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Aug 12, 2014 4:22pm EDT
voted for a republican president was 1988, i believe, george h.w. bush. >> yeah, i think you're right. yeah, you are right. yes. i didn't think of it in those terms. generally california really goes to the liberal end on most of the national offices. members of the house, members of the senate, president, vice president, it just does. even in the state legislature it's a very -- it's a very liberal state politically. >> >> is that trend continuing? imts i think so. it certainly has been until you can see it stop. it would be dangerous to think no, it isn't continuing. it certainly has been. >> in your view, what's the conservative argument to make that end? >> against that? >> the conservative argument, what would be the conservative argument to put an end to california's democratic nomination. >> like a movie, it takes the right cast of characters. it just takes the right people. that's all. you can say all you want to, one things that's dangerous that i think is happening with the republican party right now, really dangerous, is this -- what i would call string of isolationism
Aug 23, 2014 9:00am EDT
amazing is that these lessons stuck. they were incredibly important. general george washington said goodbye to his senior officers here. was called during the revolutionary war the american fabius. do you know who fabius was? go to plutarch's "lives," and read about fabius maximus. he was a roman general who was considered successful because he managed to ultimately win a war by never fighting a major pitched battle with his opponent. he avoided writing major battles against alexander the great, because he knew if you did, like the other roman proconsul's who tried it, he would be defeated. he would avoid a major encounter until he got the opportunity to strike. perhaps not decisively, but to strike meaningfully. that was the motto george washington used during our revolution. we did not have an army that was sufficiently strong to be able to fight the british. we only did -- actually, washington broke his rule a time or two, and it was nearly disastrous when he did. primarily, that was the rule of thumb, to behave as fabius, to avoid major encounters, and when the opportunity prese
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