Constituency building

Slightly different (wider) from coalition formation, I guess, in that a constituency is broader, full of those who will tacitly/passively support what you’re doing.  Perhaps you need to give folks a bone or two.  Hitler and the Nazis were good at this – redistributing property stolen (especially from Jews) to the others, who were then bound by ties of gratitude and complicity…  Yes, I know I’ve just Godwinned.   So, less ‘extremely’ – just trying to get people feeling that they benefit (materially or psychologically) from the status quo or the change that is being sought…

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