In the wake of the most heated political debate in GSoM's history, let's talk basketball in terms of liberal versus conservative.Liberal - not bound by... orthodoxy, or traditional forms.
Conservative - disposed to preserve existing... institutions, etc., or to restore traditional ones, and to limit change.
Let me present the nominees for the future of the Golden State Warriors according to the genius and vision of GSoM constituents.
First up, the liberalism: We move Biedrins, Wright and some change to acquire Amar'e Stoudemire to preside over the center and power-forward positions for the foreseeable future. The strength of our party depends on Amar'e being as good as he's proven to be in the past. The trade makes us more undersized and thus more unorthodox, represents a major change and is forward thinking. As trade restrictions end, new political avenues will open up. This savy political move may become viable again. On the other hand, there are other election years ahead, so this may not be the last we hear of "Amar'e for President."
And conservatism: We do not rely on major changes to our party and instead, "build a bridge to the future" based largely on the past. Some interest groups at GSoM have lobbied to have Andrei Kirilenko and/or Jason Maxiell moved to the Warriors' side of the aisle. Kirilenko would make us bigger and more politically viable at the SF position, provide excellent defense and reliable offense. A trade to Utah involving Maggette should appeal to the right wing of GSoM. Jason Maxiell has been a subject of heavy debate as well. Powerful people in Golden State's Oval Office have suggested that "beef" will resolve some of the Warrior's political woes. Getting Jason Maxiell and some change for a package including Brandon Wright may energize the conservative base here at GSoM.
Choose a side or become politically irrelevant to the NBA!
As a Warrior's GM, I would definitely be...
an uninhibited, bleeding-heart liberal. (8 votes)
an inflexible, hard-nosed conservative. (7 votes)
a moderate, but I lean toward liberal moves like an Amar'e trade. (61 votes)
a moderate, but I lean toward more conservative moves like Maxiell or Kirilenko. (52 votes)
an ultra-conservative. Let's rely on good old-fashioned Richardson and/or Baron. (12 votes)
an uber-liberal. I want to blow up the team. (9 votes)
an independent. I'm open to trade ideas and am currently undecided. (46 votes)
195 total votes