Friday, July 17, 2015

Con To Lib: The Awakening

Like people retiring to the North, I've never read of someone making the opposite journey-- for honest reasons.

I was poor, but a GOP die-hard: How I finally left the politics of shame -

...Sadly, it took me years — decades — to see the illogic of supporting people who disdain me. But I’m a super-slow learner. I wish I could take the poorest, struggling conservatives and shake them. I would scream that their circumstances or failures or joblessness are not all their fault. They should wise up and vote themselves a break. Rich people vote their self-interest in every single election. Why don’t poor people?

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