"Are Americans really so petty and covetous that we are comforted when “rich” people have their money taken away from them? Or do sufficient numbers of us still understand America to be a meritocracy – a society where we all achieve in different measures, yet we are all blessed with the freedom to try and achieve all that we can? "
Tragically, I think the results on November 6 tell us that the answers, for just over 50% of people who care enough to vote, are "Yes" and "No." Conservatives keep thinking that logical, coherent, intelligent arguments will win our country back. But the socialist education industry, the endless "gifts" that Mitt Romney cited, and the stupidity of the public have doomed us.