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  •  But, the plan in "standing up" to them is not that (14+ / 0-)

    those in these safe districts will crumble or be defeated but that we win a larger battle of public opinion.

    BTW the survey this last week showing we would need a 7% advantage over the GOP at the national level to win back the House shouldn't be taken as a reason to give up hope, but merely letting us know we need to work harder, but such odds can be surmounted if we do a full court press, especially when we find winning issues like this that could have a big impact on swinging public opinion on the specific issues, as well as further stigmatizing the extreme right as a negative, selfish, and destructive force.

    The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

    by HoundDog on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 06:20:30 PM PST

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