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Response to Perseus (Reply #33)

Sun Apr 7, 2019, 10:26 AM

44. It's also caused when anyone claims that Democrats are the same as Republicans. Or...

It's also caused when anyone claims that Democrats are the same as Republicans. Or when anyone claims that the Democratic party is "the party of the elite" or "the party of the one percent". It causes division when anyone claims that Democrats are "ideologically bankrupt" and "corrupt". It causes division when anyone claims that Democrats "don't care about climate change". It causes division when anyone calls the Democratic party an "absolute failure" or that Democrats are "do-nothings". It's causes division when anyone claims that the Democrats "focus too much" on diversity and it creates distrust when anyone claims that people "aren't racists" just because they refuse to vote for someone because of their skin color. It harmful and divisive for anyone to falsely claim that the Democrats who "are very big into diversity" aren't "particularly sympathetic" to the working class.

That type of hate-speech serves no good purpose. Showing such open contempt and hostility for the Democratic party is a GIFT to the GOP.

All I'm trying to say is, when anyone repeatedly smears the Democratic party with that type of negativity it generates apathy. When you have apathy, that discourages voter turnout. When you have low voter turnout that gives Republicans a chance to steal the elections.

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