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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Turnabout is Fair Play

The latest flap in the Clinton-Obama primary battle is the Democratic Party in Ohio accusing Republican voters of switching parties to affect the outcome of the primary by supporting who they think would be a weaker candidate against John McCain in the fall. The Dems are so annoyed they want to sue and investigate the voters for filing a false commitment pledge. This same Democratic Party did not mind when Democratic voters supported John McCain in open primaries against more conservative Republican nominees, but they pulled out their crying towels now because Hilary is on the verge of losing and Obama is on the verge of going down in flames. The so-called pundit class has just about lost all of its courage in this matter. They have chosen not point out that it was a strategy employed by Democrats to make sure the least-conservative Republican got the nomination. The truth of the matter is that no matter who wins the election the liberals win the White House. As noted in this column McCain may have an 82-percent conservative voting record, but the 18-percent of issues with which he sides with the liberals are the most important and critical issues facing America today: security, immigration and global warming, just to name three