Skip to comments.Democrats Campaign On Fear, Not Ideas
Posted on 08/14/2012 5:21:07 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer
Politics: Pundits hope a Romney/Ryan presidential ticket will spark a much needed, serious and sober discussion about big issues. Don't bet on it. These days Democrats want only to scare voters, not enlighten them. [snip] There's no question that a sober discussion about the proper size and scope of government would be welcome. And Ryan has proved himself more than capable of engaging in such a dialogue. But don't expect anything even remotely resembling that from today's Democrats. The party of FDR these days is only interested in one thing: spreading fear.
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This needs to be repeated. Why are the Democrats afraid to discuss their ideas? We know the answer, but we have to put the far left on the spot in front of undecided voters.
New Dem motto: “The Only thing we have to FEAR, is the LACK of FEAR ITSELF”. More up to date, isn’t it?
The Dems have had basically only one big idea for the last eighty years: tax the bejeesus out of the producers and give the swag to their friends. Case in point, the various public sector unions and Dem pols. The Dem candidates promise them gold if they help get them elected, the unions help vote them in, the Dem pols vote for gigantic, municipal-bankrupting, budget-busting retirement programs for the unions. The proverbial vicious circle. It’s been working for eighty years.
The religion of the left is Fear, Greed and Envy.
Without these they have nothing.
You forgot “Hatred”.
I thought Envy covered that.
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