30 October, 2020

Vote your conscience


When Trump defenders tell you it's not about the personality, it's about the policy, they're lying. Even to themselves.

The truth is, it's not about personality or policy. It's about toxic, rusted-on partisanship. 
How else do you explain them switching from clutching their pearls over Bill Clinton getting a knee-trembler from a consenting adult, to supporting someone who has bragged about his infidelity and being about to get away with sexual assault?
If it were actually about policy, Hillary Clinton would have won in a landslide because she's the best Republican candidate there's been all century. 
Huh Bill! Shows what you know! Hillary Clinton is a Democrat, stupid!
Okay then, you want to talk policies? Let's look at Hillary Clinton's policies:
She's never seen a war she didn't want to join.
She loves Wall St money.
Her entire platform was essentially manifest destiny.
She obviously doesn't understand modern technology.
Add it up! Hillary Clinton is a Republican!
The only actual reasons Republicans had to dislike her were her surname, the D that came after it, and possibly her vagina. (Change my mind).
If you've decided character no longer matters, that's your own prerogative. Just be honest with yourself and admit you were either wrong then or you're wrong now. It's okay to change your mind.
If you'd rather vote for a sack of shit on the Republican ticket than a flawed but policy-sound candidate on the Democratic ticket, that again is your prerogative. Just be honest with yourself about it. 
Vote for whoever you want.