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Response to leveymg (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 15, 2013, 03:07 PM

9. I'm hoping someone "out of the box" will come forward in the next years.

I don't know who it could be. I fear that it could be some "celebrity" or someone from Wall Street that will capture Democratic Imagination and sail through. I think we will still be looking for another Obama or Clinton and I don't see it in the list of those in Dem Politics now who can capture that. I'm sick of the "Celebrity Dem" that we always think is a populist. Think of John Edwards, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama.

I have no idea. I'm pretty gloomy about the next three years and figure it will be a Republican's turn..because that's how things go after eight years of one party we get the other. Maybe there will be a Fusion Candidate or an Independent from somewhere that's a surprise that will capture both parties interest. But, given how far Dems have moved toward the Right and the Right even further toward the TeaParty, it's not likely that any candidate of that type would be as Progressive Left as I've become in the past ten years.

Who knows....

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