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A Victory for Creatures of the State

The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 4:19 PM
Obama was reelected on nearly 9 million fewer votes than he received in 2008. But Romney got less votes than McCain! Anti-Mormon prejudice lives.

The Progressives won on Tuesday.

I don't mean the people who voted Democrat who call themselves "progressive." Though they won, too.

I mean the Progressives who've been waging a century-long effort to transform our American-style government into a European-style state.

The words "government" and "state" are often used interchangeably, but they are really different things. According to the founders' vision, the people are sovereign and the government belongs to us. Under the European notion of the state, the people are creatures of the state, significant only as parts of the whole.

This European version of the state can be nice. One...