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The War on "Obama Defectors"

Capitalist at Birth1 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 8:38 AM
Unfortunately, many people who are allowed to vote are, in fact, just plain stupid. Both men and women.
dconnelly Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 1:08 PM
As George Carlin said, "Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."

And then remember that all of them are allowed a vote equal to yours.

NARAL Pro-Choice America is targeting what it calls "Obama defectors": female voters who supported Barack Obama in 2008 but now are considering voting for Mitt Romney.

Defectors? That's a term usually reserved for Syrian troops who go AWOL or adults who escaped the yoke of authoritarian regimes. The left's unabashed use of the word "defector" suggests a feeling of ownership -- as if, having voted for Obama once, female voters are conscripts, property of the (all kneel) Democratic Party.

Democrats usually are masters at co-opting language. This year, under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration mandated that...