Stupid Politician Tricks

jaunte3/27/2010 1:01:32 pm PDT

re: #225 Gus 802

If anything Sail Alinsky was a good observer of human behavior and how it applies to politics. His rules for radicals can be applied to any political ideology and in fact is used by many people without knowledge of said rules. For example:

As I noted. People engage in these tactic regardless of Alinsky’s work. People are free to study his work and it does not matter anymore than the Marines studying the military tactics of Mao or Lee Atwater who studied the political tactics of Mao. I assume you’re aware of Machiavelli?

I think some of that Alinsky list came from Sun Tzu.