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@alferdpacker wrote:

Ostriches Celebrate Manafort Verdict | The New Yorker 

 

trump supporters can't decide...

 

Whether to try to pretend that none of the guilty pleas and convictions have anything to do with trump...

 

Whether to try yet another "hey! look over there!"...

 

Whether to hide their heads in the sand and hope it will all go away...


I've scupulously used non-rational to describe what I saw happening since 'the donald' threw his hat in the ring.  Much of what was going on relied on 'belief' of one sort or another, even though severely disconnected from reality. Non-rational seemed accurate and reasonably diplomatic at the time.  

 

'Belief' doesn't just exist within organized religion.  The Founders tried to protect 'religion'. History is full of things that call themselves religion, but aren't.  The defining words that would permit distinction are missing from the Constitution...perhaps rightfully so.  Troublesome though that has proven to be.

 

Since 'belief' underlay the issues, and the rhetoric,  I thought non-rational was a respectful term considering the outright irrationality of much of it.  It's beyond that now.  Doing the same thing over and over and over is often said to be one indicator of insanity. 

 

Every day it gets harder and harder not to call it what it is.  There are limits to what can be tolerated after all.  

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OSTRICHES CELEBRATE MANAFORT VERDICT

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Ostriches Celebrate Manafort Verdict | The New Yorker 

 

trump supporters can't decide...

 

Whether to try to pretend that none of the guilty pleas and convictions have anything to do with trump...

 

Whether to try yet another "hey! look over there!"...

 

Whether to hide their heads in the sand and hope it will all go away...

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