Let us pretend for a moment that Liberals and Conservatives understand what they are doing. Let us take at face value that when they vote, they are informed citizens casting the ballot with full knowledge of the facts. This is not to say that all politicians are against the rank-and-file individual’s interests. The system they must labor in forces them to run with the pack, or remain ineffectively alone.
So said Gilded Age robber baron Jay Gould. Watching politics today, one might think divide and conquer was a well kept secret. The masses don’t seem to understand how they are being played, goaded and prodded into fighting each other. The liberal and conservatives herds, oblivious to the manipulation they are subject to, bash their … Read more