Are we witnessing the death of the Democratic party?

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  1. 6thElement

    6thElement Schrodinger's Immigrant

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    Agreed, it doesn't make it perfect. But it stops this complete split that currently defines US politics.

    Interesting piece here I was reading yesterday:
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41826022
     

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  2. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    It's time, but I GUARAN-FUCKING-TEE that the populace won't go for it.
     
  3. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    With a really photogenic, charismatic, young candidate.
     
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    ...who would soon be named the anti-christ....
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Justin Trudeau?
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    My thoughts exactly
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    First elected in 2004, Lipinski is something of an exotic species: a Democrat who opposes abortion and cast votes against both the Affordable Care Act and the DREAM Act, which sought to provide a pathway to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants.

    He was the only Democrat to cosponsor the “First Amendment Defense Act,” which protects those who refuse services to same sex couples, and the only Illinois Democrat to support drug testing of those seeking unemployment benefits — a move that has at least some union leaders considering opposing his reelection.


    This is my sympathy face.

     
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    :stupid:

    He's a Reagan Republican, at best. It's only an indication of how far right, the right has moved that this guy even qualifies to use the label "democrat".
     
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  13. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    far left....far right

    choices....
     
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    At far enough in either direction, they tend to meet...
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    And so it begins....

    But nearly two months after Ms. Warren released the test results and drew hostile reactions from prominent tribal leaders, the lingering cloud over her likely presidential campaign has only darkened. Conservatives have continued to ridicule her. More worrisome to supporters of Ms. Warren’s presidential ambitions, she has yet to allay criticism from grass-roots progressive groups, liberal political operatives and other potential 2020 allies who complain that she put too much emphasis on the controversial field of racial science.