Spoken like true liberal elitists.

(Politico) — The nation’s Democratic governors are gleeful at the heavy play social issues are suddenly getting in the Republican presidential primary.

In Washington, D.C., for the annual National Governors Association meeting, the Democratic governors agreed that while the 2012 election would likely turn on the economy, the current attention being paid to flashpoints like contraception is good news for their party. Meanwhile, their Republican counterparts were eager to turn talk back to the economy.

“I think we’re returning to the dark ages. What? We’re discussing the legitimacy of birth control in this country? That discussion, I thought, had ended 30 years ago,” said term-limited Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, who dubbed the four Republican presidential candidates “Christmas packages under the tree.”

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