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  •  And the guy that won that '72 seat, Ed Brooke, (1+ / 0-)
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    was agruably to the left of many of today's Democrats. He was to the left of the man who defeated him in '78, the late Paul Tsongas. Brooke was labor-union endorsed, as I recall.

    "One of the greatest tragedies of man's long trek along the highway of history has been the limiting of neighborly concern to tribe, race, class or nation." Martin Luther King, Jr.

    by brae70 on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 01:58:38 PM PDT

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    •  That's right (1+ / 0-)
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      He's not the kind of guy who'd fit in in today's GOP, where Scott Brown and Gomez somehow constitute a left flank.

      "I am not for a return to that definition of Liberty under which for many years a free people were being gradually regimented into the service of the privileged few." Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1934

      by fenway49 on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 03:17:08 PM PDT

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