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  •  You have to admit (3+ / 0-)
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    shoeless, RichM, rebel ga

    that this tactic of "lie in the face of fact, and expect your base to believe it" has been remarkably effective as a tactic. The problem is that this tactic seems to have a shelf life, and it's heading for its expiry date.

    Plus, Boehner is unusually inept at employing said tactic.

    "Much of movement conservatism is a con and the base is the marks." -- Chris Hayes

    by raptavio on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 08:42:03 AM PDT

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