Making the Perfect the Enemy of the Good

Jim Geraghty:

Great, a 76-year-old who wanted to retire is now a favorite to return for a seventh term. Look, I get it, Chris McDaniel had more rough edges than sandpaper origami, and yes, there was always the likelihood that the Democrats would attempt to turn him into the Todd Akin of this cycle. But anytime a Republican tries to beat another Republican by adopting the rhetoric of the Democrats, they’re playing with fire.

And RINOsaur Cochran doesn’t have more flaws than a Tony Weiner explanation of his sexual proclivities?

Tell me:  How come it’s okay for total disasters who happen to be members of the Gentry GOP get to run, but a conservative or Tea Party candidate who isn’t absolutely perfect should be barred from the game at any cost?

Just asking.

About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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