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, which appeared just a few days ago. It explains why Obama has lost ground
in Ohio, Florida, Colorado, Michigan and other states over the past week -- a week which should have had the opposite effect.
During that time, McCain has received mostly unflattering coverage while this nation's "journalists" have performed non-stop verbal fellatio on the O-Man during his "presidential" tour. And yet Obama keeps shedding support
in the purple states
, and in the head-to-head national polls
. (Ignore this outlier
, which comes to us via -- but of course! -- MSNBC.)
On the other end of the TPM link, Greg Sargent reprints (without much comment) the instantly-notorious Fowler/Germond attack on the Clinton donors. Anyone with any understanding of human psychology will instantly see that Fowler and Germond's bullying words could only have the opposite of the intended effect.
Sargent's post provoked interesting responses. The TPM commenters prove that Obots do NOT want unity. What they want is the emotional satisfaction that comes from projecting all of their personal frustrations and petty resentments onto anyone named Clinton. They prefer wallowing in CDS to victory.
Obama needs to focus on McCain, not on the traitors behind him. We need a unified party, and if you are not willing to be part of the unified party, then GET YOUR ASS OUT OF HERE, and FAST! We are SERIOUSLY TIRED of WHINING HILLARY-WACKS.
I pledge to NEVER VOTE FOR ANY WOMAN FOR POTUS if Obama is not elected.
It's about time the leadership of the DNC grew even the beginnings of a backbone - and started calling out those HillBillies who remain ensconced in their own fantasy world.
If you support Obama, good, you are welcome. If you do not, fuck off, asshole. Go and vote for McCain
Uh huh. I get it: You don't need the PUMAs. You hate them. Fine. One question: Why are DNC bigwigs asking them for money?
Hillary lost 5 months ago and is now self-destructing. Had she demonstrated she was a team player and worked to re-unite the Democratic party, she might have been an acceptable VP by convention time, but she made only two (2) appearances with Obama and is clearly not supporting him in private with her supporters either. By November, I doubt she will be able to win a Democratic primary for ANY office.
Judging from the droopy polls
, Obama is the one doing the self-destructing. But hey -- it's all Hillary's
fault, even though she has behaved with faultless party loyalty. Isn't it nice to have a scapegoat?
Prediction: Hillary Clinton will stay in the Senate as long as she likes. Obama will lose in November and will lose his Senate seat in 2010 or 2016.
embittered old corpse:
Boy, you're really hanging in there. Thought you'd have dropped over dead by now! Fingers still seem to be working though the synapses in that brain are clearly no longer firing! You must be some sorta' medical miracle! Now that I think of it - maybe a freak.
a unifying sentiment if ever I heard one.
Those PUMAs aren't really Democrats that a disinterested observer would recognize. They are all wealthy, and I assume largely apolitical...
Ah yes. The Cannon fortune is indeed legendary. And my years of blogging prove my apolitical nature.
I've made this suggestion before, but let's repeat it: If you really think that big GOP funders are behind the PUMA movement, put your paranoia to the test. Open up a PUMA site. If you pilfer lots of material, you can have an impressive-looking operation up and running in a few hours. Then ask Team McCain for some cash.
You won't get a dime.
And you won't get a dime from Hillary, either. In fact, the money flow has gone in the other direction. Meanwhile, Moulitsas, Stassinopoulos, Marshall, and Sullivan have barrels
The fact that the Clintons chief contribution to the Democratic Party was their rejection of traditional Democratic constituencies (e.g., African-Americans and Labor) only makes them more appealing to this group of supporters, who really do deserve the name "Limousine Liberals."
Get a clue, clown: Hillary had the majority of the black vote until Obama smeared her with false accusations of racism. No Democrat -- of any sort -- would ever be so stupid as to reject
the black vote, the Latino vote, the Jewish vote or any other traditional group of supporters. Over the course of the past year, all (all
) polls and pundits have agreed that Hillary appealed primarily to working class voters. Obama catered to the affluent
-- and to what has been called "the creative class," which has neither creativity nor class.
What amuses me about this commenter is the arrogance of nescience. He actually thinks he knows something about politics!
It is time for PUMAs to SIT DOWN and SHUT UP.
But they can take out their checkbooks and make a contribution to Obama first.
approach will open up lots of wallets. You think this guy works in sales? "Buy this car, you ugly motherfucker!"
Either work with Obama or don't, but stop undermining the party. It's beyond annoying.
we undermine the party? The Obots kicked us out of it! To wit:
At the end of WWII, all the French whores who serviced the Germans were rounded up. Their heads were shaved, and they were tarred and feathered.
At the end of a war, the victorious side settles its debts. If you helped, you get a reward. If you did not help, you are in serious trouble.
I like the shaven head and tar and feathering idea for Clintonistas!!
These idiots actually think that making threats of violence will impel us to send money to Obama. In any American schoolyard, that sort of behavior is called bullying.
And yet these monsters -- these vile, toxic, odious agglomerations of ambulatory sub-human fecal matter -- actually blame us
for disuniting the Democratic party.We
created the rift, y'see. We didn't say "thank you" while they flogged us.
Obot insults have now gone too deep, and can never be retracted.
As long-time readers know, I was never a big fan of Hillary Clinton. As long-time readers know, I don't like John McCain and have never agreed with most Republican principles. I am, at heart, an FDR-revering, pro-big-guvamint lifelong Dem.
But thanks to the arrogance of the Obots, I would vote for John McCain even if he came out in favor of theocratic feudalism. I would vote for John McCain even if he espoused dropping nuclear weapons on California. I would vote for John McCain even if he killed my beloved dog with his bare hands.
Keep up the "unity" campaign, Obots. Keep piling on the hatred and the insults. You are doing a great