Can Democrats let go of identity politics?

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    If they can, if they can give up their preoccupation with "special rights for special people", and get back to equal rights for all, their dreams of a blue wave might come true.
     
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    Unfortunately I think they are too predisposed to the idea at this point, but yes, it would lead to more a middle ground.
     
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    Does the equal rights for "ALL" include the rights of "special people"????.................LOL
     
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    It's part of a general shift to corporatism (interest group governance), that both parties are indulging.
     
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    Of course. Why wouldn't it?
     
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    Depends, are special people going to realize they are not special?
     
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    It's all they have....
     
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    Gee.......you cannot even comprehend the stupidity you spew.......Go back to bed.
     
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    The short answer? No.

    I think the better question is, can the republicans? If they dropped Trumpism and pitched a big tent, they could dominate politics in this country for decades. Instead, they are hitching their wagon to a prize racehorse whose prime has long fled by.
     
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    If that's all you got, I just might.
     
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