Jacology: Primary Reality
As voters head to the polls today in primaries in both Arizona and Michigan, maybe it’s time to take a deep breath and get a grip on reality. A lot of the rhetoric we’re hearing these days makes it sound like the apocalypse is upon us. We’re hearing it mostly from political conservatives. And they’re partly right;
But not for the reasons they think.
Rick Santorum warns the U.S. is at a crossroads, a tipping point, where; quote, “Those who pay are in the minority and those who take are in the majority”. Mitt Romney has said this election, quote, and “Could be our last chance”. We’re only inches away from no longer being a free economy; but this is calm compared to what other conservatives are saying.
The Wyoming House of Representatives last Friday passed a bill to set up ways to prepare for the total economic and social collapse of the United States.
Then you have the even fringier apocalypse movements. Those include; but aren’t limited to hoarding gold, burying weapons, claiming President Obama is not a legitimate president because he wasn’t born in the U.S. and claiming that obamacare set up death panels to determine whether granny lives or dies.
This end time’s nutjobbery has a point. Not for the end of America or a looming disaster; but because many analysts see the 2012 election as the last chance for conservatives to stop a growing tide of democratic voting minorities, young people, college educated whites from taking power and holding it for the next generation.
Tomorrow, we’ll bring you all the specifics. And they’re fascinating. I’m Charles Jaco and that’s Jacology.