This post from Steve pretty much sums up the same attitude I have on the elections. I don’t feel like going into politics, since I’ve already fought that battle many times at work, so let him speak for me.
Around various pockets of the media one can hear the conservative call to action, the affirmation of a mandate to defend the American people against the government. It is as clear as an azure sky to me that this mandate is real. Consider the following:
- Republicans almost took the White House. Less than a hundred electoral votes short!
- The Republican candidate for President of the United States almost won the popular vote (see how completely different ‘almost won’ sounds compared to ‘lost’?).
- Republicans only lost a net of two seats in the Senate and three in the House of Representatives.
For these reasons and others, I think it is time for Americans across the nation to accept the fact that this shrinking party of miserable, aged white men just knows what’s best for us, and we should let them have their destructive, self-defeating way. I for one am completely…
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