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    ...don't start from a position of respect.  I think we should approach people like they know what's good for them, and appeal to them by simple logic.

    Repair the economy, and you repair jobs, revenues, and reduce the outlays for jobless benefits.  That goes a long way to solving our deficit problems.

    Don't repair the economy, and any application of austerity becomes like squeezing blood from a stone.

    And you're the stone.

    You think you can get that message through quickly?  I think we can.  Don't doubt yourself from the outset, or your audience, and you'll have a lot more confidence and friendly charisma to convince people with.

    The GOP: The Party of Failure. Pass it on.

    by Stephen Daugherty on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 10:05:39 AM PST

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