ADDRESSING A PREJUDICED VIEW HELD OVERSEAS

Balladeer's Blog

mascot donkey and republican headsAs ever, Balladeer’s Blog would be just fine if both the Democrat and Republican political parties – or the “Royal Houses” as I call them – splintered into multiple smaller parties. Yet, overseas – and for some smug people right here in the U.S. – a certain prejudice is still prevalent. That prejudice is the false notion that Republican voters are «stupid» and Democrat voters are «intelligent.» That notion is absurd even as sweeping generalizations go. 

Here is a real-life incident that is the template for every deceptive depiction of one political party as stupid and the other one intelligent. This same pattern has been repeated over and over and shows why this stubborn prejudice is not valid no matter how widely-held it may be.

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