Democrats: A secular socialist coalition?

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    Newt Gingrich recently referred to democrats as a "secular socialist coalition seeking to change America radically."

    Is this fair comment?
     
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    I'd say it's correct for the far left of the party.

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    newt might be overstating it a little bit, but there is some truth to it, IMHO>
     
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    So you think it's incorrect for the majority of democrats?
     
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    They're not secular at all.

    They have a God: Big Daddy Big Gubmint.
     
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    There would also be some truth in saying Republicans are a Jesus pimping, fascist coalition. But it wouldn't necessarily be fair comment. ;)
     
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    no, but in both cases there some that it fits. not most, some.
    so there is some truth to it, but it is overstated.
    and newts comment was much more polite than your crude drivel.
     
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    It sounds like he said the FAR LEFT not the majority....unless you consider the majority of democrats far left.
     
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    I would guess if they were polled, the majority of the non-far left wing of the democtratic party, you would find many of them are religous. Hell for that matter, a bunch of the far leftists are religious too. Kerry, Obama, Clinton just to name a few.

    -TSO
     
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    Wow.. a liberal calling someone else fascist??? Funny.
     

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