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Response to woo me with science (Reply #32)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 02:09 PM

33. IIRC, the article is from 2009,

...but goes a LONG way to explaining WHY there are always just enough defectors from the Party
to continually advance the Agenda of the 1%.

It also brings into question those election season claims of
"They voted with The Democratic Party 91% of the time.".
That is not enough.
The 9% (or even 1%) of the times they voted against the Democratic Party need to be examined and explained.

It helps explain those mysterious Out-of-Character votes that regularly stun DUers
and precipitate the traditional threads of,
"I can't understand that vote.
They are usually so reliable."


I used to believe that a politician's voting record was the End ALL Argument touchstone,
but not anymore.
After watching this game for several decades, my cynicism has been hard earned.
How many times have we almost had enough votes,
but had the agenda derailed by that inexplicable vote of somebody who "votes with The party 91% of the time?"


Hey! You almost won that time.

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