Don't screw it up, America!
Earlier I wrote that "If you don't want an Obama-Pelosi-Reid-Frank-Acorn supermajority, there's only one way to stop it: Vote." A reader responds:Okay, but if Obama and the Democrats win, can we at least acknowledge that it's what people do want?
In democratic systems, the people are free to screw up their own societies. An Obama victory would be a tragedy for this country and for the world. It would be a flight to fantasy and delusion, and a repudiation of the animating principles of America. It would also be profoundly unbecoming for the citizenry of a mature republic to vote for therapeutic fatuities like "hope" and "change".
But that is the people's prerogative. The way to forestall such discussions is to get out and run up the numbers.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Election day - what an Obama victory would mean
I like this from Mark Steyn: