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Response to LynneSin (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 25, 2012, 12:30 PM

5. This is why I talk to people who are lukewarm on Democrats... Those we elect to do what's needed,

Are unable to do so without the numbers. With a majority, even if not ideologically agreed, Democrats can get things done that the GOP won't do. The inverse is true.

Majority status has granted Issa, Boehner, Ryan and the Teahadists to destroy many things. It's why the GOP doesn't fall for the 'both parties are the same' meme. They know better, and know that numbers matter in assigning committee chairs, determining what will and will not be voted on, etc.

The GOP are lockstep in their voting patterns to a very strong degree to support their corporate sponsors. Even Blue Dog Democrats can be persuaded to vote for progressive matters. It's been done before. But never without the numbers.

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