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The War on "Obama Defectors"

jhines Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 7:58 PM
My mother taught me that cursing was a lazy person's way of expressing themselves....but I'm a Texan. I think the Midwest has a lot in common with us though.......

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...