Democrats Gonna Democrat

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I firmly believe that what our country needs is a race by both parties back towards the middle. Sadly (but not unpredictably), Dems appear to be racing left off the edge of the progressive cliff in their overzealousness to oppose everything Trump stands for.

Headline: The #Resistance Had a Very Good Night
Subhead: But will that hurt Democratic chances in November?
Short answer: Yes.

https://fivethirtyeight.com/feature...first-tea-party-moment-of-the-2018-primaries/
 

OSUCowboy787

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I firmly believe that what our country needs is a race by both parties back towards the middle. Sadly (but not unpredictably), Dems appear to be racing left off the edge of the progressive cliff in their overzealousness to oppose everything Trump stands for.

Headline: The #Resistance Had a Very Good Night
Subhead: But will that hurt Democratic chances in November?
Short answer: Yes.

https://fivethirtyeight.com/feature...first-tea-party-moment-of-the-2018-primaries/
The problem is that the middle has now skewed to the left. So even if a conservative moves to the middle they will still probably be called 'alt right' or some other name the libs make up for the day.
 

Cimarron

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I firmly believe that what our country needs is a race by both parties back towards the middle. Sadly (but not unpredictably), Dems appear to be racing left off the edge of the progressive cliff in their overzealousness to oppose everything Trump stands for.

Headline: The #Resistance Had a Very Good Night
Subhead: But will that hurt Democratic chances in November?
Short answer: Yes.

https://fivethirtyeight.com/feature...first-tea-party-moment-of-the-2018-primaries/

Reminds me of a story Lewis Grizzard told in one of his books as best I remember without looking it up. If you don't know who he is..........


He was telling about a time when he and his wife were traveling by car, he was driving and she was sitting in the front passanger seat.. She says "Why don't you put your arm around me anymore when we are driving like you used to do"? To which he replies "I haven't moved, I'm still sitting behind the steering wheel."
 
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Reminds me of a story Lewis Grizzard told in one of his books as best I remember without looking it up. If you don't know who he is..........


He was telling about a time when he and his wife were traveling by car, he was driving and she was sitting in the front passanger seat.. She says "Why don't you put your arm around me anymore when we are driving like you used to do"? To which he replies "I haven't moved, I'm still sitting behind the steering wheel."
It's really interesting because I've seen a number of older former Dems who say they feel like the party left them. I'm a 30-something former Republican who feels like the party left me. Hoping I won't find myself like a lot of people in a year or two as another Man Without a Party.
 

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I feel like both parties have moved drastically to the left on most issues. The Dems are completely wacko and the Reps lone saving grace is their defense of the 2nd amendment. Other than that one difference they are side by side driving our country off a cliff.
 

Cimarron

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It's really interesting because I've seen a number of older former Dems who say they feel like the party left them. I'm a 30-something former Republican who feels like the party left me. Hoping I won't find myself like a lot of people in a year or two as another Man Without a Party.
The Republican Party has moved considerably left, you don’t strike me as being to the right of where the party is today?
 

cowboyethics344

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Trump moved the Republican party considerably left?
Trump is more moderate than conservative. Most conservative would not want any restrictions on any guns or accessories. Trump has put in laws limiting bump stocks and other laws to help prevent rapid fire assault weapons.

The left has completely lost their collective minds. Trump could support every liberal policy ever written and they would want to get rid of him. At this point, they don’t care about policies and only want division. This is a special group of people on the left driven only by emotion.

Trump was a move to the left before he even stepped foot in the presidency. He was a Democrat for years. The sad part about it is that he is doing many great things for America which will be totally ignored because the entitled left lost their madam president who was rotten to the core.

They are mad that a con and criminal who represents their hypocrisy was not elected over someone who is producing great economic numbers and isn’t as soft spoken. Think about how screwed up the left truly is.
 

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Trump moved the Republican party considerably left?
Yea he effectively has. While conservatives will continue to be the majority of the party, Trumpism is pushing major policy towards the middle. This is good for Republicans as it looks like the Democrats are deciding to move on to full on Socialism which is a terrible move considering most americans are center right. They will destroy themselves.
 

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Trump himself was a Democrat for a long time and probably is fairly moderate. President Trump is not. He has sold out to the alt-right and we are all the worse for it. Both parties suck right now. The only thing the Democrats have going for them is that (R) beside Trump's name.
 

Cimarron

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Trump himself was a Democrat for a long time and probably is fairly moderate. President Trump is not. He has sold out to the alt-right and we are all the worse for it. Both parties suck right now. The only thing the Democrats have going for them is that (R) beside Trump's name.
Exactly how has Trump hurt you? How has he made things worse?
 

CocoCincinnati

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The GOP has moved left but I don't think Trump moved them left, that was happening before he won the nomination and I would argue that it was actually a big factor in him winning the nomination. Trump is kind of hard to figure out, he did sign a budget that every liberal in DC would be cheering if it came from a Dem president but on the other hand he has gotten rid of more regulations than any other Rep in the field would have other than maybe Paul. I honestly don't know what to think other than I'm glad it's him and not Hillary....she's not hard to figure out.
 

cowboyethics344

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Trump himself was a Democrat for a long time and probably is fairly moderate. President Trump is not. He has sold out to the alt-right and we are all the worse for it. Both parties suck right now. The only thing the Democrats have going for them is that (R) beside Trump's name.
What exactly has he sold out too? Democrats don’t have anything going for them at all except maybe the MSM which is proving to be a fraud.
 

Cimarron

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What exactly has he sold out too? Democrats don’t have anything going for them at all except maybe the MSM which is proving to be a fraud.
CowboyOrangeFan has nothing. He’s caught up in the feeding frenzy of the left. Doesn’t matter what it is if Trump did it, it’s wrong, stupid, and bad for America. He could solve cancer and the Dems would find fault with it.