By Victor Volsky, The American Thinker:
Sometimes I dream of being a Democrat. Life would be so much more enjoyable.
If I were a Democrat and not a Republican, I wouldn't have to dread picking up The New York Times or The Washington Post and reading that I am a lowlife bottom-feeder, a servile lackey of Big Business, eagerly doing the bidding of Wall Street plutocrats.
I wish I were a Democrat. I would be able to use any kind of language with impunity, secure in the knowledge that the mainstream media would explain away my behavior as the righteous anger and passionate indignation of a true paladin of progressive causes outraged by the depredations of evil conservatives.
I wish I were a Democrat. I wouldn't be constrained by my president's admonition about the need for civility; it would be demanded of only Republicans.
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Fat lot of good his restraint did him!
For their part, Democrats go ballistic at the slightest provocation with little concern for PR repercussions. Remember how bitterly President Clinton complained about being at the mercy of Rush Limbaugh.
I wish I were a Democrat. I would have the luxury of knowing that I am on the side of history, as the media tirelessly remind the public.
I wish I were a Democrat. Then I would allow myself assorted human weaknesses that would be strictly a no-no for a Republican. Why such indulgence?
I wish I were a Democrat. Oh, to be totally unaccountable for one's failures and blunders, pleading good intentions as a one-size-fits-all justification.
I wish I were a Democrat. I would really enjoy blanket immunity from any accusation of racism.
The double standard is so blatant that no one bothers to deny its existence; it is widely viewed as something normal and unavoidable.
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