If Sarah Palin were Barack Obama’s choice as a vice-presidential candidate rather than John McCain’s we could expect a mirror image of this week’s commentary. The Republicans and conservatives would criticize the choice, while the Democrats and liberals would praise it.
My good friend, David Boaz of the Cato Institute, dubbed this sort of groupthink which plagues America "teamism."
Meanwhile, Americans do their best to imitate Soviet organs of propaganda such as Pravda.
Richard Cooper was an unsuccessful delegate for Ron Paul in the Februrary 5th NY Republican primary. He previously served as Chair of the Libertarian Party of New York www.ny.lp.org. Currently, he is a presidential elector for Bob Barr www.bobbarr2008.com, the presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party www.lp.org.)