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Old 09-19-2010, 01:52 PM
 
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Too bad they didn't rebrand it for what it REALLY is... B.S.
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:40 PM
 
Location: The land where cats rule
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Yes, it's okay. Politics has a lot to do with the art of persuasion. I don't see how you can stop a political party from communicating a certain way or expressing ideas in ways that are advantageous to their political future.

From Frank Luntz, the Republican guru of communication:

Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear (9781401302597): Frank I. Luntz: Books
If, as you state, it is okay only for your party and not okay for the other?

A bit hypocritical, don't you think?

Politics as usual...always blame the other guy.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:20 PM
 
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If, as you state, it is okay only for your party and not okay for the other?

A bit hypocritical, don't you think?

Politics as usual...always blame the other guy.
What? I never stated that at all. I said both parties participate in this type of manipulation. Go back and read what I posted if you care enough about facts.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:32 PM
 
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Let me explain it to you, duh.
The earth is approx. 4.5 BILLION years old. These morons are using climate data at most 200 yrs old (and that is a stretch). It is another tax and spend scheme for the commie. left...end of story...sorry Charlie (only the best tuna become StarKist) err I mean Bob.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:50 PM
 
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What? I never stated that at all. I said both parties participate in this type of manipulation. Go back and read what I posted if you care enough about facts.
This is of course why you only provide a link to the right. Indictating that you lean toward forgiving the left for the practice.

Forgive the natural assumption that you condemn one while exalting the other.
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