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kevin881 Donating Member (429 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 03:53 PM
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The truth about why this is a close race, and what it actually means to Hillary and the GE
With significant cash advantage, 6 years+ of organizational advantage, establishment advantage and the Bill advantage, Hillary finds herself behind after 43 primaries.

What can this mean? Only one thing:

She is unelectable in the GE. Not only is she a divisive figure amongst the general population, she is divisive amongst democrats. She is not well liked, and her actions during this last month have not helped her image at all.

Hillary is not capable of being elected in November... she is after all, losing to a junior senator with 4 years experience on the national stage. And if what she says is true, that all he is campaigning on is a speech he gave in 2002... then what does that say about how she is perceived by our population?

She simply cannot win in November.

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samdogmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 03:56 PM
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1. Okay,,,Now you're a truth-teller!
How do you redeem yourself?

Many here on DU DON'T Like truthtellers!

Me? I approve!
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yourout Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 03:57 PM
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2. Fair or not Hillary has been unelectable since Bill was in office.
Going against Hillary is was and always will be the Pukes only chance of keeping the Presidency in 2009.
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krkaufman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 03:56 AM
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12. Well, that is, until Hillary started early campaigning for the McCain ticket. n/t
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OhioBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 03:57 PM
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3. very true. She cannot win in November
45% of Dems supported her at the beginning of this Primary season. She had the best name recognition.

She has campaigned for over a year, spent millions of dollars, had a former President and former first daughter constantly on the campaign trail, she's gone negative - I mean Karl Rove level negative and now what does she have?

45% of Dems support her.
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Sulawesi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:40 PM
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4. I like this tidbit....
"...if what she says is true, that all he is campaigning on is a speech he gave in 2002... then what does that say about how she is perceived by our population?"
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Zachstar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:41 PM
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5. Indeed.
And her trashing of states will cost her big later on. (She has little more than 0 percent chance of taking any red states)
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IndianaGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:41 PM
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Hillary ran unopposed in Michigan, yet 40% voted against her
I can see McCain replaying the video of Hillary saying that McCain was better qualified to be commander in chief.
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stop the bleeding Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:41 PM
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6. Succinct
:beer:
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yourguide Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 04:45 PM
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7. That is correct
it's HRC who cant close the deal, not the other way around.


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kevin881 Donating Member (429 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:01 PM
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8. absolutely perfect statement
"It is HRC who cannot close the deal, not the other way around."

I love it.
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heidler1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:28 PM
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9. As far as I know Bill has never said it, but many men are cut off by their wives
And it wouldn't surprise me a bit if thats why he was looking else where. I would guess that part of why men are drawn to Obama is because of this. The worst part about it Bill is totally blamed for what happened by women. Hillary just let it ride that way.
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krkaufman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 03:58 AM
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13. I cannot distance myself far enough from your comments. n/t
O8)
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 04:50 AM
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16. Excuse me while I puke
Your comment is vile and it's none of your fucking business. It's sexist drivel of the worst kind.
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OzarkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 05:30 PM
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10. Obama outspent her 3 to 1 and still lost Ohio
easy on the hyperbole there, lets make this a reality based election. k?
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cali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 04:52 AM
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17. Sorryy, that's not the figures I've seen
post a link showing that he outspent her by that much. And the truth is she's behind- whether you can deal with it or not.
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krkaufman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 03:55 AM
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11. You're dead to me! n/t
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istopforcookies Donating Member (50 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 03:58 AM
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14. Senator Clinton still isn't dropping out
cry me river.
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 03:59 AM
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15. Zowie. Awesome post.
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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 05:19 AM
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18. I wish I could say so much in so little......
That's a letter ready to be born.

You should sent it to Russert over at MTP prior to the show.
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Buzz Clik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-09-08 10:17 PM
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19. I share this opinion.
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