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  • grasswire (233 posts)
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    Did you see what Joan Walsh said about us?

    By “us” I mean Berners. She tweeted that most Berners on twitter are FAKE or CRAZY.


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    • Colors of the Rainbow (1001 posts)
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      1. Joan Walsh is about three things…

      1. Money

      2. Career

      3. Joan Walsh

      • VoiceOfReason (989 posts)
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        2. Never heard of her


        "Men who do evil brilliantly are often admired"  Voltaire BERN BABY BERN!!  War is madness!
      • Hobbit709 (1698 posts)
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        22. Not necessarily in that order.

        I won't shut up and I don't waste my time teaching pigs to sing
      • tiamat (674 posts)
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        27. I question your ordering of her priorities.

        I’m pretty certain it is 3,1,2.


    • Pinebox (317 posts)
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      4. Joan Walsh is an idiot

      And she took a beating on twitter for her comments.


      • CalvinballPro (15 posts)
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        5. I think you've confused "took a beating" with "got a lot of ignored mentions"

        Twitter is nothing but a lot of people talking past each other.  The idea that there’s some kind of group consensus, on any subject, is just silly.

      • Babel 17 (2232 posts)
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        28. Sure looks that way

        Just another sign of a declining career. She’s slowly being reduced to becoming just another mouthpiece for the talking points of the day, courtesy of David Brock. Group think ftw.

    • frylock (1176 posts)
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      6. It's cute how folks who were wrong on just about everything..

      believe they have any credibility whatsoever.

      • The Crone (2778 posts)
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        14. This^^^^^^ n/t

        "Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer but the right answer." John F. Kennedy   America is the only country that has real   lemons in its furniture polish, and artificial lemon flavoring  in its lemonade!
    • Babel 17 (2232 posts)
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      7. As long as they can cling to their privilege, the establishment won't change

      “When a creature has developed into one thing, he will choose death rather than change into his opposite.”

      The party can keep losing the House, Governorships, and state legislatures, forever, and they’ll still prosper.

      This year we see them as having lost the Senate again, and now the Presidency, but they are still living in luxury. Some functionaries might now have to dip their toes in the semi-real world, but I’m guessing many have a long list of contacts to reach out to.

      It actually helps them being out of power, as they can portray themselves as besieged, and always in need of emergency fund raising, and having to write desperate appeals.

      And of course that way they never have to answer why they didn’t have a vote on the actual parts of the party platform. They can only claim that they can’t chew gum and walk for so long.

      • Fire with Fire (324 posts)
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        24. yes

        I get very frustrated by the commonly expressed idea that “the Dems” just don’t understand why they are losing.  Of course they understand.  They are worthless parasites, not mentally challenged.  I am sure that their average SAT scores are in the stratosphere.

        They are all people with careers, and those careers are absolutely dependent upon corporate money flowing to campaigns, think tanks, lobbying firms, consulting firms and “public” advocacy organizations.  If the ideas of Bernie Sanders were ever to become law, every last one of those careers will be dead — kaput, with no hope of ever coming back.  Put an end to big money in politics and suddenly there are no more careers in politics beyond the salary paid to public officials.  That is the catastrophe that these people fear, and “Russia” is the metaphorical manifestation of it in their mendacious efforts to stay afloat in this unpredictable era of Reality TV Politics.

        Hell, even the politicians themselves can make more money after getting thrown out of office for much less work.

        Our problems with the current power structure do not stem from the apparatchiks misunderstanding of the voters.  They stem from a system that puts on a Punch and Judy show for our entertainment that a shrinking percentage of the public is taking seriously.


        By the way, Joan Walsh is even more ridiculous than most of the Hillary Hacks who get “published” in the Safely OK Left media platforms.  She may be mentally challenged at that.

        • FanBoy (7053 posts)
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          25. "They are worthless parasites, not mentally challenged." +100

          “If the ideas of Bernie Sanders were ever to become law, every last one of those careers will be dead — kaput, with no hope of ever coming back.  Put an end to big money in politics and suddenly there are no more careers in politics beyond the salary paid to public officials.”

          Bring the day!

    • Major Hogwash (1879 posts)
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      8. She was really drunk at the time.

      Well, that would be the excuse I would make if I were her!

    • Satan (1456 posts)
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      9. Joan Walsh is a career Hillbot

      She hated Obama and his supporters as much in 2008 as she hates Bernie and his supporters now. The only difference is she was able to let her anti-Barry hate go after the 2008 primaries, after somebody finally clued her in that he also played for Team DLC.

      Bernie, on the other horn, has never played for the Al From squad, so he’s still a viable target for PUMA obsession.

      Fuck Trump, and fuck anybody who defends him. He has proven himself to be a threat to all life on Earth.
      • SoapBox (355 posts)
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        13. Ditto.

        Fuck Walsh.

    • TRex (1810 posts)
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      10. Never heard of her.

      I never promised you a rose garden.
    • Piperay (464 posts)
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      11. I can't stand her, she's a total Hillbot and hates everyone who isn't one.


    • Carolina (328 posts)
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      12. JW is just

      another Hillary Harpie… full of shrill hot air

    • senz (4846 posts)
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      15. She's hopelessly warped.

      100% Hillbot.  I was shocked that The Nation hired her.

    • Cleita (1921 posts)
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      16. She needs to look in the mirror.

    • UnicornOnTheCob (1011 posts)
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      17. Well

      As a cartoon rabbit that’s preoccupied with stealing breakfast cereal from children, I find the accusation of being fake and crazy quite offensive.

    • RealityCheck (558 posts)
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      18. When it comes right down to it

      Walsh is just another run of the mill Dem. I’ll not shed one tear if we ever get a true Progressive 3rd Party and she’s NO part of it!!!

    • DoctorJ (397 posts)
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      19. Ever since Her decided to run for president, Her fan club has greeted any

      criticism with intense, visceral hatred.  They absolutely detest anyone who dares to criticize her or support anyone else.  Their insane hatred of Sanders himself – calling him a  racist, a woman-hater, a hypocrite because he & Jane bought a vacation house after 50 years of work (a house that cost less than 3 hours’ pay for Hillary), lying about his record, and of course insulting his liberalism – exposed them as lying, evil, Machiavellian hypocrites, and drove millions of young vters away from Hillary.  And now that they placed Drumpf in the white House, they are doubling down on the lies, hatred, and divisiveness.  Despicable.

      The ideal CNN story is a baby down a well, while the ideal Fox story is probably a baby thrown down a well by a Muslim terrorist or an ACORN activist. - Matt Taibbi, "Insane Clown President"
    • Carolab (1100 posts)
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      20. I love that H.A. Goodman called her out by name at Huffington Post.

      His latest article is a hoot.

    • Hobbit709 (1698 posts)
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      21. I bet she doesn't want to hear what I say about her.

      I won't shut up and I don't waste my time teaching pigs to sing
    • TheNutcracker (1426 posts)
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      23. Joan Walsh trying to save her lil azz on TV for whatever lil contract she got to


    • The Contrarian (202 posts)
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      26. Guess you just gave me a new target to troll on twitter

      I really dislike these individuals who are so disingenuous

      • Snort McDork (1794 posts)
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        29. I would have FB just to terrosize these idiots.

        But I don’t have it so I can’t.