Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
March 24, 2017, 01:23:45 am
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Election 2016 predictions are now open!.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  General Politics
| |-+  U.S. General Discussion (Moderators: TexasGurl, Torie, Senator PiT, PPT)
| | |-+  Why do Lieberman, Cuomo and Romney arouse so much hatred?
« previous next »
Pages: [1] 2 Print
Poll
Question: Which of the following politicians would you vote for in a presidential election?
Joe Lieberman
Andrew Cuomo
Mitt Romney
Show Pie Chart

Author Topic: Why do Lieberman, Cuomo and Romney arouse so much hatred?  (Read 2279 times)
solarstorm
solarstorm2012
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1649
United States
View Profile
« on: August 01, 2012, 03:52:10 pm »
Ignore

When I read through the threads, I promptly realize what all users, notwithstanding their political beliefs, fall into line with.
Why do Lieberman, Cuomo and Romney arouse so much hatred?
Calm down, people, they are human beings and yet they are vilified as cancer and scum.
Dislike them, but have some respect, please

Is there any reason for that excessive odium they are brought on?
Logged

Scott
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 18321
United States
View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012, 03:58:48 pm »
Ignore

For the record, this board is probably the only leftist-dominated site where Cuomo is actually disliked by most people.  This forum is not representative of the public's opinion and should never be construed as such.

But getting to your question, every politician arouses resentment.  This is a political forum, after all.
Logged


Gabriel Cceres

"He who feeds you, controls you." -Thomas Sankara
Compassion Fills the Void
BRTD
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 79520
Ukraine


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2012, 04:06:29 pm »
Ignore

As far as the poll goes, Cuomo, easily.
Logged

realisticidealist
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10639
Vatican City State


Political Matrix
E: -0.52, S: 4.35

P P P
View Profile
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2012, 04:11:27 pm »
Ignore

You forgot the "none of the above" option.
Logged
Zioneer
PioneerProgress
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6933
United States


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2012, 04:16:27 pm »
Ignore

Lieberman is mostly because of his anti-public option opinion during the buildup to Obamacare, and his neocon-esque foreign policy attitude.

Cuomo is because he's gutting a lot of government-provided benefits in New York that everyone assumed would be safe.

And Romney because Romney doesn't seem to have any core values besides "more money for me".
Logged
Redalgo
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 2689
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2012, 04:45:52 pm »
Ignore

I don't know if I could vote for any of them.

Incidentally, all three of them are perceived traitors in one respect or another.
Logged
Napoleon
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 14948


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2012, 04:50:58 pm »
Ignore

As far as the poll goes, Cuomo, easily.
For the record, this board is probably the only leftist-dominated site where Cuomo is actually disliked by most people.  This forum is not representative of the public's opinion and should never be construed as such.

But getting to your question, every politician arouses resentment.  This is a political forum, after all.
Logged

Yeah, after four years of being a non-disruptive poster on the forum, never considered a troublemaker, even someone who was liked well enough to be elected Atlasian President, Napoleon should be allowed to stay.


Snowstalker's Last Stand
Snowstalker
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 19355
Greece


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2012, 05:19:45 pm »
Ignore

Cuomo hate seems to usually be from Democrats who actually look at his record besides the recognition of same-sex marriages. Everyone hates Lieberman, and half of America hates Romney.
Logged

fezzyfestoon
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8230
United States


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2012, 05:28:06 pm »
Ignore

Respect for what? The rape of a state or nation for personal profit? If any of them had an iota of respect for the people they spit in the face of while berating them into "voting" then maybe I'd respect them more.
Logged
Vosem
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9410
United States


Political Matrix
E: 4.13, S: -6.26

P P

View Profile
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2012, 05:50:50 pm »
Ignore

I like all three, to be honest. Cuomo is one of those Democrats I wouldn't feel guilty voting for (in fact I would probably support him against a crazy like Santorum or Gingrich).
Logged

I will NOT be accepting any result other than a victory for America's next President, Governor Gary Earl Johnson Angry
Napoleon
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 14948


View Profile
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2012, 05:52:37 pm »
Ignore

Cuomo hate seems to usually be from Democrats who actually look at his record besides the recognition of same-sex marriages. Everyone hates Lieberman, and half of America hates Romney.

Roll Eyes
You can't be serious.
Logged

Yeah, after four years of being a non-disruptive poster on the forum, never considered a troublemaker, even someone who was liked well enough to be elected Atlasian President, Napoleon should be allowed to stay.


tmthforu94
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 19326
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2012, 05:55:13 pm »
Ignore

The irony is, Cuomo is one of my top picks of 2016 potential Democrats, Lieberman is someone I've always liked, and Romney, well, yeah... Wink

This just shows how out of touch I am becoming with America at-large.
Logged
Simfan34
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 15515


Political Matrix
E: 2.58, S: 5.91

View Profile
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2012, 06:12:29 pm »
Ignore

I like all three, to be honest. Cuomo is one of those Democrats I wouldn't feel guilty voting for (in fact I would probably support him against a crazy like Santorum or Gingrich).

This forum is not representative of any group besides itself.
Logged

The world is becoming globalized, but cosmopolitanism is being hijacked by the Davos Man. What choice is left besides nationalism? The thought is terrifying, to be honest.

I just hope Trump doesn't turn into some kind of Berlusconi-esque Teflon man.
morgieb
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6850
Australia


View Profile
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2012, 06:18:01 pm »
Ignore

Lieberman's an attention-whoring war mongerer, Cuomo's economics record is quite right-wing, and Romney is a money-grabbing pig without any political principles.

To answer the question, Cuomo comfortably.
Logged

Free Palestine
FallenMorgan
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8059
United States
Political Matrix
E: -10.00, S: -10.00

View Profile
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2012, 06:57:56 pm »
Ignore

Lieberman is an authoritarian warmongering dick, and Romney is a bourgeois imperialist bastard.  Don't know about Cuomo.
Logged

Free Bradley Manning
Comrade Funk
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1476
United States


Political Matrix
E: -2.97, S: -6.43

P

View Profile
« Reply #15 on: August 01, 2012, 07:52:55 pm »
Ignore

Cuomo easily.
Logged

Call it what it is - a cult


Ten warning signs of a potentially unsafe group/leader. (according to Cult Education Institute)
https://culteducation.com/warningsigns.html

Don't blame me, I voted Hillary (even though she sucks - she was better than an ally of Putin, Le Pen, Farage, and the Alt Right aka Fascists)
Phony Moderate
Obamaisdabest
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 11856
United States


View Profile
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2012, 08:44:36 pm »
Ignore

Cuomo, of course.
Logged

Torie
Moderator
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 34992
Samoa


View Profile
« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2012, 08:51:21 pm »

The Dems listed because they have departed from party orthodoxy, and Mittens, because he is perceived as a threat to them.
Logged
Greatest I Am Not
The Obamanation
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7568
United States


View Profile
« Reply #18 on: August 01, 2012, 09:58:07 pm »
Ignore

Fascistman is incredibly oppressive and radiclly authoritarian. If he weren't a Jew, he'd join the American Nazi Party.

Romney is a man with no real principles and is known for "changing his opinions", most infamously on abortion, which shows that he can not be trusted and only desires power and money. He hates the average American almost as much as Fascistman.
Logged

Why should I even have a signature?
cavalcade
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 740


Political Matrix
E: 2.71, S: -3.13

View Profile
« Reply #19 on: August 01, 2012, 10:16:17 pm »
Ignore

Romney is a Presidential candidate, which automatically draws fire from the opposition (just look at how R and D opinion of Obama and McCain, respectively, changed in 2008- though both didn't help their reputation by pandering during their primary/nomination).  He is seen by right-wingers as a liberal for, you know, Romneycare at a time when the Republican base is insisting on true conservatives.  Also the Bain stuff is pretty universal villainy.

Lieberman is, as has been mentioned, a traitor.

Cuomo is sort of the mirror-Romney.  True liberals hate him for his apostasies but will grudgingly support him if he gets the 2016 nomination and conservatives will hate him if he ever becomes a threat.
Logged
CLARENCE 2015!
clarence
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4943
United States


View Profile
« Reply #20 on: August 01, 2012, 11:11:58 pm »
Ignore

Because breaking from one's party is only valued by the left if that person is a Republican... it amazes me that in today's politics where we look at the Tea Party and other extremists with disdain and we criticize people such as Romney for pandering to his party base- even in this world we brand some one like Lieberman with the label of traitor because he dares go against his party. Here is news for you- Lieberman is a liberal with the exception of a few issues... on this issues even if you disagree with him, you ought to admit he took an extremely courageous stand based on his moral convictions...something that is all too rare in today's politics
Logged

CLARENCE 2015!
clarence
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4943
United States


View Profile
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2012, 12:16:00 am »
Ignore

Because breaking from one's party is only valued by the left if that person is a Republican... it amazes me that in today's politics where we look at the Tea Party and other extremists with disdain and we criticize people such as Romney for pandering to his party base- even in this world we brand some one like Lieberman with the label of traitor because he dares go against his party. Here is news for you- Lieberman is a liberal with the exception of a few issues... on this issues even if you disagree with him, you ought to admit he took an extremely courageous stand based on his moral convictions...something that is all too rare in today's politics

Your understanding of why liberals find Lieberman vile is all wrong. Lieberman, a man of convictions?  Lieberman is a man of convictions when they line up with the convictions of insurance companies, the military industrial complex, status quo nanny-statist, etc., and when they dont, as we saw with the public option in the health care debate, he changes those convictions to match those to whom he serves. 
Same argument could be made for any politician... change positions for campaign cash or to match public opinion polls
Logged

tweed
Miamiu1027
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 36739
United States


View Profile
« Reply #22 on: August 02, 2012, 12:50:17 am »
Ignore

the fact that enough (D)s/left leaners on this site dislike Cuomo is a Godsend -- shows that the avg consciousness on this site is one worth speaking about.
Logged

I wanna contribute to the chaos
I don't wanna watch and then complain,
'cause I am through finding blame
that is the decision that I have made
Solidarity Forever
Alfred F. Jones
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9442
United States


View Profile
« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2012, 12:55:51 am »
Ignore

Cuomo, if only because he's a Democrat.
Logged

There is a lot of humor to be mined from this as the mind of LBJ in the body of an 18 month old baby girl is quite hilarious.

19:08   oakvale   keep your furry horror out of here please

Alfred is the Atlasian equivalent of a malevolent deity.

○∙◄☻tπ[╪AV┼cV└
jfern
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 39951


Political Matrix
E: -7.38, S: -8.36

View Profile
« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2012, 12:56:15 am »
Ignore

Well Cuomo is certainly the most honest of the three, even if he does do some lying.
Logged

Pages: [1] 2 Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines