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Unhinged by Obama

1093 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 9:29 AM
... of course there will be responses that can be ginned up to suggest that the conservatives are a largely an over-reactionary people, but it doesn't justify smug complacency.
On Wednesday morning, sober conservatives pondered an election defeat, swallowed their disappointment and turned their attention to things that truly affect their lives, such as work and family. But there are other conservatives, who were profoundly affected by their collision with reality.

Upon learning of Barack Obama's victory, they envisioned themselves in one of two movies: "Man on a Ledge" or "Braveheart." The first group fell into utter despair. The second chose furious defiance. All agree the apocalypse is at hand. The argument is only about what to do next.

Why the reaction should be so intense is a mystery. We have already...