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With Obama in office, Democrats have lost their taste for dissent [Letter]
With Obama in office, Democrats have lost their taste for dissent [Letter]

"Dissent is the highest form of patriotism." During George W. Bush's term that sentiment was often seen, usually with a statement of support for Democratic Party candidates. Now that President Barack Obama is in office, those who dissent are vilified and bullied by representatives of the party who espoused dissent a few years before. When opposition to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was voiced, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the dissenters "anarchists," and Sen. Barbara Boxer likened them to those who commit domestic abuse. Reps. Nancy Pelosi and Steve Cohen called them "unpatriotic" and "domestic enemies." I understand that...

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