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(CNN)   Mondale announces run for Senate   ( divider line
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2002-10-30 01:21:54 PM  
Wow, Carter gets the Nobel Prize and Mondale in the Senate . . . . Malaise forever!
2002-10-30 01:23:05 PM  
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Am I the only one that hates the new news tag?
2002-10-30 01:24:13 PM  
Nothing new here, move along.
2002-10-30 01:24:22 PM  
This is such a shock. No one saw this coming.

Can Republicans campaign against him yet? Question his questionable record? Or is that still considered rude, and in bad taste?
2002-10-30 01:26:01 PM  
2002-10-30 01:26:31 PM  
He's not getting my vote. Not after that POS "political rally" last night. I was hoping to see a memorial not an embellishment on how great the Democrats are. Norm Coleman, you are a good person by not discussing anything political during this time. I sure wish that were true by the Dems.
2002-10-30 01:26:31 PM  
republicans suck dick.
2002-10-30 01:27:20 PM  
"Captain Obvious to this thread.. Captain Obvious to this thread.. "
2002-10-30 01:27:41 PM  
51 Nope.

On another note, why was that biatch Clinton in the pic? Was that supposed to help or hurt Modale's cause?
2002-10-30 01:27:59 PM  
I honestly thought Mondale was dead. Wow.
2002-10-30 01:29:28 PM  
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2002-10-30 01:29:30 PM  
I hope there is enough of a republican turn out to defeat him. I would hate to think the democrates take the seat out of pity or condolences. I hope Cheney really does some campaining there for the republican canidate in the next two weeks.
2002-10-30 01:29:59 PM  
"No, we're taking you to the USS Walter Mondale, it's a laundry ship."

That Simpsons quote is all I think about when I hear his name.
2002-10-30 01:30:45 PM  
2002-10-30 01:30:58 PM  
Democrats suck even more dick.
2002-10-30 01:32:48 PM  
Normally, something like this would kill a political career
2002-10-30 01:32:53 PM  
I figured he'd wait until 2 hours before the polls open, so that there would be no opportunity to actually ask him any of those piffling questions like what he stands for or anything.

If he gets elected, it will pretty much demonstrate that the entire democratic process is broken. People have no business being elected on a 'sympathy' vote.
2002-10-30 01:32:53 PM  
I thought Mondale was dead, why isn't he dead?
2002-10-30 01:33:28 PM  
Wellstone memorial had political tone; GOP wants equal time

Well, lets kill off asscroft and you can have all the friggin' airtime you want. Farkheads.
2002-10-30 01:34:01 PM  
This just in, Minnesota surrenders!
2002-10-30 01:35:47 PM  
How not to get elected 101:

"Republican sources in Minnesota said Wednesday the GOP will demand equal time from the local stations that carried last night's memorial. There will be a 3:30 p.m. ET news conference about the matter, these sources said. "
2002-10-30 01:35:51 PM  
I thought the Democrats would all be too hung over from dancing on Paul Wellstone's coffin to bother to announce Mondale's appointment today.

Did you see Wellstone's son and his wife laughing and cheering at the service? I simply cannot believe it. We lost a family member this year and everyone was just shattered. We walked like zombies with our eyes all puffed and red from hours of crying. You can't hide that with makeup, and I would have thrown up if someone asked me to clap and cheer.

A friend of mine told me if they'd lit a bonfire and started throwing books into it, it would have fit right in. What a crappy memorial service.
2002-10-30 01:36:20 PM  
Republicans suck the most dick.

You have been superlatived. Step down.
2002-10-30 01:37:49 PM  
Ahhh! You shanked my Jenga Ship!
2002-10-30 01:40:26 PM  
Lets bring back Reagan to run against him!
2002-10-30 01:40:35 PM  
Yeah and the whitehouse has the most dicks that suck.
2002-10-30 01:40:38 PM  
Good, this flame war should be much better than the national post one!

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2002-10-30 01:40:56 PM  
Yeah, but at least they swallow too.
2002-10-30 01:41:00 PM  
Democrats the most variety of weiner...
2002-10-30 01:42:56 PM  
Hey, don't fret conservatives, whenever a republican loses to a dead man, they just get a high ranking position in Bush's administration.
2002-10-30 01:42:59 PM  
Democrats suck even more dick.

They suck more dick than who, the Republicans? I am sorry to inform you, but that is just not possible.
2002-10-30 01:43:36 PM  
I'm going to go out on a limb and predict that Mondale will win in a landslide.
2002-10-30 01:44:04 PM  
If this goes to the Supreme Court, I hope that the justices rule that to make things fair we need to snuff a Republican senator. I nominate the senior senator from Idaho, Larry "Asshat" Craig. Thank you.
2002-10-30 01:44:11 PM  
Elizabeth Dole, Tom Harkin, Joe Biden, Jeb Bush, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Lamar Alexander, Walter know, someone funny could easily come up with a witty "politics is out of ideas" article about how there's too many old names and faces in this year's elections.

Sadly, I have neither the wit nor time to do so.
2002-10-30 01:44:15 PM  
The "memorial" (=rally) last night was an embarrassment to my state. Not only was it the most overtly political event yet in our Senate race, but the complete asshat-edness of the crowd was apalling. When some of the late Wellstone's colleagues came to pay their respects, they were booed because of their party affiliation.

I had hoped for a true memorial event to commemorate the life of a great man and a true friend to Minnesotans. Instead, I got a political rally and a bunch of crappy music. I mean, "Love Train?" What the fark?
2002-10-30 01:44:18 PM  
Rejected Fritz Mondale Book Titles

Second to Everyone

I Was Kidding With the Taxes!

Fritz, Pass the Gritz: Transcripts of
My Monthly Breakfasts with Jimmy Carter

How to be Your Own Hubert Humphrey

Reagan Couldn't Carry Minnesota

Vice President for Dummies (foreword by Al Gore)

Youth, Inexperience and 30 Gallons of Wildroot

I Coulda Beat The Ruskies Too

Ambassadors are Better than Presidents, Anyway

Tuesdays with Moron
2002-10-30 01:44:21 PM  
Mondale is a respected Minnesota politician whose political view more closely resemble Wellstone's than any major player in the DFL. His nomination by the perty will make perfect sense.
It will also make perfect sense when he wins the seat as Minnesota is a very liberal state and Wellstone was leading the polls at the time of his death.
Anyone who has any idea what Paul Wellstone was about he would be happy to see that his memorial was not only a celebration but an attempt to further the causes he found important despite the tragedy.

Stand Up
Keep Fighting
2002-10-30 01:44:39 PM  
So, will Mondale tour around the state, stopping at funerals to turn them into political rallies?

Go with your strengths...
2002-10-30 01:45:18 PM  
God, do Democrats really believe that to honor someone at a memorial service you turn into a farking pep rally? That looked like Springtime for Hitler last night, with The Sink Emperor and his shrew wife smiling smiling smiling. And the nerve to disinvite the Vice President....this is how Democrats return any kind of Republican overtures. Republicans just get stepped on.

Democrats are evil little pricks...this just seals it.

Old fart Mondale -- what a joke -- he was a washed-up has-been in 1984....17 years ago. All those liberals with new ideas, huh?

To Democrats, politics is religion. Politics is religion. Their lust for power knows no bounds.

Poor Wellstone must be spinning in his grave after that "memorial."
2002-10-30 01:45:39 PM  
Is it too late to run Ronny Reagan against him?
2002-10-30 01:46:10 PM  
wow, what a polarized nation we seem to have.

both party affiliates crying and gnashing and mudslinging in here.

well, neither of you get to claim the high ground.

So, we pretty much remember what Mondale stood for, so what has this Coleman fellow promised the voters ?

are they going to debate ?
2002-10-30 01:47:14 PM  
Are you getting enough fiber in your diet?
2002-10-30 01:47:19 PM  
Spank some arse Fritz!

This means more Eleanor Mondale.... weee!
2002-10-30 01:49:15 PM  
Repubs and Dems both suck dick...

So there.
2002-10-30 01:51:43 PM  
Hey...I like people who suck dick. So long as it's mine. And it's a female doing it.

2002-10-30 01:57:58 PM  
Fritz Mondale for Senate Slogans -

This Time, He'll Out-Debate Reagan

I Found the Beef!

I Do A Mean Wellstone Impression

Not as Bad as Dukakis

Has Jimmy Carter's Home Number, Will Use It In Emergencies

Kicked Gary Hart's Ass
2002-10-30 01:58:05 PM  
Old republicans never die, they just wish to hell they would.
2002-10-30 01:58:06 PM  
The "memorial" last night was disgusting! I watched it, for the democrats to biatch about the politicking by Republicans is so very hypocritical. That so-called "memorial" turned into a pep rally. They owe an apology to all the family members who had loved ones die in that plane who's last name was not Wellstone, especially the pilots for the chartered plane.
2002-10-30 01:58:45 PM  
Paul Wellstone attended Barry Goldwater's funeral when he passed away...and I don't think they were dancing on his coffin. I also don't remember the Nixon memorial as an opportunity to push Republican policies and see lots of smiling faces.
No matter how much liberals want to spin it, last night was a joke...this was a cheap and degrading memorial to a man's life.
Lurk, you're an idiot -- that was a blatant political pep rally on national television. That -- after telling Coleman not to campaign. Yeah, really fair. Democrats want every thing their way.
2002-10-30 01:59:44 PM  
I'm with Demetrius. You people use the term dick sucker like it's a bad thing.
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