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The Stone Truth: Left-Wingers Are Boring

Carolyn258 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 7:55 AM
I remember years ago, as an English and Psychology major, requesting as a birthday present one of Noam Chomsky's books -- can't recall the title now. Its title made me believe it was about literary style...a grammar text. Instead, it turned out to be a left-wing treatise. I had been duped!

When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring?

The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of slimy distortions about the evils of the United States (though that doesn't help). It's that it's boring.

Stone and co-author Peter Kuznick call their book "The Untold History of the United States," except, again, it isn't. This story has been told countless times before. As the Daily Beast's Michael Moynihan notes in a devastating review, Stone...