Posted 5 years ago on Feb. 13, 2012, 11:06 a.m. EST by Faithntruth
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I just looked up primary voting results for the county I live in: less than 0.5 % of the voting age population voted, and my county is predominantly Republican.
So who are the people driving the primary voting results? Only those who have a strong enough belief in a candidate to bother showing up, evidently.
But it also illustrates that these are the people who are driving the political conversation on the right and yet they are not even one half of one percent of the voting population.
This is interesting for the occupy movement because it seems the vast majority of adults on the right dont have a horse in the race. It means there is still a chance to sway opinion, garner support, and drive the national conversation.
This requires, however, remaining something the majority of people can identify with: a non-violent protest against the unfair practices that are bankrupting the American dream.
We cannot allow violent people to infiltrate and instigate and generate bad press. It is vital that protesters isolate people who act out.