>I think at root the
>problem is slavish, worshipfulness of power, of
>being eager to associate themselves with what is
Doug wrote: How about Trumps show being a hit, and the line Youre fired! achieving iconic pop culture status?
That just lends credence to what I said, doesnt it. I admit what I said was purely speculative, but it seems, as Wojtek said, a lot of sociological and literary evidence bears it out--that many are essentially worshipful of power, and prefer to associate with what is tough and domineering. Liberal when it comes to myself, conservative when it comes to others-type stuff.