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Unread 10-03-2012, 04:40 PM   #14791
muddy otter
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Our state gubernatorial debate is on. I was going to vote for the Republican--he did a great job as a local official here. But he's gotten so snide about throwing red meat to the base that despite my huge respect for the job he did here, I just can't do it. Oh--and he's doing a big 'drill baby drill' on potential offshore oil as resources belonging to the state. Um, no, actually, that's Federal revenue. Yes, there's a bill to share revenue, but trying to sell this as a great idea for the state is neither factually true nor environmentally sound. Dude. Whiskey tango foxtrot. What happened to you?

Plus as it turns out the Democrat is making a great case for investing in education. So he's making me feel a lot better about voting for him.

Sigh. I'm finding it very disillusioning that someone I would have enthusiastically supported has been coopted. It's like watching zombies eat your friend.
God sent angels down to earth in the form of dogs with notes saying 'don't judge, just love.' They ate the notes but keep trying to deliver the message.
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