According to Dr. James Dobson, of Focus on the Family fame, the major losses the GOP sustained these past mid-term elections were a direct result of the Republican Party abandoning the 'values voters'. On Larry King Live, November 22nd, Dobson claimed, "Republicans were given a marvelous opportunity, they had a 10-vote margin in the Senate - that's about as good as it gets - and a 29-vote margin in the House, and they essentially did very little that so-called values voters care about. I think people remembered."
So in other words, the "values voters" punished the GOP by voting Democratic or not at all? Can someone please explain the rationale behind this kind of reasoning? What did they think that would accomplish? Corruption and scandal is not an exclusively Republican activity, even though the mainstream media, Hollywood and the liberals love to portray it that way. In TV and films, every sleazy, evil, corrupt government official (or Judge) always happens to be a conservative. The Dems have had their fair share of corruption, past and present, and voting for them was like the proverbial 'cutting one's nose...'. I don't understand that kind of mentality. Did they stop to think about the repercussions? Granted, many of the elected Dems are Blue Dog Democrats, but we will still have to deal with people like Pelosi, who is now Speaker of the House. And with a Democrat majority, what does that bode? What kind of judges are going to be nominated? Did they happen to think about that? I think not. You have to look at the bigger picture, which people rarely seem to do. I hope they change their outlook before 2008, or we're in major trouble!
For more of Dobson's interview on Larry King Live, check out this Newsmax article.