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Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:33 PM

I'm sure someone has already commented on this, but I'm still steaming.

I heard CNN talking about how Kamala Harris is seen as "too ambitious." Ok.... Think what one will about Kamala-- Love her or hate her or whatever. . . But when the FUCK is this ever said about a man? Furthermore, just WHO is saying Kamala is too ambitious? Talking heads on TV just blather on about it, and before we know it, everybody is repeating it. Furthermore, who the fuck cares if she's ambitious?

And lastly, what gets me even more is that I hear shit like this from the supposed "liberal" media outlets. . . Fuxx News lies and makes up false facts, but we can blame MSNBC (usually) for the self-inflicted damage, although it was CNN today. Makes me sick.

These kinds of statements make me think of Pussy-Grabber when he starts flailing and says, "I've heard people say. . ." Or "Somebody told me. . ." This is the SAME formula, "People are saying that Kamala is too ambitious." I call it bullshit.

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Reply I'm sure someone has already commented on this, but I'm still steaming. (Original post)
BigDemVoter Aug 9 OP
Ferrets are Cool Aug 9 #1
MLAA Aug 9 #2
secondwind Aug 9 #3
Turbineguy Aug 9 #6
brooklynite Aug 9 #4
BigDemVoter Aug 9 #8
Ms. Toad Aug 10 #13
crickets Aug 10 #36
Bev54 Aug 10 #15
MLAA Aug 9 #5
I_UndergroundPanther Aug 9 #7
redstatebluegirl Aug 9 #9
42bambi Aug 9 #10
onetexan Aug 9 #11
SunSeeker Aug 10 #12
jg10003 Aug 10 #14
Duppers Aug 10 #30
Archetypist Aug 10 #16
grantcart Aug 10 #18
spooky3 Aug 10 #19
grantcart Aug 10 #17
Srkdqltr Aug 10 #20
cstanleytech Aug 10 #21
caraher Aug 10 #22
Illumination Aug 10 #23
quickesst Aug 10 #24
PatrickforO Aug 10 #25
OneBro Aug 10 #26
smirkymonkey Aug 10 #34
Cha Aug 10 #27
dchill Aug 10 #28
Post removed Aug 10 #29
KY_EnviroGuy Aug 10 #31
lame54 Aug 10 #32
betsuni Aug 10 #33
Baked Potato Aug 10 #35

Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:34 PM

1. K and R

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:35 PM

2. +1000

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:35 PM

3. I may be wrong, but I think it was one if Biden's people who said this.

Again, I may be totally wrong.

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Response to secondwind (Reply #3)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:39 PM

6. I'm going with the assumption

that anything negative I hear about Biden, the potential VP, or any Democrat is coming from the Russians.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:37 PM

4. CNN doesn't talk...

Someone ON CNN talks. It would be helpful to know who talked to evaluate whether I should care or not.

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #4)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:39 PM

8. I wish I could remember who it was. . .

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Response to BigDemVoter (Reply #8)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:05 AM

13. I don't think they were specifically named.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #13)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 01:50 PM

36. Wow, that's a lot of sour grapes and projection.

These 'concerned' men are telling us much more about themselves and how their own minds work than about Kamala Harris and her suitability as VP.

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:08 AM

15. Brian Stelter

was talking about this very thing, I think this morning but in the same way you are talking about it, how it is never said about a man, only a woman and how the BS needs to stop.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:37 PM

5. +1000

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 10:39 PM

7. Sexism

Assholes who are sexist ego trippers gonna resent someone who's a better person than they are, especially if they are a woman.

Fuck em and thier beliefs.

Cnn should know better but we got reporters sucking by repeating right wing bullshit like this.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 11:04 PM

9. K&R times a thousand!

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 11:18 PM

10. I screamed at the TV when I heard that! BTW, what's wrong with being

too ambitious. CNN, really? Kamala wouldn't be where she is today had she not been ambitious!

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Response to 42bambi (Reply #10)

Sun Aug 9, 2020, 11:28 PM

11. Spot on. As Clare Mccaskell said all the great women Biden

Is vetting for VEEP all got there because of their ambition. Seems when it comes to women the word ambition takes an ugly connotation. CNN stirs up alot of BS so i watch msnbc more.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:00 AM

12. Calling her "too ambitious" is sexist as Hell.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:05 AM

14. Is it possible to run for president (or senator) without being ambitious?

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Response to jg10003 (Reply #14)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 01:30 AM

30. Exactly! 👍

TY.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:10 AM

16. straight up sexism

nt

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Response to Archetypist (Reply #16)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:22 AM

18. Yep

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Response to Archetypist (Reply #16)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:26 AM

19. +1

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:21 AM

17. I am only surprised they didn't also say "too smart"

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:27 AM

20. Actually, being ambitious is a huge plus.

I would not want someone running for anything if they are not ambitious. Really a person who is not ambitious would not do all the work to run. Ambition is necessary.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:28 AM

21. I would tell anyone that said that "Thanks for the compliment." even if they did not mean it that

way because being ambitious is a good thing imo.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:32 AM

22. Amen

Nobody runs for president who is not "ambitious." Utter nonsense.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:45 AM

23. It's a dysfunctional & twisted world we're living in! Sounds like something that would come

out of the pervy fake "pres.'s" nasty mouth!

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:50 AM

24. two kinds of ambition

There is ambition for the sake of furthering one's own fortune, and then there is ambition for the purpose of elevating everyone's fortune along with their own.
I have my own opinion which category each of the possible choices fall into.

Quote:
"Talking heads on TV just blather on about it, and before we know it, everybody is repeating it."

I'm positive there are more people on the Democratic side who can form their own opinion of character based upon personal observation. We are nothing like the lemmings of Faux News and trump.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:52 AM

25. Harris would be great - really aggressive on the campaign trail as only a former DA could be.

And the 'too ambitious' thing? Pure sexism.

I do have to say, though, that my first choice would be Rice.

But Harris would be just fine.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:54 AM

26. Obama was decried as ambitious.

By Faux Gnus, of course. It’s just the new, less blatantly racist way of calling a black person “uppity.” https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/will-obamas-real-legacy-be-his-overwhelming-empty-ambition

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Response to OneBro (Reply #26)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 03:03 AM

34. Exactly!

Do you ever notice it's only people of color and women who are described as "too ambitious"? Unfortunately, she is both so she's getting the double-whammy of prejudice and judgment.

Her ambition, her confidence and her intelligence are what makes her such a powerful, charismatic presence in the first place and I think it's also the same reason that some people - the OTHER people - are afraid of her.

I think she's inspiring and impressive and would make a great addition to Joe's team.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 01:02 AM

27. Yeah FO to pundits who say that.. also do they say

that about idiots like joni phony ehrnst?

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 01:06 AM

28. Ambitious is as ambitious does...

Mama always used to say.

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 01:34 AM

31. Our media sensationalizes everything to generate content....

and to maintain audience without considering full context or social implications.

A similar annoying habit exists with most all outlets that can't resist plastering large color photos of tRump on every single headline page that are highly offensive to me.

And yes, sexism and racism is pervasive in virtually all major news outlets around the globe, mostly in subtle ways but sometimes blatantly obvious.


KY.............

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 01:56 AM

32. What is too ambitious in politics?

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 02:11 AM

33. Part of the rule for Democrats, especially women: always assume the worst motivations.

Too ambitious, unlikeable, over-prepared, too this and not enough that. Everything has a diabolical negative motivation. A woman doing the job she was hired to do: conspiracy theories of Kamala Harris putting everyone in jail and Hillary Clinton as hawkish warmonger. Fucking ridiculous. Is this a mommy complex or what.

Today I watched an old panel discussion from the primaries and someone said, out of the blue, as if it had anything to do with anything they were discussing, "Amy Klobuchar threw a stapler at someone."

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Response to BigDemVoter (Original post)

Mon Aug 10, 2020, 12:46 PM

35. She threatens them with competency.

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