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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 08:33 AM

AP story here strikes me as a bit too much "false equivalence"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/why-cant-the-democrats-and-republicans-get-along-maybe-because-theyre-too-human/2013/02/24/d0e66d1c-7e84-11e2-a671-0307392de8de_story.html

Why can’t the Democrats and Republicans get along? Maybe because they’re too human

WASHINGTON — Turns out politicians are people, too, only worse.

Just ask pros who make their living in the trenches of everyday human drama such as divorce, family feuds or schoolyard scraps. They recognize in Washington’s bitter budget standoff a hint of human nature as they know it, but with the crazy pumped up to absurd levels.

“We’re seeing middle school behavior here,” says Barbara Coloroso, who crusades against childhood bullying. Psychologist Piers Steel, an expert on procrastination, says Congress has the worst case of it he’s seen. Divorce attorney Sanford Ain’s assessment is blunter: “It’s nuts!”

A sampling of conflict-savvy professionals and scholars interviewed by The Associated Press finds dismay that the nation is in political stalemate after two years of showdowns and near-misses for the economy. Not that these they have any easy solutions, either.

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Note AP citation at top of story. Of course both sides are equally to blame.

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Zoeisright Feb 2013 #1

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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 05:32 PM

1. More of that "your ignorance is equal to my knowledge" bullshit.

There are NOT two equivalent sides to every issue. Often one is right and the other is wrong. The fucking M$M has been told to ignore that fact. And the idiotic Americans play right along.

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