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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-14-13 12:49 AM
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12. As I see it, the Democrats have no choice but to do that.
Edited on Fri Jun-14-13 01:00 AM by No Elephants
Republicans have the luxury of honesty. They were always openly the party of the wealthy--the coupon clippers who had inherited their money and big business. Well, maybe not always. I don't know about Lincoln's era. At least one time, he mocked the Democrats for being rich.

But, certainly by Truman's day, Democrats were portraying themselves as the party of the little "guy" ("the little woman" having a whole other meaning).

And how can you gin up anti "the other side" emotions enough to GOTV if people perceive both parties as too similar? As it is, huge amounts of Americans don't show up at the polls, especially if the election does not involve the Presidency.

Soon, the vote will cease to matter. Maybe it already has.

After all the brouhaha over "stolen elections," Democrats get Congress and the White House and do what, exactly, to help prevent more "stolen" elections? Well, Waxman held hearings to prove just how easy stealing elections was. No doubt that impressed all three regular viewers of C-Span. Having proved that, Democrats, who supposedly owe their jobs, power and ability to make money outside their day jobs, to clean elections fought for those things by doing what?

Meanwhile, when asked why he did not pursue his claim of a stolen election, Kerry said "I did not want to look like a sore loser."


The guy lived his whole life trying to follow in JFK's footsteps into the Oval Office; and he thinks that he finally won the Presidency, but he just let it go out of some elementary schoolyard concern about what?

Child, please.

(Well, there's another "all over the map " post that proves I have ADD. Too bad I didn't know it while I was in school.)
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