Revision for “Giving Them Help They Really Don’t Need” created on March 5, 2015 @ 23:44:32
Giving Them Help They Really Don't Need
Divide and conquer. A particularly dirty trick involves political parties donating money or steering attention to candidates on their opponent’s side who can destabilize that party’s solidarity, either during the campaigning or during the other party’s primaries. If parties can’t be broken from within, then support – financial and otherwise – can be given to third parties to split a threatening opponent’s power base.