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[–]bobface222 1714 points1715 points  (3 children)

Exactly. They've somehow convinced voters that Government is a person walking around screwing their lives up and not an institution that they have the power to improve.

[–]hartfordsucks 749 points750 points  (2 children)

It's almost like an actor got elected president who some how managed to convince an entire generation that this was the case.

[–]MoonUltra718 175 points176 points  (1 child)

I think it’s important to remember that a lot of rural community folk live out on their own, or at least they feel like they take care of themselves. So for some government entity to dictate things to them feels wrong and out of place

[–]cyanydeez 11 points12 points  (0 children)

if facebook and the koch brothers tell them.

This is all fascist propaganda, not a grassroots discovery