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  •  Who knows? (9+ / 0-)
    "So why do we have a Democratic consultant class that doesn't reflect the voters it's trying to attract?"
    Probably the same reason that Hillary Clinton hired Mark Penn for her campaign in 2007.

    Dallasdoc: "Snowden is the natural successor to Osama bin Laden as the most consequential person in the world, as his actions have the potential to undo those taken in response to Osama."

    by gooderservice on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 11:58:22 AM PDT

    •  I don't think that's it, exactly (0+ / 0-)

      But how many of our CANDIDATES are anything but old, white, men?

      More than on the other side, to be sure, but certainly not as many as there should be.

      And when you look for somebody to run something as personal as your political campaign, you tend to look for somebody who's a lot like you.

      Not necessarily the best way to go, but that's how it seems to work.

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