Sunday, November 02, 2008

Common Sense is Overrated

In Spanish they say it's the least common of all the senses. So, if you're like most people, you gotta wonder why you'd put up with the continuation of policies that haven't worked, that have ruined Wall Street, that deny Americans the health coverage enjoyed in virtually every other industrialized country in the world.

Well, maybe you just love endless, pointless war. Perhaps you're glad to pass crushing debt onto your children and grandchildren. Or you think it's fantastic that catastrophic medical emergency is the number one cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Maybe you're overjoyed that a credit card company got to rewrite bankruptcy legislation, or that we arranged a Medicare drug benefit that ensured we'd pay the highest possible price for pharmaceuticals. Perhaps you feel your income will suddenly go from 40 thousand to 40 million, and you're worried a Democratic government will allow you to keep only 29 million. Clearly you need at least 32 to build that chateu in the Ozarks.

There are a lot of reasons to vote Republican, and in case you're curious, here are just a few more:

Thanks to Schoolgal
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