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Fri Apr 15, 2016, 05:52 PM Apr 2016

She wants "evidence"


Snip from the book:

And perhaps as the next race approaches, a voice within tells you that you don’t want to have to go through all the misery of raising all that money in small increments all over again. You realize that you no longer have the cachet you did as the upstart, the fresh face; you haven’t changed Washington, and you’ve made a lot of people unhappy with difficult votes. The path of least resistance — of fund-raisers organized by the special interests, the corporate PACs, and the top lobbying shops — starts to look awfully tempting, and if the opinions of these insiders don’t quite jibe with those you once held, you learn to rationalize the changes as a matter of realism, of compromise, of learning the ropes. The problems of ordinary people, the voices of the Rust Belt town or the dwindling heartland, become a distant echo rather than a palpable reality, abstractions to be managed rather than battles to be fought.

I know this is not "evidence" but when you think about it, she frames it like she's being criminally charged ---- what about ethics!
She's only worried about being proven guilty ... but ethics , i'm thinking ethics don'tmatter much

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She wants "evidence" (Original Post) DeGreg Apr 2016 OP
in the same way Robert Kehoe did MisterP Apr 2016 #1
The funny thing is even the msm is bringing up Warren's example, and saying..Bernie should Jefferson23 Apr 2016 #2


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2. The funny thing is even the msm is bringing up Warren's example, and saying..Bernie should
Fri Apr 15, 2016, 05:58 PM
Apr 2016

have said that! lol via CNN bobbleheads.

They're doing her no favors. lol

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