The Dumb Vote

By Kevin D. Williamson

In crisis, Democrats turn to their fundamental constituency.

I think a lot of “dumb” Obama voters do indeed suffer from an IQ deficiency–think of the embarrassing “Obamaphone” lady. Others, however, are dumb in terms of practical wisdom–believing, for example, that being in favor of “the poor” in theory means that you must support a president who in actuality has presided over the creation of 15 million more food-stamp recipients in four years–or in terms of moral vision–believing that Mr. Obama’s progressive positions on taxation, abortion, and “gay marriage” trump everything else.


About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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