After how many contradictory statements should one decide that a given group is intellectually dishonest?

Medicare is a socialist program that proves how government doesn't work, AND it so great that not a single Republican voted to abolish it when given the chance and potential cuts to it have become an argument against health reform. The Public Option would be awful because the government can't run... show more Medicare is a socialist program that proves how government doesn't work, AND it so great that not a single Republican voted to abolish it when given the chance and potential cuts to it have become an argument against health reform.

The Public Option would be awful because the government can't run anything right, it would deny everyone's claims and then completely fall apart from mismanagement, AND it would be so cost-effective and of such high quality that it would eventually put every private insurer out of business.

And on a different topic, let's not forget that Obama is apparently a radical terrorist Muslim, AND a radical Black Christian Theologist, AND a godless atheistic Communist.

Do Republicans really believe that independents hear these nonsensical arguments and think "yeah, gee, that makes perfect sense"? Certainly didn't seem to work for Example #3 in the last election....so by all means guys, keep up that devastating airtight logic and you'll finish off the Dems in no time!!
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