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  •  Because that would mean admitting they're wrong (6+ / 0-)

    And in their view, they are never wrong. Remember, conservatism cannot fail, it can only be failed. Whenever they fail, it's always "it wasn't implemented right" or "the wrong people were in charge" or "traitors ruined it all!" To admit the whole plan itself is unable to work and will never work would mean repudiating their entire life philosophy. They aren't capable of that.

    Ryan is a classic example of that. The man is utterly in thrall to Ayn Rand's crackpot philosophies and nothing can dissuade him from it.

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