Hairyducked Idiot wrote:CoolHandLuke wrote:Ok, so there are definitely smart people that know Republicans are all full of horsefeathers and yet still choose to be one. But as this type of idiotic stuff is more out in the open, and their complete [expletive] is more obvious to anyone with half a brain, is it going to be harder and harder over time for the GOP to attract smart people?
Americans are strongly socialized to give in to the impulse to do whatever is best for you, personally, regardless of what it means for everyone else. As long as membership in the Republican party represent the opportunity to accrue money, influence and status, there will be smart people lining up to debase themselves.
thats only 1/2 true: look at all the rural rubes who vote against whats best for them