5 glaring contradictions that sank the GOP – Salon.com


What Obama’s win, alongside surging Democratic senators, disrupted was the dubious marriage between billionaires dying to own the government and fundamentalists dying to institutionalize universal morality. This election exploded Reaganite propaganda that “big government” is the problem by spotlighting the true middle-class nemesis: reactionary, class warriors who demonize government for contesting their unbridled freedom to get richer. Federalism is hardly perfect. But a majority of voters reinforced Washington as the strongest bulwark against the terrors of predatory capitalism, economic cycles and man-made “natural” disasters.

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