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Response to TheMastersNemesis (Original post)

Thu Mar 29, 2012, 05:10 PM

7. Read between 'em, folks....

The truth is that the only issue the GOP cares about is the economy (i.e. using policy to make money for the 1%). They use all other issues to trick people into voting against their own best financial interest.The best issues to do this are ones that appeal to irrational thought ( racism, bigotry, abortion, etc..)
There is another reason that they take these positions on issues that they don't really care about; it distracts Dems from their real agenda ( the aforementioned felating of the wealthy...if that really is a word... ). If dems are outraged enough on the issue, the GOP can maybe slip through more of their 1% policy in exchange for compromises on the issue that they only pretend to care about. As long as the Democrats continue stand firm on non-economic issues, they will never control the government. If they take care of economics, the other issues will come later. We need to expose the fact that the GOP does not really care about 99% of its Voter Base, and we might win. If we continue to allow them to stir up their Base and then blame us when they fail to deliver on promises, we will lose.
I know this will piss people off, But I am predicting a Romney presidential win. We Democrats just are not going to show up. And even if we win it all, we won't show up at mid-term and Obama's legacy will be naught. I hope I am wrong, but I think liberals will stay at home on election night, patting themselves on the back for the little victories they will win even as they lose it all.

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