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Response to elleng (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 2, 2018, 07:35 PM

2. Depends. But I am a psychologist and I know authoritarian/Repub personalities

You have to realize that a lot of the people who are saying "DISCUSS and be positive" are Democrats and liberals.
And liberals and Democrats have different personality traits than Republicans.

Republicans have more authoritarian personality traits. Many of them actually want someone to tell them what to do.
They like anger and confrontation.

That's why Kavanaugh's screaming worked. Republicans often like anger.
That's why Tucker Carlson snarls. It's why Limbaugh snarls.
Many of their viewers think liberals are too soft.

That's why Joe Biden's act works well in working class GOP areas. He sounds forceful.

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So being forceful can work. This is forceful. I'm a psychologist and I understand persuasion. We need more forcefulness to persuade working class people.

Some can use positivity; that works for some Republicans. But we don't have enough confrontation and sometimes need to show anger. That's what this is about.

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