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The 'Electability' Myth

OldTimer Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 9:24 AM
For decades I have seen politicians offer more and larger bribes called 'government assistance and more and more people are EXPECTING AND ACCEPTING those bribes. Remember, in a 'Democracy' people CAN VOTE TO IMPOSE A TAX ON OTHERS WHILE ESCAPING THE OBLIGATION TO PAY IT THEMSELVES. Many of Alexis de Toqueville's observations are apparent in what is defined as 'electability', and primarily the willingness of elected officials to buy votes with the taxPAYER'S mone and so many who are wliling to sell their votes.. Far too many people are expecting (and getting) bigger 'refunds' or 'rebates'oir 'benefits' than they paid in or for THe politicians responsible for that arrangement are the ones that most people consider to be 'electable' these da

Much has been said and written regarding Karl Rove and the Republican Party establishment's latest plan to go harder after conservatives than they ever would Democrats. And I’ve had much to say about it myself.

But I’ve yet to see anyone question the premise of the phony argument Rove is hiding behind to justify his crusade to purge the GOP of anybody that won’t grovel at the feet of the ruling class (which is what Rove’s pro-establishment Jihad is really all about). See, in Rove’s world if you actually have principles and want to defeat Democrats and not just negotiate...