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    Bruh. Get real. The platform doesn’t matter at all. Fucktards are just following their orange god, no matter what. He could rape their kids live on cspan and they’d line up to lick his asshole in gratitude. Stop pretending that there’s any substance, or for that matter, any thought whatsoever, on their side. They’re mindless.

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      Strong disagree about them being mindless.

      They’ve nearly implemented a decades-long takeover of the American government.

      This is the plan. You’re right that they’ll go along, but not because they lack substance: they desperately want white Christian men unquestionably on top of society, and this consternation is merely due to it’s unpopularity with voters.

      They go along because their ideology says someone like Trump should be in charge: a bloviating piece of shit who gets to skirt the rules due to his enormous privilege. That’s who gets to rule in the reactionary worldview, and doubly so since “the left” put Obama in charge and turned their world upside down.

      They have different values than you and me: ones not based in morality, but instead based on hate, fear, and dominance. Putting the “right” people in charge is at the heart of their ideology.

      So you’re correct that the details don’t matter much, but there is substance behind the movement: unfortunately, it’s the worst and most anti-democratic fascist shit they can get away with.

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        You and I are talking about different theys. The rank and file are just sheep. They’ll eat shit at trump’s command. Your they are the manipulators, the ones orchestrating this fascist hellscape. The few, not the many.

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          Again, I have to disagree.

          The rank and file vote for this shit because they like it. They’re fully on board. They want to have their little fiefdoms in the farm, factory, or family where their “subjects” have no choice but to obey or be crushed.

          Go into any place where conservatives chat with each other and you can see it play out, and thinking of them as “sheep” is completely misunderstanding their reasoning and ambition. They’re more like ants who will completely destroy any threat to their hegemony using any method available to them.

          They know they’re privileged, and they’re terrified of losing that which they are entitled to by birthright: that’s the core of reactionary ideology. It’s not mindless, it’s entirely consistent with their values.

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            they’re fully onboard… because they’re dumb as shit.

            they’re not literally mindless, but they’re as close as they can practically get to it while still being sheep for orange fuckers.

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              I would still say they’re more evil than stupid.

              After all, they’re being promised a return to the time when white Christian men were an untouchable elite compared to all other populations.

              Do you think that’s not a realistic outcome when voting for Republicans?

              If they vote for getting special privileges that the GOP is delivering time and again, how is that stupid?