It’s hard to understand how so many voters are so gullible and believe politicians’ lies.
They vote for politicians, and re-elect them, even though they may know they’re being lied to.
They may finally wake up to the lies, but not until they’ve suffered from them.
It brings to mind an old joke:
A city-slicker moved to the country and wanted to buy a mule. Someone told him farmer Jones had a mule for sale, so the city-slicker visited farmer Jones.
Farmer Jones did, indeed, have a mule for sale. The city-slicker asked, “Is he a good mule? Will he listen?”
Farmer Jones assured him the mule was a good mule and would listen to and obey commands.
A few days later, Farmer Jones was on a road going to town, and he saw the city-slicker with the mule. The mule was sitting down and refused to cross a bridge. Farmer Jones asked what was going on. The city-slicker said, “He refuses to cross the bridge, even though I’ve repeatedly told him to.”
Farmer Jones walked to the side of the road, found a big tree branch, walked to the mule and hit the mule in the side of the head with the tree branch. Then farmer Jones whispered something into the mule’s ear. The mule stood up and crossed the bridge.
The city-slicker said, “What happened? How did you do that?”
Farmer Jones said, “Well, it’s like I said — he will listen to you. But sometimes you first have to get his attention.”
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Let’s hope Trump’s victory got the attention of the DNC.