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David Rees 10 May 17
RE: , I think the GOP will now go along with anything Trump does. I mean literally anything. It’s TIME FOR SOME SHAME THEORY!
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David Rees 10 May 17
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I believed GOP was going along with DJT because they thought he could get them their precious policy outcomes: tax cuts, etc. --
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David Rees 10 May 17
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-- and, that if DJT’s malfeasance ever decreased their chances of enacting those policies, they would jettison him.
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David Rees 10 May 17
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I now think this political calculus has been replaced by a deeper, darker, calculus: a psychological survival strategy.
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David Rees
GOP will agree to anything - I mean anything - because they can no longer afford a moral reckoning with what who and what they’ve enabled.
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David Rees 10 May 17
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Once you've gone so far that checking in with yourself would shatter your belief in your own humanity/decency, there are no limits.
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David Rees 10 May 17
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At this point, there are probably GOPers who wish Trump would suspend the constitution outright. Really just GO FOR IT ...
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Chandler O'Leary needs a pumpkin pie 11 May 17
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This thread by is like the best dystopian novels: horrifying in its plausibility and prescience.
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Jack Jobe 10 May 17
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Motivated Voter 10 May 17
Thought key individuals would have strongly countered party/admin action by now - shocked by leadership void.
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Deborah V 10 May 17
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Makes me guffaw when I see GOP and "moral" in the same sentence
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Verse of Resistance 10 May 17
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I hope someone will storify this. It's gut-wrenching and crucial reading.
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Anne Irwin Scott 10 May 17
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Sunk cost fallacy in action.
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chemoshi 10 May 17
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They will never be in power again. They are essentially a dead party. So yeah, it's why they do everything told.
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