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Fri May 20, 2016, 07:41 AM

My Favorite Democrat is Hillary Rodham Clinton

She has been amazing me for decades now. I have never seen anyone stand up to the onslaught of right wing attacks from Republicans and come out the other side stronger than ever like Hillary has done so many times.

She is a fighter. She never lets the lies and the smears tear her down or hold her back. She has supported the Democratic Party and worked to change it from within her entire career. She has withstood vicious attacks from within and from without and done it with her head held high. She never gives up.

This primary season has been one of the most gruelling ones I have ever seen. As passionate supporters of their candidates have fought a war of words. Hillary was the candidate fighting off those words from both sides of the political spectrum as the right knew from the very beginning that she was the candidate they most feared to face come November. She still managed to win more votes than any candidate in either party.

In the coming weeks, the right is going to focus on her like a laser. I know she will not only survive it, she will come out on top. I know some say they won't or can't support her or vote for her....but as someone who was in a similar mindset and position in 2008, I'm hear to tell you that most will. Oh I swore I would never vote for Obama, and called him every name I could think of.....but at the end of the day....I not only voted for him once, but twice and became a big supporter of his presidency and his policies.

I'm a Democrat. I live my life in support of Democratic ideals and policies. I fight against right wing hate whenever I can and I dream of an entirely liberal Supreme Court and both houses of congress being a Democratic majority with a Democratic president sitting in the White House. I may not get everything I want in life before I lay down the liberal torch of my generation....but seeing Hillary in the White House is something I am going to see and remember for the rest of my days.

I can't wait to cast my vote in November!

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Reply My Favorite Democrat is Hillary Rodham Clinton (Original post)
BooScout May 2016 OP
Little Star May 2016 #1
onehandle May 2016 #2
auntpurl May 2016 #12
oasis May 2016 #3
Florencenj2point0 May 2016 #24
livetohike May 2016 #4
NCTraveler May 2016 #5
Hortensis May 2016 #22
hertopos May 2016 #6
Florencenj2point0 May 2016 #25
JRLeft May 2016 #7
Shemp Howard May 2016 #13
JRLeft May 2016 #15
Yurovsky May 2016 #27
JRLeft May 2016 #28
Florencenj2point0 May 2016 #29
JRLeft May 2016 #31
PeaceNikki May 2016 #8
Cosmic Kitten May 2016 #9
Florencenj2point0 May 2016 #30
auntpurl May 2016 #10
Broward May 2016 #11
Armstead May 2016 #14
BooScout May 2016 #17
liberalnarb May 2016 #16
BooScout May 2016 #19
mcar May 2016 #18
Snarkoleptic May 2016 #20
Gothmog May 2016 #21
Florencenj2point0 May 2016 #23
LuvLoogie May 2016 #26
uponit7771 May 2016 #32

Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:43 AM

1. Me too! k&r

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:45 AM

2. The Nominee...

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Response to onehandle (Reply #2)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:01 AM

12. Beautiful pic.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:48 AM

3. HRC is one of the most remarkable public figures of our time. (eom)

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Response to oasis (Reply #3)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:21 AM

24. Yes, she is indomitable

and manages to be kind and brilliant at the same time.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:49 AM

4. Me too.Great post BooScout.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:49 AM

5. I can't say she is my favorite Democrat.

 

I can say that she is one of my favorite female leaders and a personal inspiration. My mother and I will vote for her in November with tears of joy, just as we did in the primary.

Thank you for your op. So much of it resonates with me.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #5)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:16 AM

22. +1000. I don't agree with her about a number of

things, but she is amazing. I don't think she can look half as tough as she must really be to take this on.

I've also come to suspect that her commitment to what she wants to achieve must be much stronger than I ever realized. Of course, for one of extremely few females who might succeed in this era and one who has fought for women's equality all her adult life, fighting to become the first woman president of the United States probably felt like a duty, just walking away a failure to step up.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:50 AM

6. Yes, Yes, Yes

I grew up into old age with her. She is like my favorite aunt. I also respect her with all her flaws.
I can completely relate to her.

No matter what others say, she will shatter the ultimate glass ceiling. This is the revolution for this country.

I studied in the area where women and minorities were underrepresented. ( Math.) Now, I took new
career path 10 year ago again in the field where women and minorities are underrepresented.

It is not very new that so many progressive men do not understand how sexist the world still is. The wave of feminism started in 70's partially because of disappointment with the left.

She will win. I cannot help liking her with all her mistakes she ended up making because I did the same.
And, I am still waiting for the final revolution!!

Hertopos

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Response to hertopos (Reply #6)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:26 AM

25. We are the Revolution

WE ARE THE REVOLUTION. People of color, all the Mothers of the Movement and the Latino/Latina vote, LGBTQ men with the sense and soul to be feminists. It is us and I hope more women, the women for Bernie will see that and join us.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:51 AM

7. People in Honduras, Syria, Palestine, Libya, Iran and Iraq have the opposite

 

feeling you have, but of course they have dead loved ones.

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Response to JRLeft (Reply #7)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:02 AM

13. That's a painful, but very true, statement.

What you said, needed to be said.

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Response to Shemp Howard (Reply #13)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:05 AM

15. According to some people on this site dead people overseas are collateral damage.

 

It's just the cost of war.

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Response to JRLeft (Reply #15)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:31 AM

27. But it's her turn, so a few million dead innocents is something we all have to accept...

and if we don't, WE'RE THE BAD GUYS?????????

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Response to Yurovsky (Reply #27)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:44 AM

28. So true.

 

I fear a ground war with Russia and Iran with Hillary.

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Response to JRLeft (Reply #7)

Fri May 20, 2016, 10:07 AM

29. some people no doubt

others, those who were begging us to intervene, feel the opposite.

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Response to Florencenj2point0 (Reply #29)

Fri May 20, 2016, 10:11 AM

31. I guess the thousands of terrorists who created because of our intervention was worth it right.

 

If you're family were wiped out, I'm sure you would be appreciative about the US saving you, right?

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:54 AM

8. Russ Feingold, Barack Obama and Tammy Baldwin are my favorites.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:55 AM

9. Goldwater Girl with conservative principles...

yeah, she's some *democrat*

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #9)

Fri May 20, 2016, 10:08 AM

30. she was 14

by the time she was registered to vote she was a democrat. Stop being silly.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 07:57 AM

10. Great post! k&r

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:00 AM

11. She changed it from within alright into a center-right party.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:02 AM

14. Good post...I disagree with it, but it's a great statement of support for your candidate

 

I like that it is positive.

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Response to Armstead (Reply #14)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:20 AM

17. Thanks!

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:06 AM

16. I may not agree with you, but your posts are never negative.

 

I'll k&r for that.

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Response to liberalnarb (Reply #16)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:20 AM

19. Thank you!

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:20 AM

18. K&R

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 08:49 AM

20. I like the rainbow suits pic in your signature line.

n/t

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:05 AM

21. I agree

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:19 AM

23. Me too

I too became a fan of Obama, but I have to refuse to think of the 2008 primary because it still makes me mad.

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 09:28 AM

26. K&R

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Fri May 20, 2016, 10:11 AM

32. k&r

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