A.R. Moxon (Julius Ghost) @JuliusGoat Author of THE REVISIONARIES, coming 12/3/19 Pre-order: static.mhpbooks.com/the-revisionaries/ Newsletter: tinyletter.com/ARMoxon He/him Repped by @samroebuck Nov. 02, 2019 1 min read

If you want to win an election, the first thing you need to do is really tamp down any enthusiasm with your voting base, just douse anything that enthuses them w/cold water. Surefire method for success, low-information bandwagon voters really go strong for despondency.

Once you have your base good and depressed, next thing you want to do is to come up with a vague platform designed not to offend anybody, voters really go for that. If you can make it the same thing you've failed with before, even better, but above all remember: be uninspiring.

Once you have that platform nice and insipid, temper it with hefty doses of realism, and center your positions around what can't be done.

That's the way to beat a guy who's going to run on "I invented a gun that will cure cancer and make you a millionaire, let's burn a Muslim."

I guess what I'm saying is if Nancy Pelosi wants to remain a leader she should start being one.

If not, she should get out of the way for people who actually want to change our disastrous course.

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