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A liberal's #gratitude for Republicans this midterm elections season
A liberal's #gratitude for Republicans this midterm elections season

In the era of social media, "gratitude" has become an overused word that’s often just a fig leaf for otherwise socially inappropriate bragging. We’ve all seen it in our feeds: "I have the most amazing/attractive/intelligent wife/husband/boyfriend/girlfriend/life-partner and am so totally in love with my fulfilling career/job/gig/work! #GRATITUDE!!" Gag me. Still, as annoying and often cringe-inducing as "#gratitude" has become, I can find no other word to adequately express the feelings I have for the Republican Party right now. Some context: the impending midterm elections were always going to be tough for the Democrats because a...

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