Armstrong Williams

Barack Obama thinks that you’re stupid. And, if you’re one of the 45% of us who still support him after Solyndra, after Fast and Furious, after the GSA scandal, after the voter ID controversy, after the Buffett Rule, after the Secret Service Scandal, and so on, you might be.

If you don’t believe me that he thinks you’re stupid, consider the following.

I watched Meet the Press recently, and their roundtable on the War on Women—that is, the Democrats’ agitprop to frighten women to the safe, warm, familiar cocoon of the Democratic Party. They’ve been doing it for decades, and the fact that they are returning to this tactic now tells me that they are afraid—Rasmussen has Romney up by two points already and it’s only April; he doesn’t even have the nomination officially yet; the real money hasn’t been spent yet.

The fact that they are using this tactic means that they actually believe that it will work—that is, that you are dumb enough to fall for it. The only thing more infuriating than that would be if it actually did work, and the fate of United States of America—and thereby the world—was determined by such pettiness.

Fortunately, it does not yet appear that it will happen that way. Men vote too. We can all thank God that, despite the Democratic elite’s low, cynical, deterministic view of the world,it is simply not good enough to divide people up into campsbased upon characteristics determined before they were born and slap a red or blue label on each one. People are still free, thinking beings, not just automata resulting from their genetics and environment. Thank God!

You can imagine my shame, then, to see that Republicans have stooped to the level of Democrats in playing divisive politics—and playing it on Democrats’ terms. Representative Bachmann, whom I admire greatly and who I think is a great voice for the conservative movement, debated Senator Gillibrand, for what proved to be a good demonstration that what they were doing was a waste of time.

In order to get around disputing the false premise that “forcing insurance companies to cover contraception” is the same thing as “helping women,” Representative Bachmann had to logically contort her way into arguing that high gas prices, high food prices also hurt women.

No kidding. They hurt everyone—why is it even worth saying?

Armstrong Williams

Armstrong Williams is a widely-syndicated columnist, CEO of the Graham Williams Group, and hosts the Armstrong Williams Show. He is the author of Reawakening Virtues.
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