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Sun Nov 3, 2013, 04:07 AM

26. I'm far to the left on the spectrum, but

I really don't know where this ludicrous notion came from that moderates and centrists are somehow "weak" and indecisive. Being a moderate or a centrist has zero to do with not having any principles or being stupid; it basically just means having a balanced mix of both liberal and conservative stances. I would argue that moderates are absolutely necessary for getting things done in D.C. because if both parties become polarized and move too far away from the center, then the only way that things will get done is with 1-party rule (where 1 party has the WH, control of the House, and a Senate supermajority), which is highly unlikely in such a mixed-bag country. The two parties are supposed to work together, and in the interests of Americans.

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