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  •  I don't think even the GOP (0+ / 0-)

    is cocky enough to go after voting locations in Chapel Hill.  Not even Jesse Helms was dumb enough to try and wade into the deepest, darkest blue zone in the state (with the possible exception of Durham).  But I'd love to watch 'em try.

    The problem in NC is the same as it's always been.  The urban districts are varying shades of blue until you get into the upper-classiest of the suburbs, where money talks.  But the people out in the rural areas -- which is still most of the state -- still vote against their own interest simply because of their fears and prejudices.  The GOP knows just what buttons to push.  So either we have to find different buttons that work better, or show them that they're being played.  Nobody likes finding out they've been played; the problem is, they all too often shoot the messenger.

    I'll believe corporations are people when one comes home from Afghanistan in a body bag.

    by mojo11 on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 06:29:31 AM PDT

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