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Mon Mar 10, 2014, 10:16 AM

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pretty much their whole life, they've heard Republicans beating everybody over the head with their "government is the problem, not the solution" mantra (except when it comes to fighting terrorism and wars but only when a Republican is in the WH) and, to the extent Democrats have tried to do stuff, the Republicans have obstructed them every inch of the way and/or made government severely dysfunctional to the point that it gets shut down, so what has the government done for them anyway, right? They've been around as services get cut- mostly by Republicans- and then cut some more. Come to think of it, the total number of years that Democrats have really had to do anything remotely progressive- the years where they held both the executive branch and both chambers in Congress- has been a whopping 4 years out of 33 and there has only been a Democrat in the WH for 14 (soon to be a total of 16 so far. I guess- when you take all that into consideration- it does makes more sense. Clearly, we have a lot to do to show these millenials that a strong activist government can and does play a positive role in improving people's lives.

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