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  •  That is indeed the problem (9+ / 0-)

    with "name the enemy" prescriptions like that.  It's better not wasting too much energy trying to ponder motivation.  Soon you start seeing people on your own side who go too far for your tastes as provocative plants as well.  That way lies madness.

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      I see some people as in it for their own personal motives, whether for money, fame or ego. The effect on the progressive cause is a secondary concern.

      However, as people like this have wreaked long-term havoc on the Right -- the Coulters, Becks, Limbaughs, Joneses, Son of Ericks, Farahs, etc... all to line their own pockets by fleecing their base, I don't want to see that happen here.

      "Much of movement conservatism is a con and the base is the marks." -- Chris Hayes

      by raptavio on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 11:22:48 AM PST

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