In my talks with voters on the campaign trail today and yesterday, the idea that the Republican Party is as complicit as the Democratic Party in what ails the country is something I heard again and again. I made a point of seeking out registered Republican voters, and the frustration with Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's senior senator and the Senate Minority Leader, seemed indistinguishable from--or perhaps better to say, "was a large part of"--the general frustration with Washington. "Republicans in Washington, D.C. are just playing 'follow the leader,' Janice Cox told me at a rally in Paducah earlier today, to which she'd brought her daughter, grandchildren, and a jumbo-sized American flag. "We need a true constitutional conservative."I always knew that Mitch McConnell was a socialist.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Reaping the Whirlwind
You know if you want to stoke fear, baldly lie, and generally whip up a frenzy amongst the rubes, you really need to make sure the rubes don't take control. Via everyone, Josh Green explains: