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A last minute plea to Republicans to redeem themseles...

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Moonie, the true traitors are those who are recklessly mortgaging our children's futures with Porkulus, QE1, QE2, and QE3. 4 more years of Obama and Bernanke economic policies will be the ruin of this nation for decades to come.
 

MovingTarget

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Exactly. Ignorant minorities are just as mindlessly superstitious as rednecks, and in the same direction. If it wasn't for white entitlement causing Republicans to keep trying to disenfranchise minorities and thus leaving minorities no choice but to vote for the intellectual elite who will represent them, we liberals would be fucked. If the underclass all banded together in an orgy of delusion, we few intellectuals would not be able to make our voices heard above the din of stupidity.



The problem is that we of the liberal elite want intellectual equals. If someone can't judge facts they can't be trusted not to veer off into fundie-land. If a person can deny evolution and climate change because of simplistic, convenient narratives, nothing is safe, so how do you engage someone like that?
We do not want to have to peddle Truth like snake oil just because some people want to be really lazy about their method of discrimination.

When the South is ready to join the rational, thinking world, we'll be here.
I tend to agree with your first paragraph, but your second is exactly why liberals/democrats continually lose the South. It isn't that there aren't intellectual equals down here, its that we tend to hold a grudge when our cultural sensibilities and way of life are continually insulted and demeaned. There are plenty of rational people down here if you simply open your eyes and your mind.
 

rudder

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Exactly. Ignorant minorities are just as mindlessly superstitious as rednecks, and in the same direction. If it wasn't for white entitlement causing Republicans to keep trying to disenfranchise minorities and thus leaving minorities no choice but to vote for the intellectual elite who will represent them, we liberals would be fucked. If the underclass all banded together in an orgy of delusion, we few intellectuals would not be able to make our voices heard above the din of stupidity.



The problem is that we of the liberal elite want intellectual equals. If someone can't judge facts they can't be trusted not to veer off into fundie-land. If a person can deny evolution and climate change because of simplistic, convenient narratives, nothing is safe, so how do you engage someone like that?
We do not want to have to peddle Truth like snake oil just because some people want to be really lazy about their method of discrimination.

When the South is ready to join the rational, thinking world, we'll be here.
Yes massa... you so smart and you know best.

But I suggest massa that you may want to google narcissism.
 

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