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Funny Thing about Democratic Underground
9-10-08 | Shenandoah

Posted on 09/10/2008 10:03:00 AM PDT by Shenandoah

I was just over on the Democratic Underground site to see what they might be saying about Sarah Paulin, and I noticed something very peculiar about the people who post there - they don't post complete thoughts. I went through thread after thread, and they were all alike. I had logged on there hoping to read some provocative commentary and to get a feel for what hard-core leftists are thinking, but I couldn't find any posts of any substance - no insightful or well-thought out comments. For the most part, people there just type a little blurb in the heading of their post, but don't follow up with any written statements. If you're lucky, you might find a smiley face or a LOL in the body of their posts, but not much more. Why does the term shallow come to mind?


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1 posted on 09/10/2008 10:03:00 AM PDT by Shenandoah
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To: Shenandoah

Did you shower before you came back here?


2 posted on 09/10/2008 10:04:34 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Go, Sonics! And take the Mariners with you.)
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To: Shenandoah

This is your brain.

This is your brain after 20 years of dope smoking.


3 posted on 09/10/2008 10:04:59 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Shenandoah

:)


4 posted on 09/10/2008 10:05:13 AM PDT by ibbryn (this tag intentionally left blank)
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They are called DUmmies all over the ‘net for a reason....

;^)


5 posted on 09/10/2008 10:05:21 AM PDT by El Laton Caliente (NRA Member & www.Gunsnet.net Moderator)
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To: Shenandoah

;>)


6 posted on 09/10/2008 10:05:38 AM PDT by lakeman
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To: Shenandoah
The style speaks to the Democrats constituency and how they campaign. Quick hits, sound bites, incomplete truths (lies), and then move onto other subjects. There is rarely anything of substance that comes from a Democrat campaigning these days.
7 posted on 09/10/2008 10:07:09 AM PDT by CatOwner
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To: Shenandoah

Unfortunately, its not much better over here at FR. Thread after thread with nothing more than a trite phrase or a sentence fragment of opinion. Gone are the early days of Free Republic when substantive opinion and analysis was common. I think that many of those folks still tune in to see what’s going on, but we seldom read the wisdom of their thoughts and analysis.


8 posted on 09/10/2008 10:07:18 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: Shenandoah

Did you see the hoopla that some big piece of Mccain scandal was going to break today ? Something about prescription drugs and the Washington Post.


9 posted on 09/10/2008 10:07:32 AM PDT by Eddeche
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To: Shenandoah

The F-word is a complete thought for them.


10 posted on 09/10/2008 10:07:39 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Shenandoah
"I was just over on the Democratic Underground site to see what they might be saying about Sarah Paulin, and I noticed something very peculiar about the people who post there - they don't post complete thoughts."

You shouldn't say that about
11 posted on 09/10/2008 10:07:55 AM PDT by j_k_l
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To: Shenandoah
Do not lurk there. The damage is cumulative and irreparable.
12 posted on 09/10/2008 10:08:01 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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I know exactly what you mean. It was to the point where I thought I wasn’t logged in properly — I kept saying “Where are all the comments?!?!” — then I realized, it was just pages of one-liners, and the same one-liners over and over again. DUmmies like the smell of their own farts, I guess.


13 posted on 09/10/2008 10:08:18 AM PDT by workerbee (Sarah Palin's very existence is a threat to the Left.)
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To: Shenandoah

Browsing through DUh is like walking through an adult book store. You look straight ahead, don’t touch anything and try to forget why your shoes are sticking to the floor.


14 posted on 09/10/2008 10:08:29 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic ("And how can this be? For I am the Kwisatz Haderach! " - Barack Obama)
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To: Shenandoah
It occurred to me that the DU posts are like the transcript of a street demonstration. A profanity-laced mishmash of slogans, chants, and quips; all shouted out in a chaotic cacophony. This may be the only way these people can "communicate".
15 posted on 09/10/2008 10:09:23 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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- they don't post complete thoughts

You can't post what you don't have.

16 posted on 09/10/2008 10:10:16 AM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (Her couch is tougher than Obama.)
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Absolutely. Did you happen to hear Rush’s last caller? He (a Palin critic; self describer “Independent”) claimed Palin “couldn’t put two sentences together”.

Now, if you don’t give a crap about verifiable reality, there are a dozen or so (mostly scurrilous) things you could say about SP, but of all those things, the thing you cannot say if your senses give you even moderately accurate information is that she is not articulate. As Rush said “She hasn’t stuttered even a single time during her appearances!” And yet this guy made this statement.

I admire Rush greatly not just for his history; but for his uncanny ability to crystallize conservative thought so concisely; his great sense of ironic humor; and I admire his relentless politeness in listening to and generally hearing out callers no matter their position(s). In this case, he asked the caller to repeat himself so that the whole country could see what an idiot comment he was making.


17 posted on 09/10/2008 10:10:40 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Congrasites = Congressional parasites.)
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To: Shenandoah
I went to DU once. I found most of the posts completly unintelligible.
18 posted on 09/10/2008 10:11:59 AM PDT by GeneralisimoFranciscoFranco (I love liberals. They taste like chicken.)
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“they don't post complete thoughts”

If you listened to Obama give enough off the cuff speeches, you would uhh, uhh, and, well, uhh... what was I uhh, talking about...?

19 posted on 09/10/2008 10:12:12 AM PDT by YouPosting2Me
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The fact that the style there (and at KOmmieland) is to put half the thought into the "title" of the post, then follow up the rest of the sentence fragment in the "body."

It'S lIkE rEaDiNg ThIs KiNd Of ThInG.

20 posted on 09/10/2008 10:12:41 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending that the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in a suspension.)
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