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This could be a nightmare

Thursday, February 07, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named users.jpgIn a year the Democrats should win the White House in a walk, we've got a perfect storm that could put a Republican there. Permalink to this paragraph

With the Republican nominee all but decided, the Democrats are split down the middle across racial, gender, economic and age lines. Permalink to this paragraph

So we have three parties, not two, and the Republicans are spouting the same old fear about war and security while they advocate raping the Constitution and spending us into oblivion. Four more years of spitting and swearing while our economy goes from second rate to third world. Permalink to this paragraph

How will this get resolved? Permalink to this paragraph

Oy? Permalink to this paragraph

Alex G: "It will get resolved same way all other elections are -- with Americans getting shafted in the ass." Permalink to this paragraph

Paul Ding: "I think Hillary will drop out of the race long before Pennsylvania votes." Permalink to this paragraph

I am not angry! Permalink to this paragraph


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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 53, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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