The Race for the Stupid Vote

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    Is it just me, or does it seem like our politicians are engaging in a race to the bottom for simpleton voters?

    Now is not the appropriate time to game people who aren't in the habit of thinking for votes.

    I think there is a lot of work to do in our government, and NONE of the proposals being put forward have anything to do at that work.
     
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    It is because there are so many more "simpletons" today then there was yesterday, and there will be even more tomorrow
     
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    Being that theres people in this country that don't know where the freaking Pacific ocean is...I'd say yes.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Given that both major political parties is advancing their plans that not only will not work, but that will actually make the economy worse?

    I'd say that the blind appear to be leading the blind.
     
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    The reason politics is such a goat-fuck is because of the folks that don't pay attention till November.

    I have to deal with them at work all of the time. They think they know everything they need to know......and it's usually wrong.
     
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    Just llisten to the OWS being interviewed. And they are old enough to vote.
     
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    Really? I was wondering about that the other day. Do you mean to say in the 1940s there weren't more simple people in America? I definitely feel that being stupid is more popular now than it ever has been. Both parties seem to have uncovered a proud to be stupid enclave totaling millions of Americans.

    The big rift between them is that one group is old and proud to be stupid, and the other group is young and proud to be stupid.
     
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    Right. My big concern with politics like that is a you never know what they actually have in mind. As soon as a politician begins pandering over useless plans and pointless agendas, I wonder, if they succeed in being elected, what is their game plan will actually be.
     
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    I see the wisdom... The smart, informed people know pretty much who they will be voting for pretty much at any time during the election cycle. Stupid, uninformed people win elections for Democrats. Republicans need to find a way to educate as many of those people as possible.
     
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    Their game plan will be whatever the lobbying money says it's going to be...
     

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