Are conservatives being too harsh? We shun and despise those who want a Hillary Clinton presidency. Maybe it’s because we remember our first affair with a Clinton. How can we live alongside friends and neighbors who want to do it all over again?
In politics being right is impossible. The important thing is being able to convince people you have the answer when you are wrong. Career politicians know this. It’s how they stay in office. If they can’t be right and don’t live up to their promises they make sure there are other people to blame for their failures.
It began with a mean-spirited remark about Americans being deplorable. The reason? We were supporting Hillary Clinton’s opponent and she didn’t like it. Republican campaign rallies were disrupted. There were reports of violence. The trouble was pinned on conservative voters. The media stepped in.
It was only a matter of time before African Americans were pushed off center stage. Why? Democrats need fresh victims like Illinois politicians need corruption. Sensationalizing police shootings got old. The press and the party needed something new to inflame the nation.
Author’s note October 8, 2016: this post was published just before the Trump audio tape crisis began. What has changed since yesterday? Democrats and their media are having a field day. We expect that. They will never acknowledge their candidate’s tacit acceptance of Bill Clinton’s behavior in the White House.