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  •  From when I was canvassing (6+ / 0-)

    I found it interesting that some people seem to have party registration that does not match up with their beliefs at all (unless the databases just produce errors).  When I was canvassing in Philadelphia, I remember coming across an elderly woman, listed as a Democrat, who started blabbing to me about that right-wing Obama 2016 documentary.  "It's true!  I saw it in a movie!" was the gist of her comments.  I tried to end the conversation as politely and quickly as possible because I realized that it was not going to go anywhere, especially given the tone of her voice.

    •  I had a similar experience in 2006 (3+ / 0-)

      Went to one house where the supposed Dem hijacked me and spent 20 minutes regurgitating NRA talking points.

      Hige sceal þe heardra, heorte þe cenre, mod sceal þe mare, þe ure mægen lytlað

      by milkbone on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 10:04:32 AM PDT

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    •  My cousin (1+ / 0-)
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      who's 68, is still a registered Democrat but hasn't voted Democratic in 35 years. She's the biggest Fox News, pro-Bush, anti-Obama, anti-immigrant, etc. person I know. Reads the NY Post every single day. She never bothered to change her registration, either out of laziness or getting a kick out of saying, "but I'm a Democrat."

      Republicans...think the American standard of living is a fine thing--so long as it doesn't spread to all the people. And they admire the Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it. Harry S. Truman

      by fenway49 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 01:14:42 PM PDT

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