If our Movement revels in its maverick persona, then, we will remain divisive. In sports, divisive is fun. In politics, divisive is fun, but if we are sincere in our desire to win over the population, then, we need to take the sport out of it.
There are certain pitches in our message which water down our cause. In fact, we know this to be true because we admit our cause is all but lost. We cannot convince enough people to respect our cause, and so we have concluded that nullification is the appropriate strategy. Perhaps it is, but we should still continue to bring about a mainstream movement, rather than a marginalized, disobedient one.
Why are we marginalized? It is fairly easy to see why. Despite the many reasons to complain about the state of our nation, most of us would have to admit that life here is far more preferable than most any other nation in the world. We are so lucky to be here, and we should not take our system entirely for granted. Most moderates and independents would probably tend to agree with this. Continue Reading →