Posted by ESC on August 04, 2003
In Reply to: NASCAR dads posted by Bob on August 04, 2003
: : NASCAR dads - "In 2000, it was soccer moms. Today, the demographic that's most in demand by political strategists converges at racetracks Sunday afternnons to whoop, holler and shake a fist at the souped-up Fords and Chevys whizzing past. They're called 'NASCAR dads.'
: : 'They are middle- to lower middle-class males who are family men, live in rural areas, used to vote heavily Democratic, but now usually vote Republican,' explains Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics." "'NASCAR dads' are desirable votes," by Liz Clarke, The Washington Post, reprinted in the Herald-Leader, Lexington, Ky., Aug. 3, 2003.
: Another sure sign that the Posterous Era will begin soon, and that we remain in Preposterous times. These "desirable" morons believe, overwhelmingly, that Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11, an article of faith that saves them from having to think.
What is the quote about people getting the government they deserve? The only thing is, the rest of us are along for the ride.