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  •  This statistic nearly (4+ / 0-)
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    The Termite, BlueKS, bryduck, cherish0708

    makes me lose faith in the electorate:

    "Independents were divided, 37 percent to 37 percent. . . ."

    Our country is so ripe for fascist take over.  We will, clearly, buy anything.

    •  Most people who self-identify as "independents"... (2+ / 0-)
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      jds1978, BelgianBastard

      ... are vacillating fence-sitters.

      Another word is "ciphers."

      Another word is "impressionable."

      They are a big reason why the media, as embodied by Sunday talk shows, has devolved into an exercise in identifying lines of division and "exploring them" through balanced inventories of arguments from "both sides," no matter how divorced from reality one of those "sides" may be. There are just people who do not see through this game, and view politics as their chance to chew on a piece of gum until it turns to marble in their mouths.

      Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it.

      by The Termite on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 08:37:25 AM PDT

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