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  •  It's always a stacked deck (3+ / 0-)
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    janmtairy, Mayfly, Odysseus

    when members of historically oppressed groups have the audacity to compete with the white man for the reins of power.  The classist and sexist attacks against Davis will continue unabated, probably even after polling shows they don't resonate with the majority, because they resonate with the base.

    The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

    by Kangaroo on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 09:36:14 AM PST

    •  actually, they only resonate with Faux (0+ / 0-)

      believers' corporate sponsors.

      LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 10:09:36 PM PST

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