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  •  I know this is going to get me in (2+ / 0-)
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    Desert Rose, buddabelly

    trouble, but Glassman was almost a fringe candidate.  Not in terms of his beliefs but in terms of 2 main features:

    1. resume padding-the people that were doing the same amount of resume selling of non-governmental work experience (maybe "padding" wasn't the right word) on the Republican side were all teabaggers
    1. organization-he supposedly treated his volunteers and employees terribly

    Yes, I probably engaged in hyperbole because Pederson and Glassman and the guy who ran against Jim Talent in MO in '94 were all probably worse.  However, Goddard gets additional levels of scorn from me.

    "Raise your hand if you think Social Security and Medicare are Socialism."-Lawerence O'Donnell

    by AZphilosopher on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 08:47:12 AM PST

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    •  Yes Glassman was terrible (3+ / 0-)

      He was the only Dem candidate for whom I didn't vote, I voted Green Party for the Senate. But even then if I thought it was going to be close I'd have voted for Glassman because he would still be a big improvement over McCain. But I knew McCain would win by 25%+, so voted my conscience instead.

      ". . the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die". RIP Teddy

      by Dave in AZ on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 09:02:53 AM PST

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    •  glassman (2+ / 0-)
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      buddabelly, AZphilosopher

      I liked every other dem candidate better than him.  I really like Dougherty.

      I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth. ~Alphonse de Lamartine, "Marseillaise of Peace," 1841

      by notdarkyet on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 11:45:06 AM PST

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