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August 8, 2013

Party Time

One of our big political parties somehow manages to market itself as the party of the Little Guy

while owning the allegiance of all the Big Guys in town. (The biggest of them all is second-largest shareholder in the party’s main propaganda organ.) The other party is heavily favored by non-Hispanic white voters yet is in financial thrall to donors and interest groups determined to drown that voter segment in a sea of cheaper immigrants. When asked, voters show strong preferences for policies that neither major party will touch with a ten-foot pole. Is Democracy’s Sun Setting? | Derbyshire

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 8, 2013 7:47 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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100 ways both parties are the same:

Posted by: Potsie at August 8, 2013 8:05 AM

If you exact no price for their disrespect of you and what you want you train the politicians to screw you. When politicians are put in a bind between screwing one group that will unleash holy hell and another group that will eat the crap sandwich you bring about more crap sandwiches.

Posted by: Scott M at August 8, 2013 12:22 PM

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