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View Diary: the day I quit the Democratic Party. (36 comments)

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  •  I would say they're not needed... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...if they're not going to participate.

    Quitting the Democratic Party means dropping your role in determining what the Party does.  In our political structure, for better or worse, there are two viable parties.  Dream all you want about a new progressive third party, or joining the Greens, but it's not going to happen.  Changing the Democratic Party's focus won't be easy, but that's how political change happens.

    •  Votes not needed? In Florida? (2+ / 0-)
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      profewalt, RuralLiberal

      That is a new one on me.
      I understand your focus on the Democratic Party but at the end of the day, alienating those who vote doesn't look like much of a strategy.

      "George RR Martin is not your bitch" ~~ Neil Gaiman

      by tardis10 on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 09:24:06 AM PDT

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      •  So, I'm only allowed to agree or say nothing? (0+ / 0-)

        I'm saying he's making an error in his strategy, and i'm going to build my efforts to change the Party the way I think it should be by working with those willing to work from the inside.

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