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Sun Feb 12, 2012, 12:56 AM

8. Democrats- "free pass for their own magical thinking"



It seems like Republicans only ever function effectively as the "(dis-)loyal opposition". When they actually win back power at any level, they don't really do anything with it other than use it to enrich themselves and their buddies among the 1% and ruthlessly work on keeping it to themselves by any means necessary by disenfranchising people likely to vote to elect Democrats, mercilessly pummeling any criticism/opposition to their policies, and keeping people distracted by "wedge issues" like abortion, GLBT issues, etc. When the opposition to their policies/governance becomes overwhelming and they inevitably get turned out of power, they don't re-think their actions/policies but rather simply double-down and resume their efforts to obstruct and cripple Democratic initiatives and make them look weak and ineffective, setting the stage for their eventual comeback

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