(HUFFINGTONPOST) — I've made this confession before, but it bears repeating given the subsequent quote from Michele Bachmann.
When I was in high school, I was a very serious Republican. In fact, I was the founding president of my high school's Republican club. In addition to that, I used to be the conservative voice of the opinions section of the high school newspaper and often sparred (in print) with a fellow journalism geek named Carl. It was Carl who gets partial credit for my transformation into a liberal Democrat.
Here's how he did it.
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