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  •  and when the circle the wagons... (1+ / 0-)
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    No one gets out alive

    .... what they'll get is a positive-feedback spiral of unchecked paranoia to the point where they start saying things that totally marginalize them.

    Plus a few more defeats from there, and they will go back into "quietist" mode, withdrawing from politics altogether and focusing their attention on "the next world," as they did before they received infusions of plutocrat money in the 80s.  

    "Minus two votes for the Republican" equals "plus one vote for the Democrat." Arithmetic doesn't care about their feelings either!

    by G2geek on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 03:10:19 PM PDT

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