Values Voters Should Read the Instructions


Paul Ryan and his posse think they’re all gonna go to heaven some day.
Evidently they have not read the

There are a lot of voters who take Christian values very very
seriously. Values voters ought to stick with the Gospel of
and reject the Gospel of Ayn Rand. Values voters ought to treat Ryan as a dangerous

I wish Democrats would make this more of a campaign issue. When the
Mammonite politicians
claim to represent “values” voters and “patriotic” voters,
Democrats need to make the counter-argument, strongly and insistently. One can make similar arguments about other issues: Democratic values
are a good match to traditional biblical values of peace, humility,
tolerance, stewardship, truthfulness, et cetera. These are of course not the
only arguments, but my point is that arguments of this kind should not
be neglected. When the other guy’s strongest ploy is bogus, you ought not let it go unchallenged.

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The Blue Meanie is an Arizona citizen who wishes, for professional reasons, to remain anonymous when blogging about politics. Armed with a deep knowledge of the law, politics and public policy, as well as pen filled with all the colors stolen from Pepperland, the Blue Meanie’s mission is to pursue and prosecute the hypocrites, liars, and fools of politics and the media – which, in practical terms, is nearly all of them. Don’t even try to unmask him or he’ll seal you in a music-proof bubble and rendition you to Pepperland for a good face-stomping.