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vi5 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-17-11 09:35 AM
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16. Define "sticking with"
Am I going to hold my nose and vote for them? Sure. What choice do I have?

But do I have to be happy that they've gone along with, enabled, and allowed a drastic, sharp rightward lurch in the Democratic party and what it stands for and what has been done to the country simply because Republicans shifted themselves hard right? Fuck no. I'm pissed and I'll continue to say so. The Democratic party as it sits here in 2011 has by and large failed America, and definitely failed middle and working class Americans.

There's a reason that the Republicans have embraced the Tea Party. Because they know they can't win without their hardcore base. Democrats have yet to realize that. And they've scared enough people (myself included) into believing that the only way they can win is by beating up and punching the hippies in their base. I get that. The galling part to me is how they then come begging those same hippies for money and support and time when they need to win elections.

Will I "stick with" the democratic party by voting for Democrats? Sure.

Will my sentiment still be "Fuck them and what they've done to this country" to a whole lot of them? Yes, it still will.
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