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  •  That was the MO of the Religious Reich (4+ / 0-)

    in the 1970s and 1980s -- run their people for school board, city councils, county supervisors...not only did they get the experience in running for office, they built the connections necessary for higher office. So by the 1990s-2000s, we're stuck with them in state legislatures and in Congress.

    The key is looking for the code words and "dog whistles" that can reveal a candidate's true leanings.

    There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by Cali Scribe on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 10:45:07 AM PST

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