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  •  Because they see the US military as an extension (4+ / 0-)

    of their machismo and the most important pillar of American Exceptionalism, which in turn is an extension of their sense of White superiority. It's very fundamental to most conservative White peoples' sense of identity.

    Occasionally you get the odd Libertarian or two who can see the conflict between fear of over-reaching govt. mixed with unbridled love of government military might, but not very often.

    If "elitist" just means "not the dumbest motherfucker in the room", I'll be an elitist! - David Rees from "Get Your War On".

    by Oaktown Girl on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 11:38:28 AM PST

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