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Response to WilliamH1474 (Reply #82)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 01:54 PM

84. as I wrote elsewhere...

83. you need to understand the ultra-partisan mindset

Ultra-partisans have an instinct for what helps or hurts their side... and what helps or hurts the other side. In this, it often matters less what's true... but what serves their side's interests. DU is so full of ultra-partisans that it's often difficult to have any rational discussion here. So here we're just supposed to believe E kicked ass when he failed to answer the question about Trump. And if anyone dares to say that... be prepared to get the shit beat out of you and to have your motives questioned.


Partisanship is often less about principle and more about herd behavior and party. Combined with the Dem's lack of a long term vision of where to take this nation in 20-50-100 years... but instead concentrating on the next election... it leads to ideological drift or some other ideological inanity. So bathrooms for some become a bigger issue than trying to abolish the EC which has now given us both the Bush and Trump Juntas in just a matter of 16 years. But then, maybe that's just me. I'm concerned about the big, strategic issues... like finally making the Constitution democratic... and the big economic issues... not identity politics.

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