Aug 29, 2012

The Illusion of Freedom at the Republican National Convention

This has been coming for months, so it's not a shocker, but the willingness to simply change rules at a whim to perpetuate the fantasy of unity in the Republican party is still shocking.  The fact is that the voting records of Romney and Obama are almost identical, along with their primary stances on a number of issues.  We have the illusion of freedom with a two-party system, but it's actually a one-party system where "we the people" have no choice.  Below is a primer to what was going on behind the scenes preceding the RNC.


And here is the response as the Maine delegates were essentially evicted from the convention floor in Tampa.