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June 11, 2005

by J

Stop Appeasing; Fight Back

Well, this sums up a big problem with Democrats quite well:
We talk about southern culture, blue-collar culture, NASCAR culture -- which overlaps, in complicated ways, with evangelical culture. Certainly one tenet they all share is this: When somebody punches you in the gut, you don't smile, stride halfway between his position and yours, and say that maybe the guy has a point. Behaving like that is precisely what has made the Democrats look so unsympathetically unfocused and confused to so many people.
Having grown up blue-collar, NASCAR, rural, and evangelical fundamentalist, I think I'm at least moderately qualified to say this guy is correct. [quote found by Atrios]
Posted by J at June 11, 2005 11:55 AM
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Thought you might be interested in this. There are a number of Dean-supportive action diaries up right now, and this one mentions and links to all of them...

Support Howard Dean Day: Weds. June 15th
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/6/12/24417/5792

Posted by: Renee in Ohio at June 12, 2005 6:01 AM

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