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Why Democrats Should Avoid
the ´R´ Word

National Journal, by Charlie Cook

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Posted By:garnet, 4/29/2014 10:30:58 AM

From time to time, we all read something where suddenly words jump out from the page, grabbing our attention. This happened to me the other day while reading a memo from Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg and strategist James Carville, along with two of their colleagues who work for the Democracy Corps, Erica Seifert and Fredrica Mayer. This piece was based on a bipartisan poll conducted last month by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research for National Public Radio with the Democracy Corps, Resurgent Republic, and Women´s Voices Women Vote Action Fund. Democracy Corps is a 15-year-old organization, started by Greenberg and Carville,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/29/2014 10:42:06 AM     (No. 9829217)

FTA: The Democratic candidate says: The economy is recovering, but not for regular hardworking people.

Simply stated, DemocRATS are loaded with baloney sandwiches.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tsquare, 4/29/2014 11:17:46 AM     (No. 9829273)

Yep. The D´s have to walk very gingerly around all of the cowpiles they dropped during the last 6 years


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 4/29/2014 11:18:02 AM     (No. 9829274)

The guy who said "It´s the economy stupid." is going to choke on his own words. The other reason people don´t want to hear the R word is that they have bought the faux populism and class envy, and as long as they think there is a recovery that does not include them, they will be angry. Angry people vote for the other guy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: joew9, 4/29/2014 12:58:07 PM     (No. 9829447)

It´s become cool to refer to certain words only by their first letter. It´s time for it to be not cool but stupid. I had to read deep into this article to figure out R did not mean Republican or Racist or Recession or Reality or Red or Radical or Retrograde or Retroactive or ...



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