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  •  "Hm. How do I get votes from people . . . " (0+ / 0-)

    " . . . whom my party considers insignificant nobodies?"

    Yeah, that's the Republican conundrum: When you're publicly committed to maintaining and expanding privilege and status among one segment of the population, it's hard to win support from the segment(s) you're pledging to keep down.

    Although, judging from the "53 Percent" movement, it can be done. :-\

    "The great lie of democracy, its essential paradox, is that democracy is the first to be sacrificed when its security is at risk. Every state is totalitarian at heart; there are no ends to the cruelty it will go to to protect itself." -- Ian McDonald

    by Geenius at Wrok on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 04:55:03 AM PDT

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      How do I get votes from people whom my party considers insignificant nobodies?"

      "Politics is like driving. To go backward put it in R. To go forward put it in D."
      Real journalists know that lies do not bring "balance" to truth! (h/t elwior)

      by TrueBlueMajority on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 05:56:38 AM PDT

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