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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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  •  There is some kind of balance to be struck (4+ / 0-)

    between healthy impatience at political outcomes on which Dems have compromised, on the one hand, and the healthy appreciation of real, inexorable progress, given very difficult political realities. Without the latter, progressive commentary becomes so much "Yeah, but..." and "Stinkin' thinkin,'" the alcoholic's classic stunt of undermining of a personal success by refusing to acknowledge it.

    It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

    by karmsy on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 09:13:33 PM PST

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