That usually means that half of the Americans polled think Romney's their man.
Yes, half of those polled.
You don't need to be an America-hater to see that.
You need to be an American-hater to apply what they said to all Americans - as you tried to do.
Dave - Just a Man in the Mountains.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. Isaac Asimov
"Americans" are not of one mind. If you say "Americans feel...." you will always be wrong. Half of the VOTERS polled do not speak for all Americans.
Preach it, brother!
Americans change their mind all the time anyway! It is both part of their ineffable charm and a strength that lets them deal with a swiftly and constantly changing reality.
Unlike many other peoples, they're not stuck in the past unable to deal with the present. They argue and agree over minutiae but preserve that right to disagree in free speech and that of mental and social liberty, religiously.
Maybe policy wonk Paul Ryan didn’t read the bills, but they included (like the brilliant and effective stimulus that Ryan was against but took the money anyway) things like retooling plants for green jobs.
I know, right? And meanwhile, Ryan could have proposed a jobs bill himself. Or any one of his Republican colleagues could have. Something to address that Janesville plant?
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