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    class politics vs. identity politics.  Your framing of the issue as an either/or proposition is what's wrong.  The Dems embraced monied interests when it became apparent their class politics had been stymied or trumped by the Republicans identity politics.    You are acting as if identity politics just started in the 70s.  Issues of how to handle race, women, foreigners, social policy, suffrage, prohibition - these so called "Identity" issues or "social" issues have always been around and will always be around.  

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