I’m not, so not a centrist. I’d like taxes to be increased on the wealthy. I think arrogance, and remorseless self-interest in banks and corporate boardrooms warrants public shaming. I believe in marriage equality. I vote largely based on reproductive-rights issues. I believe in Keynesian economics—gimme high-speed trains, and gimcrack infrastructure. I believe that it’s our moral imperative to keep people fed and sheltered. I’d like the end of America as world cop—a radical downsizing of the defense budget. I’d like to pay teachers like corporate lawyers. I’d like straight-up socialized medicine.
I’ve been posting respectful stuff about Romney and his ueber-gracious …
Do we want to implement our ideals, or do we want to beat the other team?
Read the whole thing. But that last line is something I was trying to get at this morning when I wrote about unity.