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There is Something in the Air

SOMETHING I notice: when I am thinking about my American Thinker piece on Friday or Saturday, I often pick a topic that turns out to be what everyone else is thinking too. Today's piece "Defend Conservatism by Going on the Attack" is an example.

Everyone from Rush Limbaugh to Ed Kilgore is writing the same thing. Rush:

The argument is America sucks versus, no, it doesn’t. 
So it's not an argument about "policy." It's a fight over the meaning of America, and the next time we get to do something about it will be in November.

Really, we shouldn't be surprised that all of us normals are resonating in a collective unconscious. Democratic elections are merely a cunning way of doing civil war in the sham fight of an election "campaign" where the "victor" gets to win political power and the loser says "wait until next time." So it is not surprising that conservatives are feeling that we have "got" to win the midterms in November. It is rather obvious what liberals and Democrats want to do to us if they win.

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Christopher Chantrill (@chrischantrill) is a writer and conservative, and author of Road to the Middle Class. He runs usgovernment spending.com, the go-to resource for government finance data, is a frequent contributor to the American Thinker. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Click for more.


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