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  •  We need fewer but better Democrats (4+ / 0-)

    The main problem the party has is that people believe Democrats can't govern.  Can't get things done.  This has been a problem for over 30 years.  They feel, at least the Republicans can pass legislation.  And they're right.  Until they feel the effects of that legislation.

    "And the biggest self of self is, indeed, self." Mark Sanford

    by Paleo on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 08:34:56 AM PST

    •  Democrats generally refuse to play ball (1+ / 0-)
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      with corporations and PAC money; I'd say they are generally less likely to be corrupt.

      "Can't govern" .. a right wing frame, to basically bemoan the fact that Democrats [read: the real Democrats, the liberals/progressives] won't roll over as easily as the rest to corporate influence and money.

      Try to make it real, compared to what.

      by shpilk on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 08:59:45 AM PST

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