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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-17-07 06:27 PM
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65. I get your point, or at least...
a point out of this.

Very simply, Ron Paul's message (whatever that may be) resonates with more people than Kucinich's. A lot more.

It's not the media, it's not the supporters, it's not anything but Paul tells people what they WANT to hear. He gives them hope that they will soon need tax loopholes. False hope, but it's what they want to hear-- do your thing and we'll keep the government off your back.

What's Kucinich's message? Liberal guilt-- how we gotta work harder to make this thing work, how we gotta spend more on things we don't wanna spend on, do stuff we don't wanna do...

Bullshit you say? Maybe, but that's what people hear, and it's why conservative talk radio and conservative churches and mosques have been eating us alive. And why a joke like Ron Paul gets thousands of people to send in the big bucks.

They offer us a free lunch.

Or at least what looks like a free lunch.

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