The GOP and the politics of F.E.A.R.

Blogging friend Brosephus makes some excellent and enlightening points in this post. The GOP’s mantra seems to be to instill fear as a means of control, and frankly it seems to work on some 40% of this nation … enough to give them undeserved power over us all. Thank you, Brosephus for this thoughtful and thought-provoking post! Let’s vote the bums out!

The Mind of Brosephus

This should be the GOP’s logo instead of an elephant

This post has been floating around in that empty space between my ears for a while now. I just couldn’t figure out how to tie it all together without rambling on and on and on. It all came together in a blinding fury after I quote tweeted a thread from Asha Rangappa.

Yesterday was the second time that the book Let them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality and the witch doctor have ended up in tweets together between she and I. So, now I know I really need to get ahold of this book and read it soon.

Anyway, the book discusses how the GOP basically uses ooga booga to scare voters into giving them power and control over government. In return, the GOP gives away everything to their wealthy donors. Lather, rinse…

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3 thoughts on “The GOP and the politics of F.E.A.R.

    • What has been de-bunked??? That the GOP is using fear to win over voters? It is true … all you have to do is listen to one single Trump rally where he tries to tell “suburban housewives” that the Blacks are taking over their neighborhoods. Or that Muslims are terrorists and must be stopped from entering the country. Or that Mexicans are rapists and worse and therefore he must build a bloody wall!

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