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Response to Andy823 (Reply #7)

Tue Sep 4, 2012, 05:34 PM

21. Kansan here. While I am glad she is switching parties and making some noise about this,

the fact remains that she never said a word about any of this stuff until the Kochs and their minions financed primaries by wingnuts against her and several other Kansas "moderates," who are moderates only in the most relative sense.

They did not go along with every single thing the most extreme Republicans and Gov. Brownback demanded, though they did go along with most of what the wingnut wing wanted.

But because they were not 100% submissive to the Kochs (maybe only 97% or 98%), these "moderates" got primaried out of their seats. Now they are suddenly discovering that maybe the Republican Party isn't all rainbows, ballons, cupcakes, and unicorns--but as long as they had their nice little seats of power and influence, they were willing to go along to get along.

If some of these so-called moderates had been willing to take a stand against Republican evil before they lost their own seats, then maybe Republicans' most extreme members would not have been able to do as much damage or fool as many people.

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