[ExI] What Makes People Vote Republican

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 16:54:03 UTC 2008

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 3:41 PM, spike wrote:
> Ja, and this year was our big chance.  Not to win, realistically.  But had
> the LP put forth a serious candidate, then we mighta gone into November with
> the majors tied within statistical error, anyone's game, with a clearly
> stated libertarian platform holding a solid ten percent, the deciding
> margin.  We didn't get it done.

Avoiding getting into a discussion about libertarian politics,  :)
I think that one basic problem is that Libertarians deep-down are not 'joiners'.
So they don't like political organizing.

In TIME magazine, Michael Kinsley Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007 wrote:
The computer revolution has bred a generation of smart loners, many of
them rich and some of them complacently Darwinian, convinced that they
don't need society--nor should anyone else.


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