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    carry that particular resentment. I was speaking more toward the roots of the current GOP temperament, and my comment on the inate nature of their negativity was meant to say it started way back when and has beome inate in its continuation in the present day.

    That's the problem with our side of the argument. We've let the right write the history of the 60s. The generally accepted information of 60s liberalism is fabrication by those who detested it and is carried forward as accepted wisdom by those not present/not born "back in the day".

    By not voicing our opposition with enough persistence in the infancy of the neo-con movement, we set ourselves years behind in restoring sanity in the wake of their decades of dominance.

    I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it. - Paul Krugman

    by Gentle Giant on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 08:58:31 AM PDT

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