Speaker John Boehner finally declared this week that President Obama's goal over the next few years is to "annihilate" the GOP. Wow, he finally figured that out. And to reporters about his ticket's defeat in November, Rep. Paul Ryan stated that there was a failure to turn potential Republican voters out -- again, another "ah ha" moment.What is really going on is that the more old-time Republican Establishment is starting to realize that simply playing the same old game against a new, brilliant and Democratic political juggernaut led by their symbol of success, President Obama, will likely yield the...
Part of the problem is that the Democrat's collectivist mindset lends itself to organized communal action more than does Republican individualism. This becomes more and more important as instant real-time news advances. That format favors large energetic crowds and activity and is easier to digest with today's hectic life styles than is reading or even talk radio. It is really no surprise than TV works for Liberals while radio works for Conservatives. It is precisely the collectivist nature of Liberalism's goals and tactics that displeases Conservatives and which they seek to avoid. Today's technology favors Liberalism's game. Even the out of character Tea Party movement was not as effective as was Occupy Wall street.
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