I think the Democrats have an ass-kicking coming to them in November, and I think most of them will be utterly shocked when it happens because they’re existing in an echo chamber that is not reflective of the broader reality. I hope it’s a wake-up call and causes them to take a long look in the mirror and really ask themselves how they got here.
February 11, 2020
After Attending a Trump Rally, I Realized Democrats Are Not Ready For 2020
[Republicans should not get cocky. If they are going to win they need to beat the margin of fraud as well as the margin or error. And to be able to do anything once they win they need to win enough seats to make blackmail, bribery, and extortion difficult.—Joe]
The left could not believe Hillary would not be elected by at least 10%.
They cried when they saw the results and decided to become even more detached from main stream Americans.
They plotted impeachment of the Bad Orange Man before he was even sworn into office.
I doubt the will come to the conclusion they are out off step with the majority of voters. They will decide that the election was rigged and should be nullified one way or another.
There was a car care advice column in Popular Science magazine in the early seventies when my dad subscribed to it, called , “Say, Smokey”
Written by Smokey Yunick, a famous Nascar Crew Chief and Mechanic, Yunick was a master of finding ambiguity in the rules and finding ways to skirt the line between complying and breaking them One memorable way to get a larger fuel load between pit stops was to use absurdly large tubing as gas line from the tank to the carburetor. .
The reason I bring this up is one phrase from one column that stuck with me. When a racing team won a race by more than a marginal time, “The other Crew Chiefs were angry. They knew how much they were cheating and wanted to know how (X) had cheated.”
Just as the Democrats can’t win without lying about facts, they can’t win elections without cheating somehow, and when the election goes the other way, they know how much they were cheating, so they want to know how much their opponents had cheated.
I remember that column! That was a long time ago…
I.e., the second law of SJWs applies to NASCAR crew chiefs: they always project. That’s the problem with too many rules: it rewards gaming the system more handsomely than actually being good, useful, productive, and wise.
A major problem in our politics is the overall sense of virtue on the Republican side. Most of them can’t envision that the Democrats would stoop to cheating, and because of this mental block, they refuse to actively look for it or seek ways to stop it. It’s like they are embarrassed to even have people connect them with the concept of political cheating.
I suspect that this ties into the notable reluctance of humans to believe something unless they have personal experience with it. Especially if it is a subject that they don’t want to be true, as it violates their sense of fair play they learned as a child, or might involve people they personally know.
It has been my personal observation that people who support Democrats tend to be much more likely to have flexible morals than those on the other side. I am not at all sure if it is a case of cause or effect. Is the political position chosen because it fits their internal morals better? Or, does associating with that political thinking lead to moral decay?
Don’t get cocky.
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