Some of you are aware of my enthusiasm for Dr. Sowell. I pretty much own his library of works; he and Dr. Walter Williams (Black by Popular Demand) are the only two teachers on this planet capable of making me understand the arcane discipline of economics. They are geniuses.
Today Dr. Sowell over at Townhall asks: Is Democracy Viable? I heartily commend it, realizing time and focus are at a premium for us all. In this excellent article, he inadvertently reinforces our slogan & mission statement: electing constitutional conservatives to public office. As a tease, his final paragraphs:
To those who see voting as more or less just a matter of self-expression, almost a recreational activity, there is no need to inform themselves on both sides of the issues before voting, much less sit down and think beyond the rhetoric to the realities that the rhetoric conceals.
Careless voters may be easily swayed by charisma and rhetoric, oblivious to the monumental disasters created around the world by 20th century leaders with charisma and rhetoric, such as Hitler.
Voters like this represent a danger of terminal frivolity for freedom and democracy.