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Richard Cohen Explains Conservatives

devaremet Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:31 AM
I'm confused, I thought if were intelligent and decent according to secular wisdom that you would be discerning enough not to fall for the propaganda of the left.
Jack2894 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:38 AM
If you were intelligent, regardless of your decency, you wouldn't fall for any propaganda.
On the last day of 2012, Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen inadvertently clarified two huge matters regarding the left.

The first was the ignorance about conservatives and conservatism that permeates the left. The second was the primary reason decent people identify with the left: the effective caricaturing and demonizing of the right. Were it not for caricature and demonization, most otherwise intelligent and decent people would not be on the left.

This is what Cohen wrote in his column, "Republicans Adrift:"

"It is conservatism that is both intellectually exhausted and nearly indefensible. It is the movement of the ideologically ossified,...