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    "A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead." -- Leo Rosten; My blog

    by Kylopod on Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 07:11:57 AM PDT

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      have the same old tired message,just won't do.

      I think the Bible calls it putting new wine in old
      wine skins,it will burst.

    •  It would be good if the Brook's... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...Kristols, Sullivans and such do not shift over to the Democratic Party.   They make my flesh crawl. Let them be busy rebuilding a loyal opposition for the next 4 years.

      the intelligence community is no longer geared towards telling the president what they think the president wants to hear

      by Salo on Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 08:46:13 AM PDT

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      •  I like Sullivan and Brooks (0+ / 0-)

        They are examples of what I mean by rational, sane conservatives. I don't agree with them, but I do think they are a positive contribution to the dialogue. Putting them in the same category as a shill like Kristol (Bill, not Irving) is unfair.

        Sullivan, by the way, has practically left the GOP. (He has never been registered by any party, since he's not a U.S. citizen.) I imagine he might seriously consider joining the Democratic Party if he could, and the dilemma that creates is exactly what I've been talking about.

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