1. "OK, enough Republican presidents! We Democrats are the rightful leaders of this country so, its our turn now!!!"
2. "Its time this country voted for a black guy regardless of his qualifications! America owes this to African Americans!"
Merit simply does not enter into their considerations. Group identity and party identity are all that matter.
From Rules for Radicals, Alinsky outlines his strategy in organizing, writing:
"There's another reason for working inside the system. Dostoevsky said that taking a new step is what people fear most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and change the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution."
 Saul Alinsky, The Latter Rain