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  •  This is all very nice, but it might not matter (1+ / 0-)
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    harris stein

    Perhaps in all the (justified) jubilation over the previous election, and demographic trends, we are all ignoring the current reality.  We see what is going on in the states, and are looking forward to 2014, but there are elections in 2013.  
    Yes there are governorships in NJ and VA, but there are also legislative elections there.  The mess that the Republicans are creating around the country needs to be driven home.
    If it is not, it probably will not matter, since people WILL be disenfranchised.  
    And we need a LOT of BETTER democrats.  In NJ especially, since I know a little about it.
    And praise goes th the recent diaries that pointed out this same point.

    Here is one slogan:
    Vote Republican, and you will never have to vote again.

    •  I agree (0+ / 0-)

      Ever since the 1980s and 1990s the republicans have overwhelmingly triumphed at the state level in certain states by firing up their base using single issue voters to take over state houses and then through redistricting, gerrymander districts to keep a hold on the house of representatives. It's what the democrats did in the 1960s, 70s, and 80's.

      Democrats today are unable to fire up the base for midterm elections and that is where it matters.

      Knowledge is Power. Ignorance is not bliss, it is suffering. If you like hypocrite Obama, you'll love hypocrite Hillary.

      by harris stein on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 12:26:23 PM PDT

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