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No More "Mr. Obama Is a Nice Guy"

tma_sierrahills Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 1:37 AM
"He called critics of his amnesty policies 'enemies' who needed to be 'punished by Latino voters because they were not 'the kinds of folks who represent our core American values.'" This is why some say our ruling elites practice "soft totalitarianism," and Bush II was not much different, making us bleed to death in two unnecessary wars while working for 8 years to legalize our invaders. As for McCain, how could a war hero be oblivious to his own nation being invaded? It is as if a majority of white people have contracted some sort of evolutionary autoimmune disease that makes it fashionable for them to want to see the demise of their own great-grandchildren. And the trick is to be evil while looking "nice."
There is a reflexive desire among a certain species of moderate Republicans to be perceived as "civil" by liberal opponents who believe that the mere existence of free-market, limited-government conservatism is an indecent affront to humankind. All aboard the U.S.S. Lost Cause.

This disastrous, bend-over bipartisanship is a hard habit to break. In 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain rode the "Barack Obama is a nice guy, but vote for me" wave to crashing defeat. In 2012, McCain's endorsee, Mitt Romney, has made "Barack Obama is a nice guy but in over his head" a standard stump-speech talking point.

Conservatives of good will who've...