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Wed Jan 31, 2018, 02:06 AM

On the SOTU, we must ask this question: why do republicans hate us? [View all]

And I think I've figured it out - they hate us, because they ain't us. You can argue facts and statistics and all that other bullshit until you're blue in the face. But you'll never turn the GOP in favor of us because of one number: the intelligence quotient. Yes, the IQ. The republicans hate us, because we're smarter than them.

Want proof? The GOP worked to expose Hillary Clinton because she's smarter than them. See, we know that hate and white supremacism, and sexism, and misogyny, homophobia, and xenophobia are wrong. They don't. We know that Donald Trump is wrong, and that highly concentrated wealth is wrong. And the systematic destruction of some of our oldest institutions, and never ending war is wrong. They don't. They attack public universities and institutions on this very premise because they don't know what they are doing is wrong. And if you point it out to them, they'll change the subject and start talking about safe spaces. They hate colleges because they couldn't pass the tests required to get in! You know the states that voted the most for Trump are the states with the worst education policies, like Alabama, Kentucky and Florida.

As Dean Wormer once said on the classic movie Animal House: "Fat, drunk, and stupid, is no way to go through life." Let's break it down a bit further.

You ever get in an argument with a Trump supporter over the Bible or the Constitution? It's because they haven't read and fully understood these things. They don't know that the Constitution is a huge document that contains a lot of laws that apply to everybody. They only see 4 words - "shall not be infringed". And those words were an addendum that was added after the Constitution was ratified. And if you try to explain that to them, and that the only amendment they think matters, besides free speech, contains the word "regularly", they will get pissed at you and look at you like you're speaking a foreign language. Ever try to quote the Bible to them? Same deal. They haven't read it.

Ever wonder why white supremacists are so hung up on genetics? They don't understand how genetics works, because they never passed a science class. And if you quote them research from real scientists, you might as well be speaking a foreign language. They think that evolution should be replaced with the Bible, but they haven't read that either.

We like facts. They like symbols and slogans. Flags, guns, Bibles, children. But in reality, if you told them how badly politicians treat these things, they wouldn't care. Because the politicians who passed these laws isn't an icky liberal. Who they're told to hate because their pastor said so. Or whoever they listen to on the radio. "These colors don't run!!!!". They don't run, because they can't run.

We get our news from reliable news sources, where actual journalists perform real world, fact based research. Journalists who aren't afraid to use big words and call out bullshit when they see it. Whereas they only get their news from bullshit sources that water it down, filter out big words and cater to their intellect. Places like Breitbart, Fox News, Infowars, and Rush Limbaugh. You want to know the truth? Alex Jones is a community college dropout. Same with Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. Andrew Breitbart was a drug addict who died from overdosing on cocaine while he was taking a shit. Someone tells them their talking points, so they can dumb it down further for the people who don't bother to read. But their fans don't know that. And if you tell them that, they'll change the subject. They hate Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, and Trevor Noah because these guys are intelligent and aren't afraid to call out bullshit when they see it.

I could go on all day. But in short, they hate us, because they are dumber than us. If they would read a few books and get out of their comfort zone a bit more, they would realize what they are doing is wrong. They have a fondness for a nostalgia that never existed, because they live and thrive on TV. Their president is a reality TV star. If they would read, they would realize that the $1,000 bonus is just a small reminder of how much income inequality is fucking over the entire world. But they don't. They'll just turn on Fox News, drown out life, and not bother to read. Why do republicans hate us? They ain't us, and they couldn't pass the test.

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