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Response to Zorra (Original post)

Wed Jun 6, 2012, 04:45 PM

52. We can blame the system but it's possible the message just isn't selling...

 

Look at Air America. We had a perfectly good alternative to conservative hate talk radio and it couldn't even get a fraction of the listenership and disappeared.

I'm not arguing that we change our principles or values but that we reconsider how we are framing them. The whole debate in Wisconsin about what percentage the average private worker pays of their benefits versus the average public worker is a perfect example. Instead of just purely fighting against any change perhaps we could have shown how the public model was sustainable and how it could be implemented in the private sector.

Edited to add: that way we probably could've actually gotten a good portion of the private sector on our side

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