You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #25: Because it tells them what they want to know. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 11:07 AM
Response to Original message
25. Because it tells them what they want to know.
It's okay to be greedy.

It's okay to hate.

Nothing America does can ever be wrong.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -Why do so many people buy into the right-wing bullshit? bob_weaver  Oct-01-05 10:44 AM   #0 
  - Because the media presents it as fact.  lateo   Oct-01-05 10:45 AM   #1 
  - That's word for word exactly what I was going to post.  jobycom   Oct-01-05 10:46 AM   #4 
  - I truly believe that Democrats are of a higher intelligence level.  bearfan454   Oct-01-05 10:50 AM   #10 
  - They don't want to admit they have been duped.  bearfan454   Oct-01-05 10:46 AM   #2 
  - 35% isn't massive. Any occassional periods of higher support comes from  cryingshame   Oct-01-05 10:46 AM   #3 
  - Love your last line  alarcojon   Oct-01-05 11:08 AM   #26 
  - to point three - the left actually thinks policies are more imp  salin   Oct-01-05 11:23 AM   #31 
  - Not clueless...  lateo   Oct-01-05 12:39 PM   #38 
  - They have a strict-father worldview of politics.  brainshrub   Oct-01-05 10:46 AM   #5 
  - A nation always has a time  KingFlorez   Oct-01-05 10:48 AM   #6 
  - Telling them what they want to hear  cdb   Oct-01-05 10:48 AM   #7 
  - The daddy syndrome? Not grasping that the country so many  henslee   Oct-01-05 10:48 AM   #8 
  - they own the media!!!!!!!!!!! n/t  flyarm   Oct-01-05 10:49 AM   #9 
  - It gives them permission, even encourages them to voice their  greyhound1966   Oct-01-05 10:51 AM   #11 
  - Same thing happened in Nazi Germany  Boomer   Oct-01-05 10:52 AM   #12 
  - This country is divided into two groups  RagingInMiami   Oct-01-05 10:53 AM   #13 
  - People filter news/info for "facts" that support their existing worldview  CTD   Oct-01-05 10:53 AM   #14 
  - It's "Feel Good" Stuff  KharmaTrain   Oct-01-05 11:06 AM   #22 
  - Luck. They came at the right time and were willing to tell the lies  fasttense   Oct-01-05 10:55 AM   #15 
  - It's all about marginalization of groups  tularetom   Oct-01-05 10:56 AM   #16 
  - That's it exactly!  smirkymonkey   Oct-01-05 11:06 AM   #23 
  - Crudely put, but this is the more succinct description.  EST   Oct-01-05 11:58 AM   #37 
  - because a lot of people don't understand what the wingers are really  AmandaRuth   Oct-01-05 10:57 AM   #17 
  - Look; most think they're buying in to baseball, hot dogs and apple pie.  dave123williams   Oct-01-05 10:59 AM   #18 
  - Here's one take that I think is pretty right on for most of them.  CrispyQGirl   Oct-01-05 11:01 AM   #19 
  - three reasons  salin   Oct-01-05 11:05 AM   #20 
  - Good post.  Chi-Town Exile   Oct-01-05 11:07 AM   #24 
  - They throw the word "God" out there  Chi-Town Exile   Oct-01-05 11:05 AM   #21 
  - Because it tells them what they want to know.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Oct-01-05 11:07 AM   #25 
  - why? because it's easier.  leeman67   Oct-01-05 11:09 AM   #27 
  - Yeah; "God" forbid that they should  WritingIsMyReligion   Oct-01-05 01:27 PM   #45 
  - Its not that many, 1/3 of half that bother to vote.  newportdadde   Oct-01-05 11:14 AM   #28 
  - Letting others do your thinking is easy, and this administration  0007   Oct-01-05 11:15 AM   #29 
  - Notice how many right wingers  dretceterini   Oct-01-05 11:40 AM   #35 
  - Being brain-dead wasn't illegal the last time I checked  Lastlaughin08   Oct-01-05 11:18 AM   #30 
  - Unfortunately... nt  WritingIsMyReligion   Oct-01-05 01:28 PM   #46 
  - I Used to Just Laugh at Them...  tlsmith1963   Oct-01-05 11:29 AM   #32 
  - Those damn liberals want to take our guns...  B Calm   Oct-01-05 11:32 AM   #33 
  - feeds into fears, and lack. allows them to hold on to all and not share  seabeyond   Oct-01-05 11:34 AM   #34 
  - Because they have the most coordinated, sophisticated propaganda machine  tom_paine   Oct-01-05 11:42 AM   #36 
  - America (a sizeable portion anyway) loves bullies  ccbombs   Oct-01-05 01:08 PM   #39 
  - They play on base fears and base desires, that's why. It works  neweurope   Oct-01-05 01:09 PM   #40 
  - right wing  Parche   Oct-01-05 01:09 PM   #41 
  - People will buy camel shit,, as long as it's well packaged. That's why  Cyrano   Oct-01-05 01:18 PM   #42 
  - Its easy to just turn off your brain and buy into it. Plus, the truth is  ComerPerro   Oct-01-05 01:19 PM   #43 
  - Because they are Pavlov's Dogs,  WritingIsMyReligion   Oct-01-05 01:26 PM   #44 
  - Two words  omega minimo   Oct-01-05 01:55 PM   #47 
  - Low IQs. Or a self-centered attitude towards life. n/t  PowerToThePeople   Oct-01-05 01:58 PM   #48 
  - They ARE a minority, but they have wrestled control of the media  SoCalDem   Oct-01-05 02:04 PM   #49 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC