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  •  It's not Stockholm Syndrome; it's complicity. (2+ / 0-)
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    NonnyO, marty marty

    Those that "cave" are, in the end, obeying their corporate masters. After all, what's a few statistics in a database (read: constituents) when you've got a sweet, sweet lobbying job waiting for you after your term is up?

    People who spread the "fraidycat" meme give the Conservadem Quislings too much credit. The problem with today's Democratic Party is that the current DLC leadership is simply too bought for reform — hence our clamor for BETTER Democrats.

    Remember Savita Halappanavar!

    by Brown Thrasher on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 12:22:14 PM PST

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