July 18, 2012
Politics, Republican, Willard Mitt Romney
In America’s more than 230 year of politics and election drama it has seen all kinds of politics. There’s been Shady Politics, Misleading Politics, Unsavory Politics, Stupid Politics, Mean Politics, Untruthful Politics and Slanderous Politics. I suppose most Americans are getting used to that kind of thing by now. I thought I was, but the latest blast from Willard Mitt Romney has taken me totally aback! He has moved from Questionable Politics into what can only be called Damned Lies. In case you want to make the claim that the Democrats are just as bad, I beg to differ with you. Just take a good look at this article:
June 14, 2012
Cognitive dissonance, GOP, Michael Stafford, Republican
Former Republican campaigner Michael Stafford has some harsh words for the Grand Old Party:
I came to the decision to leave the GOP not with a heavy heart, but with a broken one.
I reached this point through a long series of awakenings and realizations- a path marked by literally years of wrestling with, and finally accepting, the political implications of a number of difficult truths. It involved ever-increasing levels of cognitive dissonance, as I tried to square my experiences, concerns, and knowledge, with my continued loyalty to the GOP.
As a local GOP official after President Obama’s election, I had a front-row seat as it became infected by a dangerous and virulent form of political rabies.
Read more: http://www.cagle.com/2012/06/why-i-gave-up-on-being-a-republican/