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Tue Aug 20, 2013, 12:39 PM Aug 2013

It looks like this week's attack is on "the left." [View all]

Last edited Fri Aug 30, 2013, 08:25 PM - Edit history (1)

Who remembers, pre-DU3, when "About DU" identified as a premier left-wing discussion group, which is not a direct quote, since I can no longer find the old version of "about DU?"

"Left-wing" has disappeared in favor of "liberal" in the newest incarnation.

Are those on the left now the enemy? Assuming "the left" are those to the left of the current center-right Democratic administration, how many of "the left" are left on DU?

I'm going to work. I'll check on the poll when I get home.

Edited on 8/30:

After popping in this evening and spending 15 minutes on the front page of GD, it looks like this needs a kick.

12 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
I oppose the left.
2 (17%)
I am the left.
10 (83%)
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Why would one oppose the left unless they support the right? R. Daneel Olivaw Aug 2013 #1
Good question. LWolf Aug 2013 #6
+1 leftstreet Aug 2013 #10
"Oppose" is a simple term that doesn't properly cover a complex dynamic. bluestate10 Aug 2013 #17
Actually you are wrong. R. Daneel Olivaw Aug 2013 #20
I agree with you Andy823 Aug 2013 #23
Ah, yes. The corrupt meme that the far right and left are colluding. R. Daneel Olivaw Aug 2013 #26
We all know who seems to hate the left and progressives and liberals quinnox Aug 2013 #2
Not needed anymore mick063 Aug 2013 #3
I've certainly gotten that message, LWolf Aug 2013 #7
We shall see just how far they get. mick063 Aug 2013 #11
I can't say LWolf Aug 2013 #18
I agree with the left on some issues and disagree on other issues el_bryanto Aug 2013 #4
I orbit Salon.com in a black helicopter. KG Aug 2013 #5
. LWolf Aug 2013 #8
I was in the co-pilot's seat. Aerows Aug 2013 #15
I am far left, Blue_In_AK Aug 2013 #9
+1000 forestpath Aug 2013 #24
Are "Surveillance State Apologists" and "NSA Humpers" being attacked? CakeGrrl Aug 2013 #12
Funny you should ask ... n/t Aerows Aug 2013 #14
When Democrats LWolf Aug 2013 #19
I am the left, and always will be n/t Aerows Aug 2013 #13
"work...within the system" Another DU3 feature not a bug. Cerridwen Aug 2013 #16
Work within the system... R. Daneel Olivaw Aug 2013 #21
Especially when the "system" is corrupt. Cerridwen Aug 2013 #22
" people who understand the importance of..." limpyhobbler Aug 2013 #25
Whose business are you talking about? LWolf Aug 2013 #27
I figured you'd get the sarcasm Cerridwen Aug 2013 #28
Round 2 seems to have started. nt LWolf Aug 2013 #29
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