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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #20)

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:55 PM

29. What does any of that

have to do with institutional power or economics? The left used to be defined by economics, its stances on institutional power (labor versus capital), inequality, etc. Now, those things are given equal or sometimes less weight than non-economic issues when determining what is on the "left". Got news for ya, Ron Paul is "liberal" (whatever the hell that word means) on some issues, more so than Clinton. That doesn't mean I would pretend that it would mean a damn thing if we found out that Ron Paul gave more to Democrats than Republicans. I could give a damn, and it would say a lot about the Democratic Party and what it has become anyway.

If you are a rich person that owns a newspaper and is arguing against core ideas on the left, and you are working hard to maintain the inequitable and corrupt status quo, you can go fly a damn kite.

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