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Eloriel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-05 07:46 PM
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85. You completely misundertstand their opposition
Edited on Sat Jan-22-05 07:51 PM by Eloriel
and in the process greatly -- and unnecessarily -- lionize John Kerry.

ANYone who stands in the way of their accumulation of power, even symbolically, is a threat. They would, and have, done what they could to discredit and destroy ANY Democrat, and will continue to do so.

It's not so much that kerry is a unique or especially muscular threat, but rather that he's a Democrat, and a Democrat in office would by definition keep a Republican OUT of office.

Further, the REAL threat is The People -- we are overwhelmingly in support of Democratic positions and policies, the demographics are continuing to move in the direction of supporting Democrats (as pitiful as they are), etc. They can't allow these trends to work out as they would without the kind of massive intervention and fraud they've been practicing, at all levels (not just election fraud -- they also have to lie about who they are and their policy initiatives and bills, giving them Orwellian, faux-Democratic names like "Clear Skies Initiative" to mask their true intent).

All the trends and all the demographics and the polls are against them (if they're read accurately and not "spun" by a complicit, enabling press). And that means the Republicans have no choice but to lie, cheat and steal IF they are to remain in power and they damn well intend to remain in power.

So it's not Kerry. Don't build him up as some sort of anti-Repug superstar because of their opposition to him -- that's a complete misreading of reality. Rather, their opposition to Kerry is merely Kerry as "generic Democrat" in a position to keep one of their own out of office. Period.
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