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  •  This is why the Democrats don't have to worry (6+ / 0-)

    much about the Republicans ability to raise enormous amounts of money from the ultrarich.

    Their message is that everyone should aspire to make millions of dollars and retire to a gated community. Their activists take this to heart and  try to get as much of that enormost pile as they can. You don't hear about unpaid or minimum wage interns working long hours to get someone they believe in elected. Some of their people are talented and work hard, but they expect to be paid corporate scale.

    The big right-wing only group that doesn't fit this is the American Taliban crew. Rick Santorum was able to keep going for months because these people aren't all in it for the money and were willing to work for free.

    These atticuteds go all the way to the top. What do you do if you graduate from Harvard with an advanced degree? If you are a future Republican presidential candidate you get tens of millions of dollars from your dad's cronies and start a vamprie hedge fund. If you are a future Democratic presidential candidate you take a low-paying job as a community organizer in the inner city.

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