A particularly colorful example: Richard Dove, a retired Colonel, U.S. Marines:
I have a Dodge Pickup Truck and it's a big, red — it looks like a fire engine, it's so big. Across the tailgate of this truck is a sign in huge letters that says — it's one I created and paid for — it says "Save the Earth. Send Bush to Mars. I am a Republican." I'm getting about eighty, eighty-five percent thumbs up. Now, occasionally, I'll get somebody to put a different finger in the air. But usually it's the thumbs up that I get.One of the most powerful quotes comes from Kim Mecklenburg, a financial advisor:
We're in an era where to dissent is considered unpatriotic. And if there's ever a moment when I'm fearful that I'm going to lose my clients because I speak out about what I believe is right for me, then that's the time that we're in dire need of change. I'm a Republican and I'm voting for John Kerry. If I lose all of my clients, then I lose all of my clients.Now, that's integrity.
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(Via Kevin Drum.)