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  •  no way in hell the GOP embraces (3+ / 0-)
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    a woman's right to choose. If it did, the anti-choicers would create a third party in a heartbeat. I could see them embrace civil unions but i doubt they could support gay marriage, at least not yet.

    •  They could go halfway on the (0+ / 0-)

      right to choose just by supporting contraceptive access -- only the hardline right-to-lifers could see a problem with that.

      "If we ever needed to vote we sure do need to vote now" -- Rev. William Barber, NAACP

      by Cali Scribe on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 08:33:35 AM PST

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    •  That might not be a bad thing. (0+ / 0-)

      The Republican Party has to find its way back to the middle. Splitting would be bad for a while but at least there would be a road forward. As it is, they are just eroding.

      For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. - Albert Camus

      by Anne Elk on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 08:42:44 AM PST

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    •  They can't win if they don't. (0+ / 0-)

      They can't win if they do.  I'm ok with that.  :)

    •  a third party helps Dems (0+ / 0-)

      Splitting Conservative votes between 2 parties means the Dems win every time!

      --United Citizens defeated Citizens United...This time. --

      by chipoliwog on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 09:09:15 AM PST

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