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Response to eridani (Reply #92)

Mon Oct 28, 2013, 06:01 AM

93. I am explaining why National Party types will NEVER support political insurgencies.

And often will help their "enemy" party put such movements down, as (for example, there are many) with McGovern, Anderson, Perot, Gingrich, and soon to be the Tea Party. Such movements are seen at best as temporary tools, and at worst as dire threats. They are never seen as potentially beneficial replacements for the current incumbents.

National Party types today would be the DLC, RNC, and their minions and adherents at the state and local levels. The old school "machine" politicians, Bush, Daley, Not the Tea Party, not us Libtards. I don't mean it as a slur, but it recognizes that the ambitions and goals and methods change at the national level, the incentives are different. At the national level, control of the party is the greatest source of power, and that is what is fought over. That is WHY one wants to be President, among other things, it makes you automatically head of one or the other party for 4 years, 8 if you get a second term.

Just because somebody agrees with you about policy or the Tea Party doesn't mean they are going to support you when you try to take their job.

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