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Response to CK_John (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 01:05 PM

65. so you are PROUD of the fact that she's gamed a very un-democratic part of the process?

You people just don't get it... Backroom dealing, influence peddling, funneling millions of corporate blood money... These things should be anathema to any true progressive, yet the HRC/DLC wing of the party seems to bask in the glow of this dirty underbelly of machine politics, in which the egalitarian ethos of the democratic process is just shit all over...

You know, being a Democrat should mean more than just being pro-choice or supporting LGBT equality. Hell, 30% of the GOP is pro-choice, and I'm sure the Log Cabin Republicans believe in LGBT rights. The rich and the powerful within the party structure should be going out of their way to foster a more inclusive and just political system, just as they should be striving for the same for our economy. But I get the feeling they view the Party as their personal play toy, and everyone outside of their economic or social strata to be merely the "great unwashed", whose loyalty should just be automatic because, well, at least they're not Republicans.

That attitude is going to need to change or the Democratic Party will never reach its full potential to positively impact the lives of all Americans. I assume the 1%ers among the Superdelegates are probably quite pleased in knowing HRC won't rock their boat, and that pesky, economic-justice seeking Bernie Sanders is looking like the runner-up.

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