For the Sake of Truth Part 4: Krugman-style

So I had a post idea all set, and then I read the NYTimes, and Paul Krugman says it way better

If you don’t want to read the article, here’s the gist: 

1. Many on the conservative side are now trying to appeal to the logic that yes, President Obama did something good (didn’t defund FEMA for one thing), but if he gets re-elected, do you think he’ll be able to get anything done in this bipartisan congress? No. 

2. So based on that, you should vote for Romney! Because if dear Mittens takes office, well, the democrats are much more reasonable than the extremist Republicans in congress and wouldn’t…you know, go through debt ceiling crisis round 2: how-crazy-can-we-get edition. But, the Republicans would be willing to work with President R. 

3. Also, do you really think he’s going to be that extreme when he gets into office? Defunding Planned Parenthood? Giving FEMA “back to the states“….no silly! That’s just what he says to get elected. What’s he’s going to do is totally different. Yeah, right. 

This isn’t written with my typical poise, probably because I just got done studying for an exam and the poise fell out of my head when I shoved the hypogastric nerves in, but it’s all true. And it doesn’t make any sense. If you agree with Romney, vote for him (although I truly wish that you just sleep through election day), but don’t go for the the “holding America hostage” argument–it’s ridiculous and frankly embarrassing. 

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