Here are the results of our Which Wing Worst Poll. Politics Plus Polls are not scientific, because those who respond are not balanced according to demographic categories. Therefore, we do not accurately reflect the makeup of the US population. Nevertheless, our polls are often both accurate and indicative of the nation’s view.
And here are your comments.
Showing comments 1-13 of 13.
Posted by Lynn Squance July 28, 2014 at 9:10 pm.
It was a toss up between corporacon and plutocon, so I went with plutocon. When I think of the Koch brothers, I think plutocon then corporacon. But they are also feeding the insantiTea and theocons . . . I believe it is called leveraging their options. And the neocons will ante up to do the plutocon’s dirty work as long as they can make money, the greedy war mongering ba*tards they are.
But no matter, they all will end the American empire, one way or another. Have a look at this Alternet article about the American empire that I posted on Care2.
Posted by Jerry Critter July 28, 2014 at 9:46 am.
That’s a tough choice. They are all bad. Combined together, the Republican party is the worst.
Posted by mamabear July 23, 2014 at 11:38 am.
All of the above. But one seems worse In sane TEA wing (Why) they are the racist. That seems the hardest to fight Because most racist do no even know they are(right they know but pretending to be a Palin on getting a ticket for speeding."’I Wasn’t Speeding, I Was Qualifying’ They are just plain nuts and they like it
Posted by Patty July 21, 2014 at 6:23 am.
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I agree with the others that "All the above" would be my answer if it was available. Since I had to choose, Corporacon is my choice. All the biggies encompassed therein feed the rest of them and they in turn feed off the smaller groups.
They are all evil.
Posted by Arielle July 20, 2014 at 3:06 am.
Sorry, I can’t pick just one – they are all crazy, dangerous, deranged, and despicable.
Posted by Terrie C. Williams July 19, 2014 at 5:01 am.
Actually….ALL of the above….but I especially loathe Fascists…and they come in all of the above colors. Theocratic Fascists are the worst and that is the Tea Baggers in a nutshell.
Posted by gene jacobson July 18, 2014 at 7:40 am.
They’re all bad but I went with Theocon because there is nothing more difficult, in my opinion, to deal with than someone who thinks God told him to do whatever the H it is he/she is doing. Reason does not work with people who believe their way is the only moral option available. All of the others you can bargain with at least, not easily but you can. Not religious extremists though. No give in their positions at all.
Posted by Edie July 16, 2014 at 5:12 pm.
I agree with others that all of the above would have been good. I voted for Insanitea because they work so hard to make the rest of us conform to their ideas.
Posted by Yvonne White July 16, 2014 at 9:34 am.
There was no "All the Above". So I went with Corporacon because the Corporate Pirates fund all the Insanitea & Religious Reich’s craziness, the Corporations are run by Plutocons & turn out NeoCons..it’s the Circle of DEATH (not Life!
that IS the GOP!
Posted by John Dasef July 16, 2014 at 5:42 am.
"All of the above" would be most appropriate. None of them have any redeeming qualities.
Posted by Joanne D July 16, 2014 at 4:49 am.
I agree it should be all of the above. I also agree with Phil and Lona the Corporacon wing is served by all the others. But the Theocons are giving a kind of halo of legitimacy to the other wings, and I think if we could get rid of that, we could get through to more ordinary people. The thing is, the whole "prosperity gospel" thing is the normal human mindset. It goes back past Calvin and the divine right of kings to prehistoric humans trying to figure out which gods or spirits to appease. Even Jesus’ disciples, when he said it was easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven, said, "Well, dang! If the rich can’t, there’s NO hope for anyone else!"
Posted by Lona July 16, 2014 at 12:11 am.
We have a terrible household joke in the Netherlands that came to mind:
"How can you tell a bird is dead? Because it’s one leg is just as long".
Yes, that’s it, but it sort of summarises my predicament with this poll: what’s the bloody difference? So I went along with Phil, I think Corporacon outflanks the others and in fact uses the others to its own advantage.
Posted by Phil July 15, 2014 at 7:51 am.
"All of the above" would be the most accurate answer, but lacking that choice I voted for the Corporacon wing, because that wing is the only wing served by all the others.
I was not surprised that only one other person voted for Plutocons. The vote does reflect commonly held thinking, but in my opinion, the commonly held thinking is wrong. Here’s why. Neocons, the party warmongers like ChickenHawk Cheney, have little influence at present, because America is sick of their failed wars. Theocons are the Republican Supply-side pseudo-Christians. The party caters to them, because they get out the vote, but they are stupid enough to think what they are told to think, as long as they get to force their dogma on others. The InsaniTEA wing is dangerous, because they are frequently the tail that wags the dawg. But they are just the storm troopers, like Hitler’s SA. If the party achieves their goal of dictatorial control, the Tea Baggers will be victims of a Republican night of the long knives, just like the SA. The Corporacons are powerful, but they are unable to control the party, because another group controls too many of them. That leaves the Plutocons. They are the super-rich, like the Koch Brothers and the Waltons, the 0.1% They bankroll and dictate policy to Neocon groups. they support the Theocons and the InsaniTEA wing financially and tell them what to think. They control the Corporacons, because they fill the key executive positions. In short, they are the ones that the Republican Party truly represents. That makes them worst for the US.