I've been struggling lately to understand how supporters of John Kerry can think that the country will be safer if he is elected. While contemplating this last night, I had a revelation: When Democrats talk about us being safer, they don't mean safer from terrorists, they mean safer from Democrats!
It's clear that all hell is going to break loose if George Bush is reelected. The legions of lawyers are in position; the crooked campaign workers and the race warlords are prepared for battle. If the Democrats lose this election, they are going to try and take the White House by force.
I used to think that if Bush won by a sufficient margin, this would not happen. Now I think it's going to happen if Bush wins, no matter what the margin of victory is.
Here's George Will with a somewhat more scholarly take on the subject.