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  •  Using their frame reinforces their frame. (2+ / 0-)
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    Doing it for 30 years results in calling a Heritage Foundation bill "A great victory" instead of "Shamefully, the best we could manage".

    Thinking the "food stamp challenge" teaches you about being poor is like thinking a camping trip will give you insight into being homeless.

    by JesseCW on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 09:53:31 PM PDT

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    •  Sure, if it was on TV (0+ / 0-)

      I'm just commenting on the 1:1 facebook argument.

      IMO, you should most definitely use the language that will reach the winger when they want to argue their stupid shit.

      Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

      by yet another liberal on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 09:58:36 PM PDT

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      •  You cannot "reach them" by pandering to (0+ / 0-)

        their worst impulses.

        Thinking the "food stamp challenge" teaches you about being poor is like thinking a camping trip will give you insight into being homeless.

        by JesseCW on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 05:39:51 AM PDT

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        •  It isn't an attempt to pursuade them (0+ / 0-)

          It's to fuck with them and point out their hypocrisy directly to them.

          Look, these guys are so self-sufficient in their own minds, they don't and won't even get sick !

          Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

          by yet another liberal on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 05:51:15 AM PDT

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          •  Not everyone opposed to the mandate is simply (1+ / 0-)
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            convinced they won't get sick.

            Thinking the "food stamp challenge" teaches you about being poor is like thinking a camping trip will give you insight into being homeless.

            by JesseCW on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 05:59:20 AM PDT

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