[ExI] What Makes People Vote Republican

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Fri Sep 19 05:23:09 UTC 2008

From: "Emlyn" <emlynoregan at gmail.com>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 10:12 PM

> I'm pretty amazed to hear anyone say that about Obama. To me, he is
> the most compelling candidate the Democrats have run in my living
> memory. The things he is proposing to do, particularly related to
> corporate influence on politics, boggle the mind. From outside the US,
> it has always seemed strange that you allow such overt corporate
> manipulation of your democracy, culminating in the current executive
> level regulatory capture.

He is by far the most compelling candidate I've seen, too.
> And back to Obama, all he's really proposing is to take the US a
> tentative step toward the kinds of policies that have been quietly
> working in the rest of the west for, what, a hundred years?

Yes.  And he's got the goods.


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