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  •  But Wisconsin and Ohio have solid Democratic bases (0+ / 0-)

    The problem with 2010 was a combination of an energized Republican base who "wanted their country back" and the crazy idea of some Democrats who somehow thought that by staying home and not voting they were sending a 'message' to the Obama administration and of other Democrats who were lured into voting for a Republican because "what's the worse that could happen?" Well, they found out what was the worst that could happen. We now have to deal with redrawn Congressional districts that are going to be around for a while. Thankfully Senate and Governor elections are state-wide so Republicans can't jigger the numbers.

    "That being said, I do agree I am going to hell. But for other reasons. Mostly boring tax stuff ' Amy Pohler

    by Annie B on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 05:38:49 AM PDT

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    •  Thank you for bringing up the zombie lie (2+ / 0-)
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      Everyone who repeats the lie the the 2010 shellacking was caused by disappointed Democrats staying home is as much of a goddamned liar as Jenny McCarthy saying that vaccines cause autism or North Carolina Republicans saying there's no such thing as anthropogenic climate change.

      Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cenre, mod sceal þe mare, þe ure mægen lytlað

      by milkbone on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 08:03:25 AM PDT

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    •  Not really solid Democratic bases (1+ / 0-)
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      Not if they let Walker and Kasich get elected in off-year elections.

      Censorship is rogue government.

      by scott5js on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 08:03:49 AM PDT

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