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The big question: What story about America’s future can unite the U.S. left? via @grist

David I just quoted you the other day, now I'm kind of embarrassed. I had no idea you were so politically unaware. You appear to have no idea what those on the right believe in or stand for, yet you have the audacity to write about it. The right is just as diverse as the left, I might say they are more so. There are millionaires and waitresses, CEO's and yoga instructors, bigots and gay rights activists, big oil suppliers and environmentalists. They are not united, they don't all stand for moral values and nuclear families - not by a long shot. The only unifying factor is that most believe in the constitution and it's protection from an oppressive government. They believe in learning from past mistakes and proceeding with caution, they believe in personal responsibility and our right to live and raise our children as we see fit because a federal government that takes care ...

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