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    know they need the votes of Hispanics, Blacks, and Asians to win anything.

    Which changes everything.

    "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012

    by bontemps2012 on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 07:07:34 AM PST

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    •  Not really. Hispanics, Blacks, and Asians aren't (1+ / 0-)
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      uniformly liberal (cf former teabilly congressman West from Florida), and the Democratic Party's conservatives are essentially neoliberals anyway, not social conservatives.

      Democrats also play up the 'fear of the other' just like Republicans do ("What, are you gonna vote R?"), which goes a long way toward neutralizing any animosity against the leadership's neoliberal, austerity for the masses/prosperity for the elite agenda.

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