Paul Krugman: "But back to deficits: the crucial point is not that Republicans were hypocritical. It is, instead, that their hypocrisy made us poorer. They screamed about the evils of debt at a time when bigger deficits would have done a lot of good, and are about to blow up deficits at a time when they will do harm."
Read the article here.
Irrational fear of debt makes us poorer, severe nationalism destroys nations, et cetera.
Poor people vote for politicians to make them poorer.
Sometimes praying is better than voting, at least more harmless.