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Civic Illiteracy Won the White House for Obama

DavidM Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 11:20 AM
Democrats just need a cult leader and public education to win. In the plus column they can make themselves feel better by calling everyone a racist.
It was only 7:15 last Tuesday evening when my daughter, who works in conservative journalism, texted me to say the election was lost. For a painful four hours, I watched the results confirm her early analysis. When it was clear the president would be re-elected and Republican challenger Mitt Romney had lost, I took an over-the-counter sleep aid and went to bed.

On Wednesday, I began a weeklong home improvement bender, drowning my sorrows in a five-gallon bucket of latex paint the color of vanilla creme. But there was no painting over my pessimism about the future.

I...