European values?

Remember the “European ideas” idiocy attributed to Obama during the Republican’t convention?

Ed Brayton summarizes well.

European ideas? Our entire system of government is based on European ideas. Every single one of the primary intellectual influences that influenced the founding of this country – John Locke, Montesquieu, Algernon Sydney, etc – were Europeans. This kind of rhetoric is stupid, xenophobic bullshit, plain and simple. I can’t stomach it. It makes me want to stand up and scream.

Read the whole thing.


One thought on “European values?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s