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Tue Jan 3, 2012, 09:52 PM

I find it ironic that both parties are the opposite of what they were in 1860. [View all]

In 1860 the Democrats were the party of RW racists and slave-owners who blocked tariffs, and funding for infrastructure, while the Republicans were the party of equality, investment in infrastructure, protectionism, and free land for farmers.

Now it's the GOP, the party of Lincoln and abolitionism, that's full of RW racist douchebags while the Dems dominate in the places that were core Republican strongholds in 1860, and elected a black guy as president!

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