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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

    Quote Originally Posted by mookie1995 View Post
    Passing laws to help colored and poor folks in the 60ís was running center?!?!

    LBJ ran so far left he was personally responsible for the long term exodus of traditional Dems to the R party (which wasnít necessarily a bad thing)
    No, he governed Left, which is the whole point of the distinction. Obama ran as Hopey Changey but governed as a centrist.
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    No, he governed Left, which is the whole point of the distinction. Obama ran as Hopey Changey but governed as a centrist.
    This is what I want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    No, he governed Left, which is the whole point of the distinction. Obama ran as Hopey Changey but governed as a centrist.
    LBJ ran in 64 as continued enactment of kennedyís Lib policies.

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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

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    The left calls anything to the right of Bernie "Alt-Right."
    OK, I guess that makes me a Nazi then.

    You're better than this, Rube. Stop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    No, he governed Left, which is the whole point of the distinction. Obama ran as Hopey Changey but governed as a centrist.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Rube View Post
    This is what I want.
    So at least you admit it.
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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

    Quote Originally Posted by FadeToBlack&Gold View Post
    So at least you admit it.
    I've always admitted it. Govern centrist. This is why I like Amy K.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Rube View Post
    I've always admitted it. Govern centrist.
    Oh, we know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FadeToBlack&Gold View Post
    Oh, we know.
    Yeah but to some around here that equals Republican somehow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyman View Post
    Yeah but to some around here that equals Republican somehow
    Economically centrist has been Republican since 1980.

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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

    Quote Originally Posted by ScoobyDoo View Post
    Economically centrist has been Republican since 1980.
    Socially since what? ERA introduced? CRA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyman View Post
    Yeah but to some around here that equals Republican somehow
    Well, "Republican" means borderline Nazi now, so...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FadeToBlack&Gold View Post
    Well, "Republican" means borderline Nazi now, so...
    So Centrists are Nazis?!

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    Undecided centrists are just people who arenít fully on board with voting for nazis. They have some reservations.

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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

    Quote Originally Posted by FadeToBlack&Gold View Post
    Well, "Republican" means borderline Nazi now, so...
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    This is what some of the uber-left don't realize about themselves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Rube View Post
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    This is what some of the uber-left don't realize about themselves.
    And there it is again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScoobyDoo View Post
    And there it is again.
    Not Bernie or The Squad? NAZI! Yes, there it is again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Rube View Post
    Not Bernie or The Squad? NAZI! Yes, there it is again.
    You poor guy.

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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

    Quote Originally Posted by ScoobyDoo View Post
    You poor guy.
    Not really. Frankly, you have no clothes, or so goes the story.
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    Re: 2020 Democratic Challengers VII: Bon Voyage Beto

    Quote Originally Posted by mookie1995 View Post
    LBJ ran in 64 as continued enactment of kennedy’s Lib policies.
    JFK was not a liberal. His foreign policy was more hawkish than Eisenhower and his fear of communism was legendary. He cut the top marginal tax rate by more than Reagan did.

    We remember JFK as a liberal darling because Bobby was a liberal (and the brains of the outfit) and because he was murdered and is therefore a Democratic Saint. But he was backpeddling from FDR as fast as his shapely legs could go. It was LBJ himself who enacted the great liberal policies of the 60s but he was destroyed by Vietnam.
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