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20 Of The Most Embarrassing Moments In The History Of The Democrat Party

AmilamtheAmicable Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 8:34 PM
I guess top 20s are this guys only gimmick. Pretty sad Of course many of these sins were made by the now defunct Conservative wing of the Dem party. Just as many of the top hits of the early Republican party were done by its Liberal wing. This isn't to absolve the Democratic of miss running many urban centers or being loose with pork spending, but such lists are so intellectually dishonest (even when Moody cut our rating they attributed it to both parties) as to prevent any real discussion.
Earl29 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 10:18 PM
Sure, Gotta be conservatives. Sure. Of course this isn't to absolve ....
Earl29 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 10:20 PM

For example, one will virtually never hear that the Palmer Raids, Prohibition, or American eugenics were thoroughly progressive phenomena. These are sins America itself must atone for. Meanwhile, real or alleged “conservative” misdeeds — say McCarthyism — are always the exclusive fault of conservatives and a sign of the policies they would repeat if given power. The only culpable mistake that liberals make is failing to fight “hard enough” for their principles. Liberals are never responsible for historic misdeeds because they feel no compulsion to defend the inherent goodness of America. Conservatives, meanwhile, not only take the blame for...