He told a lot of people to run for president only to let them down, didn't He? Yes, it's funny, but seriously: were they all just garden-variety psychotics hearing voices? If so, if one of them actually was right, how would they know it was really they who were right, and the rest were goofballs?
An Economist article titled "America's Moral Decline" asks simply, where is this moral decline that all those voice-hearers seem so concerned about? If you look at numbers instead of clutching pearls, it's hard to find. It's always interesting when a global business standard like the Economist takes issue with all the huffing and puffing that American social conservatives engage in.
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