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14. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 21, 2017, 02:39 Retired
 
NKD wrote on Nov 20, 2017, 22:15:
I saw a comment on reddit (from some Trump supporter I think) that described the moral problem with the political parties something like this:

The Republicans have a Moral Hypocrisy problem, where they preach "family values", but do nothing to uphold them and will in fact overlook any misdeed if it means someone with an (R) next to their name gets in office.

The Democrats have a Moral Hypochondria problem, where they see horrific unforgiveable sins around every corner, and will not hesitate to throw one of their own to the wolves over some relatively trivial shit. All this so they can overcompensate and make a huge point of not tolerating the shit that the Republicans do, instead of just being reasonable.

This seems pretty spot-on to me. And I think it gets worse all the time. The left gets more eager to throw people under the bus when the right gets more eager to give people a free pass. It's like the worse the Republicans get, the worse the Democrats get to compensate.

Morally, the Democrat position is more defensible, but it's the politically losing position and isn't sustainable. The Democrats have to shun anyone who misbehaves, no matter how it hurts them politically, or else their base will riot. But the Republicans don't have to do the same.

It is a bigger issue that a lot of them believe they aren't doing anything wrong. Period. This is just the tip of the iceberg. There are many many many of them that are corrupt as all get out - and when more comes out - people will be appalled. Those of us that don't bury our heads in the sand will say "I told you".

How is it these law makers with no real income can live in mansions? And 5-6 properties at that?

They are way out of touch with reality and "real life" which is why most of the laws seem so F-d up to the normal human being. (well that and they are all written by special interest groups and lobbyists with fat bags of money as payment to the lawmaker)

Anyway....I digress.....time for term limits and time to clean house on both sides of the table. maybe *GASP* get rid of the 2 party system!
 
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