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I saw this particular gem on another message board, and just couldn't resist...

  1. The only demographics you care about are white women over 50, and uneducated whites east of the Mississippi.
  1. Even though national polling shows Obama faring better than Clinton in a head-to-head race vs. McCain, and Hillary's negatives over 50% (with Obama's only around 40%), you are SURE Hillary has a better chance to win.
  1. You are in favor of selling pardons (FALN, New Square, Marc Rich) for campaign cash & votes, so long as it helps your candidate.
  1. You are very concerned about Jeremiah Wright, but absolutely unconcerned about documented lies about sniper fire in Bosnia and Hillary's role in NAFTA or Northern Ireland, or misleading campaign tactics that hide Clinton's role in jobs being shipped to China (Magnequench plant in Indiana).
  1. You are willing to accept racism (the view that "the black man can't win," plus boasting about support from "hard working whites"), but are utterly opposed to sexism, unless it helps your candidate win votes from women who vote for women only because they're women.
  1. The only states that matter are Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania because the electoral map of 2004 will never, ever change.
  1. You believe that fiscal responsibility in a campaign is unimportant -- as evidenced by your acceptance of Hillary's tactic of leaving large bills unpaid (such as the $55,000 owed to Indiana University and $60,000 reportedly owed to various North Carolina vendors).
  1. Despite your candidate losing in delegate count, states won, and (yes) popular vote (not to mention recent polls showing Obama ahead of Hillary nationally by double-digits), you insist there is some metric that will still show Hillary winning the election.

Originally posted to jkddude on Sun May 25, 2008 at 06:37 AM PDT.

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  •  Dude, who wrote this "gem"? (4+ / 0-)

    A little attribution would go a long way.

  •  This really exposes... (2+ / 0-)
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    El Tomaso, jkddude

    ...the hillbots who will support her regardless of how pathetic she gets.

    The only question left is how much voltage hillbots require for their recharge when they go back to the lab at night...!?!?

  •  A possible 9th step... (2+ / 0-)
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    rb608, El Tomaso

    You think Bill O'Reilly has been misunderstood and Keith Olbermann is the "Worst Person in the World!".

  •  While all points may have at least a little merit (4+ / 0-)

    I don't think it's really very helpful at this stage.  Just as I don't appreciate being categorized as being a cult-follower of a hopeful optimist, I think that it's counterproductive to stereotype all of Clinton's supporters as delusional schemers.  We're going to need them, so we should stop pissing on them, imho.

    •  I respectfully disagree (2+ / 0-)
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      El Tomaso, ford prefect 2

      That ship sailed, for me, weeks ago, and the ship sank after the RFK comment.

      Go & read Hillaryis44, etc.  Those of us still based in the real world need an outlet.  And what better outlet than kos?

      Hillary = Palpatine

      by jkddude on Sun May 25, 2008 at 06:46:45 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  No thanks. (3+ / 0-)
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        social liberal, El Tomaso, SottoVoce

        I have friends and relatives who support Clinton based on their preference for her policy positions and their deeply held belief in her work ethic, etc.  None of them wastes time on the extremist fringe of hillaryis44 and neither will I.  Most know that her late-in-the-campaign tactics have grown borderline desperate (i.e. FLA/MI), and I doubt that any of them will be defending her RFK comments. Many, if not all of them, are prepared to vote for Obama and know that his nomination is inevitable.  They know that his campaign has kicked her campaign's butt.  These people aren't Geraldine Ferroro types, just people like you and me with a differnt point-of-view.

        I'd rather have them welcomed with open arms vs. being treated like lepers when they come on-board.  Again, imho.

    •  the 'not helpful' bullshit... (2+ / 0-)
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      El Tomaso, jkddude

      has gotten very old... hillary and her supporters flinging every bit of shit that they can manufacture is not helpful...

      laying down and taking their shit is flatout 'pussy'

      Politics didn't lead me to working people. Working people led me to politics. -- Barack Obama

      by JackieandFritz on Sun May 25, 2008 at 07:15:19 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

    •  Some will cut off a nose to spite a face.... (0+ / 0-)

      One of many things that I have learned over the past 7+ years since the Bush Coronation is that there will always be those who will vote against their best interests because of a misguided idea of payback.

      Devout Clinton followers are what they are...I'm not certain what that is, but I am certain that it involves an ability to suspend reality and revel in fantasy.  There will be a percentage of them who will cut off their noses to spite their respective faces by voting for Sen. McCain as some sort of payback for their hurt feelings that came about not because of Clinton's critics who are many, but because of Clinton's low brow, underhanded approach and world view.

      I remain prepared to support whoever gains the Dem nomination.  We simply will not remain a representative democracy if the Repugs continue to whittle at our Constitution and Bill of Rights.  Reality tells me that our nominee will be Sen. Obama.  Reality also tells me that Sen. Clinton is behaving in a childish, churlish manner and to the extent that she is making it more difficult for Sen. Obama to win in November, she is harming our party and more importantly, she is harming the welfare and future of our country.

      Sen. Clinton supporters who are focused upon the payback of voting for McCain if their candidate does not get the Dem nomination should consider the very real concept of Karma...or as we hicks from the sticks like to say..."What goes around, comes around".

      May God Bless our troops wherever they are. Best regards, El Tomaso

      by El Tomaso on Sun May 25, 2008 at 07:53:36 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  Change your name to Jerome Armstrong... (3+ / 0-)
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    jfdunphy, rb608, El Tomaso

    ...cherrypick only the most obscure and misleading poll results, make decptive graphs that any first year statistics student would laugh at, post them on your blog and end your comment with some variation of "I'm just saying..."

    Abortions for some, miniature American flags for others.

    by Aqualad08 on Sun May 25, 2008 at 06:47:44 AM PDT

  •  step nine (1+ / 0-)
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    El Tomaso

    grab freshly charged battery pack for cordless hand drill.
    Insert smallest, and longest metal drill and tighten down the drill's jaws.
    Start up drill, and using well lit mirror, aim for own frontal lobes. Numbing the skin ahead of time with ice and alcohol (either applied topically, or in far greater amounts, internally) helps reach the bone faster.

    Once hole through bone is finished, grab dental pick, insert in hole, and twist around repeatedly.

    Auto-lobotomies - their not just for breakfast anymore.

    To fully understand Christianity's duplicity, first recognize that the Vatican's St. Peter's Square is actually an oval.

    by agnostic on Sun May 25, 2008 at 06:49:10 AM PDT

  •  What is really needed is a Twelve Step Program (1+ / 0-)
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    El Tomaso

    for shedding a Hil - addiction!

    Step 10Realize that you are powerless over Hillary and that her campagin has become unmanagable

  •  You really need to cite the author. (2+ / 0-)
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    SensibleShoes, jfdunphy

    I have the distinction of being called a media whore by Courtney Love. -Maynard J. Keenan

    by arielle on Sun May 25, 2008 at 07:01:25 AM PDT

  •  As an Obama supporter, I see no point in this. (4+ / 0-)
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    rockhound, jfdunphy, rb608, SottoVoce

    While I disagree with Clinton supporters, calling them "Hilbots" is as dumb as the Hillary backers who say we support Obama because we are mezmerized by his speechifying -- which is to say, VERY dumb.  When Obama clinches the nomination in a few weeks, we will be turning to Clinton people and asking for their support.  Obama himself already has his eye on the fall campaign and we should do likewise.  Clinton has lost, which makes the above practically antique already -- oh, and point #3 is just a wingnut retread.

    I will vote for whoever or whatever the Democrats nominate -- animal, vegetable or mineral.

    by Finck II on Sun May 25, 2008 at 07:05:11 AM PDT

    •  point #3 is the truth, as far as i know. (1+ / 0-)
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      El Tomaso

      have you seen anything debunking this?

      Hillary = Palpatine

      by jkddude on Sun May 25, 2008 at 08:56:33 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  And here's how far you know: (0+ / 0-)

        If it makes the Clintons look bad, it's true.

        I voted for Bill twice, with no particular enthusiasm, and I'm grateful to Obama for giving me a chance not to vote for a Clinton again (though I suppose I should be grateful to Hillary too -- had she voted against the Iraq war resolution, she would be sailing to the nomination now).  But bitching about the pardons is pure GOP bullshit -- and no, I will not do your googling for you.

        I will vote for whoever or whatever the Democrats nominate -- animal, vegetable or mineral.

        by Finck II on Sun May 25, 2008 at 09:10:51 AM PDT

        [ Parent ]

  •  and next time (2+ / 0-)
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    SensibleShoes, jfdunphy

    write your own material, or give credit where credit is due.

  •  All 8 plus being a singer (0+ / 0-)

    and somewhat confused....

    Why I want Hillary to continue. I feel Hillary has won the popular vote, that the people have spoken. The moneyed special interest groups that support Obama are trying to take over the Democratic party from the working man and the poor. Because of this I feel a third party run by Hillary is essential in taking back the party from these outsiders. I am requesting Hillary to allow me to sing at her inauguration hear me at . I think it would be fitting as I have a photo of me shaking her hands on the beach in Hawaii, when Mr Clintion gave the first speech on the beach.

    from the comments @

    Tellin' you all the Zomby troof Here I'm is...

    by Zwoof on Sun May 25, 2008 at 07:55:26 AM PDT

  •  Can we get some superdelegates to vote (0+ / 0-)

    to delete an unsourced diary?

  •  I don't know who the author is (0+ / 0-)

    Geez, people, can't you just take it for what it is?  Agree or disagree?  It was written by someone who posts on a Howard Stern message board.  The internet being what it is, I don't know his/her name.

    Hillary = Palpatine

    by jkddude on Sun May 25, 2008 at 08:55:54 AM PDT

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