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demosincebirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-21-11 12:11 AM
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  -"Punishing the Democrats didn't turn out so well in 2000." TheWraith  Aug-20-11 11:52 PM   #0 
  - No matter how pissed off I get  Lunabelle   Aug-20-11 11:55 PM   #1 
  - Feingold did not say that. Laurence Lewis at DKos did.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:26 AM   #28 
     - It was quoted in another thread in a context that implied Feingold had said it.  TheWraith   Aug-21-11 02:34 AM   #73 
  - If you don't vote than you have no right to complain.  FarLeftFist   Aug-20-11 11:56 PM   #2 
  - That's not true!!!  Xicano   Aug-21-11 12:20 AM   #22 
  - Abstaining from civic society means one has no influence on it  treestar   Aug-21-11 11:22 AM   #88 
     - Voting for "None of the above" isn't abstaining from civic society  Xicano   Aug-21-11 01:13 PM   #93 
        - Yet it is  treestar   Aug-21-11 01:19 PM   #94 
  - I remember telling my brother that years ago.  murielm99   Aug-21-11 12:29 AM   #35 
  - Abandoning the base turned out well. The Dems got their GOP opposition  leftstreet   Aug-20-11 11:58 PM   #3 
  - Wraith, really. I understand and appreciate what you're trying to do. But why bother?  Number23   Aug-21-11 12:02 AM   #4 
  - Punishing Democrats by not voting may not be a winning strategy,  ZombieHorde   Aug-21-11 12:22 AM   #26 
  - I'll take that to heart if I ever run for office.  Telly Savalas   Aug-21-11 08:27 AM   #77 
  - To bad the OP fabricated the part that Feingold said this. Because Feingold said no such thing.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:29 AM   #32 
     - And? Do you think that changes the point I made?  Number23   Aug-21-11 12:44 AM   #47 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-11 12:52 AM   #53 
           - Wow. You sound healthy, rational and sane.  Number23   Aug-21-11 01:39 AM   #64 
              - Like I said. Post an OP that isn't tainted by this thread, and I'll respond. I refuse  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 01:43 AM   #67 
  - So we have LBJ two  SavWriter   Aug-21-11 12:02 AM   #5 
  - So we have LBJ two  SavWriter   Aug-21-11 12:02 AM   #6 
  - Support DINOs or kill many around the world. That's the choice, eh?  Skip Intro   Aug-21-11 12:03 AM   #7 
  - Is that the choice, though?  hughee99   Aug-21-11 02:08 AM   #70 
  - The choice is the choice  quaker bill   Aug-21-11 07:26 AM   #75 
  - K&R! nt  gateley   Aug-21-11 12:03 AM   #8 
  - I think we're going into 2012 with lots of discouraged  Roselma   Aug-21-11 12:03 AM   #9 
  - in fact the republicans sat out on mccain, dole and george the firsts n/t  dameocrat67   Aug-21-11 12:07 AM   #12 
     - it took 8 years of the worst president in our lives  Cosmocat   Aug-22-11 07:19 AM   #101 
  - Feingold didn't say that did he? Isn't that a quote from the author of the article  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:04 AM   #10 
  - Could be, but I wholeheartedly agree with it, no matter whose  gateley   Aug-21-11 12:07 AM   #14 
  - 2000 was the year the SCOTUS gave the Presidency to Bush  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:09 AM   #15 
  - It was close enough for them to cheat in the first place. Had  gateley   Aug-21-11 12:21 AM   #24 
     - I happen to believe they had every intention of stealing Florida  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:29 AM   #34 
     - It was a coup, and it is time people wake up to that fact  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-21-11 12:39 AM   #42 
        - And the Democrats for the most part were silent  Autumn   Aug-21-11 10:59 AM   #82 
           - I guess that was one of the reasons Gore was not willing to  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-21-11 12:08 PM   #91 
  - +100  demosincebirth   Aug-21-11 12:11 AM   #18 
  - And you have no problem with the OP flat out lying?  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:28 AM   #31 
  - Ah, therein likes the difference between us. You're eager to judge and claim some  gateley   Aug-21-11 10:49 AM   #79 
  - Honesty and accuracy would be desirable, don't you think?  chill_wind   Aug-21-11 02:19 AM   #72 
     - Of course, but I saw the OP from which this was taken and it seemed  gateley   Aug-21-11 10:51 AM   #80 
  - You are correct. It is a quote from the author of a DKos article that also quotes Feingold. nt  Skip Intro   Aug-21-11 12:10 AM   #16 
  - But it will fly all over DU as a Feingold quote.  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:14 AM   #19 
     - I'm sure you'll be flying all over right behind it crying "foul".  gateley   Aug-21-11 12:27 AM   #29 
        - Well, I guess if people are OK with a lie. Have at it!  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:32 AM   #37 
        - It was a mistake - not a lie. I'm not okay with people judging others  gateley   Aug-21-11 11:19 AM   #87 
        - Feingold is a well respected Democrat. His opinion has weight. Attributing this quote to him is a  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:35 AM   #40 
        - I couldn't agree more! eom  City Lights   Aug-21-11 11:02 AM   #84 
        - A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:40 AM   #43 
        - Is that the tactic? Wasting our time debunking lies? Is this what we have to look forward to?  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:44 AM   #46 
           - Why not? It works for the Republicans, so why not the DLC. er,  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-21-11 01:09 AM   #58 
  - Feingold did not say that. The OP is flat out lying.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:27 AM   #30 
     - I know. But've read the thread. You see it.  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:33 AM   #39 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-11 12:37 AM   #41 
           - It's an appeal to authority...and insulting to Feingold.  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:45 AM   #48 
              - The Wraith's post at the top of a google search. Congratulations to Wraith for catapulting the  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:49 AM   #50 
                 - I more amused than anything.  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 12:58 AM   #54 
                    - I'm stil pissed. I still have hope that DU has more integrity than FR.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 01:07 AM   #55 
                       - Don't do that. (Please) That would only feed into the bullshit.  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 01:08 AM   #57 
                          - My OP is deleted. Thanks. I am a hothead paisano.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 01:11 AM   #59 
                             - Nah...just passionate. :)  Solly Mack   Aug-21-11 01:11 AM   #60 
  - not surprised he advocates obama now  dameocrat67   Aug-21-11 12:05 AM   #11 
  - Fake quote. Feingold never said that. NEVER.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:30 AM   #36 
  - Gore was never Chairman of the DLC - he was a member, but  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-21-11 01:23 AM   #62 
  - The responsibility of satisfied democrats lies solely on the backs  RegieRocker   Aug-21-11 12:07 AM   #13 
  - True. We elected Nixon twice, because we were pissed at the Dems for  demosincebirth   Aug-21-11 12:10 AM   #17 
  - Who we Kimosabie?  OffWithTheirHeads   Aug-21-11 12:17 AM   #21 
  - wrong in 72 it was the war hawks that abandoned the candidate  dameocrat67   Aug-21-11 12:21 AM   #23 
  - No sir, we dems knew (I guess not you) that McGovern didn't have a  demosincebirth   Aug-21-11 02:22 PM   #95 
  - Nah, we lost the election ourselves by bitching over whining. And that  demosincebirth   Aug-21-11 10:03 PM   #98 
  - TheWraith is mistaken. Feingold never said that. The quote is from a DKos diary.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:32 AM   #38 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-11 02:06 AM   #69 
     - I still agree with the statement.  demosincebirth   Aug-21-11 02:31 PM   #96 
  - How did expecting people to vote for the lesser evil work out?  ZombieHorde   Aug-21-11 12:15 AM   #20 
  - It got us the last half of the Clinton miracle - fringe leftists whined about him too.  dmallind   Aug-21-11 07:59 AM   #76 
  - We won't face that dilemma if we nominate a credible candidate.  Smarmie Doofus   Aug-21-11 12:22 AM   #25 
  - Feingold did not say that. Laurence Lewis at DKos did.  Luminous Animal   Aug-21-11 12:26 AM   #27 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-21-11 12:29 AM   #33 
  - So who was it, besides the far right, who was "punishing the Democrats"?  saras   Aug-21-11 12:40 AM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-11 12:42 AM   #45 
  - Unrec and alert. n/t  slipslidingaway   Aug-21-11 12:47 AM   #49 
  - YOU made me hit YOU!!!!!!! n/t  Cerridwen   Aug-21-11 12:49 AM   #51 
  - unrec for false attribution.  indurancevile   Aug-21-11 12:50 AM   #52 
  - False attribution doesn't turn out so well, either.  gkhouston   Aug-21-11 01:08 AM   #56 
  - pants on fire  H2O Man   Aug-21-11 01:11 AM   #61 
  - Unrec.  emilyg   Aug-21-11 01:35 AM   #63 
  - The Democrats WON in 2000. n/t  Matariki   Aug-21-11 01:40 AM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-21-11 01:41 AM   #66 
  - The Reality Based Community has left the building..  Fumesucker   Aug-21-11 01:56 AM   #68 
  - Appears so. n/t  chill_wind   Aug-21-11 02:17 AM   #71 
  - Catapulting the propaganda.  OnyxCollie   Aug-21-11 11:40 AM   #90 
  - Kicked and Recommended  AndyTiedye   Aug-21-11 03:00 AM   #74 
  - The cake is a lie.  Edweird   Aug-21-11 09:04 AM   #78 
  - Unrec for putting words into Feingold's mouth.  City Lights   Aug-21-11 10:54 AM   #81 
  - Even if Feingold didn't say it, the sentiment is correct.  backscatter712   Aug-21-11 10:59 AM   #83 
  - So an OP lie can stand,  OnyxCollie   Aug-21-11 11:05 AM   #85 
  - Nice, eh?  City Lights   Aug-21-11 02:49 PM   #97 
  - How do you influence your party?  rucky   Aug-21-11 11:05 AM   #86 
  - You are twisting the facts to suit your agenda  Autumn   Aug-21-11 11:25 AM   #89 
  - Rewarding the Democrats in 2008 hasn't turned out so hot, either -  lynne   Aug-21-11 12:57 PM   #92 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Aug-22-11 06:44 AM   #99 
  - Stop the spin...  RegieRocker   Aug-22-11 07:02 AM   #100 
  - "Punishing the Democrats didn't turn out so well in 2000."  Joe Fields   Aug-22-11 07:37 AM   #102 

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