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Response to shraby (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 7, 2016, 07:52 PM

22. Yes it is

We'll see if Kasich signs the bill, knowing full well it won't pass a legal challenge, and whether he'll waste a lot of taxpayer money trying to defend the bill.

But this is what the conservatives do; they NEVER give up. They never concede a fight. They never say, "Well, that's that." They keep coming back and coming back, and their partisans love them for that, even when they get slapped down again and again. Then they raise more money from the suckers who see only the efforts, never the lack of results. They will pour an incredible amount of money down the drain just to keep their base energized and donating.

On the liberal side, we don't complain about the waste of legislative time and taxpayer dollars on these windmill tilts. Or if we do, we complain about it once or twice, then let it go. We should really be riding these panderers, pointing out every dollar wasted on patently unconstitutional laws, and taking Republicans to task every time. Sure, we win these court battles. Eventually. But they're never over even then. Republicans keep the base jazzed up by the prospect of overturning Supreme Court decisions, something that almost never happens, and isn't going to happen with abortion or same sex marriage. But their base never seems to get discouraged, and they never seem to doubt that the impossible will happen in their favor.

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