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Sat Oct 19, 2013, 12:23 AM

15. I'm a 4th generation Pacific Northwest Yankee, and I have three words for the South haters:

Johnson
Clinton
Gore

With VIRGINIA about to flip BLUE this year, and with TEXAS set to flip blue in a few years, this is no time to be abandoning the South.

I understand that it's an effective election strategy to turn moderate voters against the GOP by shining the spotlight on the craziest southerners you can find, like Cruz, Gohmert and Paul. But there is a way you can do this WITHOUT alienating any of the GOOD folks in the south. (You know....the ones who STARTED the Civil Rights Movement?)

While vilifying the crackpot wing of Southern politics, SIMULTANEOUSLY HIGHLIGHT THE POSITIVE SOUTHERN ROLL MODELS like LBJ, CLINTON, GORE, and WES CLARK. Make every Southerner want to emulate THEM, and let them know that they DON'T have to follow the negative southern stereotypes.

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