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A short political primer

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Interested in politics? Here’s a few little things to keep in mind to make your participation better for everyone.

1.   Everyone is lying to you. And when I say “everyone,” I mean everyone. Including, no especially, your own party. Why would your own party lie to you? Because you will believe them.

2.   Before you forward that outrageous email, go on a tirade at Thanksgiving, etc., ask yourself “Really? Is this really true?” Then go back and review Rule #1. No, FEMA is not putting people in “man camps.” That was a hoax. No, Sarah Palin never actually said “I can see Russia from my house.” That was SNL.

3.   Everyone wants your money. That’s one of the primary reasons they lie to you. If you believe that “the other side” is doing some really crazy, outrageous stuff (which they generally aren’t, see Rule #1), you might even cough…

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