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Democrats won because too many voters want to be taken care of

President Obama and Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren won because too many voters buy into the Democrats’ message that the people need their help. Too many think they are incapable of navigating in a world of business, real estate, and commerce. The Republican message — let government help you help yourself — doesn’t resonate when so many people are on the receiving end of federal benefits.

I’m not talking about Medicare and Social Security. I’m talking about welfare, Section 8 housing, and other items on a long list.

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