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  •  How is she right wing? (2+ / 0-)
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    cybrestrike, on board 47

    That's news to me.

    •  She's a moderate-to-conservative Democrat.... (1+ / 0-)
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      kissmygrits

      ....by the standards of New England and the west coast. But, by Missouri standards, she's pretty liberal. About as liberal as you can be and still win statewide there. So I'm not going to complain too much.

      •  Word. (0+ / 0-)

        Moderate-to-conservate Democrat is still not "right wing"... My Claire is no WINGER!!:)

        •  Right wing to the extent that any Democrat... (0+ / 0-)

          ... in Congress is right wing.  To be clear, a right wing Congressional Democrat is, with few exceptions, to the left of a left wing Congressional Republican.

          But her voting record has been nearly as conservative as Senate Democrats get.

          "Whether the British ruling class are wicked or merely stupid is one of the most difficult questions of our time." - George Orwell on the Spanish Civil War

          by Ramo on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 10:00:37 AM PST

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