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  •  But will the puppets respond (5+ / 0-)
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    SottoVoce, JeffW, Calamity Jean, ranton, HCKAD

    to their manipulators now?  The GOP base is riled and defiant.  They have created an insatiable monster, and if the House GOP backs down now, they will have to defend themselves from that monster, not to mention the true-believers in their own ranks.

    So maybe some pop-corn is in order?

    -5.13,-5.64; GOP thinking: A 13 year path to citizenship is too easy, and a 5 minute background check is too burdensome. -- 1audreyrenee

    by gizmo59 on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 02:11:48 PM PDT

    •  plus, the GOP gerrymandered many of (3+ / 0-)
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      Stude Dude, sillycarrot, gizmo59

      the districts these true-believers come from, drawing squiggle-maps to contain a majority of the Fox-brainwashed voters, making it even more difficult to get rid of them.

      "It ain't right, Atticus," said Jem. "No, son, it ain't right." --Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

      by SottoVoce on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 03:06:15 PM PDT

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