| I see politics as a flawed attempt to get along with people you don’t like. Flawed, because using the violence of laws to try to make people do what you want leads them to pull the same stunt against you. It’s the ultimate “an eye for an eye” opera, which never ends unless one side stops.

One sad thing I’ve noticed is people preemptively poking themselves in the eye– doing their enemies’ work for them– without realizing what they are doing. They do this by supporting the political party “their people” have historically identified with regardless of how it actually treats them.

I wonder why people do these harmful things to themselves. Read Entire Article

By Kent McManigal