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Mon Nov 16, 2020, 04:50 PM

19. NEVER forget that half are conservative, and that at least half of THOSE

are hard-core conservative, every bit as racist and antagonistic toward other races and groups, including women's rights, as their white counterparts. And many long for authoritarian leaders to direct them in smashing the "other" every bit as much as white authoritarians.

Is it any real surprise that a few of those joined in a giant, intoxicating wave of Trump-lead anger that reflects their own attitudes far more than Democratic liberalism ever did or could? Or that others voted resentment against Democrats instead of Republicans by not voting? This is the real world and real people.

As for the claims of what all of any orientation who refused to vote for Democrats want from Democrats, is there EVEN ONE that wasn't blasted to bits by their enabling Republicans to continue racial divisions, continue assaulting equality and even the right to live, continue demolishing laws and programs meant to serve all, and continue active persecution of others more vulnerable than themselves?

Democrats are not responsible for the choices of conservatives and LW hostiles of any race, religion, sex, or background. They are. And no excuses for them.

Or for anyone who chose for Trump to be able to continue trying to jail political opponents, torment babies because it's unspeakably cruel, conspire in genocide against the Kurds, and execute people known to be innocent among many, many of the crimes they assumed and endorsed by trying to enable him.

Btw, they may not all have known, but everyone should, that law-smashing authoritarian leaders typically become much worse in a second term, seeing reelection rightly as permission to commit and get away with much bigger crimes. All who stood to keep that from happening did really good. All who did not did very bad.

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