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How Mitt Romney Won My Vote

Buck O Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 9:46 AM
"I know I'm a member of the NRA but I still have feelings." O.K. But if you let your feelings drive your decision making, you might as well re-join the Democrat Party.

Note: The author would like to thank the Psalmist, Switchfoot, and Samwise for inspiring this column.

Back in May of 1999, I made a decision to leave the Democratic Party. It was an easy decision. I had been a Democrat for 11 years. I voted for Dukakis when I was a committed leftist. But, later, when I became a pro-life conservative, there was no room for me in the party. So I became a Republican and also joined the NRA. I've been a straight shooter ever since. Excuse me if that last line sounded heterosexist. I’m a work in regress....