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(6,409 posts)
1. Why do you think we have them?
Sat Jun 11, 2016, 11:13 AM
Jun 2016

That's why the party has these "special people," so we can fend off populists, socialists and progressives.



(58,724 posts)
3. "As Margot Kidder (yes, THAT Margot Kidder) writes in Counterpunch..."
Sat Jun 11, 2016, 11:13 AM
Jun 2016

A Daily Kos post by "EuroYankee" based on a Counterpunch article by Margot Kidder.

That's quality journalism right there.



(19,089 posts)
6. This is corruption, plain and simple
Sat Jun 11, 2016, 11:22 AM
Jun 2016

Specifically to deny the will of the people, and subvert the election in favor of the oligarchs ...

Shame shame shame ... Only the most cynical citizen could approve of such graft ...

I guess DU is full of that cynicism ...

I guess the leadership of DU has also been seduced by the pull of filthy lucre ... OR ... They merely approve of very unliberal/pro oligarch policies ...

Either way - you have to wonder what happened to the purpose of DU ....

Was DU intended to be used as a media vehicle for promoting the oligarchal world view? ... that's not the impression I had when this started in the early 2000's, but it certainly is a reality today ....

We have no place here ... This pit of Machiavellian cynicism and political graft denies progressive goals and favors bankers and the status quo ...

THAT is shameful ....


La Lioness Priyanka

(53,866 posts)
7. mass delusion. she won. even without the superdelegates. posting articles with zero
Sat Jun 11, 2016, 11:23 AM
Jun 2016

journalistic worth, does not change that.



(11,197 posts)
11. That's how DC rolls. It's all for them for the taking.
Sat Jun 11, 2016, 11:26 AM
Jun 2016

Like Thomas Frank says, if your just an average citizen the neoliberal Democrats simply Don't Give a Fuck about you. You're a nobody, you don't exist in their bubble.

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