It's not about politics and it's not about religion. It's about tribalism. The Republicanism is an "identity" movement in which member's affiliation with the party is more akin to affiliation with clan or family.That explains why so many people are willing to vote against their own best interests. Sounds a bit like Democracy in Iraq. Digby is writing about a post on Rick Perlstein's article on Mitt Romney. Go read the entire thing.
Friday, February 23, 2007
Quote of the day
The Quote of the Day comes from Digby.(Note: I can't get the link to work so scroll down to Counting Coup.