Tag: progressives

News, Politics

Liberals Are Not the Enemy

Forgive me. I say “liberal” sometimes when I mean something else. My mistake is habit, not irony. (Irony would require some intent on my part.) I grew up disparaging liberalism. I grew up reading and watching William F. Buckley Jr., for whom liberalism was the enemy. In the post-WWII era, the liberalism of the day …

Press

A Turning Tide Swamps All Lefties

For  three consecutive days the hard left of American politics executed a prepared battle plan: Personify the Enemy (Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck) Isolate him or her (Rightwing vitriol, conservative talk radio, “crosshairs”) Vilify without mercy (Hate, violence, accessory to murder) Democrat Mark Penn showed us the left’s cards in November when he said …