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  •  The key to unpacking it (3+ / 0-)
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    commonmass, dotsied01, The Old Grouch

    is to recognize that everything he said is true.  What makes it ludicrous is hearing it from a Republican.  You know in advance that there is no intention to follow through on the social and political implications of their rhetoric.  But you can't contest the content yourself, except to claim ownership.  You ask, "Why is a conservative preaching the great triumphs of liberalism?  Is it because Toryism has no creative dynamism of its own  ? "  Those are the grounds you contest this on.

    "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." ~Frederick Douglass

    by ActivistGuy on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 11:59:14 AM PST

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