Thursday, July 24, 2008


"I have considered the fact that elections always involve imperfect candidates. There are no perfect human beings, and you always have to choose between two flawed individuals. … While I am not endorsing Senator John McCain, the possibility is there that I might."
— Dr. James Dobson,speaking as a private citizen, on today's radio broadcast
bigot [ˈbigət] noun
a person who constantly and stubbornly holds a particular point of view etc

1. A hypocrite; esp., a superstitious hypocrite. [Obs.] obstinately and blindly devoted to his own church, party, belief, or opinion.

n. One who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics and is intolerant of those who differ.

"an excessively devoted or hypocritical person." Bigot is first recorded in English in 1598 with the sense "a superstitious hypocrite."

Real bigots can be distinguished from mere partisans or zealots by the fact that they refuse to learn alternatives even when the march of time and/or technology is threatening to obsolete the favoured tool. It is truly said "You can tell a bigot, but you can't tell him much."

Is it not bigoted in the dictionary sense of the word to confine one's veiw to the two-party system of tyranny?

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