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  • And that attitude is why I will not vote for Kerry.
    • I do quarrel with logic that says, "Stupid people are associated with X, therefore X is stupid." Stupid people are associated with everything.
      --Larry Wall
      • I'm not zaotoichi and I only speak for myself, but I don't think it's stupid.

        I think it's poisonous.

        I don't really want to associate with the kind of people whose entire raison d'etre seems to be "we aren't _______". That goes for Python fanatics, BSD license zealots, PostgreSQL freaks, and, at least in this election cycle, the "anyone but Bush" folks.

        That's not to say that I despise Python, BSD, Postgres, and everyone who prefers someone other than the sitting president. It's just that all four gro

        • That was pretty much my point. I entirely agree that it's poisonous -- it's a shameful way to run a political process and it makes me weep for the future. But saying that "I won't vote for A because I don't like these people associated with A." when there are people like this on all sides of a process that's nececessary to participate in (differentiating it from those crazy open source people) is just sticking your head in the sand.