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    Cambridgemac, slinkerwink

    that centrist Dems like Hoyer & Obama have been having with centrist voters over fiscal issues, since they represent relatively few true swing votes as most of them vote GOP no matter what, and passing conservative bills to cater to them not only doesn't work and isn't necessary politically, but results in awful policies and loses them much more support on the left than they gain in the center, 2010 being a classic and tragic example.

    Triangulation has been a colossal failure and we need to abandon it. To hell with those illusory centrist voters. They're not worth the bother. Dems win or lose depending on how progressive they are.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 09:48:15 AM PST

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