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  •  I have no idea how much they did or didn't rig (2+ / 0-)
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    gabjoh, Chachy

    in generations gone by. I do know they maintained power through a combination of corruption, patronage, intimidation, and some outright torture and murder of political opponents. The closest thing to the PRI that we've had in the US may have been Huey Long, except that he was an actual radical, not an "institutional revolutionary."

    Formerly Pan on Swing State Project

    by MichaelNY on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 10:35:00 PM PST

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