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Equinox Moon

(6,344 posts)
Wed Jan 18, 2017, 10:29 AM Jan 2017

Are there Dems in office that are actually Repubs? [View all]

A woman from Arkansas called into a radio show and asked if there was some rule or policy about a politician running for office as a Dem, getting elected, and then switching to be a Republican? She said this happened 3 times in Arkansas and she was not happy about it.

I wonder how deep this Republican coup is? There are all these think tanks happening on the sly, they must be coming up with ideas they implement without people knowing.

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Yes, there are Dems in office that are Republicans.
9 (90%)
No, there are not Republicans masquerading as Dems.
1 (10%)
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House and Senate members have periodically switched Party, whether for ideology or ambition... brooklynite Jan 2017 #1
Hmmmm.... I wonder at what point they reveal themselves? Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #3
Usually, right after the House or Senate switches sides brooklynite Jan 2017 #16
Interesting. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #18
I remember that a few Dems switched after the 1994 "Republican Revolution", esp. in the Senate Proud Liberal Dem Jan 2017 #19
not official but handmade34 Jan 2017 #2
I am not familiar with him. I got this from his Wikipedia page: Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #15
His state voted 70% for Trump crazycatlady Jan 2017 #20
DINO Joe, indeed... Rhythm Jan 2017 #34
Just what is mascarading? CBHagman Jan 2017 #4
got it Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #6
So, who do you suspect of this? MineralMan Jan 2017 #5
No, I don't have anyone in mind. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #7
What woman's story? MineralMan Jan 2017 #9
From Arkansas. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #17
There's probably some "Democrats" like Zell Miller still in office, but... Buckeye_Democrat Jan 2017 #8
WOW! This guy is explosive. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #12
I think he voted with Democrats about limiting money in politics, but little else. Buckeye_Democrat Jan 2017 #13
Why put up with certain wings of the Democratic Party if you don't have to? SaschaHM Jan 2017 #10
Of greater concern to me are those that vote like republicans kenfrequed Jan 2017 #11
True. The way they vote is the bottom line & top line for that matter. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #14
Depends Proud Liberal Dem Jan 2017 #21
The investment in blue dogs costs us kenfrequed Jan 2017 #24
It is a concern isn't it? Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #30
Oh goodie, a witch-hunt based on something some women on a radio said that concerns you... KittyWampus Jan 2017 #22
I think there is room on DU Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #23
There are conservative, moderate, and liberal Dems...the idea of governance draws people Johonny Jan 2017 #25
You have given me pause for ponderance. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #28
Manchin MFM008 Jan 2017 #26
Yes kimbutgar Jan 2017 #27
Joe Lieberman seems more loyal to the right. nt Quixote1818 Jan 2017 #29
He retired in 2013 and was last listed as an Independent. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #31
Better ?....Are there Dems on DU that are actually Repubs? Laura PourMeADrink Jan 2017 #32
I don't understand. Equinox Moon Jan 2017 #33
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