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  •  We Took That Risk In the Midst of Prolonged (3+ / 0-)

    strong voter support. Republicans have had minority voter support since the late 80's; they've had to win first by pushing emotional culture war and terrorism themes, and now by disqualifying Democratic voters.

    They don't have a block they could afford to lose as we did.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Thu May 23, 2013 at 11:05:04 AM PDT

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    •  They won't lose their base to Democrats, or even (0+ / 0-)

      to staying home because the base first and foremost hates Democrats.  There may be some risk of third party candidates or primaries further weakening Republicans in general elections.   But overcoming gerrymandering at both the state and federal level is going to be a tough battle.

      “The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day.” Gloria Steinem

      by ahumbleopinion on Thu May 23, 2013 at 12:41:39 PM PDT

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