Skip to comments.Boiling Mad - Inside Tea Party America, by Kate Zernike
Posted on 10/04/2010 12:35:59 PM PDT by La Lydia
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If you want to hear it yourself. It is the first segment.
Right... they went directly to the race card. They are really truly clueless.
The left has abandoned all pretense of logic and reason, and is left with nothing but its hate. They’ll never admit to Obama’s failure because they can’t see beyond his color. Their shallow, superficial perspective has been revealed, and THEY are angry.
Hopefully that “boiling” anger keeps up to Nov 2. The recent polling that shows a shift back to the dems is unsettling.
What a crock!!! If the country had elected Thomas Sowell or Walter Williams, the Tea Party would not exist.
“But the Tea Partiers’ grievances are rooted in the present, a response to the election of the nation’s first black president and ...”
I just wonder which ‘fad’ they will adopt when ‘hating your own country’ is no longer the fashion!!
Indeed. I am very happy that they continue to miss the point. They will not understand where the attack came from when they are finally overwhelmed. Many Rockefeller Republicans are similarly missing the point(s).
I will drop the enemy a hint, confident that they will gaze at it like cows looking at a new gate, with dim incomprehension swirling in their sluggish minds.
IIRC, there was a story about an American who renounced his country and was perpetually remanded to different warships off-shore as a punishment - never to see his homeland again.....during his internment, he witnessed attacks on the homeland he hated and developed new feelings.....I believe this was some sort of story loosely connected to Francis Scott Key....
“What a crock!!! If the country had elected Thomas Sowell or Walter Williams, the Tea Party would not exist.”
Neither would the current depression.
“The left has abandoned all pretense of logic and reason...”
Here is another perspective. The left is evil genius. Their are two types of leftist, chalatan and dupe.
One manipulates with lies and the other believes.
If you recast groupthink behaviors considered to be antithesis to good decision making and instead encourage those behaviours, you can manipulate weak minded people who value group affiliation/belonging above all else into following leaders who only seek to USE group members to advance their own agenda of self.
This hangs on the wall of every leftist charlatan:
Thou shalt create an illusion of invulnerability shared by most members to foster excessive optimism and encourage extreme risks taking
Thou shall not allow any member to question the groups inherent morality, instead members shall be encouraged to ignore the ethical or moral consequences of their decisions
Thou shalt promote collective efforts to rationalize in order to discount warnings, or other information that might lead members to reconsider their assumptions before they recommit themselves to their assumptions
Thou shalt reinforce stereotyped views of enemy leaders as too evil to warrant genuine attempts to negotiate, or as too weak and stupid to counter whatever risky attempts are made to defeat their purpose
Thou shalt self-censor any deviation from the apparent group consensus, inclining each member to minimize the importance of their doubts and counterarguments
Thou shalt create and maintain a shared illusion of unanimity concerning judgement conforming to the majority view
Thou shalt apply direct pressure on any member who expresses strong arguments against any of the groups stereotypes, illusions, or commitments, making clear that this type of dissent is contrary to what is expected of all loyal members
Thou shalt appoint mindguards to protect the group from adverse information that might shatter their shared complacency about the effectiveness and morality of their decisions.
They want to control us
we want freedom
the two concepts cannot “co-exist”,
and force will be used if one side doesn’t “give in”.
Hard to square with today’s “polls” showing Dems surging into the lead in many campaigns.
By November 3rd, they will be saying how the election was “stolen” and how the public voted based on a campaign of lies. That the voters were being scared into voting for xenophobes and racists.
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