We knew Leader editorial page editor Pat Martin – longtime Democrat supporter and peddler of weakly-supported endorsements – would not be happy with the results of last week’s election. But did he have to resort to this?
So let’s break this down. I guess the national GOP is racist for “guiding their candidates” to oppose the President’s agenda (although I doubt the party bigwigs were that concerned with Dan Shaul, Shane Roden, etc. in Jefferson County, Missouri). And I guess it would follow that the local GOP candidates are also racist for pursuing this strategy. I reckon that would also make you and I racist for voting for these candidates. That’s a pretty broad brush that Martin paints us with. And it makes as much sense as, well, most of his political columns. He drops that bomb without any elaboration, failing to even consider that it is Obama’s policies, actions, and statements that make him unpopular.
But as I said, he must have been much displeased with the results of the election: