• • Stephen Goldstein: Mean-spirited Republican agenda polarizes America
Stephen L. Goldstein, Sun-Sentinel (FL) Atheism |Egoism | Racist, militaristic, theocratic, anti-immigrant, homophobic, anti-woman, anti-intellectual, greedy, anti-consumer, pro-gun — these 10 sorry, regressive, mean-spirited adjectives best brand the elements of the tea party/GOP's benighted platform. [....] Elect a Republican president and give his party control of one or both houses of Congress and you’ll endure their real agenda and a country no one — not even right-wing extremists — would want to live in. Consider the details and implications of “the 10,” individually and collectively — and recoil in horror. [....] 8. Greedy: The real Republican bible is “Atlas Shrugged,” atheist Ayn Rand’s justification for unbridled selfishness.