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Smarmie Doofus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-07-08 06:30 PM
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14. "True believers " ? This is an odd pair of candidates....
>>If we are right, there is a danger to this.... True Believers come to mind>>>

.. to inspire any variety of 'true believerism'. (TB) At least any variety of TB that I've ever heard of.

I associate TB with ideology and there is precious little ideological difference between the two. There could be a pinch of TB... maybe more than a pinch... on the basis of demographic identity ... but that doesn't account for the huge numbers of whites supporting Obama and males supporting Clinton.

I agree, the fanatical devotion that they seem to inspire in *some* of their devotees is hard to fathom . But I suspect that the TB we see on this board on behalf of each of them is probably unrepresentative of the TB in their support among the DEM primary electorate as a whole.

When it gets down to it... you have to vote for *somebody*.
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