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View Diary: KS State Sen. Schodorf Switches Parties (105 comments)

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  •  Perhaps because some positions are (4+ / 0-)

    contextual, and when the person is freed from the context (the old party), new positions can taken based on the new context (the new party).

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      I’d be surprised if Schodorf didn’t move a bit to the left now that she doesn’t have to try to appease the most conservative elements of her base. She certainly wouldn’t have to move much to fit into the KS Democratic Party, she’s already pro-choice, against tax cuts for the rich that destroy schools, reasonably pro-gay, etc. The moderate Republicans in Kansas are remarkably similar to what one would think of as conservative or moderate Democrats elsewhere.

      Kansan by birth, Californian by choice and Gay by the Grace of God.

      by arealmc on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 03:56:36 PM PST

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