Thursday, September 23, 2010
First it’s the Hispanics who are virtually ignored by the Republicans, and then the party says no to the gay movement in trying to get their rights in the military. Before that, Blacks have received the same treatment over the years when conservatives refuse to pass or have killed legislation for social programs designed to help the needy.
Since we aren’t yet at the point where the public would support a human rights party as a third option—and that may never happen—what you have left are the Democrats. Agreed, they haven’t been much help lately either, but they have been considerably more benevolent than the other side of the aisle. What The Dunning Letter is saying is, don’t turn government back over to the same Republicans that got us into this mess.
It’s not sour-grapes because “us” liberals are trailing in the polls, it’s just hard facts that eight years of Republican control created a situation so bad that some of the best minds in the U.S.—and I mean Republicans as well as Democrats—have not been able to right the ship. Just give the man time and some cooperation.
Read more here and here.
Posted by Jack Dunning at 6:00 AM