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  •  I think it's part theater, but that they also (2+ / 0-)
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    believe a whole bunch of their own shit. They're part of the broader GOP cult, and cults construct their own "realities."

    "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

    by Kombema on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 08:54:02 PM PDT

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    •  Naw, they don't believe it. See, you have to (1+ / 0-)
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      assume that they simply have no scruples whatsoever and will say/do anything to get into office and stay in office.  Then it makes perfect sense.  Yes, he may not rise any higher or win national elections, but he doesn't care about that.  At least, not now.

      Look at Ken Cucinelli and Bob McDonald in VA.  It's amazing what they can do in office and still hide from a the elecotrate when they try to promote themselves up the ladder.  

      The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama

      by helfenburg on Wed May 01, 2013 at 05:20:47 AM PDT

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