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Kelda Roys negative campaign

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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby monalisa » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:20 pm

The effect of her ads is to make me not like her. In the first ad she says "integrity matters". It comes off better if you can find someone else to say that about you instead of saying it about yourself.

In the second ad she is implying that we don't know the real Marc Pocan. I think he is much better known and more experienced than she is. I don't have any doubts that he's going to stand up for working people. She comes off as full of herself.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby bdog » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:26 pm

jjoyce wrote:The words "offensive" and "offend" are over used and rarely accurate.

Except when applied to odors.

My dog has no nose.
How does it smell?
Awful!
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Stu Levitan » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:18 pm

Meade wrote:Is Stu really as thin-skinned as he appears?


No, I just have higher standards for political discourse than you. Intellectually dishonest intra-party demagoguery offends me; you're apparently ok with it.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Meade » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:27 pm

Honestly Stu, you were offended? By what, exactly? And what is intellectually dishonest about what Helen Roys said? Did Pocan support something Walker also supported or didn't he?
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby SlayerDave » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:50 pm

To me, it wasn't nasty. A bit silly to claim that Pocan is a Walker backer, but not nasty.

This is nasty:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/david-dewhurst-super-pac-teen-suicide_n_1699575.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

Anyways, as was mentioned earlier, I doubt the super politically aware were the target of this ad. Rather, it's targeted at those who don't like Walker, but don't know a ton about down-ballot candidates.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:17 pm

Hi, Meade. Her name is Kelda Roys. It's right there in the title of the post.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Meade » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:39 pm

Yes. Helen Kelda Roys, right?
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby lukpac » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:47 pm

Meade wrote:Yes. Helen Kelda Roys, right?


No.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby snoqueen » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:55 pm

Oh for crying out loud don't just make stuff up, look on her own web page:

http://www.keldaforcongress.com/newsite ... -farm-bill
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Meade » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:35 pm

Okay but what's the deal with the Helen part? Why doesn't she just call herself Kelda Roys or Helen Roys? Either name seems distinctive enough. I just did a search - there is only one person in the U.S. named Kelda Roys and only 4 named Helen Roys. Come on, Helen (or Kelda), pick a normal American nomenclatural handle. Who do you think you are - Norman Vincent Peale? Adam Vincent Powell? Lee Harvey Oswald? John Wayne Gacy?

Less is more and more is less.
Get my point?

Does Jason Joyce go around calling himself Jason James Joyce? I think not. Even Stu Levitan uses the tried and true ordinary American custom of calling himself simply by his first and last name, eschewing the more pompous though understandably descriptive, Stuart "The Player" Levitan. http://www.thedailypage.com/isthmus/article.php?article=32992
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby david cohen » Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:57 pm

Because it's her fucking name? Who is Ralph Emerson without Waldo?
Maybe it's a family name? Who cares? Her name is, and has always been, Kelda Helen Roys.

Back on topic, I don't find her ads to be nasty. Aggressive, yes, that's what underdogs do in the political arena. Ruffle feathers. Kelda is sharp, sharper than most in this town. She's taking a calculated risk. Win or be out of politics for a spell.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Detritus » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:12 pm

Hey, guys, cut Smead some slack. He's had to go through life named Leery, after all. That probably caused permanent scarring.
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Meade » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:49 pm

david cohen wrote:Because it's her fucking name? Who is Ralph Emerson without Waldo?

Shouldn't the question be "Where is Ralph Emerson..."?

That reminds me - I loved those books when my kids were little: Where's Kelda?
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby Meade » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:08 pm

Or was it Where's Helen?

All I know is it sure as heck wasn't Where's Helen Kelda?
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Re: Kelda Roys negative campaign

Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:33 pm

That's right, Meade. Because her name is Kelda Roys. It's right there in the title of the post.

If you really enjoy including the Helen part, you can follow her on Twitter as @keldahelenroys. Maybe that will help you remember.
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