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  •  It does help to get Republicans on record as (2+ / 0-)
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    opposing this. Republicans did the same several years ago with a constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality - they knew it wasn't going to get the 2/3 majority, but they did it to put Democrats on the record as opposing something that was, at the time, popular.

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    by ScottyUrb on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:14:30 AM PDT

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    •  Yeah, I don't doubt that, but what I don't get - (1+ / 0-)
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      Why focus activists' on whipping Democratic votes in the Senate on something designed largely as TV commercial fodder?

      "The first drawback of anger is that it destroys your inner peace; the second is that it distorts your view of reality. If you come to understand that anger is really unhelpful, you can begin to distance yourself from anger." - The Dalai Lama

      by auron renouille on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:20:01 AM PDT

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