Trump and Logic vs #NeverTrump and Suicide

In early August, the great Thomas Sowell presented an analogy describing the choice facing conservative readers of National Review, in a piece titled “Two Awful Candidates Heading to a Close Election.  What’s a Good Citizen to Do?”  “Voting for an out of control egomaniac like Donald Trump,” Sowell writes, “would be like playing Russian roulette with the future of this country.  Voting for someone with a track record like Hillary Clinton’s is like putting a shotgun to your head and pulling the trigger.  And not voting at all is just giving up.” “Nobody said that being a good citizen would be easy,” he concludes. The tremendous respect I have for Dr. Sowell notwithstanding, there would appear to be a huge flaw in his analogy’s formulation.  He presents “not voting at all” and “giving up” as if it were to potentially yield an alternative outcome to a Hillary...(Read Full Article)