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No More "Mr. Obama Is a Nice Guy"

bible1st Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 12:23 PM
A few small truths that conservatives know: 1-Smiling while lying does not make you honest. 2-Appearing relaxed while throwing a "mentor" under the bus because they are an embarrassment does not make it ok. 3-Using devisive and hateful speach while condemning others for it makes you a hypocrit. 4-Ignoring truth and distracting from it does not make it go away. 5-Running from responsibility does not excuse you from it. 6-Pretending to like Latinos while giving drug dealers guns in order to murder them does not make you trustworthy. These are just a few. There are many more that will be revealed as the election unfolds.
There is a reflexive desire among a certain species of moderate Republicans to be perceived as "civil" by liberal opponents who believe that the mere existence of free-market, limited-government conservatism is an indecent affront to humankind. All aboard the U.S.S. Lost Cause.

This disastrous, bend-over bipartisanship is a hard habit to break. In 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain rode the "Barack Obama is a nice guy, but vote for me" wave to crashing defeat. In 2012, McCain's endorsee, Mitt Romney, has made "Barack Obama is a nice guy but in over his head" a standard stump-speech talking point.

Conservatives of good will who've...