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An answer to my question

On Politics « Samizdata.
Perry Metzger over at the inestimable Samizdata seems to have answered the question I posed recently about whether I should join the Conservative Party as a libertarian entryist;
The underlying problem is that people do not yet widely understand that the higher the political office, the more likely it is that the electoral contest is between two sociopathic con men.
As he says, eloquently;
Political parties generally disgust me, being organized for much the same purpose as a gang of looters or a crime syndicate, and if only they could all go out of business and their members be sent to prison where they belong I would be pleased beyond measure.
I apologise for my weakness in being tempted to the dark side.

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