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Sun Dec 6, 2020, 05:37 PM

1. thinking the other day...

so much cheating, suppression, exploitation, lying, etc... by the Republican Party over the years... yes, I am aware that Democrats are not immune from despicable behaviors, but it seems not by the numbers, nor the level of Republicans... (we can be honest and discuss)...

was thinking about it after reading about Richard Nixon's Senate race in 1950 against Helen Gahagan Douglas

"...Nixon’s campaign passed out half a million “pink sheets,” leaflets printed on pink paper, printed with vague but ominous suggestions that Helen Douglas had secret communist ties. In the days before robocalls, human Nixon campaign staffers would call voters at home and ask if they knew that Helen Douglas “was married to a Jew” and suggest that she was just another “movie Jew” trying to take the country away from “real” Americans. And white communities were mail-bombed with postcards in support of Helen, signed by the Communist League of Negro Women—a completely made-up organization whose name alone was crafted to strike fear in the hearts of white homeowners..."

...I am truly sickened by what we do to each other and the levels we stoop to, in order to gain power and money

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