View Poll Results: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

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  • Yes, Democrats are more empathetic

    20 51.28%
  • Yes, Republicans are more empathetic

    2 5.13%
  • Yes, and that's a good thing, people should look out for themselves, others will for themselves

    4 10.26%
  • No, there is no empathy gap

    13 33.33%
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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Who is more*blank*? If it's a positive adjective people will vote for their team, if it's a negative they'll vote for the other team.

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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    see you want to use empathy so to cause others to bend to your ideology but wont do the same in return so to come to a compromise
    Yes to compromise! But compromise between someone with power and someone without power means giving more power to the latter. Otherwise it is simply widening the power gap.
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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by aberrant85 View Post
    Yes to compromise! But compromise between someone with power and someone without power means giving more power to the latter. Otherwise it is simply widening the power gap.
    the middle class man that pays 50% of his income so the ones on snap can go buy steak and lobster if they so do choose doesn't have any more power then the poor he only has one vote just like the poor
    he actually has less power caused by the decades of being brow beaten being called a racist, not caring, and greedy if he ever speaks up about any injustice has silenced him

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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    the middle class man that pays 50% of his income so the ones on snap can go buy steak and lobster if they so do choose doesn't have any more power then the poor he only has one vote just like the poor
    he actually has less power caused by the decades of being brow beaten being called a racist, not caring, and greedy if he ever speaks up about any injustice has silenced him
    1. 50% of income goes to the poor? You have no idea how little of your taxes go to programs for the poor and how much goes to stuff like the defense budget.
    2. You think the poor are responsible for the middle class struggling? You have totally misdirected your rage. It's millionaires and billionaires with business interests at stake that have f***ed over the middle class and created more poor.
    3. On second thought, empathy is not enough. Empathy and enough objective common sense to be able to tell who has more power is what matters.
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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by aberrant85 View Post
    1. 50% of income goes to the poor? You have no idea how little of your taxes go to programs for the poor and how much goes to stuff like the defense budget.
    2. You think the poor are responsible for the middle class struggling? You have totally misdirected your rage. It's millionaires and billionaires with business interests at stake that have f***ed over the middle class and created more poor.
    3. On second thought, empathy is not enough. Empathy and enough objective common sense to be able to tell who has more power is what matters.
    1 does it matter to the middle class man when the poor are allowed to buy what he doesn't for reasons of being responsible
    2 why not you are allowed to blame the rich for anything with no evidence why cant the tables be turned
    3 so result to personal attack when truth is reveled as it not being common sense liberal modus operandi
    4 im done with you like im done with any liberal that results to those tactics it shows I have won the debate when you do so

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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    1 does it matter to the middle class man when the poor are allowed to buy what he doesn't for reasons of being responsible
    2 why not you are allowed to blame the rich for anything with no evidence why cant the tables be turned
    3 so result to personal attack when truth is reveled as it not being common sense liberal modus operandi
    4 im done with you like im done with any liberal that results to those tactics it shows I have won the debate when you do so
    what is the test to prove that we are a civilized society?

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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    1 does it matter to the middle class man when the poor are allowed to buy what he doesn't for reasons of being responsible
    2 why not you are allowed to blame the rich for anything with no evidence why cant the tables be turned
    3 so result to personal attack when truth is reveled as it not being common sense liberal modus operandi
    4 im done with you like im done with any liberal that results to those tactics it shows I have won the debate when you do so
    Oh yes, claiming that you can blame the poor for your problems with no evidence to support you because you think people blame the rich without evidence? Yes, I can see how you win the debate with logic like that.
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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by aberrant85 View Post
    Oh yes, claiming that you can blame the poor for your problems with no evidence to support you because you think people blame the rich without evidence? Yes, I can see how you win the debate with logic like that.
    it is called playing by the same rules that you have established

    this is what is so screwed up about the left they want to be able to play by a different set of rules and then when we play by their rules you scream foul. it would be so funny if it wasn't so sad

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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    There is no empathy gap. It's just empathy being pointed in different directions. One or two of those directions are, I believe, misguided.

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    Re: Is There an Empathy Gap Between Democrats and Republicans?

    Quote Originally Posted by trfjr View Post
    it is called playing by the same rules that you have established

    this is what is so screwed up about the left they want to be able to play by a different set of rules and then when we play by their rules you scream foul. it would be so funny if it wasn't so sad
    It's not the left or the right. It's poor debaters of all persuasions that refuse to acknowledge evidence or facts, then referee their own debates, that are sad.

    Look: Some 95% of 2009-2012 Income Gains Went to Wealthiest 1% - Real Time Economics - WSJ

    That's from the Wall Street Journal, no liberal rag. In case you are wondering where your money is.
    "Obamacare delenda est"

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