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Is The Word The Thing Itself?

Both political parties have blown it terminally. Too much blind allegiance, too much habitual behavior, too much “well, yeah, this idea really, really sucks, but what else am I going to do, agree with THEM?!”

Both sides have conclusively proven the idiocy of American two-party political gamesmanship. The final nail in the Republicans’ coffin was their willingness to elect someone so obviously shady, tunnel-visioned, power-hungry and incompetent as Rick Scott governor of my home state, simply because he’s a Republican. For the Democrats, it was their insane belief that their president was some kind of wizard with the power to change reality overnight. (Well, that, and the exhausting tendency of many Democrats to believe that “activism” is the same thing as “bitching really loud.”)

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