Thats an interesting observation.nakatago wrote:I can't shake the feeling that these people don't just want to win, they want to win BIG and ground their enemies to the ground. It's like a zero-sum game for them.bgd wrote:In this case it's about maximising advantage. They will win, but they want to win well. I reckon their analysts have factored in the recent events and believe that now is the optimum time to get the biggest share of the vote. Just good politics.
It's not enough to get ahead of the guy; you have to make sure he doesn't even make it to the finish line or compete in any future contests.
Looking through the "quotes" attributed to the Govt in the press , it does seem like they want it all.
Hopefully it makes for an interesting campaign , short as it will be.