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It's Hard to Be a Republican

Archie1954 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 4:38 PM
I know it's difficult for Republicans but just ignore the fact that everyone who knows your political affiliation, is thinking now there goes an ignorant, selfish fool.
rickmcq Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 4:43 PM
Not nearly as difficult as it would be for everyone to know that you are Archie.
Even when the economy is terrible, when the incumbent Democratic president has not been able to demonstrate success on job creation or growth, and even when the standard of living for Americans is declining on his watch, the country will choose a Democrat "who cares about the problems of people like me" over the Republican. That alone is enough to make Republican heads spin for some time.

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