That's what the GOP sold: a lifestyle. They didn't talk about programs or policies.
They sold this Ronald Reagan Rawhide Rugged Individual, the Traditional American (whiteiwishihadsmallerprint) Manly Man.
Rugged Individual. Hold that thought.
Ben Franklin said, "We must all hang together or we will surely hang separately."
The Mayflower wasn't a very big boat. The strongest helped the weaker. Or they'd have all died. It took everybody.
Nobody is going anywhere. We're stuck with each other.
We talk about being all in this together like the Glorious America of Yesteryear, but you show the picture that has us all in it together.
All. Of. Us.
We need to sell a lifestyle.
They. Didn't. Used. To. Be. Here.
Somebody sold them that lifestyle. They bought it.
I've lived in rural Ray County, MO, for about 35 or so years.
In the first 25 I never heard a white person say the n word. They might have thought it, but they couldn't say it in public.
They do now.
Something sold them a lifestyle.
We sell the outside world Peace Love and Brotherhood.
We're not chickens, we're proud human beings and we know we've got to stand together!
What it is, is, it's society, government, and the economy.
They are three distinct parts of one thing. There is never, anywhere on Earth, one of those things without the other two.
What it's supposed to do is (in my opinion)
Longer definition here: nopackagedeals.com/2017/09/17/wha…
We've got to sell a lifestyle, an American, traditional, conservative lifestyle where we're all Americans, we're all in this together.
What made the Greatest Generation great?
They helped each other. Americans from all classes and groups landed together on D-Day.
Some phone app that took off like Facebook would work, but: Concentrated. Focused. Selling a lifestyle.
It's made out of C-Ration case cardboard.
The signs say
My call name was sgt. flower.