You have fallen into a common and very attractive approach. You want factual clarity. You want an explanation, an analysis. I have been where you are many times.
Originally Posted by PunkShizzle
Unfortunately, there is a propensity among many folks to go with their gut rather than heeding the results of a cool-headed intellectual appraisal. Further, that approach seems to be more common among so-called swing voters, i.e. those that could possibly be convinced by arguments.
In other words, he cannot "do so". The question we need to ask is whether that's relevant in any meaningful way.
“If we sacrifice our values because we’re afraid, we don’t care about those values very much" -- Edward Snowden