WHILE WE'RE AT IT, LET'S ABOLISH ALL JOB INTERVIEWS AND GIVE OUT JOBS AT RANDOMWake up, America, before it's too late.
Apparently the GOP has worked the refs so hard and so successfully that CNN's polling unit is actually asking this about Sarah Palin:
Is it fair to raise questions about her experience?
Think about that for a moment. Sit down and ponder it. We are now seriously entertaining the notion that, in a democracy, it is unfair to ask whether a candidate for elected office is qualified to hold that office. Not whether the candidate's personal life is praiseworthy -- whether the candidate is qualified to hold the job.
And we're so gulled by the GOP that half the country actually thinks it's unfair:
"A majority of women say yes, but it's close; men are slightly less likely to see those questions as fair game," said CNN polling director Keating Holland.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
"Let's Abolish All Job Interviews and Give Out Jobs at Random"
No democracy or Constitutional republic can survive when its citizens stop taking seriously their responsibility to learn about candidates and choose them wisely. No More Mister Nice Blog provides more evidence that, as Walt Kelly said, "we have met the enemy and he is us":