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Response to B2G (Original post)

Tue Jan 5, 2016, 06:57 PM

69. 8 years ago the national opposition party hadn't just invested 7 years of scorched earth politics

Democrats, when they're not in the White House, act like the loyal opposition; they oppose what they can but don't try to derail all legislation. They allow the administration to actually administer the executive branch.

Republicans, when in opposition, do everything possible to ratfuck the process. They're first loyalty is to party, not nation. So the public ends up with a good deal more to be bitter about when Democrats are in power.

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