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  •  Well, that's largely consistent with what I said - (2+ / 0-)
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    Siri, majcmb1

    but it would be foolish, I think, to count on another crop of Todd Akin senatorial candidates. The big money boys aren't going to be blindsided again. And the corporate media is never going to explain the realities of public policy alternatives to the electorate. Bullshit is still very effective.

    •  I am in total agreement in terms of the media (1+ / 0-)
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      majcmb1

      I saw this somewhere, but don't remember who said it.

      A lie is not the other side of the story, it's just a lie.
      Our media seems incapable of calling out BS. They treat it as valid opinion.

      "Compassion is the radicalism of our time." ~ Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama -7.88, -6.21

      by Siri on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 11:13:10 AM PDT

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    •  Money only buys so much (1+ / 0-)
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      Siri

      And many insurgent candidates, like Christine O'Donnell, won despite a significant spending disadvantage.  We'll get more Todd Akins.

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