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deutsey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-15-07 09:11 AM
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39. Yep, middle and working class people who vote against their own interests n/t
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  -What is a Reagan Democrat? babylonsister  Jun-15-07 07:10 AM   #0 
  - A moron  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Jun-15-07 07:11 AM   #1 
  - No, an Oxymoran!  L. Coyote   Jun-15-07 08:34 AM   #34 
  - kind hearted people  cleofus1   Jun-15-07 07:12 AM   #2 
  - Union Presidents, like Reagan was when he  WannaJumpMyScooter   Jun-15-07 07:15 AM   #3 
  - An easily misled person is the only definition that covers the full spectrum of those idiots  ThomWV   Jun-15-07 07:18 AM   #4 
  - That's harsh and unfair. Carter's fecklessness alienated a lot of people. nt  MookieWilson   Jun-15-07 07:21 AM   #8 
     - Reaganites blame Carter the way Bushites blame Clinton...  Dhalgren   Jun-15-07 07:38 AM   #19 
        - I like him, but Carter was not an effective president. That was clear before Reagan came along. nt  MookieWilson   Jun-15-07 07:47 AM   #22 
           - Could anyone have cleaned up the Nixon mess in 4 years?  displacedtexan   Jun-15-07 08:02 AM   #23 
           - Yes, that IS a flaw in a leader. That was clear. He seemed feckless. nt  MookieWilson   Jun-15-07 08:30 AM   #32 
           - How would you characterize those who were intent upon "creating" failure during his years,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Jun-15-07 07:15 PM   #52 
              - Did you see the 1979 World Series ?  athebea   Jun-16-07 09:14 AM   #71 
                 - LMAO. Reagan was a two-bit actor. Carter was a Naval commander.  tabasco   Jun-16-07 09:38 AM   #74 
                 - Carter was a techie, a wonk, not a commander  athebea   Jun-16-07 09:43 AM   #76 
                 - Reagan's administration was the most corrupt in modern times, before Bush.  tabasco   Jun-16-07 09:56 AM   #79 
                    - Now you are just spewing ineffectually...  athebea   Jun-16-07 10:01 AM   #81 
                       - You are spewing quite effectually all over your Saint Ronnie!  tabasco   Jun-16-07 10:08 AM   #85 
                 - Apparently you don't comprehend...  athebea   Jun-16-07 09:57 AM   #80 
                    - You wouldn't know a leader if he kicked you in the shin.  tabasco   Jun-16-07 10:05 AM   #83 
                 - RAY-GUN was a mediocre actor who knew how to hog th spotlight...  TankLV   Jun-16-07 09:51 AM   #78 
                    - Why such frantic denial ?  athebea   Jun-16-07 10:06 AM   #84 
           - An effective leader has to be able to inspire fear  athebea   Jun-16-07 09:27 AM   #72 
           - Would have been tough years  Jim4Wes   Jun-15-07 09:14 PM   #63 
  - NASCAR types...eom  Mend   Jun-15-07 07:18 AM   #5 
  - whats a nascar  nascar55   Jun-15-07 07:42 AM   #20 
  - Really now?  Clark2008   Jun-15-07 08:15 AM   #27 
     - Lucky you!  I Have A Dream   Jun-16-07 10:03 AM   #82 
  - moderate Dems who always voted Democratic until Reagan came along  NewJeffCT   Jun-15-07 07:20 AM   #6 
  - They sound like a  zidzi   Jun-15-07 09:29 PM   #64 
  - FDR-voting Democrat, often Catholic, that voted for Reagan. nt  MookieWilson   Jun-15-07 07:20 AM   #7 
  - Actually, it's "Kennedy-voting" ... not "FDR-voting"  TahitiNut   Jun-15-07 01:22 PM   #48 
  - It's a historical term more than anything; it refers to Democrats  bryant69   Jun-15-07 07:21 AM   #9 
  - That's a good characterization, but...  JHB   Jun-15-07 07:27 AM   #13 
  - wikipedia on reagan democrats:  orleans   Jun-15-07 08:40 PM   #57 
  - A democrat with alzheimers. /nt  dist22dem   Jun-15-07 07:22 AM   #10 
  - A Republican trying to avoid responsibility  Birthmark   Jun-15-07 07:22 AM   #11 
  - Middle & working-class "rock solid" people (predominantly white)...  JHB   Jun-15-07 07:23 AM   #12 
  - Yep, middle and working class people who vote against their own interests n/t  deutsey   Jun-15-07 09:11 AM   #39 
  - a repuke moran  madokie   Jun-15-07 07:27 AM   #14 
  - Dumb shits that I'll never forgive  Philosoraptor   Jun-15-07 07:28 AM   #15 
  - Socially conservative to moderate Democrats  NoPasaran   Jun-15-07 07:33 AM   #16 
  - The Archie Bunker Class of Americans  Demeter   Jun-15-07 07:37 AM   #17 
  - My parents  gollygee   Jun-15-07 07:38 AM   #18 
  - To all the (accurate) responses, I would add:  DFW   Jun-15-07 07:43 AM   #21 
  - Dixiecrats, now mostly out of the closet as registered Republicans.  Benhurst   Jun-15-07 08:05 AM   #24 
  - The Party of Lincoln has turned into the party of George Lincoln Rockwell  liberaldemocrat7   Jun-16-07 07:03 AM   #67 
  - "What is a Reagan Democrat?"  Hubert Flottz   Jun-15-07 08:13 AM   #25 
  - Historically they were union and catholic from the rustbelt (eom)  Perky   Jun-15-07 08:15 AM   #26 
  - A mythical being, conjured up by the imagination of people that  rasputin1952   Jun-15-07 08:17 AM   #28 
  - You nailed it my friend!  Hubert Flottz   Jun-15-07 08:29 AM   #31 
  - What gets me is the level of denial by so many people that ...  rasputin1952   Jun-15-07 08:49 AM   #36 
     - Reagan's "Deregulation" made ENRON and a host of other bad  Hubert Flottz   Jun-15-07 09:38 AM   #40 
        - ROFLMAO...  rasputin1952   Jun-15-07 01:16 PM   #43 
           - You couldn't take a group picture in West Virginia when Reagan  Hubert Flottz   Jun-15-07 06:44 PM   #50 
              - LOL...  rasputin1952   Jun-15-07 07:09 PM   #51 
                 - The "Mountain Top Removal' mining operations are wrecking it.  Hubert Flottz   Jun-16-07 05:15 AM   #65 
                    - I have often wondered if those who pursue the wealth ...  rasputin1952   Jun-16-07 08:40 AM   #69 
  - I notice a consistent contempt for working class people...  athebea   Jun-16-07 09:36 AM   #73 
     - The reality of the present time show that a 180 in perception  rasputin1952   Jun-16-07 10:14 AM   #86 
  - Thanks, everyone!  babylonsister   Jun-15-07 08:19 AM   #29 
  - Wishy-washy naive people who were swayed by the "Gipper" and the way he could act his way through  SoCalDem   Jun-15-07 08:20 AM   #30 
  - Put it in context. It was more about Carter than Reagan  dbonds   Jun-15-07 08:33 AM   #33 
  - socially conservative blue collar types.  Odin2005   Jun-15-07 08:40 AM   #35 
  - a fool who will be parted with his money by the repug machine!  BeyondThePale   Jun-15-07 08:59 AM   #37 
  - I got mine and the hell with everyone else types.  Cobalt Violet   Jun-15-07 08:59 AM   #38 
  - A sucker, a mark, a rube (n/t)  mitchum   Jun-15-07 09:49 AM   #41 
  - Lierman, et al.  BushDespiser12   Jun-15-07 09:51 AM   #42 
  - Credit card rich who think that they will one day be Republican rich.  tsuki   Jun-15-07 01:18 PM   #44 
  - Um... Zell Miller?  EOO   Jun-15-07 01:18 PM   #45 
  - A republican who knows it's wrong, and tries to cover for it.  BlooInBloo   Jun-15-07 01:18 PM   #46 
  - The mythical "middle" that the politicians pander to.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-15-07 01:21 PM   #47 
  - A racist in denial? n/t  Orsino   Jun-15-07 01:33 PM   #49 
  - a repuke  leftofthedial   Jun-15-07 07:18 PM   #53 
  - A greedy sell out?  Blue State Native   Jun-15-07 07:19 PM   #54 
  - It is total and utter, made-in-the-wool, nose-deep, BULLSHIT!  sicksicksick_N_tired   Jun-15-07 07:33 PM   #55 
  - A new brand of toilet paper.  lonestarnot   Jun-15-07 07:36 PM   #56 
  - Voters who were tired of unending double digit interest rates... grain embargo, 80s olympics etc.  newportdadde   Jun-15-07 08:55 PM   #58 
  - And do you blame them ?  athebea   Jun-16-07 09:39 AM   #75 
  - A living Benedict Arnold. nt  VTMechEngr   Jun-15-07 08:56 PM   #59 
  - White working class person who was easily  ikojo   Jun-15-07 08:58 PM   #60 
  - My husband and my father. They both voted for Nadar too.  ourbluenation   Jun-15-07 08:59 PM   #61 
  - Middle to upper middle class dems that thought their own  Jim4Wes   Jun-15-07 09:11 PM   #62 
  - a republican  Solly Mack   Jun-16-07 05:30 AM   #66 
  - A question to those who blame Carter for St. Ronnie. Do you think  retread   Jun-16-07 07:08 AM   #68 
  - A person easily DUPED!  dkofos   Jun-16-07 08:41 AM   #70 
  - An intellectually lazy person easily swayed by appearaces over substance...  TankLV   Jun-16-07 09:48 AM   #77 
 

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