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  •  actually, many DO want it abolished -- (1+ / 0-)
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    and have even admitted as such-- though usually they couch it in terms like "sunset" and privatization.

    Please proceed, Governor.

    by vivadissent on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 07:35:58 AM PST

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    •  I would suggest to you (1+ / 0-)
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      that such policies wouldn't actually be popular among the old, white constituents of the Tea Party, regardless of what some politicians say - unless they were applied only to future recipients (=we've got ours; the Devil take the hindmost). I could be wrong, though.

      Formerly Pan on Swing State Project

      by MichaelNY on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 01:40:36 PM PST

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      •  yes, recent polling confirms your thoughts -- (1+ / 0-)
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        however, I'm not sure that Tea Party "leaders" wouldn't be able to lull those constituents into relative apathy, or distract them with misinformation and other villains and scapegoats, as they have before.

        Please proceed, Governor.

        by vivadissent on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 02:30:43 PM PST

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