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Confessions of an Activist

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Recent events have prompted me to come clean regarding my honest political persuasion.


Within the past year I have been variously described as follows --


     From a Democratic Party functionary, I am "a mole for the Republicans."


     From a Republican spokesman, I am "a radical leftist, possibly a Communist."


     From an avowed Communist, I am "a red-baiting reactionary."


Goodness, or badness if you will, that's one hell of a spectrum! And, would you believe it -- being by nature rather confident in my political positions -- until quite recently I had never realized there was an identity problem.


What are the symptoms that have elicited such diagnoses from these observers?

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