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Old 28th April 2017, 12:10 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
I know someone who thought he was called "Burlesque Tony".
Your friend sounds like he's familiar with my work.
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Old 28th April 2017, 04:01 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Both sides have a huge propaganda machine to vilify their opponents. It has been that way forever. Read about the American political campaign in 1800. Made the worse things we see do today look pretty tame.
ANyway, I think that the more inflammatory political rhetoric on both sides does not sway that many voters. It is pretty much preaching to the converted.
It's a way of short-circuiting the very real arguments on both sides of the issues. If you believe the other side is malevolent, then you don't need to listen to them.
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