Thursday, October 18, 2012

What Larison Said


"It is likely that the bad habits that marred Republican rule in the 2000s will resume, and the incentives to retain power will tend to trump any constitutional and fiscal objections to new legislation and increased spending. The identification of movement conservatism with the Republican Party is already almost complete, and regaining control of the Presidency after just four years out of power will finish the job."

Yeah, I think this is the ultimate, conservative case for hoping for an Obama victory: a Romney victory will entrench the stupidest, least conservative aspects of the contemporary GOP.

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