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View Diary: Four reasons to feel proud of, and excited by, the filibuster reform fight (274 comments)

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  •  I agree in the larger sense - but considering (1+ / 0-)
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    how frequently the Democratic leadership has shown fear of acting "leftist" to outright contempt for its base ... this was a welcome about face.  This is not nearly enough - trust me, I'm with you - but that is happened at all is something noteworthy.  To get where you are (and for that matter I am) about working with these clowns - requires a different set of leaders, and the DLC has poisoned that well enough that it's going to take a while.

    •  Setting the agenda (1+ / 0-)
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      That form of power is too often overlooked.  We may have lost the tactical fight, but the ground we were fighting over was of our choosing.

      There is truth on all sides. The question is how much.

      by slothlax on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 07:07:09 PM PST

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