Judith Weiss at The Command Post posts an essay that is breathtaking in its thoughtful eloquence. Written by an anonymous woman in New York, a woman who dares to think for herself rather than submerging herself in groupthink, this lifelong Democrat gifts us with insight into her reasoning. This is a powerful and very readable essay. She begins:
When I pull the lever on November 2nd for George Bush, I will be voting with more passionate conviction than I have ever mustered in a lifetime of voting Democratic.My motive is simple: I believe the moral imperative of our time is to fully prosecute the War on Terror.
As a Jew, I believe this sacred fight embodies the deepest Jewish values, so eloquently expressed by the ancient sage, Hillel: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?”
Read the whole thing, and bless this lady.
Second doff of the hat tonight to Roger Simon.