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  •  That's the sticking point (3+ / 0-)
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    mmacdDE, freerad, OleHippieChick
    What remains is how long it will take for them to rebuild.
    A fundamental difference betwixt Us and Them is rooted in their very name. Conservatism doesn't like change.

    We on the other hand realized it was time to be flexible on certain issues. Call it pragmatism or call it selling out, the budging on issues from gun control to defense to welfare dragged us, kicking and screaming, to where we are now in the mainstream.

    Oh, and lots of those old white guys dying off has also helped. :)

    Conservatives are resistant to change. What is it William F Buckley Jr said ?:

    A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!'

    IMHO, The party will be stuck between those that take that quote seriously, and the ones who realize the self-mocking inherent in it.

    Message to Dems: We HAVE to start showing up for Midterms.

    by Jank2112 on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 08:16:31 AM PST

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