T: I will shut down the government if I don't get a wall.
N: You can't get a wall.
T: You're stupid for not wanting border security.
N: We want border security but not with a wall
T: No Wall = No Border Security. I'll proudly shut down the government for the sake of border security.
It scares me:
1. that this level of reasoning is employed to make decisions on behalf of a nation.
2. that it has proven tactically effective at making things happen.
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