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Unhinged by Obama

danr27 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 8:02 AM
The liberals used to be the ones to warn of "the slippery slope," i.e., how when a policy based on a particular principle is instituted it can lead to less appealing policies sharing the same principle. Apparently, slippery slopes only hold validity for liberals and their pet causes. You can accumulate all the evidence about Obama that you wish, but Steve will remain cool, calm, and collected. A little commotion on the Titanic deck? He'd be rearranging the deck chairs.
On Wednesday morning, sober conservatives pondered an election defeat, swallowed their disappointment and turned their attention to things that truly affect their lives, such as work and family. But there are other conservatives, who were profoundly affected by their collision with reality.

Upon learning of Barack Obama's victory, they envisioned themselves in one of two movies: "Man on a Ledge" or "Braveheart." The first group fell into utter despair. The second chose furious defiance. All agree the apocalypse is at hand. The argument is only about what to do next.

Why the reaction should be so intense is a mystery. We have already...