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Sunday, September 19, 2010

The Combine

A brief but important essay from ChicagoBoyz via Insty.

Read it all, and don't get caught up with the concept's specific application to the Zombie Senator from Alaska.

Instead, use the term to view the entire establishment political spectrum:

...America, welcome to Illinois.

The way it works is this. The Democrat party is the senior member of the Combine. The GOP is the junior member of the Combine. The game is exactly the same, and whoever is up, or whoever is down, based on the random behavior of those rubes, the voters, does not matter. The game is always exactly the same, and the people who are in on the game, from either party, have a shared stake in defending the game...

Do you understand yet?


Anonymous EJR914 said...

"The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers. Instead, the two parties should be almost identical, so that the American people can throw the rascals out at any election without leading to any profound or extensive shifts in policy. Then it should be possible to replace it, every four years if necessary, by the other party, which will be none of these things but will still pursue, with new vigor, approximately the same basic policies." Carroll Quigley  (Bill Clinton's mentor)

September 19, 2010 at 6:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I suspect Murkowski's not even doing it to win the election. She's doing it because people in D.C. asked her to, to split the conservative (or conservative-in-name-only) vote and throw the election to the other member of the combine. She'll get another seat at the table after the election.
Daniel K Day

September 19, 2010 at 8:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This excerpt from a Reagan speech says much the same thing:

September 19, 2010 at 4:47 PM  
Blogger Ominous Cowherd said...

I agree that she knows she can't win. The important point is to keep the rabble out of the hallowed halls in the District of Criminals.

September 20, 2010 at 4:12 AM  

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