"Learned Helplessness." -- In Dire Straits, Americans Whimper InsteadQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Battered and bruised, with no apparent way out, the American electorate has plunged into a political state of learned helplessness. They've voted Democratic to punish rapacious Republicans. They've voted Republican to get rid of do-nothing Democrats. They've tried staying home on Election Day. Nothing they do helps their condition. They're flailing.|
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