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So ultimately politicians/leaders can only go as far as their electorates will let them,

No; the leaders must educate, make the issues clear instead of letting the right wing muddy them up, and align the dream to the educated populace. In other words, lead.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Wed Aug 11th, 2010 at 03:04:15 PM EST
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