Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Which Base Do The Conservatives Count On The Most?


There are two bases in the GOP - the stupid and the rich - and they're both extremely important to the Conservative "movement," one for the votes and one for the money.

And the Cons know just how to appeal to both bases...



Everything the Cons do is aimed at one thing only - assisting the greedy and powerful to get as much of our money and political power they can.  Everything else is aimed at proselytizing the stupid, the hateful, and the religious fanatics (who are often the same thing).



Here is what happens when the rich join forces with the stupid supporters that the Cons so carefully woo for them...



But let's take a look at recent happenings to see if we can get a hold of this phenomenon of two bases for one party - first, "identity politics" is how they attract their intellectually-challenged voting base...

"How Republicans have made a science out of white working-class resentment."

How Republicans have made a science out of white working-class resentment
Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker (Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque/Rebecca Cook/Sara Stathas)
"Right-wingers love to denounce the left's reliance on "identity politics." It's about time they look in the mirror.


"HEATHER DIGBY PARTON.

"My first exposure to the term “identity politics” came from conservative commentators who used it to complain about civil rights. (It usually went hand-in-hand with derisive right-wing phrases like 'playing the race card' and 'professional poverty pimp.' Indeed, I assumed for years that it was a catch-all conservative insult for anyone who sought equality and advancement for marginalized constituencies. That’s my bad. As it happens, the term has a serious academic pedigree and is hotly debated in intellectual circles so it’s not just another right wing epithet.

Nonetheless, that is exactly the way the term used today, and there are certain left-leaning types who use it as such as well. Interestingly, both sides lodge a similar complaint in terms of practical politics: 'Identity politics' is seen as a scam to dupe racial and ethnic minorities, gays and women into voting for Democrats who pander to their personal concerns, letting their economic interest and the nation’s best interest as a whole be obscured in the process. The right sees this as a matter of ignorance, while the much smaller faction on the left that subscribes to a similar view sees it as a kind of selfish naivete. The left, to be fair, also thinks that right-wingers are being duped into voting against their economic interest by Republicans who pander to their personal concerns about religion and culture. (See: the 'What’s the Matter with Kansas' critique.) So, in these lefties minds, it’s an equal opportunity duping. Still one cannot help but notice that most of the people on both sides who complain about their fellow citizens being duped by politicians pandering to their narrow concerns have rarely walked in the shoes of those to whom the pols are allegedly pandering. It undoubtedly looks a little different from that perspective.


"But let’s not kid ourselves about what the term most commonly means in our current political discourse. When a conservative derides 'identity politics' he’s saying that white people are getting the short end of the stick. It’s not an academic critique or even more anodyne call for melting-pot solidarity. It’s racist coding, plain and simple..."

Conservative politics is aimed at both constituencies - like these complaints...



...although sometimes the pleas to the stupid base gets out of hand...



A few puppet masters pull the strings of the stupid constituency, like this guy...



...and these guys...



...so that the rich constituents create a place for the stupid constituents to play in...



...and to worship those in the rich base...



...because according to the ones that know, the rich are the vital core of Conservatism...



...and they have special needs.



There's an answer to the problem of the rich constituency of Conservatism...



...plus a little asset confiscation, income relocation...



...and a few changes in other loopholes too.



Perhaps a few history lessons would help fix the problem of the constituency of the poor...



...as well as making them pick up a book once in awhile...



...and giving them a little peek at the needs of the rich base...



...and finally, they need a few lessons in how Conservatism is a criminal cartel, masquerading as a "political party," and specializing in totally screwing their voting base...because that's what Conservatism is really all about.

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Nothing will eliminate the Cons proselytizing the idiots around us except for education, but nothing will change the way the greedy finances their Conservative lackeys.

Conservatism is the "movement" that makes sure there are no safety nets for those who need help, even if the greediest among us can afford it.

Conservatism is as anti-American as any "ism" when it comes to stealing our food, our votes, and even our lives.

Conservatism is a vast, criminal cartel and must be stopped, and the best and only way is by...

...criminalizing Conservatism.

Joyce, Jnr.


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"I would not say that the future is necessarily less predictable than the past. I
think the past was not predictable when it started."

Donald Rumsfeld.

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