What I really hate about him sometimes is he's a perfectly smart guy, why is Trump the goddamn blindspot for him?
I think it mainly boils down to he gets off on how worked up Trump makes people.
@densetsu trump isnt a blindspot. It's who this guy wishes he could get away with being. Bc he sees someone "successful" and wants to emulate that "success".
@britvulcan I hope that's not true, because what an alien mindset I find that.
It very likely is his mindset.
Most conservatives believe in a "natural hierarchy" and that rich or successful people are that way bc they are "inherently better" than others.
So any attempts at addressing systematic inequalities is bad BECAUSE it's changing what the people in power look like thus upsetting the "natural" (read: racist classist, misogynistic) order of things
@britvulcan You should have seen the look his gf was giving him during this exchange.
@densetsu my friend, please put the logic ray gun down. He's libertarian it is NEVER going to work. Human connection might .. maybe at some point.. but is it really worth it?
I mean if you're just doing it as book research like, go on. But friend..
The authoritarians are just .. not good.
Ps. How many of these folks do you know anyways??
[I realize this was probably as his gf.. but ya know...]
USPol, Trump, CBF
@densetsu you shoulda seen the look I'm giving her right now
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