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  •  Others will rise to the Challenge. nt (1+ / 0-)
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    Only Needs a Beat

    -We need Healthcare Reform... but i'm selfish, I Need Healthcare reform-

    by JPax on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 10:17:00 PM PDT

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    •  I see a perfectly cowed leadership generation (2+ / 0-)
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      that simply isn't as willing as the right to step out of the usual norms and procedures and carry the struggle directly to the people.

      The right has no problem playing that game. Dems are very locked into process... and it's why the right despite huge numerical and trend disadvantages is not just holding serve with the left but taking its lunch.

      And it's not just  seniors who lean GOP.

      As a Gen Xer in the South, I've grown up watching the conservative members of my age cohort. They're absolutely not interested in coexistence save on their terms. And they're willing to get violent about it and support apocalyptic changes to our way of government to get them.

      They want the good life their parents had. They don't mind shutting out whoever and how many whoever it takes to keep it, either.

      •  My relative who I've had many arguments with (0+ / 0-)

        the past few years is not an uncle or anything. He's my 35-year-old cousin.

        liberal bias = failure to validate or sufficiently flatter the conservative narrative on any given subject

        by RockyMtnLib on Sun Jun 03, 2012 at 01:53:11 PM PDT

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