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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 09:18 AM
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I Like Our Candidates, Itís The Jerks In Their Campaigns I Canít Stand.
Saturday, March 15, 2008
I Like Our Candidates, Itís The Jerks In Their Campaigns I Canít Stand.
By Anthony McCarthy

After weeks of reading the high school level invective heaped on Hillary Clinton by people on the leftist blogs, it was a real pleasure to hear Barack Obamaís reaction to the equally foolish gaff by Geraldine Ferraro. In contrast to many of his supporters, his reaction was a model of class and maturity such as used to be fairly normal for the best of politicians.

If Hillary Clinton loses the nomination I think you can date the beginning of the end to what Bill Clinton said in South Carolina. And he wasnít alone. There were others. But it was Bill Clintonís statements about race then that changed the atmosphere and altered the polarity of the electorate. After that any statement made by Hillaryís campaign impinging on race would be pulled in a direction that would be dangerous.

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I heard on the radio that both of our candidates for the nomination had an ďintenseĒ, private, three minute conversation between themselves on the Senate floor the other night. I hope that during that conversation it was agreed that which ever one of them got the nomination would have a hard time beating McCain and the entire force of the corporate system that will try to hand him a crown, just as they successfully have for a series of inept and criminal Republicans over the past thirty years.

You could suspect that they might have commiserated between themselves at how hard it is to keep their supporters from making their real work, winning the election, infinitely more difficult for them. Between the two of them and what they must have found out about the nearly impossible job of keeping your supporters from committing political suicide on your behalf it's a natural topic of conversation for these two smart grown ups. With what theyíve learned these past months, they could probably come up with an idea or two on the subject.

more at:
http://echidneofthesnakes.blogspot.com/2008_03_01_archi...
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TheDebbieDee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 10:54 AM
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1. I know that the biggest barrier to uniting this party
after a nominee has been selected will be the inflammatory statements made by his or her supporters.....
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