Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Conservative or Stupid

Over to The New Yorker John Cassidy, who isn't all that bright, conflates conservative with stupid:
First, Alabama and Mississippi remain two of the most conservative states in the country. Second, Rick Santorum is the most conservative candidate in the G.O.P. field. For a man who has questioned the science of global warming and the morality of birth control to win a plurality of the vote in two states where, according to an election-eve survey from the research firm Public Policy Polling, almost two in three Republicans don’t believe in evolution and almost one in two think Barack Obama is a Muslim, shouldn’t have been so surprising.
In this case, however, it seems to me that he is on to something. Only an idiot holds the latter two positions and only an idiot thinks that Santorum could govern.

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