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Progessive Anguish Turns Into Acceptance

Politico has a video of progressive leaders talking about their mixed feelings regarding President Obama. Van Jones typified this sentiment: “With the president, we go from having a crush to being crushed.” The consensus among the progressive types, though, is that Obama is far better than Romney, and they will still cast their votes for the president. Siobhan Bennett, the president and CEO of Women’s Campaign Fund, contrasted the two candidates, “There’s Obama, and there’s awfulness.”


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