Jul 272008

Conservatives should have figured this out long ago. Instead of whining about Supreme Court rulings, ignore them. That’s what the District of Columbia is doing. The Supremes upheld the right of citizens to keep and bear arms, so the government is now putting new restrictions on that right so as to render it meaningless.

Democrats (and George Bush) have long understood that the laws are meant for other people. Gas taxes too high? Democrats assume that when they’re on partisan political business, they are doing the Lord’s Work and don’t have to pay them. When they’re caught, it’s no big deal.

Of course, maybe this only works if you have the mainstream media to cover for you. And it also helps to have the economic might of government workers and NGOs on your side.