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Open primaries could move us to the middle

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I frequently decompress by laying back in my overstuffed recliner as I read the paper. I was doing fine until a sentence in a nationally syndicated column caught my eye and raised my blood pressure.

This well known columnist said he didn’t want to understand the conservatives, he simply wanted to defeat them. Wow! So much for finding the middle ground. This ultra-adversarial attitude is becoming more and more common.

At my family reunion a few months ago, one of my relatives proclaimed she hated those damned Republicans. “I don’t trust anything they do.” So much for finding the midd...

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