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  •  Wow, progressives pissing on the performance (0+ / 0-)

    of a politician for not doing it the way they would have done it.  "Breaking!"

    I seem to remember discussion, somewhere, about the benefits of focusing on emotions more so than mere facts, and that in fact refutation of factual errors may tend only to reinforce them.  Maybe I read it someplace else.

    Pro-Occupy Democratic Candidate for California State Senate, District 29 & Occupy OC Civic Liaison.

    "I love this goddamn country, and we're going to take it back." -- Saul Alinsky

    by Seneca Doane on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 11:14:35 AM PDT

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    •  Not emotions. (0+ / 0-)

      Narratives.  

      Things said or done only matter to the extent that they change the public's perception of who the person is.  Emotions are a powerful way to do that, but they are the means not the end.

      I just genetically engineer them, I don't nominate them for President.

      by happymisanthropy on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 12:55:31 PM PDT

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