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Response to panader0 (Original post)

Wed Apr 19, 2017, 05:28 PM

81. Most independents think they are superior or are apolitical

In my opinion, a good portion of these "independents" think of themselves as being superior to those who consider themselves partisan. Things like "I look at both sides of an issue or vote for the best candidate regardless of party affiliation"

While there are some that are truly independent, most of them always favor one party or another; they just won't admit it as they think that makes them better than everyone else.

The other subset of "independents" are those who are so apolitical, they don't pay any attention to politics until right before an election. They have few convictions, and are the ones most easily influenced by soundbites or which candidate they would like to have a beer with.

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