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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Reply #16)

Thu Feb 23, 2012, 02:06 AM

17. What does that matter?

He's not going to vote for any of the Republicans because he feels he doesn't fit in the Republican Party anymore. And he's not alone.

He's the third Republican I've posted with who's announced this on HuffPost in the past four months. There are probably more. I recall one who was a staunch rightwinger even, but even he feels the Republican Party has gone too far to the right. He was the biggest surprise because he and I had pretty heated debates over the years. He was a McCain man and Sarah Palin fan all the way in 2008. Now he'll vote for President Obama.

I guess when Republicans hang around with Progressives long enough and the Fox blinders fall off in the face of facts, their eyes open.

FWIW, this is the only other post that one ex-Republican has shared with me:

As a socially progressive registered Republican I knew I was endangered, now I learn as a liberal Christian I don't exist at all


I deduce from the above that he's open to the principles of FDR, JFK, and Truman, don't you? That's why, I assume, he's voting for President Obama.

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