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Sun Mar 14, 2021, 12:44 PM

Opinion: Here's the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans

Excellent article by Jennifer Rubin that says what most Democrats know is true.

While it is possible that New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) will ride out the burgeoning scandal involving multiple complaints of sexual harassment and concealment of nursing home deaths due to covid-19, Democrats are trying their level best to dump him
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This is what a responsible party does. Its members assess the magnitude of credible evidence of wrongdoing, the severity of the alleged conduct, and the moral and political cost of defending a scoundrel, and then put decency and good governance ahead of tribal loyalty. This is not a weakness; it affords them moral authority and reaffirms the trust that voters place in elected officials.

The Republicans time and again have shown that they would never do such a thing.
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The irony is that the GOP used to fancy itself as the party of personal responsibility and public rectitude. Now it is a party of professional victims, wallowing in the myth of anti-White racism, incensed when presented with the concept of implicit bias and ready to smear women of color nominated for key posts for the same conduct that Republicans tolerated from White men. (Perplexed that police groups could support a progressive woman of color such as Vanita Gupta, Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas actually accused her defenders last week of coercing police organizations into giving enthusiastic endorsements, an allegation entirely without support, fiercely denounced by police groups and revealing of his own biases about police and civil rights leaders.)
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Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/14/heres-difference-between-democrats-republicans/

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Response to SharonClark (Original post)

Sun Mar 14, 2021, 01:06 PM

1. I've been a solid Democratic voter for many years. My concept of a "responsible

political party" is one that calls for and follows through with investigations before
making decisions on ousting members that they may later regret.

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Response to abqtommy (Reply #1)

Sun Mar 14, 2021, 01:42 PM

2. Hear, hear!

Due process is there for a reason.

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Response to SharonClark (Original post)

Sun Mar 14, 2021, 01:44 PM

3. I think



Cuomo should get a a fair investigation of his alleged behavior. We should not have a rush to judgement, even though some of the accusations are definitely in the not good at all column, to be sure. Plenty of time to impeach him and throw his ass out, if he really has been abusing women.

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