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RKP5637 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-29-11 07:33 PM
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2. I used to think differently, but now watching over time I'm
Edited on Fri Apr-29-11 08:10 PM by RKP5637
pretty much concluding the "teabaggers really think we'd be better off with many more destitute, desperate, hopeless people." It would make some/many of them feel good to see this occurring in America. I'm convinced a good many of them are sociopaths or border on that behavior.

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  -Do you think elected officials, in general, are more likely to believe in things deeply or to pander Stinky The Clown  Apr-29-11 07:28 PM   #0 
  - I'll go with pandering.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Apr-29-11 07:30 PM   #1 
  - I used to think differently, but now watching over time I'm  RKP5637   Apr-29-11 07:33 PM   #2 
  - Depends on the politician. Some are in because they want to serve and  emulatorloo   Apr-29-11 07:35 PM   #3 
  - some lay everything on the line for the right thing - LBJ gave it all for civil rights  msongs   Apr-29-11 07:41 PM   #4 
  - LBJ was nearly half a century ago.  Stinky The Clown   Apr-29-11 07:52 PM   #5 
     - Absolutely none today that I know of come close to having the guts and forcefulness LBJ had! n/t  RKP5637   Apr-29-11 08:14 PM   #9 
  - This question is a joke, right? I have seen damned few  Curmudgeoness   Apr-29-11 07:54 PM   #6 
  - We have a stark lack of leadership in this country today for the most part in doing what is good for  RKP5637   Apr-29-11 08:21 PM   #11 
     - Add that to the idea of career politicians.  Curmudgeoness   Apr-29-11 08:37 PM   #13 
        - That, is a very excellent point!!! n/t  RKP5637   Apr-29-11 09:07 PM   #14 
  - In general, serious pandering n/t  arcane1   Apr-29-11 07:57 PM   #7 
  - Panderers.  yellerpup   Apr-29-11 07:58 PM   #8 
  - Pander but they probably convince themselves in the act of pandering that they too  jp11   Apr-29-11 08:20 PM   #10 
  - Both  quaker bill   Apr-29-11 08:33 PM   #12 
  - The neocon, gop and teabagger politicians often pander on social issues to get elected.  applegrove   Apr-29-11 11:45 PM   #15 
  - You might to that "destitute, desperate, hopeless, pregnant people"  Horse with no Name   Apr-30-11 12:13 AM   #16 

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