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A Populist Message

Carlos_7 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 9:47 PM
I have yet to meet a conscientious Democrat ... Every last one turns self-absorbed and dishonest.
D G Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 9:18 AM
...... and they become mean-spirited towards others.
annfan_777 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 8:14 AM
I concur with that sentiment fully, Carlos, and it's been my experience as well.

John Podhoretz notes that Republicans have morphed into the "eat-your-vegetables-and-shut-up" party. There isn't much of a populist message out there from the GOP, which has been maneuvered into seeming like the party that's ready to raise taxes on everyone to prevent them from going up on the "evil rich."

On Monday night, I noted some populist points the Republicans should be making. But there's also one that bears emphasizing: Contrary to their posturing, the Democrats aren't really the party of the "common man." They're the party of government -- the force that bosses the "common man" around. 

While the private...