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Old 2022-05-25, 16:33   #368
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Originally Posted by PhilF View Post
Those were the days.

Today, no matter who was president, no matter what party they represented, and no matter how forward-thinking or excellent the idea, the person would be lambasted and crucified by the other party for suggesting something so outrageous.

This is the unescapable atmosphere that today's politics + media + social media + corruption + instant global mass communication has produced. It's an ugly concoction.
A brave politician would choose to make such a statement, not because it is easy but because it is hard.
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