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  •  Some are idiots. But many (1+ / 0-)
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    are just average people with husbands, wives, children, day care bills, Cub Scout meetings, jobs, and doctor's appointments.  The Righties count on people being too busy and too resigned to their situations to fact-check the talking points being spewed by the likes of Palin and her ilk.  It doesn't help to continually paint all the opponents with the same brush.  They (not the racist loonies) need to understand that we get why they're upset.  We need to educate them.  We need to help them realize they've been deceived.

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      consists of lawyers.

      "Well, I'm sure I'd feel much worse if I weren't under such heavy sedation..."--David St. Hubbins

      by Old Left Good Left on Tue Aug 11, 2009 at 12:08:44 PM PDT

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    •  Very true... (0+ / 0-)

      My boss is one of these.  Very intelligent, but also very susceptible to propaganda.  He simply believes what he hears on Fox "news" until I debunk it for him.

      "Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight." - Albert Schweitzer

      by Apost8 on Tue Aug 11, 2009 at 12:14:11 PM PDT

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