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    ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

    by James Allen on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 09:04:02 AM PDT

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    •  To be sure, a less white electorate (2+ / 0-)
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      James Allen, DCCyclone

      should help us even in the midterms. I think it was DCCyclone who said that the electorate will always be getting less white, even in the midterms. It won't be as helpful as it will be in a presidential cycle, and it's not clear when we might reach a tipping point where we are favored simply because the electorate is so nonwhite, but I'm not sure there's any reason to expect it to get worse for us.

      "At this point, if the president came out in favor of breathing, [Republican leaders would] tell their caucus members to hold their breaths."--Jared Bernstein

      by bjssp on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 09:09:47 AM PDT

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