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  •  He sees himself as pragmatic (1+ / 0-)
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    Don midwest

    and seems to completely accept and support the conservative frame that progressives are stupid, naive, dreamers who couldn't actually accomplish anything.  This kind of Stockholm syndrome (in which Democrats adopt Republican mems) seems to be a common problem among "Responsible Adult" Democrats.

    Put another way, why would you expect a self-professed moderate Republican to listen to progressive Democrats as much as he does to his own party?

    More likely though, he has made the tactical calculation that the Progressives are captive votes and can be safely ignored.  

    Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

    by Mindful Nature on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:05:41 AM PDT

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