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Swing State Stockholm Syndrome

bbills Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:50 AM
Wow, I think "we the people" forgot the difference between freedom and privilege. BB

Stockholm syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where hostages develop and express empathy and positive feelings towards their captors, sometimes to the point of defending them.

Such feelings are generally considered irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims, who mistake a lack of abuse for an act of kindness. Electoral Stockholm Syndrome is apparently alive and well in America. How else to explain Barack Obama’s victory in the very states most hurt by his policies the last four years?

During the campaign, President Obama spent months and over a billion dollars blatantly misrepresenting history and his...