Originally Posted by DementedLogic
Considering the southern strategy and the ideological shift of the political parties, it's hard to compare Democrats of old to Democrats of new.
History is history, man. As far as ideological "shifts" go, it's not like they traded ideologies. Democrats have always been in favor of using certain classes to do the heavy lifting for the rest of society.
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"You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man's age-old dream – the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order – or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism." -Ronald Reagan