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zipplewrath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-13-10 07:05 AM
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21. Rockefeller republicans
The DLC is basically the rockefeller republicans. Basically the banking crowd. Go back 50 years and Timmy would be a republican.
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  -I'm trying to understand to thought process that drives this WH kratos12  Aug-12-10 02:45 PM   #0 
  - It's easy  sandnsea   Aug-12-10 02:49 PM   #1 
  - Thank you. This line in the op really jumped out at me  Solomon   Aug-13-10 03:13 PM   #30 
  - Here's a diagram:  MannyGoldstein   Aug-12-10 02:49 PM   #2 
  - So triangulation is great if all you care about is getting into and then keeping power.  leeroysphitz   Aug-12-10 04:46 PM   #10 
     - Worse then that - it forces Republicans to move further right!  MannyGoldstein   Aug-12-10 05:43 PM   #15 
  - Triangulation  zipplewrath   Aug-12-10 02:51 PM   #3 
  - I think it's the end-game of triangulation.  Romulox   Aug-12-10 04:47 PM   #12 
     - There's a major realignment in progress.  zipplewrath   Aug-13-10 07:04 AM   #20 
        - Huh? "the GOP is moving towards being the party of labor and unions"  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 01:33 PM   #24 
           - The dems are abandoning the unions and labor  zipplewrath   Aug-13-10 01:57 PM   #25 
              - the fact that the dems are abandoning labor doesn't = republicans supporting labor.  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 03:01 PM   #26 
                 - Reagan democrats  zipplewrath   Aug-13-10 03:07 PM   #27 
                    - no, it hasn't been "done before". the reagan democrats weren't reacting to 10%  Hannah Bell   Aug-13-10 03:09 PM   #28 
  - They're Radical Centrists  lunatica   Aug-12-10 02:51 PM   #4 
  - This is a natural by-product of corporate supremacy over "We the Peoples'" Government.  Uncle Joe   Aug-12-10 03:02 PM   #5 
  - But too what end?  kratos12   Aug-12-10 04:41 PM   #9 
     - Both political parties want power for them selves but the "end" is corporate representation over the  Uncle Joe   Aug-13-10 09:46 AM   #22 
     - Here is a more specific example of what I'm talking about  Uncle Joe   Aug-13-10 01:24 PM   #23 
  - You could do worse for an answer.....  DeSwiss   Aug-12-10 03:13 PM   #6 
  - party power (elections & reelection)  alc   Aug-12-10 03:29 PM   #7 
  - What drives them? Easy $$$s  notadmblnd   Aug-12-10 03:33 PM   #8 
  - An admin filled with professional fence sitters. n/t  leeroysphitz   Aug-12-10 04:47 PM   #11 
  - If you keep in mind that New Democrats are just old Republicans then it is all crystal  TheKentuckian   Aug-12-10 04:52 PM   #13 
  - Correct!  Individualist   Aug-12-10 07:34 PM   #17 
  - Rockefeller republicans  zipplewrath   Aug-13-10 07:05 AM   #21 
  - Their thinking is simple: Do what pleases their corporate masters while giving us a few scraps.  Odin2005   Aug-12-10 05:41 PM   #14 
  - Think of the people in the WH closest to Obama:  Stevepol   Aug-12-10 07:32 PM   #16 
  - This WH lives in a bigger bubble than the bu$h WH,  dbt   Aug-12-10 07:58 PM   #18 
  - the center right position  paulk   Aug-12-10 08:16 PM   #19 
  - "Professional" Centrists love that Triangulation theory. Kiss up to the right, insult the Left.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-13-10 03:13 PM   #29 
 

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