by Dr. Ed Berry
Republican leaders wonder why they lose elections because of Libertarian voters. Here’s the reason.
A common Tea Party Voting Mantra is:
“A vote for the lesser of two evils is still a vote for evil”
Montana’s tea party Libertarians use it as their personal “feely-good” justification to not vote for the “lesser evil” Republican candidate while knowing full well the result of their actions will help elect the “greater evil” Democrat candidate.
Why do they follow this Mantra? Because they believe (incorrectly) that it is the moral thing to do, that it helps America, and it makes them feel good.
But is their Mantra valid? Will it pass the tests of logic, science, philosophy, religion, law, and politics? Let’s review these tests and find out. [Continue reading] (49)