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    He's also a bully whose family fears him. He's a wingnut because he's a bully and the ideology is just for cover. Most if not all of their leaders are this way. But the followers are some combination of dumb, ignorant, fearful, manipulated and unsophisticated, and acting out of tribal pressure, and I believe that many of them can eventually be "rescued", especially as the fiery rhetoric of their leaders is belied by the harsh realities of their lives.

    Things change, eventually, and conservatism as a viable political and ideological force will soon be spent for another generation or two.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Sun May 05, 2013 at 09:27:09 PM PDT

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