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Why do Bernie supporter like to use such impolite and ugly language? (Original Post) hill2016 Apr 2016 OP
They used bad words Joe the Revelator Apr 2016 #1
A dumb OP--I'll play. "Perhaps they didn't feel like beating the shit out of a black protester!" TheBlackAdder Apr 2016 #45
I'm shocked by 153 million dollars. Warren Stupidity Apr 2016 #2
No fucking idea. Sorry you're still such a sheltered creature you've never encountered "vulgarity" riderinthestorm Apr 2016 #3
Somehow I missed the part Eko Apr 2016 #9
"I was brought up to only use civil discourse", followed by a harangue? riderinthestorm Apr 2016 #12
Them only using civil discourse Eko Apr 2016 #13
Their shock and horror at the phrase "corporate whore" belies your defense nt riderinthestorm Apr 2016 #18
Not at all. Eko Apr 2016 #20
Politics is a contact sport. Grow a thicker skin or get out imo nt riderinthestorm Apr 2016 #23
Contact sport? Eko Apr 2016 #24
Maybe this will help. Eko Apr 2016 #28
Awwwww, Eko Apr 2016 #30
Who thinks it's a contact sport? rock Apr 2016 #111
try science SoLeftIAmRight Apr 2016 #59
I also must have missed Eko Apr 2016 #21
So we can piss you off is the best excuse I have..n/t monmouth4 Apr 2016 #4
... and still lose. You forgot to add "and still lose." LuvLoogie Apr 2016 #41
Well there's the entitlement part. longship Apr 2016 #82
cool RazBerryBeret Apr 2016 #5
Why do Hillary supporters drink the blood of puppies for breakfast? ScreamingMeemie Apr 2016 #6
Because I think they take an oath Silver_Witch Apr 2016 #52
We have no wish to be "elegant" like Hillary is. grasswire Apr 2016 #7
lol... podium bird tell you that most of Sanders money comes from the 50k earners? uponit7771 Apr 2016 #10
This is the way people act when they lose power and affluence to the "others", they're officially... uponit7771 Apr 2016 #8
The responses show what's wrong with the movement realmirage Apr 2016 #11
And because you don't include caucus votes... DemocracyDirect Apr 2016 #103
They're so vulgar! QC Apr 2016 #14
Why do Hillary supporters like to call their opponents names? earthside Apr 2016 #15
Oh my stars, somebody get the fainting couch! beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #16
LOL! fleur-de-lisa Apr 2016 #95
"Strident". Well if we used THAT word, we would be called "sexist". See the problem here? Bonobo Apr 2016 #17
I can't wait for the General Election when all manner of bad language will be used against GOP Armstead Apr 2016 #19
Conservatives Don't Like Swear Words noretreatnosurrender Apr 2016 #22
Because we're more intelligent pinebox Apr 2016 #25
lmao i fucking love it nt retrowire Apr 2016 #105
To be fair I am pretty good at using vulgarity. hrmjustin Apr 2016 #26
You've got more than 40 hrs per week to disparage those who make min wage or less Electric Monk Apr 2016 #27
Sometimes civil language just doesn't get your point across. If YOU are not angry about jmg257 Apr 2016 #29
Excuses, excuses. NurseJackie Apr 2016 #61
Sure got everyone's attention didn't it? I think it got his point across quite effectively. jmg257 Apr 2016 #62
HA! That's no accomplishment ... NurseJackie Apr 2016 #64
All depends on what his goal was, doesn't it? jmg257 Apr 2016 #68
Setting one's goals low and meeting them is no accomplishment. NurseJackie Apr 2016 #69
And don't forget the 48,000 cheering him on. nt jmg257 Apr 2016 #72
Oh, it's up to 48,000 now? NYPD puts the attendance at 11,000 not 27,000 (or 48,000) NurseJackie Apr 2016 #74
Cool thanks for the update! Nt jmg257 Apr 2016 #85
You're welcome. NurseJackie Apr 2016 #90
Link please angrychair Apr 2016 #109
It is due to the safety of sitting behind a computer screen Tarc Apr 2016 #31
I was brought up to fiercly defend what I believe in. You have a problem with... ChisolmTrailDem Apr 2016 #32
We're boorish and uncivilized. Ed Suspicious Apr 2016 #33
Fuck if I know. n/t pantsonfire Apr 2016 #34
You were???? Gee, I was taught to curse and swear at every opportunity! Peregrine Took Apr 2016 #35
I find right wing talking points and values to be much more offensive than mere words. beam me up scottie Apr 2016 #36
Cause we are Adults and can say whatever we want LostOne4Ever Apr 2016 #37
They tend to be young and immature. n/t Lil Missy Apr 2016 #38
Or older and really pissed off. n/t Autumn Apr 2016 #49
Or are really old and really, really pissed off. Duppers Apr 2016 #60
At least we're not old and stuck up? - see how those not so subtle digs feel? MillennialDem Apr 2016 #89
What a fucking shitty and completely WRONG thing to say! nt ChisolmTrailDem Apr 2016 #92
Yet, you don't. Nt Logical Apr 2016 #39
Fuck if I know. Maybe some of us are tired of this shit. Kalidurga Apr 2016 #40
They are one and the same... Yurovsky Apr 2016 #71
look who we are dealing with. 2pooped2pop Apr 2016 #42
Civility is for those unwilling to face their oppressors... Chan790 Apr 2016 #43
Then you're not doing it right. NurseJackie Apr 2016 #65
Civility has never won anything. Chan790 Apr 2016 #70
I encourage you to go with that. NurseJackie Apr 2016 #75
As if you... tonedevil Apr 2016 #110
Actually, boorishness and hostility are copouts of the weak- civility is a sign of TRUE strength EffieBlack Apr 2016 #91
Probably because the smarter of the bunch realize that time is COLGATE4 Apr 2016 #44
I see hill2016 Apr 2016 #48
hillary has lost 20 points in less than a month... she only has a 5 point berniepdx420 Apr 2016 #51
Don't hold your breath. Regardless of the point spread, COLGATE4 Apr 2016 #83
Doing the right thing needn't come to an end if Sanders isn't nominated. DisgustipatedinCA Apr 2016 #56
Why do Hillary supporters call Bernie supporters Nazis? jillan Apr 2016 #46
Researched this fuck. Fawke Em Apr 2016 #58
Why are Hillary supporters ok with lies and corruption? Waiting For Everyman Apr 2016 #47
Honesty is much simpler and more direct beedle Apr 2016 #50
Accuracy isn't your forte ... pacalo Apr 2016 #53
Because we're fuckheads. Is that what you want to hear? I'll wear it, don't care. DisgustipatedinCA Apr 2016 #54
Why are Hillary supporters scared to discuss the issues? AgingAmerican Apr 2016 #55
Post removed Post removed Apr 2016 #57
Yes, they are angry about the status quo. How loud do they have to speak up Betty Karlson Apr 2016 #63
probably because there's only one of him Warren DeMontague Apr 2016 #66
They are allowed because they are morallly superior to the rest of us. JoePhilly Apr 2016 #67
This whole morally superior thing is really asking for trouble, will not end well. betsuni Apr 2016 #79
They end up attacking and pushing away ... JoePhilly Apr 2016 #81
As if I haven't heard red baiting, anti-Semitism and ageism from the other side. Vinca Apr 2016 #73
Because the RW is writing their talking points. baldguy Apr 2016 #76
I like to fucking curse. SamKnause Apr 2016 #77
PC B Calm Apr 2016 #78
Perhaps for the same reason that Trump and his supporters do Freddie Stubbs Apr 2016 #80
All sides are getting ugly, now. sofa king Apr 2016 #84
+1,000,000 n/t asuhornets Apr 2016 #86
Pot calling the kettle, etc. alarimer Apr 2016 #87
1. We're pissed off and 2. We're generally young and like to swear in general. Video game culture MillennialDem Apr 2016 #88
this is really not polite though hill2016 Apr 2016 #93
Skinner? shanine Apr 2016 #94
Another goddamned "supporters" thread. n/t Orsino Apr 2016 #96
Strong language doesn't offend me TSIAS Apr 2016 #97
Fuck if I know. DisgustipatedinCA Apr 2016 #98
You tend to get that way when you see a bleak future. basselope Apr 2016 #99
We all broad brush at times SHRED Apr 2016 #100
Better to have a dirty mouth... SHRED Apr 2016 #101
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24173194 apcalc Apr 2016 #102
We believe in speaking truth to power - calling out the fucking scumbags who have sold the country. polichick Apr 2016 #104
We is "We came, we saw and he died" not considered ugly? artislife Apr 2016 #106
And you lift your pinkie when sipping tea, no doubt. Scootaloo Apr 2016 #107
We picked it up from Hillary supporters. Vinca Apr 2016 #108

TheBlackAdder

(28,179 posts)
45. A dumb OP--I'll play. "Perhaps they didn't feel like beating the shit out of a black protester!"
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 12:34 AM
Apr 2016

.


You know who does that? Campaigns that have people who feel they are entitled!


The more one feels like they can do no wrong, the more they feel they can get away with beating people up!


.

 

riderinthestorm

(23,272 posts)
3. No fucking idea. Sorry you're still such a sheltered creature you've never encountered "vulgarity"
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:01 PM
Apr 2016

Really.

Sorry for you.

The rest of us live in the real world.

Eko

(7,272 posts)
9. Somehow I missed the part
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:05 PM
Apr 2016

where they said they have never encountered vulgarity. You post was nothing more than an attempt to demean them, probably because you felt demeaned in some way. Real world indeed.

Eko

(7,272 posts)
30. Awwwww,
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:34 PM
Apr 2016

you ran away to post elsewhere. Did you get your feelings hurt? Impressive display of thick skin.

rock

(13,218 posts)
111. Who thinks it's a contact sport?
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 03:23 PM
Apr 2016

GOPers, Fascists, BPers. (I.e those that don't believe in Democracy.)

Eko

(7,272 posts)
21. I also must have missed
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:15 PM
Apr 2016

Their "shock and horror". You seem to put words in peoples mouth with every sentence.

 

Silver_Witch

(1,820 posts)
52. Because I think they take an oath
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 02:42 AM
Apr 2016

On the dark lords alter and have too. At least that is what I heard. Not saying it is true but you know where there is smoke there is fire!

grasswire

(50,130 posts)
7. We have no wish to be "elegant" like Hillary is.
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:04 PM
Apr 2016

Elegant = snooty.

That holds no appeal at all for working people.

uponit7771

(90,323 posts)
8. This is the way people act when they lose power and affluence to the "others", they're officially...
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:05 PM
Apr 2016

... at the heigth of the temper tantrum and will have to calm down and figure out sharing power, money and affluence with people other than the racial, gender and money influence in the DNC isn't such a bad thing.

earthside

(6,960 posts)
15. Why do Hillary supporters like to call their opponents names?
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:11 PM
Apr 2016

Sexist!

Misogynist!

Bigot!

Hater!

I see that all the time here ... women, men ... it doesn't matter.

In the end, if you oppose 'The Inevitable One' you must be a sexist.

Bonobo

(29,257 posts)
17. "Strident". Well if we used THAT word, we would be called "sexist". See the problem here?
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:12 PM
Apr 2016

See the ridiculousness?

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
19. I can't wait for the General Election when all manner of bad language will be used against GOP
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:13 PM
Apr 2016

by the same people who now claim to be delicate flowers in the primary

noretreatnosurrender

(1,890 posts)
22. Conservatives Don't Like Swear Words
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:16 PM
Apr 2016
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) scoured the accounts of followers of both main political parties in the United States to discover the major effect political inclinations have on language employed on the micro-blogging site.

Liberals, or more left-leaning supporters of Obama's 'Democrats', were markedly more likely to swear - both 'fuck' and 'shit' found in their top ten most used words, after the commonest English expressions were removed.


http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/09/15/twitter-research-language-patterns_n_8140730.html

Left-wingers are more likely to use swear words than their right-leaning counterparts, a study of thousands of Twitter accounts has suggested.

While conservative-leaning individuals are, perhaps unsuprisingly, more likely to use religious terms such as "God" and "psalm", those on the liberal end of the political spectrum are heavy users of "f***" and "s***" online.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twitter/11871015/Left-wingers-swear-more-Twitter-study-claims.html

We can certainly tell which way you lean, eh?
 

Electric Monk

(13,869 posts)
27. You've got more than 40 hrs per week to disparage those who make min wage or less
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:20 PM
Apr 2016

and you expect me to be civil too?

I'll just drop the mic right here. You know what I'm say'n.

jmg257

(11,996 posts)
29. Sometimes civil language just doesn't get your point across. If YOU are not angry about
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:23 PM
Apr 2016

"corporate whores" in politics, maybe you should be.

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
61. Excuses, excuses.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:16 AM
Apr 2016

One's inability to communicate effectively and maturely shouldn't be used as an excuse to cover-up those shortcomings by substituting offensive language, or by resorting to insults and attacks.

jmg257

(11,996 posts)
62. Sure got everyone's attention didn't it? I think it got his point across quite effectively.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:23 AM
Apr 2016

And in one sound bite too.

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
64. HA! That's no accomplishment ...
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:38 AM
Apr 2016

... anyone can do that.

The skillful part is using adult-like communication for the purpose of persuasion and changing hearts and minds and viewpoints ... bringing sides together ... and finding common ground and ways to work together with effective governing.

It was all very Susan Sarandon-ish.

jmg257

(11,996 posts)
68. All depends on what his goal was, doesn't it?
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:54 AM
Apr 2016

Just like Susan's. You are assuming they were/are trying to win hearts and minds.

But they aren't running. And we are all yapping about how Hillary was easily inferred to be a corporate whore (and worse than Trump)..will be for days.

Speculation on my part, but It worked.

angrychair

(8,685 posts)
109. Link please
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 02:37 PM
Apr 2016

Quoting numbers that are dramatically different than those in the public domain require genuine proof.

New York Daily News stated crowd in park and outside it, listening, was 30,000. According to several accounts park, at capacity can comfortably hold 11,000 to 17,000 but could hold 20,000.
Given the Sanders campaign estimated 27,000 total, I would guess the actual to be 25,000 to 32,000 based on first hand accounts and media accounts.

See, this is link to a reputable source:
http://m.nydailynews.com/news/politics/30-000-rally-support-bernie-sanders-nyc-article-1.2600424

 

ChisolmTrailDem

(9,463 posts)
32. I was brought up to fiercly defend what I believe in. You have a problem with...
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:37 PM
Apr 2016

...how my parents raised me versus how you were raised?

Peregrine Took

(7,412 posts)
35. You were???? Gee, I was taught to curse and swear at every opportunity!
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:48 PM
Apr 2016

I guess I'm just funny that way!!

beam me up scottie

(57,349 posts)
36. I find right wing talking points and values to be much more offensive than mere words.
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 10:51 PM
Apr 2016

I was taught that feigning offense to try to gain an advantage was cheating.

In other words I was raised to be honest above all else, words aren't offensive but dishonesty is.

Duppers

(28,117 posts)
60. Or are really old and really, really pissed off.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 03:15 AM
Apr 2016

Copycatting here. Thanks Autumn.

Bet most Bernie supporters here are near 50 or older.



Kalidurga

(14,177 posts)
40. Fuck if I know. Maybe some of us are tired of this shit.
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 11:13 PM
Apr 2016

Why do Hillarians cozy up to Corporate Whores?

Yurovsky

(2,064 posts)
71. They are one and the same...
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:57 AM
Apr 2016

it's just the corporate wing of the Democratic Party. Sure, they may be pro-choice, or in favor of LGBT equality, but when it comes to economic justice, they offer pretty thin gruel.

They've got theirs. Everyone else can piss off.

 

Chan790

(20,176 posts)
43. Civility is for those unwilling to face their oppressors...
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 11:49 PM
Apr 2016

and quislings.

I'm strident and angry because being polite and calm has not worked.

 

Chan790

(20,176 posts)
70. Civility has never won anything.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:56 AM
Apr 2016

It's the mark of the compliant to their own demises.

I wouldn't expect a supporter of Weathervane Clinton to get that though. How like cows you all are, mindlessly following where the herd is led...even to the slaughter pen.

 

tonedevil

(3,022 posts)
110. As if you...
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 02:40 PM
Apr 2016

have a passing acquaintance with civility or truth. You do know how to embed moving GIFs so you got that going good for you.

 

EffieBlack

(14,249 posts)
91. Actually, boorishness and hostility are copouts of the weak- civility is a sign of TRUE strength
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 09:35 AM
Apr 2016

As evidenced by the likes of Martin Luther King - who, according to your standard, was a compliant cow.

COLGATE4

(14,732 posts)
44. Probably because the smarter of the bunch realize that time is
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 12:28 AM
Apr 2016

running out and the day of reckoning is less than a week away. After Bernie loses NY many of the fan club will put their best face on and soldier on, hoping against hope for the miracle that isn't going to happen (and sending in their $27) but the smarter ones realize that it's all over and that they bet on the wrong horse. So now you're seeing the anger and frustration that comes from that, exemplified by anger and offensive language. It's all they have left.

berniepdx420

(1,784 posts)
51. hillary has lost 20 points in less than a month... she only has a 5 point
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 01:16 AM
Apr 2016

swing between her and another total collapse ... The debate should be fun huh... hope angry hillary shows up..

COLGATE4

(14,732 posts)
83. Don't hold your breath. Regardless of the point spread,
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 08:57 AM
Apr 2016

after April 19 Bernie's 'path to the nomination' disappears.

 

DisgustipatedinCA

(12,530 posts)
56. Doing the right thing needn't come to an end if Sanders isn't nominated.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 02:52 AM
Apr 2016

We can still work to stop lying and corrupt politicians.

Fawke Em

(11,366 posts)
58. Researched this fuck.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 02:57 AM
Apr 2016

He makes his money running a website that either takes a cut and/or gets advertising from people giving money to people in need.

He's a squid.

Waiting For Everyman

(9,385 posts)
47. Why are Hillary supporters ok with lies and corruption?
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 12:39 AM
Apr 2016

I'd rather be ok with the strident language. Maybe that's what it takes to wake some people up.

 

beedle

(1,235 posts)
50. Honesty is much simpler and more direct
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 01:13 AM
Apr 2016

I'm sure those establishment big wigs in their fancy high rise towers have far more eloquent ways to tell a lie than Eskimos have words to describe snow, but they still are liars no matter how polite, fancy and inoffensive their words.

 

DisgustipatedinCA

(12,530 posts)
54. Because we're fuckheads. Is that what you want to hear? I'll wear it, don't care.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 02:46 AM
Apr 2016

I no longer give a single fuck about trying to get along with a bunch of vicious liars. Next.

Response to hill2016 (Original post)

 

Betty Karlson

(7,231 posts)
63. Yes, they are angry about the status quo. How loud do they have to speak up
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:27 AM
Apr 2016

before you entitled and overprivileged people start listening?

O dear, was that bad language too? Quick, let's fetch you some pearls so you may clutch them!

JoePhilly

(27,787 posts)
81. They end up attacking and pushing away ...
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 08:22 AM
Apr 2016

... the same people Bernie would need to attract to have any shot at winning the nomination.

Vinca

(50,248 posts)
73. As if I haven't heard red baiting, anti-Semitism and ageism from the other side.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 07:59 AM
Apr 2016

Especially red baiting. You'd think Bernie was the love child of a Lenin and a Castro.

 

baldguy

(36,649 posts)
76. Because the RW is writing their talking points.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 08:05 AM
Apr 2016

All anti-Clinton, all the time.

They only put on the cloak of "progressiveism" like a bad costume to fool to hoi polloi - who, unfortunately seem to be eager to be fooled.

SamKnause

(13,091 posts)
77. I like to fucking curse.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 08:06 AM
Apr 2016

Fuck is my favorite curse word.

I hope that answers your question.

P.S. My niece likes to curse as well.

Her favorite curse word is Fuck.

sofa king

(10,857 posts)
84. All sides are getting ugly, now.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 09:05 AM
Apr 2016

You might wish to take the time machine back to DU on this date in 2008, to see that things were ugly then as well. The primaries are particularly tough on we Democrats because most of us make carefully considered choices about whom we will support, and many of us are not happy to see others going a different way.

Nor will I argue that the level of discourse is falling in America. It's always been this awful. Andrew Jackson's wife was savaged to completely that it killed her within 8 weeks of the election of 1828. We have always been scum.

alarimer

(16,245 posts)
87. Pot calling the kettle, etc.
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 09:11 AM
Apr 2016

I've heard much worse from Hillary supporters.

PS- While I wouldn't use the term "whore" (it's pretty loaded), I think the sentiment that Hillary is a corportists IS true.

In fact the Democratic party is full of them. Useless corporate tools who will do NOTHING to help working people, because it is all about Wall Street.

 

MillennialDem

(2,367 posts)
88. 1. We're pissed off and 2. We're generally young and like to swear in general. Video game culture
Thu Apr 14, 2016, 09:11 AM
Apr 2016

encourages this too.

shanine

(354 posts)
94. Skinner?
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 11:54 AM
Apr 2016

I think of Skinner every time I read hill2016's posts - and not in a bad way -
I would think it would be difficult to refrain (almost) completely from posting at this time

TSIAS

(14,689 posts)
97. Strong language doesn't offend me
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 07:33 PM
Apr 2016

I'm sure plenty of Clinton supporters have used salty language a time or two in their lives.

 

Scootaloo

(25,699 posts)
107. And you lift your pinkie when sipping tea, no doubt.
Sat Apr 16, 2016, 02:03 PM
Apr 2016

Let's all pause to admire, then get on with our lives.

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