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  •  It's not supposed to make sense, it's supposed (2+ / 0-)
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    DontTaseMeBro, CherryTheTart

    to make an impression.  It's an old tactic that works and Dems and liberals generally should learn it.  Choose a message, practice making the points, and STAY ON MESSAGE.  Don't get pulled into briar patch wrangling.  ON MESSAGE, all the time.  Put aside the fact that the progressive message is actually true and the noise machine's isn't, that's irrelevant to effectiveness--which should be obvious by now since the right wing agenda enacted has brought America to wretchedness and the right wing message still attracts voters.

    ON MESSAGE.

    •  Frank Luntz (2+ / 0-)

      gets a nickel everytime a Republican says "job killing". Sensible context has no bearing on this royalty contract.

      Truth has a liberal bias.

      by Wahrheit on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 04:16:58 PM PST

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      •  Of course not. How many people know "Repeat (0+ / 0-)

        something often enough and people believe it."  And we still fall for it.  I think we're hard wired to respond positively to certitude, to someone who asserts definitively.  Wrong repeated is persuasive.

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