Democrats, What Can They Say?

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    I don't even know if that will work.

    I spent a half an hour last night talking to someone I knew since childhood. he has a sweet job as a City of Chicago trash collector. (Well, one that pays well, anyway). And even though Republicans have said time after time the biggest change they would make would be to bust up the unions and privatize tasks like his, he still votes Republican.
     
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    What is it with these people? They SAY they don't want exactly what they vote for. And then they blame the Dems/Obama/Clinton when they get what they voted for.

    Next election, they do it again.
     
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    Bro, try quoting some facts and figures if you want us to become GOP. You wrote more than 10 paragraphs filled with babbling prose that never proves anything.
     
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    Well, I think the problem is, the reality of it doesn't sink in.

    I did hear an interesting theory is that there is a slice of the White Working Class - the so-called "Reagan Democrats" who will vote for Democrats when republicans have messed up the economy, but when the economy is going reasonably well, they give in to their racial, sexual and religious bigotry and vote for the Republican.

    Wash, Rinse, Repeat
     
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    They are fundamentalists with no actual ideology other than defining something as "right wing" and then taking the opposite stance. They do not understand, much less follow any consistent principles, but merely indulge in herd mentality. They are the sheeple of the left and are little different than the most rigid bible thumpers of the right.
     
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    Considering that Blacks and Hispanics just so happen to be the least well-educated portion of the population, perhaps you should be considering yourself with who is really trying to appeal to the ignorant ninny class.

    Trump is buffoonish to be certain, and acts in many embarrassing ways, but it wasn't just white trailer trash who voted for him despite this simple minded cliché you are trying to foster here.
     
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    That's true. It wasn't trailer trash who voted for him, just those with mental handicaps.
     
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    Democrats don't speak clearly enough. If they just presented themselves more gently. They could try this

    It's not personal. We really hate you. You are bad people who take a shower when you get home from work. You are ugly but maybe its not your fault. You were raised to believe in certain freedoms. For your own good we will take those from you. Trust in democrats, we know what's best.
     

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