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Warren DeMontague

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I think it's a completely manufactured division that simply doesn't reflect reality.

No rational political analyst would EVER try to assert that somehow Bernie Sanders, or someone like Liz Warren for that matter, would ever be less committedly "liberal" on social issues than Hillary Clinton. That's fucking ridiculous. Sanders and Warren are not coming from the wing of the party which brought us triangulation, DOMA, and pandering to "values voters". It's a complete crock.

It's a story that someone invented out of thin air for DU, as near as I can tell, because the actual parameters of the actual political field are not favorable to some imaginary "white male Democratic Party elites out to stop Hillary Clinton's express train of social progress" narrative.

It's on the level of Orwell--- "war is peace"- the idea that somehow the people fighting for a livable min. wage or bank reform or a SPHC system, are the real 1%ers, oppressing the masses.

It wouldn't fly most places, the fact that some people have bought into it in GD doesn't speak well for their grasp on reality.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Wed May 27, 2015, 01:32 AM (10 replies)

is it gonna be Clod-man?

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat May 9, 2015, 05:04 PM (1 replies)

"Forcing Clinton to go on the record on controversial issues" - aha.

Your problem, i think, is that you have bought into this beltway conventional bullshit wisdom which says that actual brave leadership is BAD.

It's the same genuis thinking that led Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to run a 1990s "tough on drugs" script when confronted about medical marijuana.

News Flash: The world has changed. It is a new century. The American People WANT real leadership.

If someone is afraid to go on the record about "controversial issues", THEY DO NOT DESERVE TO BE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat May 2, 2015, 09:20 PM (1 replies)

Fie! Enough of this flim-sham flapshatterry!

I don't know what that means, but I really wanted to say it.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Tue Mar 10, 2015, 06:33 PM (0 replies)

The IWR was a "minute detail"?

No, it wasn't.

Yes, we all understand that the Dems who voted for it, did so by and large out of craven political calculus and fear of being called "soft on terror". Hell, that was obvious in 2002.

This is not something that can be re-packaged, 13 years later, as good politics or smart manoeuvring. It was a flat-out moral failure, and it sure as shit isn't some badge of honor.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Wed Feb 25, 2015, 07:00 PM (1 replies)

It's blowin' you and me

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sun Feb 22, 2015, 08:33 PM (0 replies)

Shirley MacLaine has no clue what she's talking about. Utahraptor, on the other hand, GETS IT.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Fri Feb 13, 2015, 10:51 PM (0 replies)

Worst. Hood Ornament. Ever.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Mon Feb 9, 2015, 09:50 PM (0 replies)

"picture her with hair"

Okay, now what?

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Fri Feb 6, 2015, 03:42 AM (7 replies)

even better, I'm entitled to think "insidious and systematic objectification" is just what happens

to some people's hard-wired western religious sex-guilt when they filter lame-ass concepts like "lust is bad" through an overpriced sociology degree.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Fri Feb 6, 2015, 02:41 AM (2 replies)
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