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Thursday, February 26, 2004

Base politics

I am reminded about why Ds should not ignore the more progressive elements, by someone on the other side. I wonder if we could get him to talk to some of our people.

"You can spend a lot of time and money trying to appeal to that 10 percent of voters who are in the middle, or you can spend it on that 45 percent who are for my team, half of whom don't remember to vote. The gay marriage issue doesn't really switch votes. It reminds his voters why they should remember to vote. This speaks to 'the base,'" says Grover Norquist.

(Thanks to Wonkette.com)