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January 14, 2016

The point of painting the Trump vote as angry, toothless peasants pissed off about losing at life

is to try and scare the middle-class into going along with the bipartisan fusion party candidate.
It is not an attempt to explain; it is an effort to frighten and stigmatize. “You don’t want to be lumped in with those people do you?” is what is supposed to be heard by the viewers, even when the presentation is less explicit. Anger Fantasies | The Z Blog

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 14, 2016 12:09 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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This is a well thought out and penned piece. Trump is not a politician or lawyer. To me this is paramount.

Posted by: Terry [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 14, 2016 1:17 PM

Too late for the Establishment types to be spouting this blather. They screwed the peasants' pooch every chance they got.

Now the caterwauling and hand wringing goes for naught.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 14, 2016 1:30 PM

"“You don’t want to be lumped in with those people do you?”

That's why we have voting booths where we can cast a secret ballot.
Nobody gets to do any lumping to the lumpen proletariat.

Posted by: Speller [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 14, 2016 11:46 PM

Speller comes along and does exactly what the quote states.

S/he finds it mandatory to lump her/himself into a *votist* group, some how still believing that is a noble thing to do, and then drags everybody into that group too by using the word *we*.

For some, the tyrant's boot is hopefully tolerable as long as they get to have a chance at choosing it, but invariably they are ALWAYS wrong, and NEVER seem to figure it out.

It's like evolution is lost on them or something.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at January 15, 2016 12:50 PM

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