM   #40 
  - That you and so many others here blithely dismiss his former neocon sympathies  closeupready   Dec-23-09 04:22 PM   #61 
     - Thanks for your thoughts  jaysunb   Dec-23-09 04:25 PM   #67 
        - You, too.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 04:29 PM   #73 
  - Sully called Dick Cheney 'sexy' during the Iraq invasion  Bluenorthwest   Dec-23-09 04:07 PM   #41 
  - And Howard Dean roared like an idiot in 2004. We all make mistakes.  LastNaturalist   Dec-23-09 04:12 PM   #45 
     - A yell after a long primary is compared to love of Dick Cheney?  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 04:15 PM   #52 
     - Well, considering that was the first caucus and no primary had even taken place yet.  LastNaturalist   Dec-23-09 04:17 PM   #54 
        - He practically lived in Iowa for 6 months  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 04:19 PM   #57 
        - I've had many, but none for a Republican war monger  Bluenorthwest   Dec-23-09 04:20 PM   #59 
     - Dean did not roar like an idiot, winger.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-23-09 04:18 PM   #56 
     - Okay then, Dean squealed, name-caller.  LastNaturalist   Dec-23-09 04:21 PM   #60 
     - No but you love you some Andrew Sullivan  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 04:45 PM   #76 
     - Word.  closeupready   Dec-23-09 04:24 PM   #64 
     - The only ideological test is:  AllentownJake   Dec-23-09 04:48 PM   #77 
     - Attacking Dean and defending Cheney.  Forkboy   Dec-23-09 05:54 PM   #81 
     - actually no he didn't  dsc   Dec-24-09 08:21 AM   #94 
  - AHHH! Andrew Sullivan......good for you! Love this:  Avalux   Dec-23-09 04:20 PM   #58 
  - Obama also told us  skepticscott   Dec-24-09 07:46 AM   #92 
  - Bell Curve Andy. Wow.  Starry Messenger   Dec-23-09 04:22 PM   #62 
  - all of you who trash Jane Hampsher yet embrace Andrew  jonnyblitz   Dec-23-09 04:27 PM   #69 
  - Pat Buchanan - Truth Warrior?  Prism   Dec-23-09 04:32 PM   #74 
  - OMG! Such sentiment is profoundly WHACK.  ShortnFiery   Dec-23-09 05:56 PM   #82 
  - What the fuck does civil marriage in DC have to do with Obama?  ruggerson   Dec-23-09 07:55 PM   #87 
  - LOL  EFerrari   Dec-23-09 08:31 PM   #89 
  - Not much truth in this sentence.  Beacool   Dec-24-09 02:32 AM   #90 
  - Are you being sarcastic?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Dec-24-09 12:04 PM   #97 
  - Andrew Sullivan seems to be in the tank only for Andrew Sullivan.  Orsino   Dec-24-09 09:11 AM   #95 
  - Great article!  Nancy Waterman   Dec-24-09 10:58 AM   #96 

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