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09.02.12, Kurt Eichenwald.

September 4, 2012

THE FIVE REASONS WHY ROMNEY/RYAN MUST BE DEFEATED IN 2012 – AND WHY CONSERVATIVES SHOULD HOPE THEY ARE. 

September 2, 2012
The GOP must be stopped in 2012. The future of America’s ideals of democracy – and of the Republican Party itself – could well be at stake.

Contrary to how it might seem, I am not a partisan bomb thrower. Throughout most of my adulthood, I have been just as likely to vote for a Republican as for a Democrat – in local, state and national contests. I have cast my ballot in presidential races for both Republicans and Democrats. But in the last four years, the GOP has transmogrified into something ugly and vicious and, more important, something wedded to the politics of fantasy and ignorance. It has rushed so far from its moorings that I cannot conceive of voting for members of this party until, hopefully, they pull themselves back from the precipice of self-destruction, paranoia and delusion. Full article.

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