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Richard Cohen Explains Conservatives

Enrique25 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 6:24 AM
Let's be clear about one thing: Richard Cohen is not part of "the Left". There is a Left in our country, and it does not occupy itself with trash talking conservatives, it is busy dissenting from the consensus that both Cohen and Prager are part of. Currently, the left is dissenting from Obama's pick of John Brennan for CIA. His torture-defending past is considered controversial on the Left, but that was not an issue with Obama nor Bush before him (Brennan served in the Bush admin), and both Cohen and Prager have vigorously defended torture in their commentary. Cohen might trash talk the "other side" in his column but he probably had cocktails with Krauthammer that same evening.
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,...