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K&R Blue Owl Jun 9 #1
Make this go viral! leftieNanner Jun 9 #2
I'd like to help it go viral, but ... RussBLib Jun 9 #30
People don't vote against their own interests. WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #3
I suppose it depends on how you rank your own thucythucy Jun 9 #4
. WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #8
As to your second point: thucythucy Jun 9 #12
or bred a bigot, thank his parents Traurigkeit Jun 9 #15
I think most people are just stupid. ZonkerHarris Jun 10 #39
Income is one issue Polybius Jun 10 #48
Well, if their vote results in their income going down, thucythucy Jun 10 #49
Just to be clear: Polybius Jun 10 #50
People who vote for people who will give tax advantages to the wealthy TNNurse Jun 9 #6
Not if the person giving those tax advantages does other things that those people like, such as demonizing WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #10
WhiskeyGrinder .... Upthevibe Jun 10 #42
Absolutely! Rebl2 Jun 9 #29
Excellent examples. TNNurse Jun 10 #38
There are the occasional people who are surprised that leopards are eating their faces. Iggo Jun 9 #7
Yep and trying to convince them that they actually DO care about other people is a fool's errand. WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #11
It all depends on how "interests" are defined in this context Martin Eden Jun 9 #13
"What is truly in their best interests?" It's not hard to figure out. People will tell you at any opportunity what WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #20
We most certainly disagree. I think it most definitely DEPENDS Martin Eden Jun 9 #26
Why assume that losing a family member is a bigger interest than believing something a person wants to be true? WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #28
That depends on how you define "interest" Martin Eden Jun 9 #34
Look at how many blamed the hospitals, but not MotownPgh Jun 9 #36
And often, an individual is unclear on their best interests as well. Torchlight Jun 9 #14
I would never second guess someone on what they say their best interests are. What's the point? WhiskeyGrinder Jun 9 #21
It's done daily. Torchlight Jun 9 #23
In my experience there are people who are stupid enough swimboy Jun 9 #24
Oh, piffle, people vote against their own interests all the time. 😉 ShazzieB Jun 9 #33
100% spot-on Polybius Jun 10 #47
Wow. That was so powerful it brought tears. Silver Gaia Jun 9 #5
This is the advantage of the private voting booth at the precinct, but ... JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 10 #43
That's a great point! Silver Gaia Jun 10 #45
I'm a 79-yr-old white man . . . AverageOldGuy Jun 9 #9
I'm stereotyping but like Trae Crowder, it is always jarring to hear that accent promoting progressive values and ideas. SoFlaBro Jun 9 #16
I have the accent too. paleotn Jun 9 #18
Brett Butler used to joke about it, too. Wait, what is the difference between Norcalina and Deep South? SoFlaBro Jun 9 #19
Barely perceptible to the uninitiated. paleotn Jun 9 #25
My dad was from Talladega JustAnotherGen Jun 9 #31
How can the accent vary across a state like that? Well, admittedly, northern FL sounds nothing like the south FL. SoFlaBro Jun 9 #32
Odd but it does. At least to the ears of locals. paleotn Jun 10 #46
Stop voting for people who don't care if you die.... paleotn Jun 9 #17
Reproductive slavery is real. patphil Jun 9 #22
The J_William_Ryan Jun 9 #27
I listen more than i speak JustAnotherGen Jun 9 #35
Try talking to Republican White Men, too whathehell Jun 10 #37
Powerful!!! electric_blue68 Jun 10 #40
I feel some of these people who vote against their slightlv Jun 10 #41
Maybe interests are not as heavily weighted as values or even TheKentuckian Jun 10 #44
SOME women, SOME women. ( Because somebody is always saying, "Not ALL men.") raccoon Jun 11 #51
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