^^^^^^^^^^^^This! ^^^^^^^^^^^^^That's just the beginning.
Now let's add on the number of people related to that 1 in 9. Spouses and kids are likely going to hear a very pro-statist view from the family member who is putting food on the table by working for the government.
How many times have you heard a cop's wife/kid/sibling launch the old "you just don't understand!" defense?
Now let's take a look at the remaining population. Among those who don't have a close relative employed by the state, how many are *receiving* goodies from the state? How many are getting housing subsidies, welfare, food stamps, fuel and heating assistance, free medical and other forms of government largesse? How many of those are going to view "Uncle Sugar" as a bad guy as long as they're "gettin stuff!" from the state?
And among the paltry numbers of the proud, hard working souls who are left, how many of those come from households where it is viewed as patriotic to blindly support the police because they're "protecting" us?
Anyone think we're probably approaching about seven or eight out of ten?
THIS is why we're screwed.
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