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Can a Conscientious Liberal Back Obama?

loadstar Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 12:43 PM
re: "the rich" will pay for Obama's welfare programs" >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As Margaret Thatcher opined, the trouble with taxing other people to pay for unbridled big guvment is that you eventually run out of OTHER people to tax! As another great Brit Churchill added, “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.” Vote ROMNEY to try to stem the ineluctable trend toward our slouching into becoming Greece or Spain.

YOU'RE A PASSIONATE and committed liberal. Four years ago, enthralled by Barack Obama's biography and inspired by his oratory, you voted for him with pride. You embraced his promise of hope and change. You were deeply moved by the racial progress he symbolized.

But above all you voted for him because he expressed such enlightened views.

You didn't just want a Democrat back in the White House, you wanted one who would bring progressive clarity to US national policy.

For eight years, you'd fumed at George W. Bush's offenses against the Constitution; now at last, you believed, you were supporting a...