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Response to renie408 (Reply #18)

Tue Sep 18, 2012, 12:35 AM

21. you live in a country where a third of the population votes regularly and the rest don't....

registration and turnout is dependent upon people who DON'T live and breathe this political shit every day like we do.
They can be easily affected by the "conventional wisdom"
Vigilance is our watch word.
Your post is the exact attitude we have to watch out for.
"Oh you don;'t think people will turnout? You Handwringer and toothgnasher."
That attitude is a political killer and you posted it twice because you first comment to me wasn't enough?
That's the problem.
Your belief that everyone is going to turn out and vote the way you think.
Dukakis lost in 88 because of that attitude and he had a 16 point lead at this date in the race.


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