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Don't vote for evil.

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All votes are for the lesser of evils. Some people running for office are just less evil than others. Government is evil and the reason for that is because the politicians who make it up are evil. There are no good politicians, there are only evil and less evil.
 

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Grow up Drama Queens. Neither Guy is Evil.
 

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Apathy is the real evil in the world.
 

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All votes are for the lesser of evils. Some people running for office are just less evil than others. Government is evil and the reason for that is because the politicians who make it up are evil. There are no good politicians, there are only evil and less evil.
I disagree. Well... Kind of.

All votes are for the common good. Some people running for office are just less about the common good than others. Government is for the common good and the reason for that is because the politicians who make it up are for the common good. There are bad politicians, there are only more for the common good and less for the common good.

Both say the same thing, except the first one suggests that it's not possible to have a government worthy of being proud of. I don't believe that should ever be the case, although I'm not feeling a whole lot of pride now. I am working to change it to something that I can be.
 

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All votes are for the lesser of evils. Some people running for office are just less evil than others. Government is evil and the reason for that is because the politicians who make it up are evil. There are no good politicians, there are only evil and less evil.
I disagree. Well... Kind of.

All votes are for the common good. Some people running for office are just less about the common good than others. Government is for the common good and the reason for that is because the politicians who make it up are for the common good. There are bad politicians, there are only more for the common good and less for the common good.

Both say the same thing, except the first one suggests that it's not possible to have a government worthy of being proud of. I don't believe that should ever be the case, although I'm not feeling a whole lot of pride now. I am working to change it to something that I can be.

Government is inherently evil. The founding fathers knew this and designed a government with checks. Over the two centuries the politicians have worked to declaw the rules and bypass the checks. You cannot design a governmnet where the men who aspire to run it can not become corrupted by it's power.

I admire your optimism though.
 

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Lets try a little exercise:

Hitler: Evil
Stalin: Evil
Pol Pot: Evil
Obama: Wrong, not Evil
Bill Clinton: Long Island "3" chasing hordog, not evil
Nancy Pelosi: Typical leftist idiot, not evil.
Bush II: Big government Republican, not evil
Romney: Quasi-Rhino, not evil
Ron Paul: Isolationist libertarian nutter: not evil
Dennis Kucinich: Far left socialist idiot, not evil
Evil Knevel: Not really evil
Dr. Evil: Working on sharks with "lasers"
 

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Lets try a little exercise:

Hitler: Evil
Stalin: Evil
Pol Pot: Evil
Obama: Wrong, not Evil
Bill Clinton: Long Island "3" chasing hordog, not evil
Nancy Pelosi: Typical leftist idiot, not evil.
Bush II: Big government Republican, not evil
Romney: Quasi-Rhino, not evil
Ron Paul: Isolationist libertarian nutter: not evil
Dennis Kucinich: Far left socialist idiot, not evil
Evil Knevel: Not really evil
Dr. Evil: Working on sharks with "lasers"

Exercising all by yourself with your own opinions, your own scale, and your own set of rules.

That isn't exercising, it's masturbation.
 

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Lets try a little exercise:

Hitler: Evil
Stalin: Evil
Pol Pot: Evil
Obama: Wrong, not Evil
Bill Clinton: Long Island "3" chasing hordog, not evil
Nancy Pelosi: Typical leftist idiot, not evil.
Bush II: Big government Republican, not evil
Romney: Quasi-Rhino, not evil
Ron Paul: Isolationist libertarian nutter: not evil
Dennis Kucinich: Far left socialist idiot, not evil
Evil Knevel: Not really evil
Dr. Evil: Working on sharks with "lasers"

Cheney was/is as evil as they come these days.
 

martybegan

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Lets try a little exercise:

Hitler: Evil
Stalin: Evil
Pol Pot: Evil
Obama: Wrong, not Evil
Bill Clinton: Long Island "3" chasing hordog, not evil
Nancy Pelosi: Typical leftist idiot, not evil.
Bush II: Big government Republican, not evil
Romney: Quasi-Rhino, not evil
Ron Paul: Isolationist libertarian nutter: not evil
Dennis Kucinich: Far left socialist idiot, not evil
Evil Knevel: Not really evil
Dr. Evil: Working on sharks with "lasers"

Exercising all by yourself with your own opinions, your own scale, and your own set of rules.

That isn't exercising, it's masturbation.

and defining down evil makes the term meaningless. If you equate differing political opinions being done through non violent government action as evil, then what do you call real evil?

Obama is not evil. Romney is not evil. They have no evil capes, or secret lair, or massive death machine apparatus to slaughter us all.

Get a grip please.
 

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Lets try a little exercise:

Hitler: Evil
Stalin: Evil
Pol Pot: Evil
Obama: Wrong, not Evil
Bill Clinton: Long Island "3" chasing hordog, not evil
Nancy Pelosi: Typical leftist idiot, not evil.
Bush II: Big government Republican, not evil
Romney: Quasi-Rhino, not evil
Ron Paul: Isolationist libertarian nutter: not evil
Dennis Kucinich: Far left socialist idiot, not evil
Evil Knevel: Not really evil
Dr. Evil: Working on sharks with "lasers"

Cheney was/is as evil as they come these days.

Not even close to evil. Really, if you need to make up people who differ politically from you as evil, I suggest you step away from political debate, or at least look at your own viewpoints again.

People can be wrong without being evil.
 

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