Thursday, September 08, 2005

Publius nails it (again)

Zero-Sum Nation
But winning big was never part of the Rove strategy. Rove decided early on to go for the 51% strategy. And again, it worked. But it came with a big cost – it pissed off just under half of the United States population. And the problem with utterly alienating 45+% of the population is that they will not only never support you for any reason, but that they will be seething for revenge. It’s straight-up Newton – every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Rove created an army of revenge-seekers waiting for their moment. And that moment has arrived.
Now go read the whole thing!

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