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    Most people I know have gone from
    being lefties in uni to moderate or clear righties when getting older and or richer.
    Politicians aren't that different.

    I just think we ought to focus on their ideas and actions now rather than their past ideas.

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    I don't know anyone like that, I've never known and lefties who have gone to the right, no matter how much money they earn. One of my closest friends however used to be a Liberal voter her whole life, she told me a few months back that she had changed her mind and she is going to vote greens from now on. I am so proud

    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    Most people I know have gone from
    being lefties in uni to moderate or clear righties when getting older and or richer.
    Politicians aren't that different.

    I just think we ought to focus on their ideas and actions now rather than their past ideas.

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    Yep I know lefties who have gone to the right. I am more leftie now than I was when I was younger.

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    I am more moderate than I used to be. I still vote left but life has taught me no party has all the answers.

    And to be frank the labor and liberal parties compete these days (until recently anyway) for the middle ground.

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    I must add that to me labor doesn't qualify as lefty. I know I know

    My socialist background!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    I must add that to me labor doesn't qualify as lefty. I know I know

    My socialist background!!!
    Yes I agree.

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    I am a swinger... Started off a rightie, last time I voted leftie.

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    Same here!

    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    I must add that to me labor doesn't qualify as lefty. I know I know

    My socialist background!!!

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    I must be a freak I was a die hard leftie in uni, still a die hard leftie nearly 20 years later. If I won 100 million tomorrow on lotto..... I would still be a leftie.

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    Same here! I will always value Left wing politics, even if I had a massive windfall!

    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I must be a freak I was a die hard leftie in uni, still a die hard leftie nearly 20 years later. If I won 100 million tomorrow on lotto..... I would still be a leftie.


 

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