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Response to el_bryanto (Reply #73)

Wed Sep 18, 2013, 01:49 PM

74. I didn't mean to beat up on you. My anger is over a whole spate of posts

Saying the liberals made a huge mistake when they spent energy fighting over the years for civil and economic rights for women, people of color, people with disabilities, and gay and lesbian and transgender people.

That by doing so, we lost the only vote that matters....that of the older white male. And we must cater to the wishes of the older white male or we are surely doomed as a party.

We women, people of color, gay and lesbian people, are not a tiny minority of the nation whose rights should be ignored.

We are, in fact, the majority of the nation.

The racist, sexist, hyperreligious, homophobic older white males can sit on it and rotate as far as I am concerned. And as far as long range demographics are concerned, they are well screwed,too.

And it gets a little old when we women or people of color, etc. push back against assertions that we don't matter, and hear cries of "unfair, you are being mean!" In return.

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