And that, he told us, is how Republican candidates can win in blue districts. Not by converting liberal or progressive voters to their side. Just by inundating them with negativity, until they fall into exhausted submission. Negative political advertisements are a large piece of that puzzle, but so are debates, media appea…
This is why I stopped being a Republican. It became clear to me that the party was not a party of freedom-loving fiscally minded activists, as I once thought, but a party that is willing to cross any line in order to get their (decidedly not freedom-minded) agenda into power.
My political positions are simple these days. I'm going to vote for whoever the better man is. I'd rather have a good man who disagrees with me entirely about policies in power than a man who is more than willing to do terrible things.
(Not that I agree with Trump's policies. If you could even call them that. But I digress.)