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Krauthammer piles on

Charles Krauthammer does his part to help deconstruct the "Jesusland" myth. He compares it to the proverbial "angry white male," who was invented in 1994 to explain the Gingrich revolution. He sees "Jesusland" as the modern-day equivalent. It's a way to delegitimize a conservative victory that doesn't require any uncomfortable soul-searching or introspection on the part of the Dems as to why their candidate lost. He then tackles the statistics,

If you pit group against group, the moral values class comes in dead last: war issues at 34 percent, economic issues variously described at 33 percent and moral values at 22 percent -- i.e., they are at least a third less salient than the others.

and makes a very interesting point about Ohio:

But the fallback is then to attribute Bush's victory to the gay marriage referendums that pushed Bush over the top, particularly in Ohio.

This is more nonsense. George Bush increased his vote in 2004 over 2000 by an average of 3.1 percent nationwide. In Ohio the increase was 1 percent -- less than a third of the national average. In the 11 states in which the gay marriage referendums were held, Bush increased his vote by less than he did in the 39 states that did not have the referendum. The great anti-gay surge was pure fiction.

It's time to put this fear-mongering meme to bed, permanently. Sadly, however, I have a feeling that won't happen. Given a choice between calling us names and facing us on the battleground of ideas, the left will choose the former nine times out of ten.