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Sure, he thinks that a system that takes from workers and gives to those who refuse to work is evil. But he is most passionate about the evils of a system that destroys and enslaves those it teaches to live off government handouts.

It is the most profound and mature concept of “Don’t Tread on Me.” And the perfect pitch for this crop of angry voters.

Charles Hurt’s column appears Wednesdays. He may be reached at