Why do so many people vote against themselves?

I don’t have the answers, outside of the simpleton arguments, among them, “Abortion, bad!” and, “Soldier, good!,” not to mention, “Lower taxes, even if they’re not for me!” but Jesus Christ, we have a seriously stupid electorate. Even if Obama wins, without a blowout I’ll be stuffing my money in my mattress.

Heywood J. has a funnier, more lucid take, as usual.

Thanks, Media Man! You are the watchdogs of government! The guardians of the truth! The pawns of Corporate America!

Wait, that third one doesn’t really fit. Even though it is objectively obvious.

Money talks. Which is why I read IOZ every day.

War sells. So does “controversy.” And “fair and balanced.”