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    The LA Times is becoming very weird to read, a mix of thoughtful and it's traditional far left rants. This though I find in the former category. Certainly not 'right' but some good points both parties should be considering. It's been acknowledged for awhile now, the DNC is funded by more wealth than the RNC. Upshot, the policies now being advocated by the Democrats most likely would hurt the middle class and poor. Demographics I guess.:

    http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-kotkin2dec02,0,3533253.story

     
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    Yes, but this isn't as new as the authors suggest. Some trace it back to McGovern. I hear "I didn't leave the Democrats, they left me" most often from 50 and 60-somethings. Also explains how Reagan got so much of the union/working class/Democrat vote.

    I wouldn't say Republicans are so great for workers, either, happy as they are to toss out fair trade and kiss corporate butt.

    I am telling you: a Republican who dares to stick up for working people could cream Hillary. But are there any?
     
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    Seems YOU have a handle on it, is there?
     
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    Not sure. Not that I've seen talking loud. Pat Buchanan did during his campaigns.
     

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