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They Don’t Know Us

Clovis_Sangrail Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 1:06 PM
"Seriously, Clovis, your presence here does more to confirm Prager's thesis than it serves to contradict rmccarthy." How can you seriously advance this idea? Prager's column is all about how (in his mind) Liberals ignore conservative thought. Yet here I am, as I often am, studying this exotic species up close & personal and even interacting with you outlandish "Conservative" types in an approximation of your native tongue... (Actually, I'm wearing a Pith Helmet....)

Apparently, many liberals were disappointed in the administration’s performance before the Supreme Court. They felt that the government’s lawyer, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, did not respond effectively to the challenges of some of the conservative justices.

The editor of Commentary, John Podhoretz, offered an explanation on his magazine’s blog. “American liberals,” he wrote, “know their own language, but they don’t know the language of their ideological and partisan opposite numbers. ... Conservatives speak liberal, but for liberals in the United States, conservatism might as well be Esperanto.”

I have argued this point for many years. In my book to be published...