"Christian or not, it bears repeating," we wrote back in April of 2004: "We believe deeply that the denial of 'life's dark side in ourselves' is the key to what's wrong with the utopianist left world view."
It looks like the spiritual descendants of Mayor Daley really ARE stuffing the ballot box at Wizbang's Best of the Weblogs 2006 after all. Charles Johnson of LGF got the first whiff:
Matthew Sheffield of NewsBusters has more:
Apparently leftist Raw Story followers are trying to cheat their way to victory. At least one of their readers appears to have constructed an automatic voting script to artificially drive up their numbers. They also seem to be doing the same trying to drive up Daily Kos's numbers against LGF.
The biggest threat to America is not communism, it's moving America toward a fascist theocracy.
As we've blogged early and often, the totalitarian instinct runs deep and dark in our species. It is forever raising its ugly head on both ends of the political spectrum, and cheating your way to victory is precisely where it's at. Ends justify the means. That's why commies and Nazis -- not to mention Islamofascists -- parrot the same party line: We educated elites know what's best for you plebes. Bill and Hill's "What if you spend your money wrong?" and "We are going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good" come to mind.
Update: Speaking of voting early and often, there's only one more day to vote for sisu as Best of the Top 250 Blogs. We were running about 30 votes above the lowest blog on the totem pole until today, but now the gap is narrowing. If we come out last, we will never speak of it again. Oh, the humanity!