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  •  Except that #2 is also a well known thing (0+ / 0-)

    said about many a male politician. Explicitly contradicting yours and Laura's POV wrt this one specific quote.

    Where's the cognitive dissonance here?

    "The Earth is my country and Science my religion" Christiaan Huygens. The gold standard ended on August 15, 1971, its time we start acting like it. If we can afford full employment killing Germans, we can afford full employment during peace-time.

    by Auburn Parks on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 06:32:21 PM PDT

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    •  Not quite in that tone. (0+ / 0-)

      "No doubt a nice man" isn't something I've heard.

      The unspoken part of "no doubt a nice lady" is the 'but she's in over her head' tail end of that thought.

      It is damning her with faint praise.

      It is sexist. Trust us.

      •  Everyone is entitled to their opinion, I just (0+ / 0-)

        think its a stretch. Not that McConnell and the Cons aren't racist, sexist troglodytes, just that I didn't find any of the provided quotes as particularly damning. Politics as usual in my book.

        "The Earth is my country and Science my religion" Christiaan Huygens. The gold standard ended on August 15, 1971, its time we start acting like it. If we can afford full employment killing Germans, we can afford full employment during peace-time.

        by Auburn Parks on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 06:59:32 PM PDT

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