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Wed Nov 3, 2021, 09:18 AM

19. Republican messaging doesn't take the long view. But their objectives do.

Look at what they've destroyed (literally Democracy) in the last 50 years.

As for the 'I got mine fuck you' attitude, which includes "well it's on my kids and their kids to deal with that! I just want to live long enough to escape it!" - I have a RW sister and brother with these attitudes. STATED. Out loud.

AND they have their single issues: for the brother it's taxes and 'big guvmint'. The sister's concerns are 'socialism' and 'abortion'

BECAUSE their single issues are their focus, BOTH of them vote against their own best interests (BOTH live on social security, VA bennies and other so-called socialism - ALL of which WILL BE CUT/GUTTED/PRIVATIZED under our soon-to-be authoritarian/Nazi regime). But they CONTINUE voting for the Republicans who are going to do this to them AND everyone else regardless. Because: abortion, socialism, taxes, big guvmint.

And WHEN (not if) their social security is cut, gutted or gone, they'll blame DEMOCRATS for it. DEMOCRATS - who CREATED social security and Medicare - will be blamed for destroying these beloved programs they created. Even though it was Republicans who actually shoved them into the woodchipper.

These are not smart, focused or really even thinking people. My sister is one of those white non-college educated women who absolutely would have voted for Youngkin.

Brother is college-educated but driven by GRIEVANCE: against taxes, women, government, and how abused and mistreated white men are in America.

THESE are Republican voters. THESE are their thought processes and motivations. I can confirm all that because I live around it every day/every time I talk to them. They're killing themselves and everybody else with flaming ignorance and are too stupid to even know it. And too selfish to even give a damn.

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