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Road Scholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:04 PM
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Will the Clinton supporters finally support the Obama
movement, or will they be sore losers and take the Democratic party to a tailspin, crash and burn in November?
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TML Donating Member (749 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:05 PM
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1. They will be sore losers
If you read Taylor Marsh's blog, especially the comments, they've coined a new term for their ugliness: McCain Democrats.

I'm serious. Look it up.
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:06 PM
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3. Taylor Marsh was a Reagan Democrat too...sounds more like she is a Republican to me.
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Road Scholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:07 PM
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6. I can almost see it coming. Our struggle has always been with ignorance.
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Saturday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:05 PM
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2. I guess you haven't heard about the tailspin your candidate is in.nt
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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:06 PM
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4. Nah, he'll do fine.
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IdClaire Donating Member (120 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:33 PM
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26. ignorance is bliss to them
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Seeker30 Donating Member (904 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:06 PM
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5. I was just wondering the same thing about Obama supporters
They need to do the right thing and support Hillary.
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parasim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:15 PM
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18. I, for one, will vote for Hillary if she is the nominee.
If that is the case, I sincerely hope that she chooses a VP that, if it's not Obama himself, it is someone who is young, energetic and has the ability to inspire like Obama does. Imho, he really need someone like Barack in the White House. Then, after 8 years, that person can continue to carry the torch.

That said, yes, I will vote for Hillary regardless (if she is the nominee) because we need to get the Republicans out of there.


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TML Donating Member (749 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:24 PM
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24. Right thing?
Hillary's campaign is the one that made smaller states feel unimportant, race baited, and bullied people to do their bidding.

I'm not a Democrat, so the right thing to do is to do as I see fit. Hillary will never get my vote.
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:07 PM
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7. I will never be part of any "Obama movement," and I'm not a fan of HRC.
My point being this:

The party is divided. There are Democrats, and potential allies of Democrats, who will rally behind neither of the current two. To pretend that the fracture of the party is the fault of HRC (or Obama, for that matter,) is disingenuous.

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jillan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:07 PM
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8. Me thinks you should be more concerned with the Obama supporters right now.
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papau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:35 PM
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28. I agree - if he doesn't get nomination there's a "this is racism" sermon in black churches and on DU
If Hillary does not get the nomination the seniors/women over 40 will react - but not loudly.

If Obama gets nomination and Hillary is dissed by Obama and not given VP, as I expect and others on DU demand, the seniors/women over 40 will react more strongly and in larger numbers - but again not loudly.
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littlebit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:08 PM
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9. If he is the
nominee I will vote for him. He is still better than McCain.
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Road Scholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:10 PM
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14. Thank you, You sound more like a patriot than many. I would do
the same to save our Democratic party (and country).
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SoFlaJet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:08 PM
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10. did you see that poll last Tuesday?
72% of Clinton supporters say they would NOT be happy if she wasn't the nominee-oh well...they can be the ones who will be responsible when McCain has 3 new Supreme Court appointees and they overturn Roe v Wade...now THAT would be the irony of all ironies...the bitter women brigade actually end up hurting ALL women in this country
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:10 PM
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13. Oh give me a break.
Obama hasn't been nominated as of yet.
So, WTF is your problem?
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SoFlaJet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:12 PM
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17. read the post again slowly this time Liz
OK?
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papau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:37 PM
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29. Obama and his supporters really do not want to admit the split - do they?
Edited on Sat Mar-15-08 02:37 PM by papau
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Frances Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:09 PM
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11. It took my months to make up my mind
but I did vote for Hillary in my primary.

I will support Obama 1000% if he wins the nomination.

Right now I consider myself neutral. I just want the person most likely to win the general to win the nomination.

To me the enemy is McCain. Too much is at stake.
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Road Scholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:12 PM
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16. I respect that attitude very much. Thank you.
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Yes We Did Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:09 PM
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12. Didn't you know, there is "just something about him"
"they can't put their finger on" and that's why they don't want to vote for him.

Hmmmm.... I wonder what that could be.
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:11 PM
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15. No doubt. The sure way to get someone's vote is to insult them.
Works like a charm.
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SoFlaJet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:17 PM
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21. nobody is changing ANYBODY'S mind here
we all know who we want to win already...but I can tell you this when I came back here in November (after football was done for my team) I saw thread after thread of propagandizing by Clinton supporters-it even got to the point when you could almost tell when certain people would "punch in". That turned this Edwards supporter off to see paid Clinton staffers working the board. I ended up choosing Obama over Clinton party because of the way I saw then and STILL see Clinton operatives working. Unfortunately for her campaign we aren't stupid people here-we sniffed them out in 10 seconds flat every time.
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newfie11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:26 PM
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25. I am a Hillary supporter
but If Obama is the nominee I most certainly will vote for him. We cannot take 8 more years of the same shit we have right now. What on earth is the alternative. I guess I wonder what the plan is for folks who refuse to go with whomever the Demo nominee is. This goes either way Obama or Hillary! Do they plan on sitting back sulking while McCain wins and bitch about him for the next 4-8 years. We have to change this hold on America the repukes have! I can't say this strongly enough support whomever the Demo nominee is!
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murielm99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:15 PM
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19. Of course everything is Clinton's fault.
Never mind that your candidate has many weaknesses that could cause him to lose the election on his own if he is the nominee.

The "Obama movement?" I am a Democrat, not some follower of a personal movement.

And I am sick of the loyalty tests posed by Obama supporters here nearly every day. The McCarthy era is over.
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durrrty libby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:16 PM
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20. Obama needs to stop tearing the party apart and step aside
before he loses his last shred of dignity
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chyjo Donating Member (615 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:18 PM
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22. Come on!
These Reagan Republicans? It would be nice to get their votes back I suppose....... but if not possible........ who cares. Barack is getting millions of new people interested in politics and registered to vote. We should be more involved with Obama Dems than trying to win back Reagan Dems. Another talking point I have seen is that a lot of these new Obama supporters only support him, and not the party. Well I think the party has to earn that support..... if you registered to vote at 32 like my friend Rob did this past January just to vote for Obama in the NYS primary, You didn't register to be a party-line voter. Furthermore, if you see a large contingent of other people in the primary shitting all over Barack Obama, you are even less likely to support others in the party.
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:19 PM
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23. ****STOP CALLING OUT HILLARY SUPPORTERS!
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Forkboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 02:34 PM
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27. And that's official because of the ****!
So you better listen Mr. OP Man. :rofl:
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