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  •  This site all but ignored the election. (1+ / 0-)
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    Look at the diaries and comments from that time. They prove it.

    Impeach Norquist!

    by kitebro on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 11:15:20 AM PST

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    •  Just because the conversation here was intense (0+ / 0-)

      didn't mean that they translated or should translate into anything.

      How many times do people here have to say it; most Dems don't read Daily Kos.

      and even if they did, turnout is always down for midterm and special elections. always.

      Go back and check the data.

      •  If we aren't here to get Dems elected, (0+ / 0-)

        why are we here? Do we ever have an effect on elections? Do our money bombs for candidates make a difference? Where were those efforts in the run-up to the 2010 elections? I don't need to check anything. I was here and saw what did and, more importantly, what didn't happen.

        Impeach Norquist!

        by kitebro on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 12:32:31 PM PST

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        •  To participate in democratic (0+ / 0-)

          conversation and discussion?

          I'm sure that some of the activism done makes a difference in some races that would otherwise not get much pub or attention.

          But...there's the damn data; turnout for midterm elections is almost always low no matter the party in power in the executive office.

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