Just a couple of things, prompted by some interesting and reasonable remarks by various readers. First, one reader objects to my proposition that how voting changes the voter is vastly more significant than how the voter’s vote changes the outcome of an election:
If everyone thought about voting the way you do, then the worst candidates would always win elections. The pure of heart would never vote. Would the sacrifice of the widow in any possible scenario end with that result?
I don’t see how my reader’s logic makes any sense. First, of course, it relies on the perpetual straw man being advanced throughout this argument: that the refusal to support grave intrinsic evils worthy of the...READ MORE