Why do we even bother?

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    when will the pendulum of american politics ever come to rest? naturally people will choose the gop, because it's their instinct to side with the rough opposite of failure, just as the public ousted them four years ago. and in another six years, after obama has been voted out and the gop has patted itself on the back for riding the coattails of his failures, and once again betrayed every platform they originally ran on, including their own principles, the public will fire them again, and the pendulum will swing the other way. it's as if the story of the last thirty years has been a never ending cycle of the lesser of two evils, striving to outdo each other in the quest to get re-elected and nothing more.
    i'm sorry, but how can you be so stupid as to bring back the party that has done nothing but bring war, bring crippling debt, big government, and unconstitutional infringements such as the patriot act? theyre like the sex offender that we keep letting out of prison, who says he's found jesus, that he's changed, that he'd never molest another child again - and then when he's let out, guess what he does?
    clearly there needs to be more than two parties. it's always the classic case of douche vs. turd, to borrow from a classic episode of south park. WHEN WILL THIS END?
     
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    You left out one critical factor. With election reform increasing the importance of each party's electoral base every election cycle the majors get slightly more radical and less mainstream with each election cycle. This will cause the demise of one or both majors in the next 10 years.
     
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    if that's the case, my prediction would be the democrats. not because i'm defending the gop or either side, but ultimately, this country has been and always will be, conservative, and conservatives have always controlled the media and portrayed the gop as the party that most re-affirms american values - free speech, gun rights, christianity, etc. as people tend to have very little interest in politics, other than what they hear for the ten seconds they tune into fox news, naturally the right has the upper hand. now the right is leaning to a new extreme. as always, the public will regret their decision in the end.
     
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    The GOP will not be too far behind the Dems is the trip to the shredder. Ever since William Jennings Bryant the GOP has relied on the lunatic left to make their corruption look good.
     
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    you mean when criticizing tax cuts for millionaires and suggesting that sarah palin is a greedy, moronic poster child suddenly makes you a lunatic?
     
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    Actually, yes, it does. Especially when we hear it over and over and over again like a broken record. Shows that you have the talking points down pat. Congratulations.
     
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    Some Americans have no idea what real equality means.
     
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    LOL, son you must live on another planet of you think conservatives control the media!! :lol:
     
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    I don't know. Why do you keep voting for Democrats?

    Why do you keep expect politicians to be solving our problems. Maybe we should just focus on how we can fix our problems.
     
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    and so many fail to recognize that the electorate has changed since 2008. Drastically. Not the far right and not the far left, but the masses in the middle. That is what has both parties aflutter. The next election is but a post in what will be in the future.
     

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