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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:55 PM

20. How sad. So sorry.

I lost a 'new' friend.

She is a Jewish, lesbian, retired woman. She never got over Hillary's loss in the Primary and became enraged with Democrats, especially Obama. She simply cannot say a nice thing about him.

Last time around, she voted for McCain. This time, she voted for Romney.

She justified her actions by saying her entire community/district votes DEM, so her vote wouldn't matter any way.

Long story, short - she now swears off ALL POLITICS. She feels it has become too divisive and blamed the left as much as the right. She will no longer engage in, or talk about politics.

My take: She started visiting right-wing sites little-by-little. Over time, I noticed the tone of her emails changed. She became angrier. She started to quote memes from the RIGHT. She started to think all Dem stories were as biased and full of lies like the RIGHT. She turned. This woman just TURNED, and she has no idea how much she has changed.

<sigh>

It seems just "visiting" those sites, and reading all the propaganda really gets to even the nicest people.

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