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Old 11-22-2016, 06:49 PM
 
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John F. Kennedy would be appalled at the far left socialist Democratic Party of today. He wouldn't even recognize it. By today's standards set forth by the liberals he would be a right wing fundie today. What do you think?
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Old 11-22-2016, 06:51 PM
 
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John F. Kennedy would be appalled at the far left socialist Democratic Party of today. He wouldn't even recognize it. By today's standards set forth by the liberals he would be a right wing fundie today. What do you think?
I think you have no idea what JFK or any other dead person would think today.
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Old 11-22-2016, 06:51 PM
 
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Nor would Lincoln....and Grover Cleveland would probably be freaked out by cell phones.....
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Old 11-22-2016, 06:54 PM
 
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I think you have no idea what JFK or any other dead person would think today.
That doesn't stop people from saying Reagan or Ike wouldn't be Republicans today.
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Old 11-22-2016, 06:59 PM
 
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John F. Kennedy would be appalled at the far left socialist Democratic Party of today. He wouldn't even recognize it. By today's standards set forth by the liberals he would be a right wing fundie today. What do you think?
Ok, I'm feel particularly lazy, so I'll ask you to justify your claim (technically, this is a minimum requirement on your end). What specific policies and actions taken by the Democratic party of today make you say this? Contrast them with things JFK and Democrats of his time did.

Also, I'd like an explanation how the Democratic party is considered far left. This would require you to clearly define leftist policies.
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:01 PM
 
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Ok, I'm feel particularly lazy, so I'll ask you to justify your claim (technically, this is a minimum requirement on your end). What specific policies and actions taken by the Democratic party of today make you say this? Contrast them with things JFK and Democrats of his time did.

Also, I'd like an explanation how the Democratic party is considered far left. This would require you to clearly define leftist policies.
He won't be able to do that. You'd end the thread too soon
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:10 PM
 
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JFK speech advocating for higher minimum wage, a national health care system.

"This great co-operation between a progressive citizenry and a progressive government is what has made this country great!"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhgOzQUGZAQ
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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JFK speech advocating for higher minimum wage, a national health care system.

"This great co-operation between a progressive citizenry and a progressive government is what has made this country great!"


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhgOzQUGZAQ
JFK would be disgusted with the POTUS from the 60s
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:35 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Ok, I'm feel particularly lazy, so I'll ask you to justify your claim (technically, this is a minimum requirement on your end). What specific policies and actions taken by the Democratic party of today make you say this? Contrast them with things JFK and Democrats of his time did.

Also, I'd like an explanation how the Democratic party is considered far left. This would require you to clearly define leftist policies.
I'm sorry, that kind of complex reasoning is only something you'd receive from a PlayStation user.

Anyway, Reagan and Nixon would be disgusted with the direction taken by the Republican Party, so we can take this argument full-circle.
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:41 PM
 
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That doesn't stop people from saying Reagan or Ike wouldn't be Republicans today.
So? Because other people indulge in idle speculation you feel validated to do it to?
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