1) An intense hatred of the Right (some of it warranted) has allowed Democrats to fool their idiot followers into believing they're in it for the people.
2) AND an intense hatred of progressives (most of it warranted) has allowed many in the GOP to pretend they actually care about the Constitution, debt, etc... HA.
3) Both sides use the other to deflect responsibility and perpetuate their own lies. We are just so screwed.
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