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If there really was a large contingent of Angry White Men then Ron Paul would be leading the Republican primary.

Then again, maybe Ron is a little too intelligent to get elected...
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How many platitudes can you cram into one article...
To be honest, I thought it was just going to be a few thousand words of feel-good until that surprise twist at the end with the Clinton slap. I laughed, I cried. Would read again.
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To be honest, I thought it was just going to be a few thousand words of feel-good until that surprise twist at the end with the Clinton slap. I laughed, I cried. Would read again.
You could almost hear the violins playing in the background.

The Clinton comments are consistent with what I have read elsewhere and what I have heard among my friends, so I wasn't surprised at all to read them.
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"Nobody like him drowned in Katrina"
And there are no non-white, non-male police officers, National Guard soldiers or volunteer firefighters in Louisiana or Mississippi.
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And there are no non-white, non-male police officers, National Guard soldiers or volunteer firefighters in Louisiana or Mississippi.
Good point! A good proportion of local law enforcement (probably most? 2/3? I don't know but that is my subjective perception) are black, as are the New Orleans chief of police and sheriff of Orleans Parish.

Also, I recall reading a statement from Frank Minyard, the coroner, that close to 50% of the bodies found in New Orleans due to Katrina were white. But only about 33% of the population of New Orleans was white before the storm. Of course, maybe none of those white bodies were males?
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Good point! A good proportion of local law enforcement (maybe most? I don't know) are black.

Also, according to the coroner close to 50% of the bodies found in New Orleans due to Katrina were white. But only about 33% of the population of New Orleans was white before the storm. Of course, maybe none of those white bodies were males?
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THAT'S IT!!! There must have been a lot of really serene white guys drowning.
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Maybe I need an "Angry White Guy" T-shirt??
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The fact that four million angry white men who voted for Bush twice (and would be glad to vote for him again, since admitting mistakes is apparently a show of weakness in the angry white man code)... the fact that they aren't going to vote for Hillary is supposed to be newsworthy? They aren't going to vote for any other democratic party candidate either, they're not exactly swing voters. Whatever.
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The fact that four million angry white men who voted for Bush twice (and would be glad to vote for him again, since admitting mistakes is apparently a show of weakness in the angry white man code)... the fact that they aren't going to vote for Hillary is supposed to be newsworthy? They aren't going to vote for any other democratic party candidate either, they're not exactly swing voters. Whatever.
Well, I'll admit I voted for Bush. But consider the alternative. For me it was a 51% v. 49% thing. I was NOT enthused about either, nor have I ever been in any election.

It's always been an issue of "Which one do I think will do the least amount of damage?" But because of our political system and the way it's funded, the last two standing are always whores anyway.
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It is looking like voting for Hillary won't be an option anyway. She's fading fast!!!!
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Well, I'll admit I voted for Bush. But consider the alternative. For me it was a 51% v. 49% thing. I was NOT enthused about either, nor have I ever been in any election.

It's always been an issue of "Which one do I think will do the least amount of damage?" But because of our political system and the way it's funded, the last two standing are always whores anyway.
Are you having buyers remorse? or are you one of the 19% who still think Bush is doing a good job? If it's the latter, would you mind saying why? I am really interested and I don't know anyone in that category to ask.
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Ive seen Bush is 32% approval. Congress is getting 22%
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http://americanresearchgroup.com/economy/

It says 19% here.
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