(1) Such posts have no influence on members of the
opposing parties. What you perceive as "facts" the other side views as
blatant distortion, if not outright hogwash, and vice-versa. And as
much as it pains us all to admit it, "they"--whomever "they" might be from your perspective--are not stupid, or at least
no stupider than "we" are.
(2) As such, the purpose of political posts is:
(a) to entertain people who already agree with you
to express one's own opinion without any expectation of convincing opponents
(c) to piss off people who disagree with you
these terms of service requirements firmly in place, we can all happily ignore each other and still be friends after the election.
P.S. Democrats Rule! Republicans drool!