Thursday, December 18, 2008

Nose-picking malevolence

Holy crap, Whiskey Fire is a must-read today:

And my point is, is that things go in cycles in politics. Now, in order to win, it's important to recruit good candidates who stand on principle. Most Americans believe what we believe — that government ought to be limited and wise, that taxes ought to be low, that we ought to encourage entrepreneurship and small businesses, and that we ought to have a strong national defense.

and Thers superb rejoinder, culminated with this lovely word-picture:

Oy. Just toss it onto the groaning compost heap of evidence showing that "conservatism" means nothing, nothing at all, except for mindless, tribal spite, vulgar money-grubbing, and interminable, nose-picking malevolence.

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