In 1972, the Nixon-McGovern race was billed as the "Evil of Two Lessers," which made little sense to me. At 19, Nixon represented business interests and capitalism, while McGovern represented idealism and socialism. I was right. Americans overwhelmingly chose capitalism, but within two years the socialists in the Democratic Party overturned the election on an event that would not even make the Top Ten list of Hillary's Scandals.
This election is the same thing, only different. Instead of a capitalist tool, we have an actual capitalist who took a million-dollar loan from his daddy and turned it into a $10 billion enterprise.
And instead of a goo-goo eyed idealist, we have a crook who raked in millions selling governmental favors. Hillary is the American Hugo Chávez. If you like corruption, ineptness, and un-Americanism, go be with her.
This is a great choice between GOOD and EVIL.
Good is not always done by the best people. But we crucified the last perfect man on Earth, so God isn't sending us any of those. Instead, he sends us mortals who sin, divorce, and fart.
Conservatives are beginning to sense this too.
Over at the Watcher of Weasels Council (I am still on their mailing list although no longer a member) the question was: What’s Your Reaction To The Campaign Thus Far?
Joshua Pundit had a great take, which began:
I’m finding this campaign fascinating. We’re seeing something unique in American politics here.
For starters, we have to throw out the usual Democrat vs. Republican stuff to truly understand it. This is a mostly bloodless rebellion against the uniparty political class and our self-appointed elites who have plundered the country for their own fun and profit while leading it into a quarter century of decline. Needless to say, that’s why the elites from both parties and their paid for minions in the media and punditocracy are united against Trump, because a Clinton presidency means the status quo…which suits them fine.Puma By Design hit on how many of us feel betrayed:
Moving past the “omigosh, it’s only August and as I prepare this post, 71 days, 10 hours, 4 minutes and 26 seconds to go” repertoire (yeah, I actually checked so humor me), my fiercest reaction is to the NeverTrumpers who are colluding with their fellow Progressives on the left and the media all of whom have anointed themselves our betters aka soldiers for Hillary.
The elitists talking heads, correction soldiers for Hillary have taken to thrashing anyone within earshot over the heads with the misconception that Trump supporters are angry, white, racist and unintelligent, middle class working men.
Absent from the conversation, not for the sake of political correctness but for the purpose of deceiving voters is that one need not be Caucasian to be angry, male or a Trump supporter as proven by the countless Black and female supporters that the media when covering Trump rallies intentionally avoid or edit out of their reporting.And so it goes. One of the oldest collaborations among conservative bloggers really, really, really hates the press. They see what I -- and my readers -- see. And they don't like it. Not one iota.
From Laura Rambeau Lee, Right Reason:
Donald Trump is being excoriated in the media for everything he says or does while Hillary Clinton skates and avoids speaking with the media. This is truly a choice of the lesser of two evils. Neither candidate is a conservative and I don’t trust either one to shrink this bloated and too powerful government. At this point I have chosen to be a one issue voter. That issue is the Second Amendment and because of this it has to be #NeverHillary.Their reaction is heartening because it shows that conservatives are turning their backs on the Rupert Murdoch sellouts. The National Review, the Weekly Standard, and the Fox News All-Stars may as well be the Huffington Post, the Washington Post, and MSNBC. They are on record, and after the election, I shall remind them of how they sold out not just their party and their movement, but their country.
This is a great election, because the people shall rise and tell all these people:
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