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  •  I think I understand your point. (0+ / 0-)

    But this thread started with the comment that the commenter agreed with Glen Beck that "Mitt agrees with Obama so much" and that the debate tonight proved how much alike the two parties are.  So I don't think the original comment based that perception on the debates at Democracy now. But I also don't think you could come to that conclusion from this substance-free debate. So I think it was incorrect to point to the Obama/Romney debate as "proof" that the two parties are the same. Or even similar. I'm sure the debate at Democracy Now had more substantive answers. But it's easy for politicians to give substantive answers when they arent really trying to win. So we can't really take their willingness to discuss more possibly controversial subjects as an indication of more political courage and integrity since they don't  have anything to lose.  

    "Speak the TRUTH, even if your voice shakes."

    by stellaluna on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 11:34:15 PM PDT

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    •  Both Stein and Anderson thought so as well. (1+ / 0-)
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      I'll take there arguments over your weak tea:

      So we can't really take their willingness to discuss more possibly controversial subjects as an indication of more political courage and integrity since they don't  have anything to lose.  

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      by divineorder on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 10:45:00 AM PDT

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