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  •  Out of curiosity (1+ / 0-)
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    What is your basis for that assertion? Simply because the D & R numbers appear to be "close"? About half the country votes Republican under ordinary circumstances (and has for a long time), so that's pretty normal.

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    by David Nir on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 10:52:59 AM PST

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    •  The basis is from the statement made by (1+ / 0-)
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      Bill Clinton (or someone) about how the people if they have a choice to vote for a democrat who espouses rethug ideas or just vote for the rethug the people are going to vote for the real rethug everytime.

      In the end there is no "real" basis other than being bitchy.


      "I'm not scared of anyone or anything, Angie. Isn't that the way life should be?" Jack Hawksmoor

      by skyounkin on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 01:35:11 PM PST

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      •  Note how much Clinton (1+ / 0-)
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        was considered to have betrayed his base during his time in office. Was welfare repeal a Democratic idea? What about NAFTA, which had been Bush I's idea before he lost his reelection campaign? Etc., etc.

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        by MichaelNY on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 02:17:39 PM PST

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