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Old 07-18-2010, 11:53 PM
 
Location: Duluth MN
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An interesting article here on how the Democratic Party has transformed from a party with a base of blue collar working class Americans to the party of self-proclaimed "educated" elites that express
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a form of social snobbery. To them, to express concern about mass immigration, or reservations about the Obama healthcare plan, is unacceptable in bien-pensant circles because this is simply not the way educated people are supposed to think. It follows that those who do think (and talk) this way are small-minded bigots, rednecks, oiks, or whatever your local code word is for "not the right sort".
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/c...h-disease.html

The article draws conclusions about how our political system is becoming much more similar now to that of Britain. I find it quite interesting from a political science standpoint.
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Old 07-19-2010, 03:30 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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An interesting article here on how the Democratic Party has transformed from a party with a base of blue collar working class Americans to the party of self-proclaimed "educated" elites that express

American politics has caught the British disease - Telegraph

The article draws conclusions about how our political system is becoming much more similar now to that of Britain. I find it quite interesting from a political science standpoint.
I didnt see anything about rich white people?
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Old 07-19-2010, 03:30 PM
 
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oh really
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Old 07-19-2010, 03:32 PM
 
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Last week all Democrats needed were poor welfare dependent black people. Now you tell us its right white people?

Nuf to make my head hurt.
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Old 07-19-2010, 03:34 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Is there a fee to vote now?
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