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Why Do the Backwoods Bigots Get to Vote?

changa Wrote: May 18, 2012 2:45 PM
Oh, you're welcome to vote, Michael Brown. You should look up "Constitutional Democracy" and once you understand the concept, perhaps you'll understand why saying you should not be allowed to vote on the rights of others is a different thing than saying you should not vote at all. Ignorance is not a virtue Mr. Brown, and you should stop holding onto yours so tightly.

In my last article, I explained how embarrassed the liberal elites were in the aftermath of North Carolina’s decisive passage of the marriage amendment. In their view, it was a triumph for backwoods bigotry. But there was a deeper sentiment lurking beneath the headlines and the sound bites: It’s hardly fair that these bigots get to vote! Just think of how wonderful America would be if only the enlightened ones could make the decisions.

A headline last week on the militant, gay activist site Truth Wins Out read, “North Carolina chooses bigotry over prosperity.” The article went on...