The argument is simple and straightforward. Read NoOneOfAnyImport post and check out her link.
Consider. If we want things to be our way — if we want to live according to our own consciences — then we must vote against candidates who openly advocate and seek to implement a Socialist agenda. What this is about is majoritarian tyranny. In addition to being foolish (Socialism doesn’t work as an economic system.), it is evil. Tyrannical systems, even supposedly democratically elected tyrannical systems, do not permit individuals the freedom to exercise their own consciences.
Whatever Trump’s faults, he isn’t advocating a Socialist agenda. The odds are in fact good that Trump will try to reverse the growth in the power of our government. However, if Trump is to succeed, we have to help him and each other.
“NeverTrumpers are appealing to their conservative friends based on emotional claims that I recognize as false, deluded, and selfish. One friend said, ‘Who wins the election does not matter as much as the need to vote one’s conscience.’ This statement is stunningly prideful and childish. The voting booth is not a ride at Six Flags, and elections are not part of a consumer experiences. The White House is not Burger King, where you get things your way.
Normally, this base-level attempt at manipulation would piss me off. But the thing is, I know that my life experiences are not typical. I know that most civilians don’t even think about service members when they throw insults around like “of course who wins the election is…
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