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izquierdista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-21-11 04:39 PM
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8. "Iíve been a Republican all my adult life."
Well, there's your problem right there. Poor education leading to a lack of critical thinking skills. Still, it is a hopeful sign that you want to buy a clue.
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  -David Frum: When Did the GOP Lose Touch With Reality? babylonsister  Nov-21-11 03:37 PM   #0 
  - Obviously a RINO...  rfranklin   Nov-21-11 03:41 PM   #1 
  - Ummm ... at least 30 years ago. n/t  SomeGuyInEagan   Nov-21-11 03:41 PM   #2 
  - I would argue that Republicans never did get the big questions right...  polichick   Nov-21-11 03:42 PM   #3 
  - +1  wordpix   Dec-19-11 12:12 AM   #21 
  - Frum nails the tea party on picking unintelligent candidates to get behind.  Jennicut   Nov-21-11 03:56 PM   #4 
  - While I may disagree with Frum and his overall world view - he nails this  slay   Nov-21-11 04:05 PM   #5 
  - it's like the naturally insane calling out the super insane for cheating with steroids.  unblock   Nov-21-11 04:17 PM   #6 
  - In 1980, when they got behind "supply side" economics  StatGirl   Nov-21-11 04:23 PM   #7 
  - "Iíve been a Republican all my adult life."  izquierdista   Nov-21-11 04:39 PM   #8 
  - Actually his wikipeida page shows he went to Harvard.  apnu   Nov-22-11 11:21 AM   #18 
  - Here's my 2cents and it's worth every penny. The republicons have always had it wrong.  rhett o rick   Nov-21-11 04:41 PM   #9 
  - Good point, its like the pole shift during Reconstruction.  apnu   Nov-22-11 11:22 AM   #19 
  - I was going to say McCarthy, but then, there's FDR  Demeter   Nov-21-11 04:53 PM   #10 
  - Lets see, when was Theodore Roosevelt in office? nt  Umbral   Nov-21-11 05:07 PM   #11 
  - Sometime shortly after Ronald Reagan raised taxes during a recession  high density   Nov-21-11 05:26 PM   #12 
  - RWers believe "perception is reality".  CJCRANE   Nov-21-11 05:58 PM   #13 
  - "We donít pay you to think, we pay you to repeat. " a very well written and absolutely fascinating  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-22-11 05:11 AM   #14 
  - If this leads to a kind of reverse southern strategy, then great I guess  Juche   Nov-22-11 09:44 AM   #15 
  - In the late 70s when they started courting the Religious Right.  Odin2005   Nov-22-11 09:53 AM   #16 
  - This is a fascinating read.  apnu   Nov-22-11 11:18 AM   #17 
  - I like DF. He was a jerk to Rachel awhile ago but I like the way he thinks.  Loudmxr   Dec-18-11 08:46 AM   #20 
  - Wow, Frum comes clean - his conscience is bothering him  wordpix   Dec-19-11 12:16 AM   #22 
  - It's started when most GOP voters stopped caring about reality ....  hadrons   Dec-28-11 08:15 AM   #23 
  - Voters have lost touch with reality.  No Elephants   Dec-30-11 06:26 PM   #24 
  - Because the RW moved way right, where they can't even see the  wiggs   Dec-31-11 08:29 PM   #25 
  - 1980.  Major Hogwash   Dec-31-11 11:41 PM   #26 

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