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  •  If, as you argue, politics requires giving up (0+ / 0-)

    on reasoned argument and relying on unreasoning emotion, why bother?
       After all, progressivism and liberalism are altruistic political viewpoints. If people don't want to vote for their own interests, why is that our problem?
      Why should we try to emotionally manipulate them?
      After all, if progressives and liberals are smart enough to do the emotional manipulation, we are certainly smart enough to survive and prosper in the social and economic hellscape that the conservatives are building.
       Rather than trying to con people into voting for our people, why not organize to take care of ourselves?
     

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