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Sun Sep 23, 2012, 11:47 AM

 

The Republican base knows they're being lied to. They don't mind. [View all]

They know there's no voter impersonation problem to solve via voter ID. They will admit, privately, that they don't think "those people" should be allowed to vote.

They know public employees aren't overpaid, but they've been taught to hate public employees, so slashing public employee wages and benefits feels good to them.

They know there's no threat justifying our enormous defense budget. They just like being the strongest bully.

They know the health insurance companies are ripping them off, but they tolerate it because they just can't stand the idea of someone getting something they "don't deserve".

They know unions spend a tiny pittance on politics compared to corporations, but they're happy denying that because they've been taught to hate "union thugs" and "union bosses".

They know that Wall Street has rigged the system, but that's OK as long as they get to see the "Occupy hippies" pepper-sprayed.

They know their Party doesn't give a shit about them, but they've been taught to hate the other Party as a "bunch of takers".

They know there is no "liberal media" but also know that claiming there is one helps back up their other comfortable lies.

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