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  •  In those days (4+ / 0-)

    party affiliation was not linked so much to ideology.  There were conservative D's and liberal R's.  Maybe it was a healthier system - at least, far less polarized.  Romney's dad thought that way.

    “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” Charles Darwin

    by ivorybill on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 10:23:42 AM PDT

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    •  Agreed, but that's not what the ad is saying (0+ / 0-)

      Granted, there's not a lot of room for nuanced analysis in a 30-second ad (especially one this dumb), but the claim that Republicans passed the Civil Rights Act while Democrats were opposed is ludicrous on its face.

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