The above link is to a portion of an excellent article By Rob Tracinski on a rational voting strategy in the upcoming elections. The Cox & Forkum post has a great political cartoon to accompany their text portion of Tracinski’s article which, as usual, should be seen. Therefore, my link to them. They, in turn, link RT’s full article.
Like many on the right, I have been deeply unsatisfied with the Republican Congress. The Republicans, I thought, ought to lose enough seats in the November congressional elections that they feel they’ve been punished for runaway federal spending.
But as the election gets nearer and I think more about what is at stake, I have come to realize that the best outcome is for the Democrats to lose. The Democrats’ failure to regain control of either house of Congress would be a good start. But an unambiguous and humiliating defeat–even a loss of Democratic seats in the House and Senate–would be much better.
The best thing we can do in this election is to crush the left–because …
[I]f you want to have a debate over how to fight and win the War on Terrorism, you’ll have to have it within the right. The left contributes nothing but proposals for surrender, appeasement, and passivity. As far as the war is concerned, that “D” next to a candidate’s name on the ballot stands for “defeat.” …
Be sure and follow Cox & Forkum’s link to the full read.
You’ve heard of ‘suicide by cop’ no doubt… I’m afraid it’s almost to the point of ‘suicide by vote’!
Maybe that’s a more apropos title for this post and RT’s article.