By Dennis Prager, AUGUST 28, 2012 –
This election is a referendum on whether we keep our traditional system of government.
My fellow Americans, my fellow Republicans:
The 2012 election is not a contest between two men, but between two entirely different visions of America. President Obama and I are simply the standard-bearers of opposing and, may I add, irreconcilable visions of what America is and should be.
The Republican party and I represent American values as they have been understood since the founding of our country. The Democratic party and President Obama represent different values. This does not make any Democrat, let alone President Obama, less American or less patriotic than any one of us here. But millions of Americans who love our country hold values that emanate from elsewhere.
How could it be otherwise?