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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Oregon Republicans don't even have a barrel-bottom to scrape (20 comments)

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    HeyMikey, dinotrac

    If that's true about the video spoofing the election, then I am tempted to say "good for them" to at least be upfront about their lack of recruiting.


    by RVKU on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 06:53:18 AM PDT

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    •  Yes. We need a responsible opposition party. (2+ / 0-)
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      dinotrac, Aquarius40

      I know little about Oregon, but I share the frustration of many Kossacks about the failings of Democrats generally. Yet I'm a firm believer in voting for the Lesser Evil.

      In other words, as long as the GOP is completely off the crazy cliff, the Democrats can suck pretty bad and still be the only viable choice.

      I long for the day we can choose between Pretty Good and Excellent, instead of between Pretty Bad and Awful. Someday, maybe.

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 08:13:27 AM PDT

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      •  Speaking as an Oregonian (2+ / 0-)
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        HeyMikey, Odysseus

        the Republicans drove themselves off that cliff.  For years they ran with crooked businessmen and religious nutters.  Their decent politicians retired or left for other jobs and there has been a vacuum ever since.

        Last year they ran as a candidate for Secretary of State a doctor who'd never run for office before.  He sold himself as a new kind of politician, but turned out to be the old kind.  After he lost he wrote an piece for the Big O whining about how he only lost because of the (R) behind his name.  

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