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wwwDURST: Political Party Double-Speak

Durst investigates the double-speak of the Republicans and Democrates. He writes, "WHAT THEY SAY: (Republicans) We value the women of our party. WHAT THEY MEAN: The ones that don't demand control of their bodies. WHAT THEY SAY: (Democrats) Families First. WHAT THEY MEAN: First Families Firster."
Republicans: The Republican Party is a big tent. WHAT THEY MEAN: A lot of you will have to enter from the servants flap. WHAT THEY SAY: Democrats: It takes a village. WHAT THEY MEAN: It takes a village full of money and we get enough, we'll be elected, and then it'll take a bulldozer to get us out of the White House.WHAT THEY SAY: Republicans: We value the women of our party. WHAT THEY MEAN: The ones that don't demand control of their bodies.WHAT THEY SAY: Democrats: Families First. WHAT THEY MEAN: First Families Firster.WHAT THEY SAY: Republicans: We're are committed to anti drug. WHAT THEY MEAN: Unless the drugs happen to be legal and are equipped with lobbyists with substantial budgets.WHAT THEY SAY: Democrats: The economy is doing well in all sectors of the country. WHAT THEY MEAN: In all sectors where raising a family on a living wage with a sense of security is not important.WHAT THEY SAY: Republicans: Illegal immigration is bad. WHAT THEY MEAN: Except for necessary gardeners.WHAT THEY SAY: Democrats: children shouldn't smoke cigarettes. WHAT THEY MEAN: They have come strongly out in favor of protecting puppies from toxic waste.Will Durst is one of those rare guys who's anti puppy.
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