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Drift away from Clinton frustrates many women
The Los Angeles Times ^ | March 2, 2008 | Robin Abcarian

Posted on 03/02/2008 2:32:01 AM PST by Marc Tumin

DALLAS -- Darlene Ewing is a Democratic activist, longtime feminist and very frustrated Hillary Rodham Clinton supporter.

Like many who have dreamed of seeing a woman in the Oval Office, Ewing doesn't understand why women are drifting in ever-greater numbers away from Clinton toward her rival, Barack Obama. This trend, which has imperiled the candidacy of the woman once considered a shoo-in for her party's nomination, infuriates the frank-talking Texan.

"They're running to the rock star, to the momentum, to the excitement," said Ewing, a family law attorney who chairs the Dallas County Democratic Party. "And I am worried that if Hillary doesn't get elected, I am never going to see a woman president in my lifetime. I do think her chances are slipping away, and it [ticks] me off."

This sentiment is being expressed around the country -- in testy dinner-party conversations, around the water cooler, and in the public forum. As Clinton's shot at the nomination boils down to two contests Tuesday -- in the delegate-rich states of Texas and Ohio, where she is running neck and neck with Obama -- many women who support the New York senator are angered and saddened by their sisters' desertion to the other side.

Old-school feminists have lined up against each other....

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; clinton; democrats; feminists; hillary; obama; womanpresident; women
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1 posted on 03/02/2008 2:32:02 AM PST by Marc Tumin
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To: Marc Tumin

Frustrated...infuriated...****ed off...angered...

They sound like bulls.


2 posted on 03/02/2008 2:42:46 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Four more days of Clinton II.)
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To: Marc Tumin

If women just want to vote for women, its for a good cause.

If women don’t want to vote for a woman, they are emotional and dumb (running to rock star).

If men just want to vote for some man, they are sexist.

Love Femma Nazi Logic!


3 posted on 03/02/2008 2:43:53 AM PST by The_Republican (You know why Chelsea Clinton is so Ugly? Because Janet Reno is her Father! LOL! - Mac is Back!)
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To: Marc Tumin
He's a lefty--another Carter. We don't want him. But the rebellion against old feminists by their daughters, nieces and granddaughters is pretty funny.

Obama fever catches on among women

Agence France-Presse
Feb 12, 2008
Excerpt:
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (AFP) — You can see it in their flushed-face smiles and hear it in their screams. They say the phenomenon is difficult to describe, but once they experience it they tell their friends, sisters, mothers and daughters, and they come back for more if they can...He did not flinch when women screamed as he was in mid-sentence, and even broke off once to answer a female's cry of "I love you Obama!" with a reassuring: "I love you back."

4 posted on 03/02/2008 2:45:42 AM PST by familyop (LOL! Take care of business in Iran! Oil won't go down much, and the dollar won't go up!)
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To: The_Republican
Frustrated wimmins?

I can help.

5 posted on 03/02/2008 2:46:18 AM PST by MARTIAL MONK
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To: MARTIAL MONK

ROFL.


6 posted on 03/02/2008 2:48:39 AM PST by The_Republican (You know why Chelsea Clinton is so Ugly? Because Janet Reno is her Father! LOL! - Mac is Back!)
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To: Marc Tumin

The kind of women that it frustrated were probably already frustrated, and likely to remain that way no matter what.


7 posted on 03/02/2008 2:49:06 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Guns themselves are fairly robust; their chief enemies are rust and politicians) (NRA)
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To: Marc Tumin

Could it be that straight women outnumber lesbians in Texas ?


8 posted on 03/02/2008 2:51:56 AM PST by ComputerGuy (I will not sit this election out, but if I have to vote for McCain I'm going to show up sh!tfaced)
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To: The_Republican

“If women just want to vote for women, its for a good cause.

If men just want to vote for some man, they are sexist.”

-

Boy did you nail that one!

The old double-standard ... has become a new double-standard.

This process, is known as “change”.


9 posted on 03/02/2008 2:53:34 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

This is the lesbian and men-haters vote. The question is, what will they do in the general election, sit it out, vote for Obama anyway or vote for McCain out of spite? This is the same thinking as, when given the choice, a white could never vote for a black or a black could never vote for a white. But this could also cause a split in the gay community, since gay men are overjoyed to vote for the hunky Obama.


10 posted on 03/02/2008 3:02:01 AM PST by Contra
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To: familyop
> COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (AFP) — You can see it in their flushed-face smiles and hear it in their screams. They say the phenomenon is difficult to describe, but once they experience it they tell their friends, sisters, mothers and daughters, and they come back for more if they can...He did not flinch when women screamed as he was in mid-sentence, and even broke off once to answer a female's cry of "I love you Obama!" with a reassuring: "I love you back."

"They say the phenomenon is difficult to describe..."

Oh BULLSH!T. It's easy to describe. Women screamed (and swooned, and acted idiotic) exactly like this for:

This is a known phenomenon. It comes with the territory known as "Estrogen Country".

Go ahead, call me sexist, but first, prove me wrong.

11 posted on 03/02/2008 3:03:52 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: MARTIAL MONK
> Frustrated wimmins? I can help.

Are you sure you want to???


12 posted on 03/02/2008 3:09:32 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: FreedomPoster
> The kind of women that it frustrated were probably already frustrated, and likely to remain that way no matter what.


13 posted on 03/02/2008 3:13:36 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Marc Tumin

Sounds as if Ms. Ewing is a loser all around, a Clinton supporter, democrap supporter, a p.o.s. lawyer, and this is just a guess a rather large ugly les bean.


14 posted on 03/02/2008 3:13:56 AM PST by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Marc Tumin

So their top ten reasons for voting for a candidate are all the same - they will vote for the woman.

No concern about ability, experience, qualifications (not that Obama meets the test).

They just want to see someone in the White House that started life as a female.

They make the judgement of the Founding Fathers look pretty solid.


15 posted on 03/02/2008 3:13:57 AM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: dayglored

Charity only goes so far...


16 posted on 03/02/2008 3:14:32 AM PST by MARTIAL MONK
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To: dayglored

Yes, exactly. Perfect use of that picture, to illustrate my point.


17 posted on 03/02/2008 3:15:01 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Guns themselves are fairly robust; their chief enemies are rust and politicians) (NRA)
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To: dayglored

Wow. talk about needing to “lie back and think of England”.
I’m a patriot, but some things are too much to ask...


18 posted on 03/02/2008 3:16:49 AM PST by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Kozak

I think women are whacko to support either of these idiots.


19 posted on 03/02/2008 3:25:18 AM PST by DooDahhhh (AMEN)
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To: dayglored

The dykes are really beside themselves...

20 posted on 03/02/2008 3:35:16 AM PST by johnny7 ("But that one on the far left... he had crazy eyes")
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To: Marc Tumin

21 posted on 03/02/2008 3:38:39 AM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 59 days away from outliving Dan Quisenberry)
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To: Marc Tumin
Darlene Ewing is a Democratic activist, longtime feminist and very frustrated Hillary Rodham Clinton supporter.

Aren't most feminists "frustrated"?
22 posted on 03/02/2008 3:43:10 AM PST by no dems (Political Correctness is Fascism.)
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To: johnny7
> The dykes are really beside themselves...

Indeed...


23 posted on 03/02/2008 3:46:16 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Marc Tumin
I read he entire article. Oh, how I loved seeing the devil turn on the devil. I truly hope that when Obama gets the nomination that all the "diesel dykes" will be so angry they'll stay home on Election Day.
24 posted on 03/02/2008 3:57:28 AM PST by no dems (Political Correctness is Fascism.)
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To: Marc Tumin; All

I’m just wondering: If Obama does get the Dem nomination; does anyone think that the Clintons might work behind the scenes to derail him in the General Election so she can take one more shot at the White House in 2012?

Comments anyone?


25 posted on 03/02/2008 4:00:33 AM PST by no dems (Political Correctness is Fascism.)
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To: The_Republican
Women have individual mind sand can vote for whomever they please. These skanks are mad, because women do not do as THEY say they should. People do not have trouble voting for a woman for President, just THIS woman.
26 posted on 03/02/2008 4:00:40 AM PST by societygirl
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To: Marc Tumin

How whiny can someone get? Democrat women are “drifting” to Obama because they recognize he has a better shot than Hillary at winning, and because even Dims know she sucks as a candidate and is very beatable. Still I think McCain can win, too bad that doesn’t excite me.


27 posted on 03/02/2008 4:01:53 AM PST by beachdweller
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To: Marc Tumin

“They say the phenomenon is difficult to describe,...”

It is difficult to describe because there are no words adequate to giving NOTHING enough heft to sound like SOMTHING.


28 posted on 03/02/2008 4:03:10 AM PST by TalBlack
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To: Marc Tumin

I notice that, among other things, she is an impoverisher of hapless soon-to-be ex-husbands.


29 posted on 03/02/2008 4:03:13 AM PST by Erasmus (Exile from Gondwanaland)
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To: no dems

LOL. Yeah “diesel dykes” are such a big percentage of the electorate (even for the Dims). I’m sure they’re quaking in their boots at the idea.


30 posted on 03/02/2008 4:04:30 AM PST by beachdweller
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To: The_Republican

Women come with logic circuits????

Who’d a thunk! Must be a new addition.

[putting hazmat suit on]


31 posted on 03/02/2008 4:06:13 AM PST by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: Marc Tumin
I think the truth of the matter is most women have had the experience of being sabotaged and sacrificed by a "female boss" in the workplace and aren't too keen to have one lording over their personal lives, as well.

With all the stories out about "Shrillery" and her demeanor, the lack of respect towards others, not to mention the Clinton's history of having bodies constantly turning up.....I would be running from her too, if I were democrat.

32 posted on 03/02/2008 4:20:16 AM PST by LaineyDee (Don't mess with Texas wimmen!)
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To: Marc Tumin

Some over-weight, over-50 women were carrying Hillary signs in the Heights, a liberal bastion in Houston represented by Sheila Jackson Lee, yesterday while we were visiting the Bayou City. No one was honking or encouraging them. Nice!


33 posted on 03/02/2008 4:24:26 AM PST by kittymyrib
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To: Marc Tumin

Electing a woman for the sake of electing a woman. Qualifications don’t matter one bit to that attorney. Principles matter less. I would never use such an unprincipled attorney.


34 posted on 03/02/2008 4:33:51 AM PST by John Leland 1789
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To: Marc Tumin
"And I am worried that if Hillary doesn't get elected, I am never going to see a woman president in my lifetime. I do think her chances are slipping away, and it [ticks] me off."

I wonder if she would feel the same way if a Condi Rice or a Margaret Thatcher type woman was running for President other than a on DemonRat ticket?

35 posted on 03/02/2008 4:35:07 AM PST by moonman
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To: Marc Tumin
The "I am woman, hear me roar" era is over.

Younger women have decided they don't want to walk around angry and hating men all the time.

36 posted on 03/02/2008 4:38:28 AM PST by NoControllingLegalAuthority
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"do think her chances are slipping away, and it [ticks] me off."

This translates to;"If Hillary does not win it means we won't be able to load the Federal Government with Ann Lewis clones and pass all manner of legislation relegating men to second class status. We'll never be able to get even with the male sexist pig dogs."

37 posted on 03/02/2008 4:44:55 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Marc Tumin
"They're running to the rock star, to the momentum, to the excitement,"

Its human nature my dear, but it is ESPECIALLY applicable to Democrats and Leftists these days. Among other disorders, liberalism is about personalty cults. Interstingly, for the longest time, liberals have admonished the Right for such a thing, but as we know about the pot and kettle...

38 posted on 03/02/2008 4:46:12 AM PST by Paradox (Politics: The art of convincing the populace that your delusions are superior to others.)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority
Most women have decided that they don’t want LESBIANS to do their thinking for them. The dirty little secret of dykes: THEY HATE STRAIGHT WOMEN. Unless they can flip them. Hell hath no fury than that of a Lesbian scorned, lol.
39 posted on 03/02/2008 4:47:45 AM PST by societygirl
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To: Marc Tumin
"They're running to the rock star, to the momentum, to the excitement," said Ewing, a family law attorney who chairs the Dallas County Democratic Party. "And I am worried that if Hillary doesn't get elected, I am never going to see a woman president in my lifetime. I do think her chances are slipping away, and it [ticks] me off."

That's because, Mz. Ewing, your fellow sisters, like you, are idiots.

40 posted on 03/02/2008 4:48:21 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: Jimmy Valentine
Lesbians are the most sexist people on the face of the earth. Yes, they hate men, but they also hate straight women. They tend to be quite violent, too.
41 posted on 03/02/2008 4:48:52 AM PST by societygirl
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To: Marc Tumin
The harsh reality ladies is Hillary is a very poor representative of women and many women hate her guts too.

Unlike most professional women who have earned their positions in their careers, Hillary has faked her way and rode her husbands coattails to her lofty position.

Unlike most women who would be angry at their husbands infidelity, Hillary not only excuses it for power sake but destroys the women Bill seduces.

Women know a phony woman when they see one.

Women tend to vote for who will be the best for the country, just like everyone else.

42 posted on 03/02/2008 4:48:58 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Larry Lucido
your fellow sisters

To clarify, should be "fellow democrat sisters."

43 posted on 03/02/2008 4:49:06 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: Paradox

OHMYGOD, the cult for JFK, and RFK.


44 posted on 03/02/2008 4:50:34 AM PST by societygirl
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Even without a companion photo with this article, I picture a very, very ugly woman that no man would take, even if drugged or drunk.
45 posted on 03/02/2008 4:51:46 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Watch Sean, Rush, Laura, Mark, Michelle et.al. rationalize 1 by 1 & enter the RINO/McCain column)
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To: Larry Lucido

Who said Hillary was a WOMAN? Can a dyke be oonsidered “female?”


46 posted on 03/02/2008 4:51:50 AM PST by societygirl
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Lesbians would probably turn straight, looking at her.


47 posted on 03/02/2008 4:52:57 AM PST by societygirl
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To: Marc Tumin

If I read this right, this female is whining that there aren’t enough females voting for a whiner. Whenever my dog starts whining, I know what he wants to do - dump a load of cr*p - so I throw him out in the yard. The similarities between a dog and female liberals are too many to mention.


48 posted on 03/02/2008 4:56:20 AM PST by sergeantdave (Governments hate armed citizens more than armed criminals)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
You’re right. look at this skank: http://www.dallasvoice.com/artman/publish/article_8137.php
49 posted on 03/02/2008 4:57:18 AM PST by societygirl
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To: societygirl
"They tend to be quite violent, too."

That is the dirty little secret behind all homosexual relationships, male, female, transgender etc.

50 posted on 03/02/2008 4:58:17 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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