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Response to stone space (Reply #112)

Sun Dec 4, 2016, 07:13 PM

117. "Vote for me, and I promise to put you in prison unless you conform to my beliefs"

comes across as "Don't vote for me", regardless of whether the issue is censorship, or infringement of reproductive rights, or anti-LGBTQ measures, or attempts to compel gun owners into giving up their guns. Whether that is expressed as people staying home on election day, or leaving that portion of the ballot blank, or voting third party, or whatever, the net result is lost votes.

John F. Kennedy and Eleanor Roosevelt would be booed out of the tent today, whereas Michael "Stop and Frisk" Bloomberg is the hero of the Third Way/DLC. That is profoundly sad.

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