Pure Right Wing Projection
Sen . John Cornyn (R-Rat Bastard) wants you to know he’s mad that President Obama is desperately trying to divide the country because he “can’t run on his record.”
Psychological projection or projection bias is a psychological defense mechanism where a person subconsciously denies his or her own attributes, thoughts, and emotions, which are then ascribed to the outside world, usually to other people. Thus, projection involves imagining or projecting the belief that others originate those feelings – Wikipedia
Except the GOP is VERY conscious of it. To them it’s a political tactic. Their
sheep followers, on the other hand, are too stupid to figure out that when you make opposition to gay marriage the center of your political platform, chances are that the left didn’t force you to do it. At this rate, Democrats will be the warmongers that hate Islam. Give it a year or two.
Just as a fascinating bit of contrast, here’s Conservapedia’s entry on projection:
In psychology, projection (or projection bias) is a defense mechanism in which one attributes one’s own unacceptable or unwanted thoughts or/and emotions to others. For an extreme example see homosexuality.
They even have a page of “Liberal Projection.” Here’s one of the examples:
Saying their opponents are moral degenerates while tolerating homosexuality.
You can easily see how liberals are FORCING conservatives to hate homosexuals. It’s all our fault. Really.