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I think McCain is too deeply flawed as a person to be elected dog-catcher, let alone as a Senator. But then again, in the modern republican party e fits in just fine.

My concern is that 2008 will see a repeat of the 2000 election where the republican is a demonstrably deeply flawed person whose record is blatantly ignored by the tradmed whilst they invent slurs and innuendoes against the democrat.

Obama is gonna get buried in muslim sliming, Rev Wright smears and 1001 other lies and inventions whilst McCain's  record will receive no investigation whatsoever.

I thnk a free and fair election is impossible in such a climate, the tradmed make it impossible.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 08:30:45 AM EST
Yes, I agree entirely, it is a pity that my colleagues at DKos are completely blinded by what Obama promises, and are basking smugly in his "change" banner. The wake-up call will be brutal. I don't believe for a minute that he will be elected, the vast majority of Americans are still bigoted and racism is rampant. They won't agree with this statement of course.
by Asinus Asinum Fricat (patric.juillet@gmail.com) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 10:15:45 AM EST
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Asinus Asinum Fricat:
the vast majority of Americans are still bigoted and racism is rampant.

Perhaps, but do they want to be branded as bigoted and racist by the whole world?  What people are, and how thy like to be perceived, are two different things.  It is possible that Obama will be elected even by people who are covert racists but who want to be seen as open minded.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun May 11th, 2008 at 04:02:23 PM EST
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