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  •  Yes, but a meritocracy is precisely what they (1+ / 0-)
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    DON'T want.
    Competition doesn't mean striving for a common goal; competition means knocking the other fellow out by virtue of one's inate superiority.
    Merit implies doing something and doing is not what Republicans are about. Republicans are about BEING. Republicans are superior by virtue of the fact that others are their inferiors.
    The Party of No was aptly named. They oppose for opposition's sake and obstruct for obstruction's sake.
    If one exists in a yes or no world, and 'yes' means to go along, then the only choice is 'no.' The only way to deal with them is to tell them what to do and, if they resist, so be it.

    We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 02:53:13 PM PST

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