From: Wade T.Smith (email@example.com)
Date: Sat 09 Nov 2002 - 18:33:50 GMT
On Saturday, November 9, 2002, at 01:17 , Lawrence DeBivort wrote:
> Like Gore, it was hers to lose, and she lost it. No credit goes to
How refreshing to see this from another! I've maintained this stance
continually, fighting each 'Bush won by cheating' statement with 'Bush
didn't win it by any circumstance, Gore lost the damn election all by
himself!', but no-one wanted to agree with me....
> The machine squelched
> attempts by better qualified [your party here] to run for the nomination
This is the nature of political machines, and why -
> Why? People resented her sense of [false] entitlement to the job.
This is exactly the sentiment expressed here in MA where yet another
republican governor was elected to preside over a ridiculously
predominant democratic structure too ingrained to be called a machine,
but rather almost a fortress of life here.
> Seelye should have looked at actual races before offering her
It was confusing, but I think the byline for the MD story was not hers,
but LIZETTE ALVAREZ. Same critique would apply, of course.
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