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Response to eridani (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 06:50 AM

2. The beauty of the republican party

is how it has been framed by talk radio since the 80s.

It really is a good gig being a "conservative."

You get to proud, you get to know that you are a REAL and TRUE American while being able to slag off on 90% of everyone else in the country.

You get to revel in how you are person of self reliance while taking whatever you can get. See, cause you are a CONSERVATIVE you get to get SS, Medicare or Medicade, disability, you get to work for the government in some way and have a tax payer funded job or work for a business that relies heavily on tax payer dollars, you can do all of this and it is OK cause there are these scumbag takers who just suck off the system.

You get to celebrate your PERSONAL RESPONSIBLITY while always being the victim. A victim of quotas, a victim of social engineering it goes on and on.

You get to scream about liberty, freedom and F YOU to anyone who says you can't do whatever it is that you want to do while FOREVER being offended by what others are doing and finding whatever rationalization you can to have government force them to stop. You get to have a "this truck gets 2 miles per gallon cause of our Freedoms!" on the freight train you drive while you drive to a rally for legislation against marriage equality.

It really is a heady thing, being a conservative.

By playing for that team you get absolute moral authority while having a never ending stream of LIBERAL boogymen to rail against.

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