A question about liberals...

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    I'm new here and have been browsing the threads. I noticed that a disproportionate number of liberal/progressives resort to name calling when their arguments fall apart. I noticed this on another message board too. Anybody have a good explanation of why this is? Also, why were liberals more angry after Obama's election, than before? I mostly would like a liberal answer to this, as my conservative peers probably have the same reasons I do :)
     
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    They're liberals, my friend. Here. Have another cigarette. Joe Camel says it's good for growing boys. ;)
     
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    I notice it seems at least even on the name calling.

    I recently got told I lie liek a $2 whore in a neg rep.
    I just asked them how they would know how a $2 whore lied?
     
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    I suggest you open the other eye and look around again.

    Loons will be loons, on both "sides". These places draw them like flies. Obviously. ;)
     
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    I would be pissed too if people were calling me a liberal
     
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    Folks always seem biased concerning the "other side". Example, I was all over some Christian Science Monitor article citing Glen Beck's idiocracy with calling a 13 year old Jew a Jew killer during the 2nd World War. Or Playboy and Rolling Stone's problems with legalizing pot yet not encouraging tougher penalties for driving while stoned.
     
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    I think it's just a standard MO Scorch and Burn, Discredit or Kill the Messenger Policy. Look at how many people Obama himself has thrown out of and under the bus. Not Everyone here is like that. Look to make friends on both sides of the aisle, you will find rational people that bring light from both sides of the spectrum here. Some of us, you just have to catch when we are not in one of our moods. Think like "The King Of Heart's" and you will do fine. ;) ;) ;)

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    Like I said, I'm new here and have only read about 90-100 posts. I may need to read more, but it is about 4:1 so far. And I'm talking about names like a-hole, idiot, stupid ass,...etc. There are loons on both sides, and name calling dosen't automatically equal loon. It does however ruin any chance at getting someone to see your point of view. I'll be happy to make friends with anybody as long as they don't believe in using government to take other peoples stuff :)

    P.S. The term "Teabaggers" is what got me to notice when liberals try to discredit by using derogatory language...Since then it is something I can't un-see. It has made me more careful in how I make my points and who I choose to interact with on a personal level. It is a very unattractive quality :)
     
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    Terms of endearment for the dedicated opposition here. Trust me, this place plays rough. You need a thick skin to survive it, but it's worth it.
     

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