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  •  I've seen too many elected representatives... (9+ / 0-)

    ... try to respond with anger and rude bluster when a constituent calls them out, and destroys their talking points.

    And the response in EVERY case should be a simple, "Shut the fuck up. I'm your boss. And an employee DOES NOT yell at their boss, unless they want to see a pink slip."*

    Corporate Dog

    *At least, that's how I'd say it. Feel free to adjust the salt content.

    We didn't elect Obama to be an expedient president. We elected him to be a great one. -- Eugene Robinson

    by Corporate Dog on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 03:49:37 AM PST

    •  I've had the privliege ... (5+ / 0-)

      that, in almost every case through my life where I've had the path to be engaged (from School Board members to Members of Congress), even those I've disagreed with vehemently have shown themselves impressively willing to sit down and talk.  Through our history, I tend to view this as a 'silent majority'.

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      by A Siegel on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 04:15:57 AM PST

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