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  •  It does speak to itself....whatever one thinks of (7+ / 0-)

    Doles politics, he does, however represent one side of the gulf facing the GOP. He and his ilk went to Washington to do things. The current crop seem to have a philosophy that is little more than breaking things.

     Builders versus Vandals.

     Soon the past of the Doles and the 'East Coast' set will be all the GOP has to cling on to as their Grand Old Party disintigrates into Greasy Offal Piles.

    it tastes like burning...

    by eastvan on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 05:31:50 PM PDT

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    •  Yeah, I appreciate Dole's critique here, but at (3+ / 0-)
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      the same time, the extremism of his party is the fault of moderates such as him, and pragmatists, both of whom welcomed the extreme RW drooling over the prospect of all that free voluntary labor by the Christianist Right and other extremists. Then they made no effort to control and marginalize them. Now it's too late, and it was too late some years ago. So I don't have much sympathy for him and others like him.

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