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How Big Is Our Tent?

The posts below raise a number of interesting questions: questions about winning, governing, and our values.

Should we welcome everyone into the tent that is the Clackamas County Democratic Party? Or just those who are willing to work to achieve our values? Do we use our resources, both monies and volunteers for those who oppose gun control? Or abortions? Or workers rights?

Do we help to elect candidates who not only ignore our platform but who work and or vote against it?

If the answer to any of the above is “yes,” then how do we decide who to endorse and who to oppose? Continue reading