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View Diary: Wall Street Journal columnist goes after Gabby Giffords, because that's what they do (133 comments)

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  •  Perhaps, but since I did not go to school with (0+ / 0-)

    him I will refer to him as Obama until I get to know him personally.

    •  You should refer to him as *President* Obama, (0+ / 0-)

      since you will never get to know him personally.

      And I'll thank you for not lecturing me on etiquette or the conventions of how we write on this blog until you have been a respected member of the community for 5+ years, engaged in productive online and real world progressive dialogue & action here, and have penned 25,000+ comments or a few hundred diaries. Then, let the lectures commence!

      Ho'oponopono. To make things right; restore harmony; heal.

      by earicicle on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 11:45:52 PM PDT

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      •  Sorry, but rudeness is rudeness no matter (0+ / 0-)

        how long you have been here.

        This idea that you get to refer to a female politician by her first name is really no different that the old Southern practice of referring to all blacks by their first names or just "boy".

        Giffords has earned respect and you should give it to her.

        •  asdf... (0+ / 0-)

          Your status as a potential sock or zombie has been duly noted. Welcome back!?! May your stay be short.

          Ho'oponopono. To make things right; restore harmony; heal.

          by earicicle on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:30:47 AM PDT

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