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Democrats Spinning a Fairy Tale in Charlotte

Blair31 Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 3:18 PM
In the Grimm's fairytale Rumplestlitsken, a miller goes to the king and lies. The miller tells the king that his daughter can spin straw into gold. The king commands the miller to bring his daughter to the castle. The miller brings his daughter to the castle. The king puts her in a dungeon with a spinning wheel in it and tells her to spin the straw in the dungeon into gold. The problem? The miller's daughter can't spin straw into gold. Along comes Rumplestlitsken. He helps the miller's daughter but for a price. The price? Her first born son. In the end, he turns into a tree. And they lived happily ever after.

The corrosive theme pervading the Democrat convention is government is the solution to all our ills and “we the people” can achieve a government subsidized American Dream. From birth control and automobiles to education, housing, work and food on the table, the answer in Charlotte pushed by Michelle Obama, Sandra Fluke, Elizabeth Warren, and Bill Clinton is “Yes, we can with government.”

The one thing missing from liberals’ mantra is how America is going to pay for all this government largess. In nearly four years, Obama spent $6 trillion more than George Bush spent in eight years in office. This...