I've written about my inability to understand wingers, and what/how they think, and what really motivates them. As I continue to ponder, I think it could be that I'm giving them too much credit. For thinking. Because it might just be that they aren't really thinking the thing through, they're just echoing back what they've heard around them. This is not limited only to right wingers, leftys succumb to it too, but it does seem much more prevalent among the right wingers. Maybe because there are so many here in Idaho. But I digress.
Mike Moyle is demonstrating this tendency with this statement, in response to a proposal to do away with a grocery tax credit:
"You're picking winners and losers,” said Moyle, R-Star.
Gawd how I hate that phrase. No thought, just slap a label on something you don't like, something that you've hear in your winger echo chamber. Back in 2007 Moyle "called Otter's original means-adjusted proposal “class warfare.” Yet another trite phrase, though one favored by both sides of the aisle.
C'mon on, think, Moyle. Get past Rushbo's diatribes and think for yourself. You're not a parrot. "Winners and losers." Awk. "Winners and losers." Awk. "Winners and losers." Awk. "Winners and losers." Awk. Nice analysis there, Mike.