What do politicians benefit from obviously manufactured quibbles?
Whether the president ate dog meat as a child in Indonesia, or accusing him of responsibility for gas prices or the economy, specious charges annoy and frustrate me. What lasting value do such random accusations have?
Accusing ... is the name of the game ... of Politics ...
Played by the smart ones ...
at the cost of the regular folks ... worldwide.
There is no lasting value, in these "games" ...
These are some of the means, of "dethroning" the opponent.
Don't worry ... Your frustrations are correctly placed.
I guess like all entertainers they are happy as long as they are being talked about, any publicity is good.
A good book to read by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is "The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics" - (the difference between tyrants and democrats is just a convenient fiction)
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