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  •  If I included EVERY insult this would never end... (3+ / 0-)
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    JVolvo, happymisanthropy, Tinfoil Hat

    I figured that focusing on the campaigns directly and spanning the last three quarters of a century would make the point pretty clearly :)

    They have gone from Strom Thurmond's openly racist commentary to Palin's coded "he's not like us" to Romney's crypto "welfare without work" dog whistles, but the people who hated FDR are still hating the New Deal and the people it helps.

    "Democracy is only real if we all participate" -- Bea Bookler, 94 year-old voter disenfranchised by Voter-ID

    by 8ackgr0und N015e on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 09:05:36 AM PDT

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