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ProfessorPlum

(11,289 posts)
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 04:12 PM Apr 2016

Hillary, progressive, or is it centrist, was proud of her conservatism and conservative roots

http://usuncut.com/politics/npr-interview-hillary-clinton-was-proud-of-her-conservatism/

SCOTT SIMON: I mean, did you ever back in the ’60s, between when — I believe you were a Goldwater girl —
HILLARY CLINTON: That’s right.
SCOTT SIMON: — and whenever you became politically –
HILLARY CLINTON: That’s right. And I feel like my political beliefs are rooted in the conservatism that I was raised with. I don’t recognize this new brand of Republicanism that is afoot now, which I consider to be very reactionary, not conservative in many respects. I am very proud that I was a Goldwater girl.


Look, everyone can have changes as time goes on, I get it, but it just isn't obvious that much has changed with her.
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Hillary, progressive, or is it centrist, was proud of her conservatism and conservative roots (Original Post) ProfessorPlum Apr 2016 OP
right leaning centrist, not progressive oldandhappy Apr 2016 #1
Proud she was a Goldwater girl. Says it all. CharlotteVale Apr 2016 #2
And this was in 1996 ProfessorPlum Apr 2016 #3
I knew better in 1964 when I was in grade school and was for Johnson! CharlotteVale Apr 2016 #5
In 1996, the DLC thought they'd struck gold, parroting the Democratic essentials, but closeupready Apr 2016 #4
 

closeupready

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4. In 1996, the DLC thought they'd struck gold, parroting the Democratic essentials, but
Wed Apr 13, 2016, 05:31 PM
Apr 2016

dogwhistling to Republican constituencies, like evangelicals, low-information whites, and neoliberals, with stuff like this.

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