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Unlikely Bedfellows on Immigration Reform

Richard31 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 6:03 PM
As the election draws ever closer, I have noticed a change of tone in the posts on this site. It appears that many new posters are appearing that represent the extremists - racists, misogynists, etc. While I am sure that a part of this trend is due to increased funding for Soros and DNC trolls, it is also partly due to tempers getting frayed as the election rhetoric heats up. Although I do not consider myself a "regular", I am issuing a call to all of the regulars here - when these offensive posters show up, please flag them immediately - and also take the time to demolish their posts in a reply, so that "newbies" can see what this board is really about. Thank you.
3152 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 10:33 PM
well saying something negative about a situation that well meaning but misguided politicians have caused is not racisst, extremist, or whatever
Michael Bloomberg, the independent mayor of New York City, is no one's idea of a hardline Republican conservative. Media titan Rupert Murdoch, whose empire includes Fox News and The Wall Street Journal, is no one's idea of a squishy Republican moderate. And Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, a lifelong Democrat, is no one's idea of a Republican at all.

It isn't every day that three men with such disparate ideological profiles find common cause, let alone on a high-profile issue that has been roiling American politics for years. But there they were at Boston's Seaport Hotel one evening last week,...